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15 Trowbridge St Cambridge MA – Cambridge Condos

15 Trowbridge St Cambridge Mass

15 Trowbridge St Cambridge Mass

15 Trowbridge Street, Cambridge MA   This handsome Cambridge condo building  is located right around the corner from the stretch of Mass Ave that runs between Harvard Square and Central Square.  Cambridge real estate buyers will appreciate the easy access to the T and to the many restaurants, pubs and shops nearby.

15 Trowbridge St Cambridge MA – History

15 Trowbridge St was originally built in 1899 as a three-story six-unit apartment building. It was one of many Cambridge buildings of the period designed by Boston architect John Hasty. 

Some of the other Hasty buildings in Cambridge that are now condominiums include the Newport Road condos, the Washingtonian at Washington Ave and Linnaean Streets, and The Lowell at 33 Lexington Ave.

The six large apartments were eventually split and today there are twelve units in the building plus an additional unit in the lower level.  After many years as rentals, in 2005 the apartments were converted to condominiums and sold.

15 Trowbridge Street Condo Features

When 15 Trowbridge was converted the building systems were updated but the condominiums were sold in unrenovated condition.  Many owners have subsequently renovated their condos.

  • One and two-bedroom condos
  • 550 – 955 sq. ft.
  • High ceilings
  • Wood floors
  • Some units have a back porch
  • Large common back yard
  • Basement laundry and storage
  • Most units have a parking space in a lot one block away on Ellery Street

Recent Cambridge Real Estate Sales at 15 Trowbridge St

The most recent sale in the building was in 2009 when a two-bedroom condo with an updated bath and a back porch sold for $412,000.

If condos are available in the building they’ll appear below.  Click on the small photo for additional photographs and more information.

Looking for a condo in Cambridge? I’ve been a Cambridge real estate agent for ten years and would be delighted to help you find your next home. Call me at 617-504-1737 or send me an email and tell me what’s on your real estate wish list.

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33 Lexington Ave Cambridge – The Lowell

The Lowell at 33 Lexington Ave, Cambridge MA

The Lowell at 33 Lexington Ave, Cambridge MA

33 Lexington Avenue in Cambridge – The Lowell – is today a seven-unit condo building. 

Lexington Avenue is a pretty residential side street in West Cambridge that runs between Brattle Street and Huron Avenue and extends to Fresh Pond Parkway.  The shops and restaurants in Huron Village are nearby.

33 Lexington Ave Cambridge – History

This handsome three-story building was designed by Boston architect John Hasty in 1900.  Hasty designed many Cambridge buildings that are now condominiums including 18 Centre Street, 88 Hancock Street, the Newport Road condos, and the Washingtonian.

Originally built with six large units, the building, with the addition of a unit on the lower level, was converted to seven condos in 1990.

33 Lexington Ave  Condos- The Lowell – Features:

  • Six large condos – 1952 – 2013 sq.ft.
  • Two side-to-side units per floor
  • 884 sq.ft. condo on the lower level
  • Two to four bedrooms
  • Larger units have two baths
  • Fireplace in larger units
  • Most have porches
  • Period detail
  • On street parking

Sales at 33 Lexington Ave Cambridge

The most recent sale at 33 Lexington was in 2005 when the smaller unit sold for $374,000.  The last sale of a larger unit was in 2000 when a condo on the second floor sold for $602,500.

If there’s a condo for sale at 33 Lexington Avenue it will appear below.  Click on the small photo for more photographs and additional info.

Looking for a condo in Cambridge? I’d be delighted to help you with your search. I’ve been working with buyers and sellers in Cambridge for ten years and can be reached at 617-504-1737.

The Lowell Condos are located at 33 Lexington Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138.

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285 Harvard St Cambridge – John Alden Apartments

285 Harvard Street Cambridge MA - The John Alden Apartments

285 Harvard Street Cambridge MA - The John Alden

285 Harvard St Cambridge MA is a classic Cambridge brick building built in 1929 as the John Alden Apartments. 

Today there are 48 condos in the four-story building which is entered through a landscaped courtyard. 

Cambridge real estate buyers will appreciate the convenient Mid-Cambridge location – close to Inman, Central and Harvard Square.

Condo buyers will find a variety of units here. There are studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom condos. Some retain the charm and character of the period, others have been stylishly updated.

285 Harvard Street Cambridge MA Condos Feature:

  • Hardwood floors
  • Some units have a working fireplace
  • Some retain the original glass fronted cabinets
  • Elevator building
  • Common laundry
  • Additional storage
  • Condo fees include heat and hot water

285 Harvard St Cambridge MA-Real Estate Sales at the John Alden

There has not been a two-bedroom sold in the building since 2006 when two 748 sq.ft. two-bedrooms sold for $345,000 and $350,000. A 592 sq.ft. one-bedroom condo sold in 2009 for $301,200 and a one-bedroom condo was recently offered for sale for $300,000.

