Construction is underway on what will be the Boston’s tallest residential skyscraper: the ultra-luxury One Dalton, the private residences operated by the Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts in the city’s coveted Back Bay neighborhood. The completed tower with its shimmering, curved glass façade will rise 699 feet (61 stories) into the skyline from its base at 1 Dalton Street, next to the Christian Science Plaza. A 211-room Four Seasons hotel (Boston’s second) will be situated in the building’s first 24 floors. Accessible through a separate entrance, floors 25-61 will include 180 private residences with panoramic views from every unit. The homes, designed by renowned architect Henry Cobb, will also feature 11-foot ceilings, fireplaces, bay windows, concierge and doorman services, on-site parking as well as a private restaurant club on the 50th floor. Residents will also have access to the hotel’s amenities including two restaurants, two lounges, and a health club and spa. This new generation of high-rise will meet the needs of buyers looking for an ultra-luxury residence and the lifestyle it provides, along with brand new construction, within an easy walk to the fabulous shopping and dining options on Newbury Street, the Prudential Center, Copley Place, theatre and the Charles River Esplanade, the Public Garden and more. Prices for the condos are expected to be in the range of $2,500 to $3,000 per square foot, reflecting the super luxury design, features and amenities of this world-class residence and its desirable Back Bay location. Completion of this $750,000 million project, developed by Carpenter & Co., is slated for 2018.
The luxurious Residences at W Boston are a recent addition to Back Bay’s fashionable neighborhood, within steps of the Theatre District. This spectacular 26-story glass tower, developed by SW Boston Hotel Venture LLC, offers contemporary upscale living, high-end kitchen and bathroom finishes, and the 5-star amenities and signature Whatever/Whenever® service of the W Hotel, which is housed on the lower levels of the building. Amenities include preferred treatment at the W Lounge and Bliss® Spa, a concierge, and the very chic Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Market restaurant on the main floor. It’s also within walking distance to other fine dining venues, shopping on Newbury Street, Copley Place, the scenic Boston Common and Public Garden, the Financial District and public transportation. The W offers a wonderful blend of urban sophistication, vibrancy and convenience.
The InterContinental is a new, luxury 21-story glass and granite high-rise with residences starting on the 14th floor. Located on the Waterfront at Fort Point Channel and the new Rose Kennedy Greenway, it is one of the most coveted luxury residential buildings in Boston. The homes boast high-end contemporary finishes, spectacular harbor and city views, a wonderful outdoor patio, some private terraces, a doorman and the world-class amenities of the InterContinental Hotel including the spa, restaurants, room service and concierge. The InterContinental is within walking distance to Boston attractions and venues including new Seaport restaurants, Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market, the Boston Convention Center, the North End (“Little Italy”), Chinatown and the Boston Tea Party Museum. At the base of the Financial District, the InterContinental is minutes to the airport, train and several highways, making this magnificent residence exceptionally convenient.
Rowes Wharf offers an oasis in the city with some of the finest luxury condominiums in Boston. Nestled on the Waterfront, adjacent to the Boston Harbor Hotel, this luxury brick and stone 16-story high-rise building is comprised of 100 residences, including townhomes. Residences capture tremendous natural light and exceptional harbor and city views; some feature balconies. Amenities include a doorman, concierge, garage parking (valet or self-park) and a common patio facing the harbor, in addition to all the amenities of the luxurious and highly rated Boston Harbor Hotel… concierge, restaurants, room service, function rooms, water transportation, marina, health club, pool, spa and more. Rowes Wharf is conveniently located to all the restaurants, attractions, entertainment events and vibrancy of the Waterfront, the historic North End, Faneuil Hall, the Financial District and the emerging Seaport and Innovation Districts. Its close proximity to multiple forms of public transportation (water taxi, ferries, bus, subway and train), highways and Logan International Airport makes Rowes Wharf highly desirable for the ultimate urban lifestyle.
