Peek inside the South End church being turned into high-end condos

2015.09.21 Finegold Alexander Interior Rendering -upper unit living rm
Published in RealEstate a site on September 23, 2015
By Justine Hofherr, staff

New renderings of the South End church-turned-condo, “The Lucas,” show an interior just as impressive as the soaring eight-story glass-and-steel exterior.

Once the site of the 19th century Holy Trinity German Church, 136 Shawmut Avenue will eventually house 33 luxury condos, a gym, and garage parking. The property is being developed by South End-based New Boston Ventures in tandem with architect James Alexander of Finegold Alexander Architects, and is expected to be completed around fall 2016.

A peek inside The Lucas:

Finegold Alexander_New Interior Renderings - The Lucas


The homes will range from one to four bedrooms, and are priced from the mid $600,000s up to $4 million. Sounds pricey, but homebuyers get direct elevator access, a private library, and a little piece of history. Built in 1874, many of the church’s Gothic-style features, like its 110-foot steeple and puddingstone façade, will be refurbished and kept intact.

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