If units are available at 285 Harvard Street they’ll appear below. Click on the small photo for additional photographs and more information.

 

Condos at the John Alden Apartments are located at 285 Harvard Street, Cambridge MA 02139.

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147 Sherman Street Cambridge – Lofts In North Cambridge

147 Sherman St Cambridge MA

147 Sherman St Cambridge MA

147 Sherman Street Cambridge – Lofts In North Cambridge    147 Sherman Street Cambridge is a true loft building.  The former industrial building is located in a residential neighborhood in North Cambridge.

The building is set back from the street with parking in front.  There are currently thirteen lofts in the complex on two floors, though the number has fluctuated as some units are divided.  Some of the lofts have private patio space.

The lofts were sometimes sold as raw space or utilitarian kitchens were added prior to sale. Owners have subsequently customized their units.  Ceiling heights are 13 – 14 feet and ductwork and building framework are exposed.

A very large unit is occupied by a glass maker, another large unit by a landscape architect.  Lofts that sold ranged in size from 1145 sq.ft to 1797 sq.ft.

On one side of 147 Sherman is the commuter rail track. On the other side, a cemetery.

Neighborhood amenities include Danahy Park, the tennis courts on Pemberton Street and the branch library on Rindge.  It’s possible to walk to Porter Square, Davis Square, or Huron Village.

 

147 Sherman Street, Cambridge, MA 02140 offers loft condos in a residential neighborhood.  If there are lofts for sale in the building they’ll appear below.  Click on the small photo for additional (larger!) photographs and more information.  And if I can help you find your new loft – give me a call at 617-504-1737.

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New Listing – Medford Two-Level Condo

New Listing Alert - Medford Seven-Room Condo - $359,000

New Listing Alert - Medford Seven-Room Condo - $359,000

Brand new listing – so new I don’t have the photos yet – this two-level condo in Medford in the Tufts-Hillside neighborhood is coming on the market tomorrow for $359,000.

84 Adams Street in Medford Mass is a seven-room condo on the upper floors of a two-unit house that sits right at the Somerville line – you’ve got one next-door neighbor in Medford and another in Somerville.

Adams Street is one of the nicest streets in the Hillside neighborhood – lined with trees and attractive turn-of-the-century houses. The Somerville end of the street is West Adams. It’s a super convenient location – easy for commuting and close to Boston Ave and Teele Square and just under a mile to Davis Square.

Condo buyers will appreciate all the space indoors – and out – there’s a big lawn and the common yard is fully enclosed. And yes – the condo is pet friendly.

I’ve just spent a couple of days creating a website for 84 Adams Street Medford – so check it out. It’s got lots more info – and I’ll have photos posted tomorrow. We’re out on our tour of new listings in the morning and I’m going to take some photographs while we’re there. The condo is getting measured for floor plans tomorrow too so those will be up on the website soon.

And if you’re in town this weekend stop by the open house. I’ll be there on Saturday, April 3, 2010 from noon to 1:30 and on Sunday, April 4th (something to do after dinner!) from 1 to 2:30. So if you’re not at the beach – come on by!

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Luxury Cambridge Condos Near Lechmere

Luxury Cambridge Condos Near Lechmere   Several luxury condo buildings were built during the 1980s real estate boom in East Cambridge close to the Lechmere T station.  The neighborhood offers proximity to the Green Line at Lechmere, the Red Line in Kendall Square, the Charles River, and is very close to Boston.  More luxury complexes were built or converted during the more recent boom. 

“Luxury” is hard to define – or at least is defined differently by different people.  For purposes of this post we’ll look at new or newer buildings in East Cambridge near Lechmere that have more amenities than many other Cambridge condos.

Today, Cambridge real estate buyers seeking concierge service, garage parking, modern finishes, and other amenities have a half dozen buildings to choose from within several blocks of the Lechemere station.

Glass Factory

Glass Factory

The Glass Factory   This eight-story building at 169 Monsignor O’Brien Highway was converted from apartments to 104 condos in 2004.  There are studios, one, and two-bedroom condos.  Building amenities include a fitness facility, business center, media room and concierge service.  

 

 

 

Thomas Graves Landing

Thomas Graves Landing

Thomas Graves Landing   These 167 luxury condos were built in the late 1980s at 4-6 Canal Park overlooking the Lechmere Canal and the Cambridgeside Galleria.  Amenities include an outdoor pool, health club, garage parking and 24-hour concierge.   

