The increasingly swanky enclave in the Somerville-Cambridge borderlands got that much swankier in 2016, with titanic listings and sales. The unmistakable whiff of gentrification was also in the air in Davis Square, with longtime nightclub Johnny D’s closing to—what else?—make way for condos.
Upper South End
It is impossible to overstate the amount of development planned, underway, or recently completed in the northeastern reaches of the South End. From roughly Tremont to Albany streets and West Concord to Herald streets, at least a dozen major projects are adding around 2,400 apartments and condos—and changing the vibe and the real estate of that part of Boston.
- Boston's South End: the 12 Projects Changing It Forever [Curbed Boston]
- Davis Square's Johnny D's Closing to Make Way for Conversion [Curbed Boston]
- Somerville’s Most Expensive Home Sale Ever: Cavernous Condo Clears $1.725M [Curbed Boston]