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Boston's 20 priciest home sales of 2016, mapped

New-construction and conversions dominate list

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The year now ending was one of the briskest in recent memory in terms of big-time property sales in Boston. This map charts the 20 most expensive home sales to close in the city in 2016. It does not include pending sales or contracts yet to close.

Newly constructed or converted homes dominate the map. In fact, more than one-quarter of the 20 priciest were in a single address: Millennium Tower, which opened this year as Boston's tallest residential building (for now).

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1. Residences at Hooper Mansion, #PH6

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448 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02115

The most expensive Boston home sale of 2016 was a 6,252-square-foot penthouse in a recent condo conversion in western Back Bay. The spread has four bedrooms and an astounding six full bathrooms. It also comes with a roof deck and four parking spaces, including two garaged. It traded in August for its exact asking price of $13,250,000.

2. Millennium Tower, #PH2A

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1 Franklin St
Boston, MA 02108

This 4,173-square-foot penthouse in the new Millennium Tower dropped in July for $11,995,000 ... and sold for just that in October. There are three bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and floor-to-ceiling windows in every room.

3. 6 Newbury Street, #PH2A

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6 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116

The 6,100-square-foot, floor-through condo in the newish Back Bay conversion originally asked $12,950,000, but sold in May for $11,480,000.

4. Millennium Tower, #PH2B

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1 Franklin St
Boston, MA 02108

Another gigantic Millennium Tower penthouse: 4,496 square feet with four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms. Its price was originally $11,250,000, but it went in November for $11,200,000.

5. Residences at Hooper Mansion, #5

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448 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02115

This 4,004-square-foot, 4-BR, 4.5-BA spread is part of a recent conversion in western Back Bay. It was asking $9,950,000, but went in August for $10,250,000.

6. Millennium Tower, #PH2E

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1 Franklin St
Boston, MA 02108

This 3,435-square-foot penthouse got exactly what it was asking: $8,950,000, with a deal for the 3-BR, 4.5-BA closing in November.

7. Four Seasons Residences, #1205/1209

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220 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116

The 3,300-square-foot 3-BR, 3-BA was on the market for just under a year, closing in September for $8,875,000. That is quite a bit off the original asking of $10,250,000.

8. 9 Arlington Street, #TH

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9 Arlington St
Boston, MA 02116

This 3,804-square-foot townhouse is the product of a gut-renovation and is part of a concierge building. It comes with two parking spaces and has four bedrooms. The whole shebang traded in September for $8,150,000, a bit off from its $8,499,000 asking.

9. Millennium Tower, #PH1A

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1 Franklin St
Boston, MA 02108

The 3,172-square-foot penthouse (with two parking spaces) sold in November for its exact asking of $7,995,000.

10. 117 Beacon Street, #2

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117 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02116

The 5,035-square-foot 4-BR, 4.5-BA in a renovated brownstone went for $7,995,000 in October.

11. 168 Beacon Street, #3

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168 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02116

This 4,024-square-foot, 5-BR, 4.5-BA penthouse with a roof deck and three parking spaces went for $7,525,000 in February. That was a quarter-million off its asking.

12. 36 Commonwealth Avenue, #1

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36 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

The 3,565-square-foot renovated triplex with four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms sold for $7,500,000 in May.

13. Four51 Marlborough, #5

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451 Marlborough St
Boston, MA 02115

The largest of the eight units in this fresh conversion, Unit 5 runs to 5,797 square feet and features five bedrooms. The condo asked $9,995,000 in April and got $7,500,000 in July.

14. 245 Commonwealth Avenue, #2

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245 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

This newly constructed triplex with 4,390 square feet and two garaged parking spaces dropped in January 2015 for $8,650,000 and traded this past May for $7,160,000.

15. Millennium Tower, #5502

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1 Franklin St
Boston, MA 02108

The 3,172-square-foot corner unit wanted $6,825,000 and got exactly that in November.

16. 73 Mount Vernon Street

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73 Mt Vernon St
Boston, MA 02108

This six-story, 8,514-square-foot apartment building sold in June for $6,700,000 as a single-family conversion possibility.

17. Millennium Tower, #4602

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1 Franklin St
Boston, MA 02108

The 3,172-square-foot 3-BR, 4.5-BA sold in September for its asking price of $6,675,000.

18. Twenty Two Liberty, #10A

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22 Liberty Drive
Boston, MA 02210

The 2,756-square-foot 3-BR, 3.5-BA in the swanky new condo development went for $6,500,000 in June after asking as much as $6,995,000.

19. 380 Commonwealth Avenue, #4

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380 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

This 3,524-square-foot spread is part of a five-unit conversion of a former Harvard Club building. The 3-BR, 3.5-BA went in August for its asking of $6,350,000.

20. 380 Commonwealth Avenue, #3

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380 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

The 4,052-square-foot 3-BR, 3.5-BA went in August for $6,400,000, which was a quarter-million less than its $6,650,000. The spread is part of a conversion of an old Harvard Club building.

