Allston-Brighton gets modern condos – Boston Herald

When architect Gary Hendren seems across the Allston-Brighton space of his workplace, he sees the neighborhoods inching, ever so slowly, towards modern structure.

There’s the brand new New Steadiness headquarters, he says, and some different indicators of the up to date designs within the space.

However in terms of small-scale housing within the neighborhood, he says, there’s not a lot new happening — save for the 4 up to date townhouse-model items his agency simply designed for 88-94 Parsons St.

“We’re sort of the pioneers, bringing somewhat completely different structure to Allston-Brighton,” mentioned Hendren, of Hendren Associates Architects and Planners. “They bring about this a part of Brighton into the 21st century. Every part you see there may be an older housing product, however the space is altering — there are a variety of youthful folks and pleasure happening.”

The 4 up to date items now available on the market are a hanging sight alongside Parsons Road. Showing as a easy tackle the Shed model, the field-formed condos with slanted roofs have massive nook home windows and white and beige fiber-cement board panel facades in vertical line and sq. patterns that look in contrast to anything on the road.

Inside, the houses are simply as modern, with massive, open, shiny rooms with clear traces and largely minimal designs. Practically each frequent space and higher-degree bed room has practically ground-to-ceiling nook home windows. The apartment at 88 Parsons — which just like the others seems like a single-household house — has three massive bedrooms, every with its personal lavatory and an additional half-tub, over three ranges, and is priced at about $840,000. It feels rather more spacious than its ,678 sq. toes, thanks partly to these tall glass panes.

“You get a variety of reference to the skin,” mentioned Hendren, “and so they make the rooms seem bigger and really feel bigger, and clearly pure mild is one thing that retains folks wholesome.”

Developed by Kenwood Builders, the condos are additionally excessive-finish, with stained oak flooring all through, grey quartz counter tops, white cabinetry and Bosch stainless-steel home equipment within the kitchen, and, luxurious tiles — together with three-shade basket weave marble — and seamless glass showers within the bogs. Two grasp bedrooms are on the second story, and a corridor-like dwelling, eating and kitchen are on the primary ground. Within the basement is a 3rd bed room (with lavatory) that could possibly be used as a household room.

One deeded parking house is included with every unit, with an choice to buy one other.

Eric Tam of Bushari is dealing with the sale of the condos. Tam will be reached at 617-803-5683.

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Allston-Brighton gets modern condos - Boston Herald