Category: Condominiums

That’s rich, Harbor Towers: Part 10, “Coming from the likes of you”

20 August, 2014 (09:00) | Apartments, Architecture, Boston, BRA, Chiofaro, Cities, Condominiums, Development, Downzoning, FHA Lending, Harbor Towers, History, I. M. Pei, Rental, Urban renewal, Waterfront, Zoning | No comments

By: David A. Smith [Continued from yesterday's Part 9 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, and Part 8.] Principal sources used in this post Chicago Tribune (February 7, 1993; olive-green font) Boston Globe (March 14, 2004; lavender font) Boston Globe (November 1, 2007; red […]

That’s rich, Harbor Towers: Part 9, The new neighbor, “A two-star hotel always under construction”

19 August, 2014 (10:00) | Apartments, Architecture, Boston, BRA, Chiofaro, Cities, Condominiums, Development, Downzoning, FHA Lending, Harbor Towers, History, I. M. Pei, Rental, Urban renewal, Waterfront, Zoning | No comments

By: David A. Smith [Continued from yesterday's Part 8 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, and Part 7.] Principal sources used in this post Chicago Tribune (February 7, 1993; olive-green font) Boston Globe (March 14, 2004; lavender font) Boston Globe (November 1, 2007; red font) Boston […]

That’s rich, Harbor Towers: Part 8, The HVAC replacement, “A certain godlike remoteness”

18 August, 2014 (11:02) | Apartments, Architecture, Boston, BRA, Chiofaro, Cities, Condominiums, Development, Downzoning, FHA Lending, Harbor Towers, History, I. M. Pei, Rental, Urban renewal, Waterfront, Zoning | No comments

By: David A. Smith [Continued from Friday's┬áPart 7 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, and Part 6.] Principal sources used in this post Chicago Tribune (February 7, 1993; olive-green font) Boston Globe (March 14, 2004; lavender font) Boston Globe (November 1, 2007; red font) Boston Globe (November 20, […]

That’s rich, Harbor Towers: Part 7, The condo assessment, “Cut my losses and get out”

15 August, 2014 (10:00) | Apartments, Architecture, Boston, BRA, Chiofaro, Cities, Condominiums, Development, Downzoning, FHA Lending, Harbor Towers, I. M. Pei, Rental, Urban renewal, Zoning | No comments

By: David A. Smith [Continued from yesterday's Part 6 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5.] Principal sources used in this post Chicago Tribune (February 7, 1993; olive-green font) Boston Globe (March 14, 2004; lavender font) Boston Globe (November 1, 2007; red font) Boston Globe (November 20, 2007; […]

That’s rich, Harbor Towers: Part 6, The Big Dig: “You don’t have to look at Harbor Towers”

14 August, 2014 (10:00) | Apartments, Architecture, Boston, BRA, Chiofaro, Cities, Condominiums, Development, Downzoning, FHA Lending, Harbor Towers, History, I. M. Pei, Rental, Urban renewal, Zoning | No comments

By: David A. Smith [Continued from yesterday's Part 5 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4.] Principal sources used in this post Chicago Tribune (February 7, 1993; olive-green font) Boston Globe (March 14, 2004; lavender font) Boston Globe (November 1, 2007; red font) Boston Globe (November 20, 2007; emeraldfont) Boston […]