1. Residences at Hooper Mansion, #PH6

448 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02115

The most expensive Boston home sale of 2016 was a 6,252-square-foot penthouse in a recent condo conversion in western Back Bay. The spread has four bedrooms and an astounding six full bathrooms. It also comes with a roof deck and four parking spaces, including two garaged. It traded in August for its exact asking price of $13,250,000.

448 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02115

2. Millennium Tower, #PH2A

1 Franklin St, Boston, MA 02108

This 4,173-square-foot penthouse in the new Millennium Tower dropped in July for $11,995,000 ... and sold for just that in October. There are three bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and floor-to-ceiling windows in every room.

1 Franklin St
Boston, MA 02108

3. 6 Newbury Street, #PH2A

6 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116

The 6,100-square-foot, floor-through condo in the newish Back Bay conversion originally asked $12,950,000, but sold in May for $11,480,000.

6 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116

4. Millennium Tower, #PH2B

1 Franklin St, Boston, MA 02108

Another gigantic Millennium Tower penthouse: 4,496 square feet with four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms. Its price was originally $11,250,000, but it went in November for $11,200,000.

1 Franklin St
Boston, MA 02108

5. Residences at Hooper Mansion, #5

448 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02115

This 4,004-square-foot, 4-BR, 4.5-BA spread is part of a recent conversion in western Back Bay. It was asking $9,950,000, but went in August for $10,250,000.

448 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02115

6. Millennium Tower, #PH2E

1 Franklin St, Boston, MA 02108

This 3,435-square-foot penthouse got exactly what it was asking: $8,950,000, with a deal for the 3-BR, 4.5-BA closing in November.

1 Franklin St
Boston, MA 02108

7. Four Seasons Residences, #1205/1209

220 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116

The 3,300-square-foot 3-BR, 3-BA was on the market for just under a year, closing in September for $8,875,000. That is quite a bit off the original asking of $10,250,000.

220 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116

8. 9 Arlington Street, #TH

9 Arlington St, Boston, MA 02116

This 3,804-square-foot townhouse is the product of a gut-renovation and is part of a concierge building. It comes with two parking spaces and has four bedrooms. The whole shebang traded in September for $8,150,000, a bit off from its $8,499,000 asking.

9 Arlington St
Boston, MA 02116

9. Millennium Tower, #PH1A

1 Franklin St, Boston, MA 02108

The 3,172-square-foot penthouse (with two parking spaces) sold in November for its exact asking of $7,995,000.

1 Franklin St
Boston, MA 02108

10. 117 Beacon Street, #2

117 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02116

The 5,035-square-foot 4-BR, 4.5-BA in a renovated brownstone went for $7,995,000 in October.

117 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02116

11. 168 Beacon Street, #3

168 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02116

This 4,024-square-foot, 5-BR, 4.5-BA penthouse with a roof deck and three parking spaces went for $7,525,000 in February. That was a quarter-million off its asking.

168 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02116

12. 36 Commonwealth Avenue, #1

36 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

The 3,565-square-foot renovated triplex with four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms sold for $7,500,000 in May.

36 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

13. Four51 Marlborough, #5

451 Marlborough St, Boston, MA 02115

The largest of the eight units in this fresh conversion, Unit 5 runs to 5,797 square feet and features five bedrooms. The condo asked $9,995,000 in April and got $7,500,000 in July.

451 Marlborough St
Boston, MA 02115

14. 245 Commonwealth Avenue, #2

245 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

This newly constructed triplex with 4,390 square feet and two garaged parking spaces dropped in January 2015 for $8,650,000 and traded this past May for $7,160,000.

245 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

15. Millennium Tower, #5502

1 Franklin St, Boston, MA 02108

The 3,172-square-foot corner unit wanted $6,825,000 and got exactly that in November.

1 Franklin St
Boston, MA 02108

16. 73 Mount Vernon Street

73 Mt Vernon St, Boston, MA 02108

This six-story, 8,514-square-foot apartment building sold in June for $6,700,000 as a single-family conversion possibility.

73 Mt Vernon St
Boston, MA 02108

17. Millennium Tower, #4602

1 Franklin St, Boston, MA 02108

The 3,172-square-foot 3-BR, 4.5-BA sold in September for its asking price of $6,675,000.

1 Franklin St
Boston, MA 02108

18. Twenty Two Liberty, #10A

22 Liberty Drive, Boston, MA 02210

The 2,756-square-foot 3-BR, 3.5-BA in the swanky new condo development went for $6,500,000 in June after asking as much as $6,995,000.

22 Liberty Drive
Boston, MA 02210

19. 380 Commonwealth Avenue, #4

380 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

This 3,524-square-foot spread is part of a five-unit conversion of a former Harvard Club building. The 3-BR, 3.5-BA went in August for its asking of $6,350,000.

380 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

20. 380 Commonwealth Avenue, #3

380 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

The 4,052-square-foot 3-BR, 3.5-BA went in August for $6,400,000, which was a quarter-million less than its $6,650,000. The spread is part of a conversion of an old Harvard Club building.

380 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02115