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A park over the Pike in Chinatown? Boston officials are looking into it.

The city won a federal grant to study a new park over the Mass. Turnpike and rail lines in Chinatown, knitting together an urban fabric torn apart in the 1960s.

Beacon Street town house across from Boston Common sold for more than $28 million

The property at 56 Beacon St. has six bedrooms, six and a half bathrooms, and more than 9,500 square feet of interior space.

High interest rates are keeping the Greater Boston housing market down this spring

Sales and prices have both fallen since this time last year, while mortgage rates have roughly doubled.

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Sale of prime Newton real estate is forcing the closure of a Catholic School: ‘Sacrificing the future’

At the center of the controversy: An aging group of Franciscan sisters who own the land and whose decision to sell the property will force the 7th- through 12th-grade girls school to close in June.

BPDA approves big projects in Nubian Square, Allston-Brighton

An apartment tower on the site of the former Boston Skating Club site and a 12-story laboratory facing the Massachusetts Turnpike were among the green-lit projects.

A developer proposed housing in Peabody. To stop it, the city bought the land.

The city will pay $7.2 million for the 80-acre parcel, with plans to maintain it as an open space, instead of allowing a large-scale housing development to move forward.

Towns that defy new MBTA housing law could face state legal action, Campbell says

Attorney General Andrea Campbell's warning comes as a number of communities have openly balked at the new rules.

Wynn Resorts buys Everett power plant site. Is a Revs stadium on the Mystic next?

The gaming operator closed a deal to acquire 45-acre site across Broadway from its casino, where Everett’s mayor envisions an entertainment district, perhaps anchored by a soccer stadium.