John A Keith, Boston Magazine

John A Keith

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Past articles by John:

The Days Are Numbered for the Cornerstone Pub in South Boston

The owners of the Cornerstone Pub & Restaurant filed a Letter of Intent with the Boston Redevelopment Authority on Monday informing the agency of its plans to tear down the restaurant and bar. → Read More

Brighton May Get a Housing Project for Veterans

The Brighton Marine Health Center is proposing to build a new apartment complex off of Commonwealth Avenue in Brighton. → Read More

City Council Is Not Pleased with Anwar Faisal

By many accounts, Anwar Faisal is a crummy landlord. He's been called before the Boston Housing Court 31 times since 2009. → Read More

Tall Towers Proposed for Waterfront Next to Other Tall Towers

Donald Chiofaro released new renderings of two mixed-use towers he is proposing for Boston's Waterfront. → Read More

Greater Boston Home Values Will Remain Depressed for Another Two Years

Although many of Boston's neighborhoods are experiencing a real estate boom, prices in the larger metropolitan area remain depressed, according to Zillow. → Read More

In Beacon Hill, Sidewalk Talk Gets Heated

The meeting was about handicap ramps, a topic that has pitted the city against residents and neighbors against neighbors for the past three years, ever since the city first announced plans to install the concrete slabs all over Beacon Hill. → Read More

Cool New Maps Show How People Get Around Boston

The makers of an activities-tracking iPhone app have used a ton of data to show how users in different cities are getting around. → Read More

A Mixed-Use Project in Mission Hill Is Moving Forward

A Boston non-profit organization is planning to replace a long-vacant, two-acre site in Mission Hill with a 305,000-square-foot mixed-use development. → Read More

South Boston's Old Colony Housing Project Is Being Reborn

To understand the changes that South Boston has undergone during the past several decades one only need visit the Old Colony public housing project. → Read More

Check Out Renderings of the Proposed Harbor Garage Towers

Developer Don Chiofaro unveiled plans on Wednesday for a pair of towers to be built on what is now the Harbor Garage, located on Atlantic Avenue in Boston. → Read More

Notorious Boston Nightclub Gets New Life as Apartments

The Cotton Club, the site of a 1933 gangland slaying, is going to be turned into nine rental units. → Read More

Boston Condo Prices Increased Another 12 Percent in May

According to The Warren Group the median sales price of a condo in Boston rose 12.59 percent in May, even as the number of sales dropped by 19.19 percent. → Read More

Why Would Anyone Spend $3,000 Renting a One-Bedroom Apartment?

There are plenty of people in Boston who can afford to pay $3,000—even $4,000—to rent a one-bedroom apartment in the city; in fact, there are thousands of them. → Read More

Massive Roxbury Mixed-Use Project Headed Straight Toward Defeat

Parcel 3 is an 8-acre piece of land on Tremont Street in Roxbury with one of the longest tortured histories of any undeveloped parcel in the city of Boston. → Read More

Archdiocese of Boston Lists South End Church for Sale

The Holy Trinity (German) Church was listed for sale on Tuesday by Colliers International. The Roman Catholic church, located on Shawmut Avenue in the South End, is owned by the Archdiocese of Boston, which closed the church in 2008 and deconsecrated it in 2012. → Read More

Condominiums to Rise on Site of Cocoanut Grove Fire

On November 28, 1942, the Cocoanut Grove fire killed 492 patrons. Now, condos are going up on the site. → Read More

Norman Leventhal Park Honored Dubbed a 'Great Public Space'

Not only is it praise for the park; it's the recognition of a lifetime of contributions from one of Boston's great visionaries. → Read More

First New 'Seaport Crossing' Condos Hit the Market

The Seaport District is undergoing dramatic changes, with office towers and apartment buildings springing up seemingly overnight. → Read More

The Positives and Minuses of Boston's New Luxury Apartment Buildings

If real estate is all about location, location, location, then why choose one of these over the others? → Read More

Boston Condos Are Selling at Full Asking Price

As we move toward summer, it's a good time to stop to take a look at the state of the real estate market for Boston condos. → Read More