While rowhouses, triple-deckers, townhouses and even traditional houses may be more common in Boston, there’s another option out there if you know where to look. If you’re open to loft-style living, you’re sure to find some fantastic properties in the city.
One good place to begin your search is the Leather District. The small neighborhood takes its name from the days when leather manufacturing was a major industry. When that shut down, it left behind several large brick buildings, some of which now house lofts.
Another place to search for lofts in Boston is Fort Point. This waterside area is home to some large warehouses, which were primarily used in the old days for storing goods taken off ships.
The story is similar in the North End. It…