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Vendome



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About Vendome

160 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

Boston Neighborhood

Boston

Completed in 1872

110 Residences

The Vendome has Back Bay’s premier address overlooking Commonwealth Avenue. Originally built in 1872 for Colonel J.W. Walcott, it was the first large commercial structure to be constructed in the Back Bay for the staggering sum of $1,000,000. In 1882, three years after Thomas Edison invented the incandescent bulb; it had the additional distinction of being the first commercial building in Boston to install electric lighting and one of only three hotels in the United States to be lighted electrically.

Today the building consists of 110 residential condo units. Units feature 11 ft ceilings, 8 ft solid doors, decorative fireplaces, classic columns, Waterwork kitchen and bath accessories and appliances, and central air and heating systems. There is a 24hr doorman as well as concierge services. This is a pet friendly community.

Luxury Condo Features:

Many units feature 11 ft ceilings, 8 ft solid doors
Decorative fireplaces
Classic columns
Waterwork kitchen
Bath accessories and appliances
Central air
Heating systems

Luxury Building Features:

24/7 doorman and concierge services
Two elevators and on site management

Luxury Neighborhood Features:

Public Transportation: Copley (Green Line)
Parks / Green Space: Boston Common, Boston Public Gardens
Restaurants and Shopping: The Prudential Shopping Center, Copley Place, Papa-Razzi, Joe’s American Grill, Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar, The Met Back Bay, Thai Basil Restaurant

Walk Score: 99 (Walker’s Paradise)
Transit Score: 98 (Rider’s Paradise)
Bike Score: 88 (Very Bikeable)

Luxury Buildings Nearby:

Neighboring luxury buildings include 330 Beacon Street, The Prince, Exeter Towers Apartments, 180 Beacon Street, 100 Beacon Street, Zero Marlborough

*All details are informational and subject to change. Buyers & Renters should do their own due diligence in confirming pertinent facts before buying or renting a condo. Call to speak to an agent today – 617-262-2600!

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