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Top 20 Boston Luxury Apartment Buildings for 2021

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There is a wide array of beautiful luxury apartments in Boston, and it can be hard to sort through them all to find your perfect home. Whether you want to live in the heart of Downtown Boston or a little further out in the Greater Boston Area, there is a high-end option for you. Luckily, we have pulled together a list of our favorite Boston luxury apartment buildings and highlighted what makes each of them unique to help you decide.

The Sudbury

The Sudbury Apartments

There is something for everyone in this chic apartment in the heart of Bulfinch Crossing. Sudbury Apartments offers units from studios to three-bedroom apartments, all with stunning views and ultra-modern amenities. Watch the Boston skyline from the roof deck, enjoy the state-of-the-art fitness center, or take a swim at the resort-style pool. It can all be yours, and more, at Sudbury Apartments. Do not forget about the amazing location in the North End, near some of the city’s greatest restaurants, local coffee shops, and historic destinations.

No matter what size apartment you choose, you will get a sleek living space decked out with the latest cabinetry, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, and upscale bath fixtures. If you want a little extra luxury, some of the apartments have wine refrigerators or fireplaces. One of Sudbury Apartments’ most appealing features are the impressive open floor plans and huge windows. You’ll feel right at home in the light and airy space.

Gables Seaport

Gables Seaport

Enjoy the vibrant Seaport neighborhood at the pet-friendly Gables Seaport. Here you’ll be treated to a chic nautical theme to call back Boston’s iconic history in all of the building’s units, from studios to five-bedroom apartments. Each apartment brings elements of Bostonian history, from the shaker cabinetry and chestnut floors to nautically- inspired fixtures and chic color schemes. The high-design concept of the building marries historical details with modern touches, like stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, and rainfall showerheads.

The Gables Seaport sets itself apart from the rest with style and substance. Residents can enjoy access to top-of-the-line amenities like onsite parking, bicycle storage, and a cold storage room, and a warm sense of community. Gables Seaport emphasizes a neighborly feel with its communal spaces, like the resident clubroom with a co- working area and recreation, an amenity deck, a catering kitchen, and a pool deck. You will find everything you need here and in the surrounding buzzy Seaport area.

One Canal Apartments

One Canal Apartment Homes

Offering stunning views, smart technology, and versatile apartments, One Canal is the best of apartment and penthouse living. In each of the 12 residence styles you’ll find modern kitchens with soft-close cabinets and drawers, stainless steel appliances, a dishwasher, and Quartz countertops. Throughout all the units, there’s smart home tech to make life easier, plus washers, dryers, wood-style floors, and walk-in closets. If you opt for a penthouse apartment, you’ll find everything available in a residence plus luxe high ceilings, designer touches in the kitchen, and stylish bathrooms.

One Canal also boasts a great range of amenities for community members. As a resident, you can enjoy perks like a pet friendly living space, 24-hour concierge service, cold storage for grocery delivery, and garage parking. You can also benefit from community spaces like the yoga studio, outdoor grilling station, spin studio, rooftop deck and pool, outdoor fireplace lounge, and 24/7 fitness center. All this can be yours at One Canal’s fantastic location in the heart of the historic North End.

Montaje Apartments

Montaje Apartments

The sleek high-rise lifestyle is here in Assembly Row. The flexible apartments at Montaje deliver on all things chic and luxurious. Each of the apartments include quartz countertops, custom pendant lighting, 12-foot ceilings, GE stainless steel kitchen appliances, walk-in closets, Juliet balconies, and jaw dropping city views. The flexible floorplans let you choose between any set up from a studio to a three-bedroom apartment with different styles and finishes to suit your tastes or needs. You will also be able to join the community at Montaje with their 24/7 gym (including a yoga studio and a spinning studio equipped with online classes), an artist’s space, a media room, and lounge featuring a billiard’s table. Their outdoor space is immaculate with barbecues and a gorgeous pool.

On top of all that, the surrounding area in Assembly Row is a great place to call home. You’ll be conveniently located in Somerville with easy access to the city whenever you need it. Enjoy a cosmopolitan lifestyle with access to the T, shopping, restaurants, and entertainment right outside your doors. You will get the ultimate in luxury living at this pet-friendly apartment.

345 Harrison

345 Harrison

Join the vibrant community in the up-and-coming South End at the luxurious 345 Harrison. With spaces ranging from studios to 3-bedroom apartments, the pet-friendly 345 Harrison has something for everyone. Community members get exclusive access to the building’s perks, like a fitness center, a sky deck, co-working areas, a pool, conference rooms, and media lounge, all in a great location near Boston’s Restaurant Row. To make your life a breeze, other services include a 24- hour concierge with 24-hour package pickup, bicycle storage, an on-site CVS, and a residents-only app to provide help whenever you need it.

