There was a time in the not to distant past when the concept of Urban Living in Midtown Boston was considered a “trend” or “fad”.   We now know this is no longer the case.   Urban Living in Downtown Boston is desirable and here to stay.  Many “urbanists” will now argue that as Cities grow and suburbs decline…the line between Urban Living and Suburban living will continue to blur. Boston Condo living in Midtown  has become a “movement of lifestyle”.  More and more potential buyers of all ages seek out urban living to be surrounded by: work, live, and entertainment.

In an article entitled “The Fading Distinction Between City and Suburb” the author Richard Florida highlights interesting issues and details surrounding the trend towards a more urban Lifestyle.  If you have a chance, take the time to read through this interesting article.   Here are some bullet points taken for review:

Point 1

  •  The relationship between income and suburban ways of living are strongest in older and more industrial  metros that feature more single family housing

Point 2

  • The relationship between income and suburban ways of living is weaker in larger metro areas and cities where living density is higher and more affluent people live in Downtown Condos

Point 3

  • As the value of housing increases and commutes to urban cores becomes expensive and difficult, those with higher incomes live closer to the urban core in Downtown Condos

Point 4

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