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Governor's Mansion for Sale, 2012 in Price-Chops, and More

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The latest from our neighborhood-savvy sister site, Curbed Boston.


Gov. Patrick's Milton mansion

MILTONGovernor Deval Patrick and his wife Diane re-listed their 6-BR, 4.5-BA manse that they tried to sell in 2009 and 2010, this time for $1,500,000. The couple has listed the 6,880-square-foot Colonial, with nine working fireplaces, for as much as $1.9M, though it disappeared from the market in December 2010, when listed for $1,725,000. The Patricks bought it for $560,000 way back in April 1989.

HUB-WIDE—There have been many notable price-chops in the region this year. We mapped 'em.

SOUTH ENDOutgoing Boston Globe editor Marty Baron has found a buyer for his 1,381-square-foot loft after last listing it for $1,395,000. He bought it in 2001, the year he became The Globe's editor, for $965,000. The loft includes a wine cooler in the gourmet kitchen, central air, two fireplaces and a roof deck with fab city views.

HUB-WIDEThe 2012 Curbed Boston Cup rolls bracingly on! Last year's winner, the South End, got shellacked by the Seaport District. It's wide open now, folks. Wide open.