In your own apartment, you will have top-of-the-line living. Each living space has a chef-caliber kitchen with granite countertops, Italian cabinetry, and stainless- steel appliances. Throughout the apartments you will find luxe California closets, wood plank flooring, washers and dryers, premium bathroom fixtures, a terrace or balcony, and stunning views of the city. When you step outside of the apartment building, you will find some of Boston’s hottest restaurants and bars, plus galleries exhibiting some of the best Bostonian art. You cannot beat the location and style of 345 Harrison.

Twenty 20 Apartments


If you are looking for an apartment building to meet your sophisticated style and deliver impeccable attention to detail, Twenty20 is the place for you. Twenty20 exudes luxury across the high- end apartments and the upscale community amenities. The best part is that all of this is wrapped up in one convenient location in Cambridge, right next to the Charles and near the Lechmere and Community College T stations.

In the building, you will find modern amenities like a rooftop terrace, a fully outfitted fitness center, a yoga deck, a serenity courtyard, a bike garage, a community cafe, and a library space. Exclusive services like a 24-hour concierge, complimentary moving assistance, an EZRide Shuttle, and storage units are available to residents at no extra cost. In the apartments themselves, you will find stylish trimmings throughout the kitchen, bathroom, and bedrooms. Each apartment comes with Quartz countertops, oversized windows, modern-style kitchens, contemporary stainless- steel appliances, Bosch washers and dryers, and premium carpeting in the bedrooms. Get the best of upscale Bostonian life in this stylish apartment.

Van Ness Apartments

Van Ness

Enjoy Boston from Van Ness’ upscale perch in the exciting Fenway neighborhood. You’ll be able to count locales like Fenway Park, the renowned Emerald Necklace Park, the Museum of Fine Arts, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum as your neighbors when you live in one of the best luxury apartment buildings in Boston. Not to mention the great restaurant scene around Fenway and Kenmore with an eclectic offering of the city’s best food destinations, from New American to Japanese.

Luxury lives at Van Ness with modern living spaces and convenient amenities. In their pet-friendly studios and one-bedroom apartments, you’ll find all the trimmings you expect from an upscale building. Apartments come with great views of the city, stainless steel appliances, designer granite countertops, washers and dryers, and central air conditioning. Each individualized apartment has its own flair, with some providing high ceilings and walk-in closets. When you step out of your home, you will be able to join the Van Ness community on the rooftop lounge, in the tv lounge, in the fitness center, or in the gaming center. As a member, you’ll have access to services like a pet spa, concierge, 24-hour maintenance, and package receiving. It’s everything you need in one stylish package.

Radian Boston


Elegant, modern design meets flexible living at the Radian. Its stunning and stylish interiors are just one of the draws to this convenient apartment building that calls Chinatown home. Offering units from studios to three-bedrooms, there’s something for everyone in their unique apartments. No matter what you choose, you’ll be treated to light and airy spaces with huge windows, sleek design touches, wood floors, and expansive interiors. In the professional grade kitchens, you will find top-of-the-line appliances, modern cabinetry, and quartz countertops.

As a member of the Radian community, you can join your neighbors at Resident’s Lounge, media rooms, or multipurpose fitness center, complete with virtual training programs. If that’s not enough, Radian offers unmatched service to its residents with on-site parking, a 24/7 concierge program, and a host of other services. Step outside of the building and you’ll be treated to great views of the Rose Kennedy Greenway and quick walks to nearby sights. The Financial District, Chinatown, and the Leather District are only steps away with amazing restaurants, arts, and culture to offer.

Velo Forest Hill


Find the home that fits your life at Velo. This Forest Hills charmer offers flexible spaces, including studios and units up to three-bedrooms. Their more premium living spaces offer gorgeous city views, walk-in closets, and private balconies. Even if you opt for a standard apartment, you will still get the luxe treatment with contemporary oversized windows for natural light, an in-unit washer and dryer, wood-style flooring, and serene spa-style bathrooms. In the kitchen, a stylish cooking space awaits with soft-close Italian cabinets, stainless steel appliances, open shelving, and white quartz countertops.

The stylish vibe of your apartment will follow you into the community spaces. You will have access to top-of-the-line amenities like a community clubhouse, tv lounge, community garden, fully equipped fitness center, outdoor grills, and more. Join Velo’s friendly neighborhood and enjoy services like 24-hour maintenance, curated resident activities, package lockers, free wi-fi in community spaces, and secured entry throughout the property. Make Velo your home and enjoy all these great amenities in a stylish living space.



Following its namesake, Serenity is designed with comfort and luxury in mind. Conveniently located just a block away from the beautiful Emerald Necklace, the residences at Serenity bring peace of mind to your living space. Enjoy easy access to Hyde Square or the rest of Boston with the Green Line just steps away from these sleek apartments.

