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Construction begins on teeny-tiny apartments in Seaport

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Gerding Edlen has broken ground on a new 202-unit apartment building on A Street near Fort Point.

But they’re not just any apartments. Some of them will be super-duper small, around 400 feet, designed to keep prices down for future Innovation District employees. It’s a great idea and most welcomed.

Still, it’s not necessarily a unique idea, if you’ve ever seen one of those tiny apartments/condos in more established neighborhoods in Boston, Cambridge and Somerville. Some are even smaller than 400 feet. The big difference, though: the A Street abodes will be brand new and, hopefully, without the creaking pipes, hissing radiators, paper-thin walls, ancient 1940s electrical wiring, etc.

File under: Think Small (sometimes)

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  1. JP
    Comment by JP | 07/27/12 at 5:49 am

    Great idea, settle for a smaller apartment and cut down on rent! You can find more tips on cutting down on rent here: http://blog.padmatcher.com/?p=77

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