-Live/Work Space

Artist Live/Work Units for SALE

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Artist Live/Work Units for RENT

At:  Factory 63

Affordable Rental Opportunity


63 Melcher St, Boston MA 02210

• Close to South Station

• Newly Rehabbed Building

• Washer/Dryer included

(9) Affordable Units Available at 70% AMI

# of Units     Unit size                         Rent

4                Innovation Studio          $1,061

5*             Live/Work 1 Bed + Den $1,237

Maximum Income per Household Size:

HH size                       70% of area median incom

1                                     $47,900

2                                    $54,750

3                                     $61,600

4                                     $68,450

Households may request an application 

Applications may be picked up in person at

Factory 63

63 Melcher Street, Boston MA 02210

or can be sent via email or USPS upon request

 Asset, Use & Occupancy Restrictions apply

*Preference for 2 accessible units to disabled households requiring wheelchair accessible units

*Preference for BRA Certified Artists for 5 live/work units

Preference for Boston Residents

Units available for immediate occupancy upon approval

For more info or reasonable accommodations,

Call Jessica Ryan, Greystar

(617) 443-0100

Equal Housing Opportunity


Floorplans for Artist Preference Units







At: Oliver Lofts

Mission Hill. 166 Terrace Street

Now Occupied!  The building is 100% full but you can apply for the waiting list by calling 617-879-1620. 


At:  Walter Baker Lofts

Dorchester. 1231 Adams Street, Boston, MA 02124.

Rent Range: $950-1050/month

Developer: Keen Development Corp.

Richard A. Williams, CPM
Paradigm Partners, Inc.
PO Box 887
Westwood, MA 02090
617-349-1100 – Phone

617-349-1111 – Fax

877-853-9237 – Toll Free

617-209-2299 – Direct Dial

Recently restored administration building of the Walter Baker Chocolate Company. Originally built in 1919, this building is now home to 13 artist live/work spaces organized around a three-story sky lit atrium gallery. Lofts feature newly appointed kitchen and bath, central A/C, large windows, lots of natural light, and on-site laundry and gallery space in a well-established and professionally managed all-artist building. Walking distance to T and shops. The building is equipped with an elevator and is fully handicapped accessible. Lofts range from 669 square feet to 969 square feet in size. Prospective residents must be BRA certified artists and must meet some moderate income guidelines.

At:  Midway Studios

Fort Point. 15 Channel Street, Boston, MA 02210

Rent Range: $765-3,329/month

Developer: Fort Point Development Collaborative

Contact info:   Jennifer Zarrella

617.946.4630     http://www.midwaystudiosboston.com/

Completed in spring 2005, Midway Studios comprises approximately 200,000 square feet in three contiguous warehouse buildings located at 15 Channel Center Street. The 89 artist live/work studios, located on floors two through six of Midway Studios, are designed to accommodate a broad range of working styles. The first floor houses dramatic two story spaces and arts-related businesses.  Rents for the live/work units are at different levels, with 36 units priced below-market for 3 income categories.  All units are rented only to households that include a BRA certified artist.

At:  Dartmouth Hotel

Roxbury. 49 Warren Street, Boston, MA 02119

Rent Range: call for updated information

Developer: Nuestra Comunidad Development Corp.

Contact Info:  Winn


Located at the southern gateway into Dudley Square, the Dartmouth Hotel building houses 65 rental residential units, including 6 rental lofts (year-long leases) that have two levels, providing a separation between live and work space. These live/work spaces average 1,085 square feet including the mezzanine level. 10,700 square feet of neighborhood commercial space fill the first floor of the building, which was completed in 2005. The Dudley Square Station bus terminal is right next door, taking you anywhere you need to go in the City of Boston.

At:  The Distillery

516 East Second Street, South Boston


Contact Info:   Bill Stroud


This existing artist community has long served artists with work-only and live/work space, including multiple galleries and creative industry business space. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2011 on a new adjacent “green” building that will include 3 artist live/work units and a gallery.