That 1 million-square-foot-plus development is due to include 425 apartments; a 150-room Hampton by Hilton; 250,000 square feet of shops and restaurants, which Roche Bros. will anchor; and a Majestic Cinema.
The 12-room, 3,170-square-foot pile does have certain draws regardless of the needed work. There’s that size, for one thing, which includes four levels of living space and the possibility for seven bedrooms.
The house dates from 1901, and includes stately touches such as a wraparound porch and an ornate wooden balustrade along the front staircase. There are also two fireplaces and room for rooms such as a library and a wine cellar.
The Watertown Planning Board voted unanimously to approve the more than 1 million-square-foot redevelopment and expansion of the Arsenal Mall site. The O.K. clears the way for one of the Boston region’s biggest developments to start construction this year.
It’s one of the highest hurdles for homeownership in the region, if not the highest: the downpayment. What does 20 percent of a house's asking price run you on average in Arlington, Belmont, Malden, Medford, and elsewhere?
If you're looking for a suburban reprieve close to urban amenities, look no further than Watertown. This week's open house tour offers a range of single-families and condos with space to spare. Remember, it's free to look.
The smallest condos for sale in Quincy, Waltham, and Watertown are asking between $368 and $690 a square foot, according to a new analysis. That makes them cheaper than similarly sized condos in other Boston neighbors such as Arlington and Malden.
The new owners of the 11-room, 4,689-square-foot Victorian at 57 Russell Avenue described it as a "wreck" when they bought it way back in 1998. Then along came "This Old House" and the property was epicly reborn.