Category Archives: Massachusetts

Fri 11/25/16

Melrose, Mass.–Info about a new senior living facility, The Residence at Melrose Station.  Here is the site on StreetView as of 2012, a one-story business.  This is a drawing of the facility (from the article): Heading east on Essex St., there … Continue reading

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Tue 6/21/16

Boston, Mass.–Fenway’s first skyscraper, at 30 stories tall, will be Pierce Boston.  It’s being constructed on the corner of Boylston St. and Brookline Ave.  It has tiny rooftop cabanas being sold for over $300,000 each.  The condos themselves are starting … Continue reading

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Thu 7/9/15

Boston, Mass.–Possible huge development in “Midtown” (Widett Circle) precipitated by the Olympics bid. Went down D St. in South Boston.  Here’s a new building.  At end of street, a new building on the water.

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Mon 9/30/13

West End, Boston, MA–From Greater Greater Washington: Parking-free “Banned in Boston”?: Developers are rediscovering parking-free buildings in Boston, where plans for a 15-story luxury condo building do not include a garage. Residents are expected to use transit and existing nearby … Continue reading

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Mon 7/29/13

South Boston, Mass.–Dorchester St. home of Amy Lord who was murdered last week.  I headed east on East 4th Street.  The backstreets are nice, like dense Portsmouth n’hoods near downtown.  I then took a right on G St.  This comes out … Continue reading

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Fri 7/27/12

East Boston, Mass.–This appears to be Kevin Griffin’s condo (3 Lamson St., Unit 3).  Headed up Lamson St. and across Maverick St., (see this overgrown lot), then down Cottage St. (see this suburban-style ranch).  Having trees on the street makes … Continue reading

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Sun 7/8/12

Agawam, Mass.–Six Flags area–Rte. 159 right at the state line (entering Suffield, Conn.).  This property right by the border has gone to pot.  Six Flags’ preferred parking entrance.  Here is the bridge over Rte. 159 that connects both sides of … Continue reading

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