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18 Historical Facts About Wellesley

The newest luxury destinations that are the talk of the town.

South Boston is where classic lives at the intersection of lively and new. This neighborhood has seen a revitalization in recent years and is now home to many young professionals who have flocked to the area in search of something exciting and contemporary. The area—which is still growing and thriving—has wonderful access to public transportation, which makes traveling throughout the city easy. Here are some of the top places to be looking at in the community.


Allele prides itself on being a luxurious space to relax and call home. Each of the building’s 54 units consists of floor-to-ceiling windows that are perfect for letting in natural light, and every floor plan is spacious and full of unique touches you won’t find anywhere else. Set in the middle of South Boston, it’s in a prime location, offering easy access to everything from transportation to dining, shopping to beaches.

Distillery North

Distillery North is an innovative, truly unique complex that is quickly becoming an interconnected and sustainable village. Located on East First Street, this building is connected to a 175-year -old rum distillery that now fosters a beautiful and vibrant community of residents, artists, artisans, and small businesses. The open space has been transformed into loft-style residential units above an art gallery that doubles as a working space for artists, a trendy café, retail space, and a parking garage with plenty of space. There are even more plans that include an additional building that will house a grocery market and a three-story greenhouse. Distillery North is an environmentally-conscious and energy-efficient location—it uses only 10% of the energy of a typical newly-constructed building. As the largest project of its type in the United States, it has made history as a model for future developments. This incredible development has truly mastered merging the old with the new.

Macallen Building

The Macallen Building is a loft lover’s dream. It’s one of Boston's most luxurious properties, brimming with amenities and a plethora of features to love. Not only does it have units with stunning views of the city via floor-to-ceiling windows and private terraces, but it’s also known for having one of the top rooftop pools in the area. The Macallen Building boasts private green spaces, barbeque grills, and pristine lounge chairs. In addition to the on-site gym, underground garage parking, and concierge, there’s a movie screening facility. It’s in an incredible location within walking distance of hotspots like The South End, Back Bay, and the Boston Financial District, and is a hop away from the Broadway Redline stop.

Court Square Press

With large windows, tall ceilings, and exposed bricks and beams, Court Square Press (a 110-year-old printing press factory that was converted into 130 condos in 2003) is the epitome of contemporary chic meeting historic charm. With rooftop decks overlooking beautiful cityscape views and amenities such as an outdoor pool and fitness center, Court Square Press is a true urban oasis.

The Mezz

Housed in the building that was once the iconic Broadway Theatre, The Mezz is infused with South Boston history and located in a vibrant, exciting neighborhood where something is always happening. Consisting of 42 modern condos, The Mezz is characterized by chic, contemporary design and hip amenities, including a two-patio, clubroom, and bicycle storage. The surrounding neighborhood contains everything from farmers’ markets to upscale bars to yoga studios—it’s all right at your fingertips.

Looking for More Local Activities and Destination Ideas?

Ready to cultivate a collection of can’t-wait-to-do-it experiences in the Boston area? Contact us today. We would love to be your Boston real estate agents and assist you in finding your dream South Boston condo or home for sale. In the meantime, read more on our blog here.

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