86 South Street #3A

11½ foot-high ceilings and the open floor plan add to this loft's sense of space + light.
A unique materials palette, including wood (44866, East1st_881_103-05.jpg, "A unique materials palette has been employed to build-out the loft's open shelving systems + casework.
One such partitioning wall separates a home office from the main living space.
Alternatively, the home office could serve as a possible private study or TV room.
The midday sun bounces along the rooftops of the historic buildings along South Street.
'Looking up South Street across the Rose Kennedy Greenway to the Financial District beyond.'
Hardwood floors have been stained, polished and preserved throughout.
Central heating and air conditioning are ducted throughout the loft.

Additional ventilation is provided by a twin-rotor ceiling fan.
Custom-built framing and casework delineate the kitchen/dining area without closing it off from the main space.
A heavy duty Wolf integrated oven/range with griddle + broiler module complements the Sub-Zero refrigerator.

Other appliances include a dishwasher + disposal and a microwave oven.
The kitchen pass-through opens to the dinning area and allows natural light to filter through to the kitchen workspace.
Adjoining the dining area is the entrance to the 1st-of-2 sleeping areas.
The main sleeping area is large enough to accommodate a king-size bed with side tables.
'The centerpiece of the main sleeping area is the decorative picture window with sitting banquet.'
The picture window is flanked by two louvered windows, whose glass slats can be tilted open for greater airflow.

A short hallway between both sleeping areas provides access to a full bathroom.
The bathroom also houses a custom-built laundry hamper and linen closet.
'The bathroom can be accessed via a 2nd door opening from the 2nd/guest sleeping area.'
'The 2nd/guest sleeping area currently doubles as the loft''s TV room.'
The 2nd/guest sleeping room also features custom-built casework and a large storage closet.
Picture windows set into the partitioning wall allow natural light to flow through into the 2nd/guest sleeping area.
The concrete wrapped columns and the painted brick + beams lend industrial charm to the unique design of the space.
The loft has been sound-proofed with noise mitigating insulation and sheetrock between the beams.
10 deep-cut windows band this loft's corner exposure filling the space with natural light.
Adjacent to the entrance of the loft is a coat closet and a half-bathroom, for the convenience of friends + guests.
Ceci n'est pas une toilette.

(With apologies to Réné Magritte)
The entrance to the loft from the 3rd floor semi-private hallway.
The semi-private 3rd floor hallway is shared with only one other neighboring unit and has space to accommodate additional storage.
Access to the loft is via the common area stairwell featuring the original steel decking and cast iron balustrade.
A walk-up to the 5th floor reveals the building's common coin-operated laundry and access to the common roof deck.
'At over 900 SF± this is 1-of-3 common roof decks unique to the Leather District loft condominium buildings.'
The office towers of Boston's Financial District provide a spectacular backdrop to the roof-deck views.
The roof-top vista dominates the southern sky behind the Leather District.
With 360° views, the common roof deck is an ideal residential outdoor retreat.
The front entrance to the building features an intercom buzzer system.
The wide stairwell makes for easy moving in.
'Located on the corner of South + East Streets
The building entrance lobby also includes secure off-street mailboxes.

Date Rented: October 15th, 2011
  • 3rd Floor Unit, Leather District Loft
  • 2BR/1½BA floor plan
  • 1700 SF±
    Date Sold: December 1st, 2016
    • 3rd Floor Unit, Leather District Loft
    • 2BR/1½BA floor plan
    • 1700 SF±