Boston"s triple-deckers

by Boston Redevelopment Authority

Written in English
Cover of: Boston
Published: Downloads: 211
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Subjects:

  • Home ownership,
  • Housing,
  • Neighborhood,
  • Triple Deckers

About the Edition

...intended to point out the advantages of owning a triple decker; includes floor plans and estimates of costs; map shows location of triple decker neighborhoods; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection...

The Physical Object
Paginationunpaged; colored photos & illus., map
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25174319M

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Most triple deckers have almost identical dimensions. In New England it is estimated that over , triple decker units are in need of retrofitting to improve their energy efficiency. In Boston alone, there are 9, of these triple-decker homes, according to the Fraunhofer Institute as part of a report to the Massachusetts Technology. - Explore Soran Marlovic's board "Triple-Decker Curb Appeal" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Curb appeal, Decker, House styles.8 pins.   triple deckers are common throughout the whole state,from boston to pittsfield you will find these houses everywhere. i lived in one growing up . - Antique Giant Wooden Coffee Tea Pot Display from The Steaming Kettle Boston c. Sensational antique giant wooden lidded coffee pot used as a display at Bostons Government Center historic The Steaming Kettle, circa Beautiful patina! This great handcrafted piece was purchased at .

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Between and16, triple deckers housing aboutpeople sprang up in Boston. In Fall River, 4, of the city’s 17, structures are triple deckers.

Living in or near a New England triple decker, wrote The New York Times, was like hating the Yankees or skipping work on St. Patrick’s Day. “Boston’s Weed” was a nickname for triple deckers at that time. The Tenement House Act of was the weed-killer for certain towns – stopping growth at their borders.

By adopting the new law which prescribed specific zoning and multi-family restrictions, wealthier towns – like my own (Winchester), made building triple-deckers. In an age when “subsidy” is a four-letter word, Boston’s triple-deckers represent a market-rate affordability that remains elusive in other similarly strong markets.

Along with their smaller brethren, the double-deckers, they provide nearly 70 percent of the city’s affordable apartments for low-income households. Developers squeezed three-story wood-frame homes – Boston’s legendary triple-deckers – into narrow lots.

Now the cover photo for the Facebook page, these modest structures were multi-level stages. Deputy (Donald Holden: A Rise in the Boston Fire Department from Ffop to Deputy Book 5) - Kindle edition by Stapleton, Leo D.

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Newcomers to Boston are often surprised by the local love affair with our iconic “Triple Deckers.” They represent not only a practical housing style, but are also a part of Boston history that city officials and developers have worked hard to preserve and protect. Triple Deckers were introduced to house immigrants who arrived during the industrial revolution.

Here are five architectural elements to know when examining the anatomy of a three-decker (also called triple-deckers) in Boston and the New England area.

Prescott Townsend was a classic Boston Brahmin. He was born into Boston’s elite ingraduated from Harvard, and served in World War I. All signs pointed to a very conventional path through life, but Townsend’s trajectory would take him far from the arc followed by his contemporaries from the Cabot, Lowell, or Adams families.

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Description: xiiii, pages: illustrations ; 28 cm: Other Titles: Study of triple-deckers in Boston Triple-deckers in Boston: Responsibility. They line the roads of Boston’s streetcar suburbs, the hills of Worcester, and the streets of Providence.

Triple-deckers (or three-deckers, if you prefer) are a ubiquitous sight unique to New. Lets talk about triple-deckers. A lack of affordable housing in Boston still presents problems for thousands of working residents Housing Fellow*, Wandy Pascoal Assoc.

AIA, is looking at the New England triple-decker for solutions. Calling all triple-decker dwellers. Join one of our. Zillow has 5 homes for sale in Boston MA matching Triple Decker. View listing photos, review sales history, and use our detailed real estate filters to find the perfect place.

Boston's Troubled Triple-Deckers May Offer Opportunity~ They're a hallmark of vernacular architecture in Boston, Mass., and in other cities along the New England coast: the three-story structures that sprang up, shoulder to shoulder, to serve as worker housing during the region's industrial boom in the late s and early s.

Triple-deckers were constructed in large volumes along trolley lines in Dorchester, Mattapan, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, East Boston and other parts of Boston further from downtown. Many triple-deckers were also built in the neighboring cities of Cambridge and.

Staircases and Porches. With many Boston triple deckers more than a century old, things like staircases and porches have seen a lot of wear and tear — particularly outdoors. The jobs that need to be done here are numerous: steps will need to be repaired or replaced, sagging porches must be fortified and sometimes even reattached or replaced entirely, and when this is done, triple decker.

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Painting () by Alice Matzkin. Photo courtesy of Clifford’s Photography Now 50 years old, Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique was. Triple Decker; A New England Love Story. likes. Triple Decker, A New England Love Story, is a film in pre-production, about the three floor tenement, unique primarily to parts of urban New England.

While most triple deckers are flat-roofed, some have a gabled roof. All decker styles feature porches in front — and often in back — as well as cornices, carvings, and columns.

Aside from these features, triple deckers often have large floor plans and built-ins that include. stained glass windows; china cabinets, and ; gleaming hardwood floors. Open House.

MLS Number Multi-Family 3 Family; Next Open House: Sat 12/5 pm. to pm. Total Parking Spaces 4; Bathroom 4; MLS Status Active; Stately is an understatement. This MASSIVE Brick mansion of yesteryear was converted into a three family creates the perfect opportunity for an Owner Occupant to live for years to come in the this HUGE bi-level 5.

Pat Falco's latest public installation in the Seaport takes the form of a full-scale mock up and shifts it to a triple decker.

(Jesse Costa/WBUR) This article is more than 1 year old. Walking. Leo D. Stapleton continues his compelling tribute to the courage and dedication of the members of the Boston Fire Department and ultimately to all members of the fire service.

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In the ensuing years, triple-deckers have come to describe the character of a neighborhood, whether in Boston or New Bedford. Dennis Lehane, author of “Mystic” featured these homes much like characters in his book (and in the subsequent film directed by Clint Eastwood).

Between and last year, median prices for triple-deckers dropped a staggering 50 percent to $, while prices for other properties sagged. The price of triple-deckers has fallen much more than that of single-family homes and condominiums, said Tony Giacalone, owner of Tony’s Realty in East Boston.In the Greater Boston Housing Report Card, researchers at Northeastern University found that “millennials are doubling, tripling, and quadrupling up in triple deckers.” Student housing data show that multi-family housing in Boston is increasingly being occupied by undergraduates and graduate students alike, with s living in.

His essay, “The Menace of the Triple Decker," said it all: “ [U]nless we take some action we shall deteriorate our land values and buildings, and .