Wednesday, May 6, 2015

In condo plan, a high style at street level

Pricey ‘little houses’ in South End to test appeal to buyers

Elkus Manfredi Architects
A rendering shows the entrance on Traveler Street
with the maisonette units on the ground floor.

By Globe Correspondent 
As a rule of thumb, the most desirable condominiums are perched high in the sky, offering panoramic views and an elevator ride to the ground floor.

But a developer in the South End, emboldened by the city’s red-hot housing market, plans to bring the idea of luxury living down to earth. Condo buyers, meet the maisonette.

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