The Carlton House, still known to many as “the old Ritz,” is one of Boston’s iconic luxury condominium buildings with the city’s premier, most coveted Back Bay address. Located on the corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Arlington Street, the 18-story building houses 53 one to three-bedroom units, ranging from roughly 840 to over 3,200 square feet. Noted for luxury, the building’s lobby exudes quiet yet formal elegance, and residences capture exceptional views of the picturesque Public Garden, the Commonwealth Mall and the Charles River. With full access to the services and amenities of the adjoining five-star Taj Hotel, living here provides the ultimate access to the lifestyle pleasures that Boston offers. It is within steps of Newbury and Boylston Street’s shops and restaurants, public transportation, the Esplanade, the Theatre District, art galleries and just a short walk to the South End and Financial District. This is a jewel of a location to call home.
Built in 2001, the Ritz Towers, developed by Millennium Partners, are two luxury full service glass high-rises in Boston’s downtown, within one block of Boston Common and Downtown Crossing, and steps from Back Bay and Beacon Hill as well as history, shopping, restaurants and theatres. The towers are separate condominium associations, housed across the street from each other with private residents’ entrances. Tower II has direct access to the luxurious 193-room Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common hotel, contemporary yet rich in feel and with amenities including hotel services and restaurants, as well as The Sports Club/LA (with pool) and spa for a fee. Garage parking is predominantly valet, located underneath Tower I. The Ritz offers a wonderful lifestyle combining privacy, accessibility, services and pampering when you want it.
The Residences at Mandarin Oriental Boston is an ultra-luxury contemporary 13-story residential building located in heart of Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. This brick and limestone building is home to 76 high-end residences on the upper floors above the five-star Mandarin Hotel. 51 of the units are highly customized homes and feature high ceilings, oversized windows, views of the Boston skyline and Juliet balconies or private roof gardens. In 2015, 25 rental units were converted to condos on floors four through eight of the property. Residents of both the original and recently-converted units enjoy the best of both worlds… a private residence (with separate elevator entry) and access to the hotel’s world-class amenities including a spa with a vitality pool, a fitness center, doorman, concierge, valet garage parking, fine dining at Bar Boulud, the lobby bar and lounge, room service, catering service as well as preferred reservations at Mandarin Hotels worldwide. The Mandarin offers direct access to fine dining and shops at the adjacent Prudential Center and Copley Place malls and is steps from all the restaurants and fashionable boutiques on Newbury Street. It is within walking distance to the Charles River Esplanade, the Public Garden, charming Beacon Hill and the hip South End. Taxi service or public transportation are easily accessible. If you are looking for the ultimate luxury lifestyle in Boston, you will find it at the Mandarin.
Four Seasons Place is one of the most coveted residential addresses in Boston. Built in 1985, overlooking the Public Garden, Boston Common and Beacon Hill, the 15-story, 94 residence stone and brick full-service luxury high-rise has recently undergone common area updates while maintaining its traditional elegance. Homes boast exceptional views and access to all the five-star amenities of its adjoining Four Seasons Hotel including a concierge, doorman, indoor pool, spa, dining and valet garage parking. Living here, you are steps from shopping and restaurants on Newbury, Boylston and Charles Streets, theatre, night life and public transportation, creating an ideal Boston lifestyle that combines luxury with accessibility.
Battery Wharf residences are Boston’s newest construction on the Waterfront located on Commercial Street, on the last developable pier across from the North End. Comprised of three mid-rise concrete buildings, six stories each with four residential floors, residences are beautifully appointed with hardwood floors, high end cabinetry, fixtures, stainless appliances and more. This full service condominium brings contemporary elegance yet a boutique feel, with waterfront views, private balconies and terraces, storage, valet garage parking, boat docks, common outdoor space overlooking the harbor and all the benefits of world-class hotel, the 150-room Fairmont Battery Wharf. Residents enjoy a private entry with direct access to the hotel, a doorman, concierge, on-premise fine dining, the Exhale® Mind Body Spa, dry cleaning, housekeeping, dog walking and business services. Nestled on the pier, yet steps from the lively historic North End and Waterfront restaurants and attractions, Battery Wharf offers a luxurious serene lifestyle with accessibility to all the city has to offer.