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Boston's top real estate stories from the week courtesy of Curbed Boston.

CAMBRIDGE—This Italianate mansion on Berkeley Street, dating from 1852, has hit the market for $5,800,000, making it far and away the priciest listing in the People's Republic.

FENWAYThe five-building Fenway Center has hit yet another snag: This time the state transportation board refused to sign off on the 1.3 million-square-foot, mixed-use project. This thing's been trying to get built since 2007.

HUB-WIDE—Our David Bates makes a very compelling argument for buying rather than renting in the region.

HUB-WIDE—In honor of Memorial Day, we mapped 21 military memorials, well-known and otherwise, around the region.