156 Porter Street #151

Converted 2 years ago and subsequently customized, this unit is one of 217 in a professionally managed building with high owner-occupancy.
A wall of northeast-facing windows fill the space with natural light.

Built into the soffit, above the windows (60849, Porter_156_255-05.jpg, "A wall of northeast-facing windows fill the space with natural light.

Built into the soffit, above the windows (10487, East3rd_618_1-12.jpg, "A wall of open shelving is a great design feature of the stairs leading down to the lower-level living area.
Original warehouse details include the 14' concrete ceilings and flared concrete columns, recalling this building's industrial past.
The loft is distinguished by unique custom finishes including shelving units, closet built-ins and sleek cherry wood casework.
'An open linear kitchen has been completely remodeled with plenty of upper + lower cabinets.'
Additional kitchen improvements include bright recessed task lighting and upgraded stainless steel appliances including brands such as GE + Bosch.
A 4-burner gas oven/range with an over-the-range microwave complement the kitchen design.
The black granite backsplash and stainless steel counter creates a kitchen workspace as beautiful as it is functional.
A solid open staircase rises to the mezzanine level above the kitchen/bathroom.
Custom-built casework provides numerous storage solutions throughout the mezzanine.
The staircase + mezzanine platform creates a pass through to the rest of the loft's amenities, e.g. (4065, Friend_165_5-17.jpg, "The staircase design is discretely set-back from the adjoining main space.
'An integrated shelving unit is located by the bathroom entrance.'
'The bathroom features bamboo flooring
'Adjoining the bathroom is a walk-in utility closet
The tub/shower unit with subway-style tub surround is complete with sliding glass doors.
Another design feature of the bathroom is the built-in storage/linen closet.
Wall space by the entrance to the loft provides plenty of room for a coat rack and/or free-standing coat closet.
The bathroom and mezzanine level build-out creates a sleeping alcove big enough to accommodate a king-size bed with side tables.
The sleeping alcove is further defined by a custom-built open closet system.
The entrance to the unit from the 1st floor common area hallway.
Common area hallways are carpeted for noise mitigation.

All common areas throughout the building are ventilated and heated.
'Each floor is accessed via 2 high-speed elevators from the lobby and a 3rd
The common function room can be used by residents for social gatherings and condo association meetings.
The common function room features a kitchen area.
Adjoining the function room are two restrooms for common use.
Restrooms are large enough to accommodate disabled access.
Two glass doors lead out onto the common roof deck.
The roof deck is shared by all residents of the Porter 156 Lofts.
Boston's city skyline is a spectacular backdrop to the views over East Boston.
The lobby elevator bay is carpeted and features stainless steel elevator doors.

Please Note: A $400 security deposit is required for all move-ins, which is returned after move-in.
The impressive scale of the Porter 156 lobby doubles as great gallery space.
Adjoining the lobby is the building's mail room.
The mail room features secure off-street mailboxes.
Adjacent to the mail room is the management office with an on-site building manager.
The exposed concrete ceilings and supporting columns lend industrial chic to the Porter 156 lofts.
The aluminum and glass entrance provides a dramatic 1st impression to the inner lobby.
The building's outer lobby features a secure digital intercom system.
The front entrance to the Porter 156 loft condominiums.
A ring-road allows residents and guests to pull up close to the lobby entrance for convenient pick-up and drop-offs.
One (1) off-street, outdoor parking space is deeded to this unit — #164.

Additional outdoor parking spaces may be available for the residents at Porter 156.
The east end of the building allows residents to exit via the Embassy Suite Hotel, which offers a shuttle service to Boston's Logan Airport.
Square Footage: 939 SF± = Unit Footprint

Please Note:

The mezzanine level build-out, with its additional usable square footage (233862, Macallen_Building_714-55.jpg, "Square Footage: 943 - 1886 SF±
Duplex + Triplex floor plans

Please Note:

This floor plan is for Unit #714, the MODEL UNIT depicted in the above pictorial. The unit is currently not available.

Date Sold: June 1st, 2005
  • 1st Floor Unit, Porter Street Loft
  • 1BR/1BA + Mezzanine
  • 939 SF±

Condo Fees: $201/mo. includes water + sewer, C.A.M., master insurance, snow removal and landscaping.

R.E. Taxes: $1,612.60/FYR2007 with residential exemption.

  • 1 Deeded Off-Street Space
  • Pet Friendly Building
  • Common Roof Deck