clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Boston's $5M Listings, Cambridge's $10K Rental, and More

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

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

2013_1_dudleycurbed
Image via Sasaki Associates and Mecanoo Architecten

DOWNTOWN CROSSING/ROXBURY—You wanna know if Boston real estate will boom in 2013 like it did in 2012? Look no further than two once-blighted space-fillers: the old Filene's site in Downtown Crossing and the Ferdinand Building in Dudley Square, and what's happening to both.

BOSTON—'Tis been a long while since so many homes in the city were asking at least $5,000,000. We mapped 'em: 24 listings at 17 addresses in the first-ever Curbed Boston Mega-Listings Heatmap!

CAMBRIDGE—Meet the People's Republic's newest five-figure rental listing: the controversial 245 Grove Street! It wants $10,000 a month, and will give you a living roof in exchange.

HUB-WIDE—Our David Bates eavesdrops on the housing markets in 10 neighborhoods and cities; and finds laughably low inventories for 2-BR condos.