 

 
 

 

The Esplanade

The Esplanade

The Esplanade   The Esplanade was built in 1989 on the Charles River at 75-83 Cambridge Parkway. The stepped facade is designed to provide waterfront terraces for many of the units overlooking the river and Boston.  The building has a beautiful indoor pool, an exercise room, function room and concierge.

 

 

Regatta Riverview

Regatta Riverview

The Regatta Riverview  The Regatta condos at 10 -12 Museum Way were created in 2005 when the luxury high rise apartment complex, Museum Towers, was converted to condominiums.  Features include a fitness center, indoor lap pool, movie theatre, 24-hour concierge, valet parking, and a business center. With two 24-story towers many of the units have phenomenal views – even the highways look amazing from that height.

 

One First

One First

One First    These luxury condos take up an entire city block from First to Second Streets between Cambridge and Otis Streets. There are five buildings – some reclaimed, some built new – and 86 different floor plans.  One First amenities include a common roof deck, garage parking, fitness room, community room and 24-hour concierge services.

 

 

River Court

River Court

River Court  River Court was built in 1989 at 10 Rogers Street, overlooking the Charles River. The fourteen-story, full service building has a common roof deck, health club, lap pool, and concierge.

 

 

 

Interested in a full-service building in Cambridge? Have questions about luxury Cambridge condos near Lechmere?  Email or call Liz Bolton at ReMax Destiny – 617-504-1737 .

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82 Munroe St Somerville – The Grandview

Condos at The Grandview - 82 Munroe St Somerville MA

Condos at The Grandview - 82 Munroe St Somerville MA

82 Munroe St Somerville – The Grandview is a historic building, now condos, on Prospect Hill in Somerville, Mass above Union Square. Prospect Hill Park, with its iconic tower, is next door.

History of The Grandview

The Grandview was built as a residential “hotel”, as these deluxe apartment buildings were called at the time.  The architect of the Colonial Revival-style building was Mark Leighton.

The original owner of the building was Somerville alderman Elbridge G. Park, co-founder of the Boston restaurant Durgin Park “established before you were born”.  The original layout consisted of six seven-room apartments.

The Grandview was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.

Condos at The Grandview – 82 Munroe St, Somerville MA

The Grandview was renovated and converted to condos in 2001.  There are 16 condominiums in this four-story building.  As you would imagine, many of the units have beautiful views of the Boston skyline.

Features of condos at 82 Munroe Street, Somerville MA:

  • One, two and three-bedroom condos
  • Elevator building
  • Beautiful original woodwork in the hall
  • Hardwood floors
  • Renovated kitchen and baths
  • Heat and hot water included in the condo fee
  • Some units have parking
  • Common patio with grill area
  • Pet friendly

82 Munroe Street Somerville Mass – Condo Sales

The most recent sale at the Grandview was a two-bedroom, one-bath condo on the second floor that sold for $315,000 in 2008.

 

The Grandview is located at 82 Munroe St., Somerville MA 02143.

 

If condos are available at The Grandview they’ll appear below. Click on the small photo for more information and additional photographs.

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18 Centre St Cambridge – The Ivy at Dana Hill

The Ivy at Dana Hill Condos - 18 Centre St, Cambridge Mass

The Ivy at Dana Hill Condos - 18 Centre St, Cambridge Mass

18 Centre Street Cambridge, the Ivy at Dana Hill was renovated and converted to condos in 2007.  There are 29 condos – two room studios and three room one-bedrooms.

Centre Street is one block long and runs between Dana Street and Hancock Street, just a block from Mass Ave between Harvard Square and Central Square.

History of 18 Centre Street Cambridge

The handsome four story brick building was built in 1904 as The Louisburg apartments.  The building was designed by Boston architect John Hasty, designer of many buildings in Cambridge.

Features of The Ivy at Dana Hill Condos

  • Condos range in size from 448 to 587 sq.ft.
  • Renovated kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances
  • Renovated tiled bath
  • Common laundry
  • Pet friendly
  • Heat and hot water are included in the condo fee
  • Some condos have parking
  • Some condos have additional storage

Recent Real Estate Sales at 18 Centre St Cambridge

  • In Oct. 2008 a lower level one-bedroom condo with parking sold for $262,000
  • In 2009 a first floor one-bedroom condominium without parking sold for $297,500

If condos are available in the building they’ll appear below. Click on the small photo for more information and additional photographs.

 

See also:

The Calvert – Condos at 7 Centre Street Cambridge

Birches Condos on Brattle Street

Washingtonian Condos on Linnaean Street

 

The Ivy at Dana Hill is at 18 Centre Street, Cambridge MA 02139

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