The development team that had hoped to put a 7-story, 24-unit condo building dubbed Mandell Montrose on the corner of Commonwealth and Fairview streets appears to have given up entirely on that effort now: 3 days ago, the property — which includes the house-turned-leasing-office pictured above — was listed for sale at a price of $2.6 million. It’s the second condo project that failed to get off this particular ground in the past 2 years. The seller Midtown Uptown Development Partners picked up on the site after a different developer’s plans to put an 8-story building called Flats on Fairview there fell through.
The good news is that this porch view from the adjacent house remains totally unobstructed:
Absent previous signage — which appeared to have fallen off the 1920s-era building last summer — it’s starting to look a little more like the shady 3-bedroom home it was originally:
Up for a swim?
Combined with the 12,000-sq.-ft. vacant plot on the corner, the parcel taken up by the house brings the total acreage of what’s for sale to just over 0.4.
- 2312 Commonwealth St. [HAR]
- Previously on Swamplot: Mandell Montrose Leasing Office Shutters Next to Vacant Lot Where Midrise Hasn’t Risen; New Condo Midrise Signs, Terrifying Midrise Art Pop Up in the Wake of the Flatlined Flats on Fairview