On the Market: 1572 Massachusetts Ave. #22, Cambridge

Near Harvard Square, tour a newly listed condo in the Bay State Building.

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1572 Massachusetts Ave. #22, Cambridge
Price: $569,000
Size: 840 square feet
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1

In walking distance of Harvard Square and Harvard Law School, a two-bedroom condo in the Bay State Building is on the market. The five-story building has 41 condos and was built in 1915. Henry A. Mears, a Boston architect, designed the building.

Unit 22 has blond hardwood floors, a wood-burning fireplace, high ceilings, and built-in shelving. According to the listing, the home boasts period details, but has plenty of modern amenities in the kitchen and bath. The living room includes a wall of bookshelves, a bay window, and the unit’s fireplace. The compact kitchen/dining area has a row of built-in cabinetry with wooden countertops, a sink, and an electric cooktop. The corner bedroom features large windows on adjacent walls.

The building has an elevator, a common roof deck with city views, a laundry room, and additional private storage for each unit.

Also worth noting: Boston-born writer Sylvia Plath lived in unit 4 of the Bay State Building while attending summer school at Harvard in 1954.

For information visit newenglandmoves.com or contact Marta Rodriguez-Gamboa, 617-835-1117.

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