The majority of Harvard University’s property lies in Allston, not Cambridge.
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1325 Commonwealth Ave, #41
Where they wrote their 1st song!
Notable Residents, past & present:
Joe P. Kennedy, politician/activist
Patrick Kennedy, former politician
Michael Bloomberg, Mayor NYC
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Boston, Allston / Brighton, Massachusetts
Allston-Brighton is a true melting pot of Bostonians and its housing. This neighborhood has it all - families, college students, hipsters, young professionals, etc. You name it, they live here. Sprinkled throughout these two neighborhoods are numerous restaurants, cafes and bars. The nightlife seen is robust, with some of the best live music in the city.
The Allston-Brighton neighborhoods are located west of Boston proper with sections along the Charles River and home to three of the finest schools in the country: Harvard University, Boston College & Boston University.
Its main thorough fares are Commonwealth & Brighton Avenue, intersected by Harvard Avenue which are lined by 4-5 story brick apartment buildings. For all of their similarities, Brighton has far more single family homes which gives it a more residential feel. Public transportation ( T ) is very good, and there is also easy access to the MA Turnpike & Storrow Drive.
Housing costs in these neighborhoods remain affordable, by Boston standards which makes this neighborhood a strong draw for all types of homebuyers.
Boston, Allston / Brighton Property Data
2 – Single Family Homes
9 – Multi-Family Homes
15 – Condominiums
Avg. LIST PRICE for Available Properties & (Avg. $/SF)
$ 424,501 ( $ 210 /SqFt) – Single Family Homes
$ 1,347,444 ( $ 387 /SqFt) – Multi-Family Homes
$ 468,901 ( $ 424 /SqFt) – Condominiums
TOTAL SOLD - Average Sale Price
$ 727,828 – Single Family Home
$ 1,018,994 – Multi-Family Home
$ 441,294 – Condominium
2019 TOTAL SOLD - Average $/SF & (Total Properties Sold)
$ 392 /SqFt (29 total sold) – Single Family Homes
$ 340 /SqFt (52 total sold) – Multi-Family Homes
$ 512 /SqFt (298 total sold) – Condominiums
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