In the building, you’ll be able to access the luxe amenities Serenity offers. Hit the fitness center whenever it fits your schedule, enjoy the pool and outdoor lounge, walk around the private courtyard, or hang out in the resident lounge with your neighbors. The building’s impressive services include 24/7 concierge, direct-access garage parking, and stellar property management from Greystar. When it comes time to enter your apartment, you’ll be treated to a pet-friendly space with elegant tile flooring, stone countertops, and oversized windows to let in the natural light. The contemporary kitchens boast stainless steel appliances, open shelving, wooden cabinetry, and tile backsplashes. Each unit, whether you pick a studio or up to three-bedrooms, comes with a washer and dryer to make life easier at Serenity.

The Kensington

The Kensington

Call buzzy downtown Boston home at The Kensington without sacrificing style and luxury. Choose from multiple floor plans, from a studio to a two-bedroom apartment, and get the best of high-end living. Each of the units in this LEED-certified building offer eco-conscious living without sacrificing style. There is a contemporary feel throughout the building, but you can especially feel it in the apartments. Each one comes with huge windows, walk-in closets, high ceilings, oak hardwood flooring, a washer and dryer, and contemporary lighting fixtures. In the kitchen, you will find recycled glass countertops, European-style flat panel cabinets, a chef’s sink, and GE stainless steel appliances for a stylish finish.

Outside of your living space, you will have access to a state-of-the-art fitness center, a community working space with complimentary coffee, a yoga studio, a game room, a pool deck and outdoor space, and a pet spa and pet relief area. Along with all of these great amenities, residents can enjoy complimentary luxury services as a member of the Kensington community.

Alyx at Echelon

The Alyx at Echelon Seaport

Joining Boston’s iconic skyline is the impressive architecture of Alyx Apartments. Here you’ll find an impeccable blend of historic inspiration and modern execution, just like the city itself. Located in the buzzy Seaport neighborhood, the internationally renown Kohn Pedersen Fox architects modeled the chic glass building off of the famous Bostonian Victorian brownstones. You’ll find historic touches like this throughout the living spaces with a warm and inviting living room atmosphere in the common areas and great amenities like the innovation room for co- working. As a resident, you can enjoy the standard luxury amenity offerings here with a well-equipped fitness center, outdoor roof pool, family play center, dog park, and a resident lounge.

When you’re ready to pick an apartment, you’ll have a choice from a studio unit up to a three-bedroom apartment, including penthouse offerings. All the living spaces offer ultra- modern appliances, a balcony or a terrace, custom kitchens with Italian cabinetry and Caesarstone countertops, and light-filled open spaces. Find the best of both worlds at Alyx with a stylish apartment nestled in one of Boston’s hottest neighborhoods.

Church Park Apartments

Church Park

Live the luxe life in upscale Back Bay at Church Park’s high-design apartments. This modern apartment prides itself in being a comfortable living space for 21st century life. Everything is convenient here, from the 24-hour concierge and garage parking to the fitness classes and outdoor grills on the roof. Residents can enjoy top-of-the-line amenities like a penthouse community room and nearby shopping at this convenient Back Bay apartment.

If you need flexible options for your living space, Church Park can meet your needs with an array of floorplans. For those with smaller needs, there’s studios and one-bedroom units available. If you want a little more room to stretch out, there’s one-bedroom apartments with dens for extra space or opt for a two-bedroom place. Their most luxe option is the two-bedroom unit with a terrace so you can enjoy fresh air without leaving your home. No matter what you choose, you’ll get a stylish living space with plenty of square footage and lots of closet space. All this can be yours when you join the Church Park community.

Lofts at Atlantic Wharf

The Lofts at Atlantic Wharf Apartments

Stunning views and luxe amenities are yours at The Lofts at Atlantic Wharf. The waterview lofts are the perfect place to call home, no matter what kind of living space you’re looking for. With options ranging from studios to two-bedroom apartments, there’s something for everyone. Each of their upscale apartments includes everything you need for modern living. The pet friendly units come with stylish slate gray ash hardwood flooring, ceilings over 10’ high, and glossy white finishes. In the kitchen, you will find stainless steel KitchenAid and Liebherr appliances, soft-closing cabinets, and under-cabinet lighting. Each apartment comes with a pre-installed tv and a washer and dryer so you can feel at home from your first day.

One of The Lofts’ best features is its stunning waterfront location. Located on the Fort Point Channel, just steps from South Station, you will have great views and a convenient home base in Boston. Take advantage of the views with Atlantic Wharf’s club room lounge and mingle with neighbors. The building also has a high-end fitness center, bicycle storage, and 24-hour concierge service for all its residents so you can get the most of your upscale lifestyle at Atlantic Wharf.

Eliot on Ocean

The Eliot on Ocean

Get the best of both worlds when you call The Eliot on Ocean home. You will have stunning beachfront views and easy access to everything Boston and beyond has to offer. Located right in Revere, you will be able to explore the neighborhood and get into Boston without any issues thanks to the Wonderland T stop. In the building, you will find luxury amenities like a fully equipped 24/7 fitness center, a sun lounge patio, a BBQ and picnic area, and a community lounge. To make life simpler, there’s a pet spa in the building, as well as access to garage parking and bike storage.

When you choose from The Eliot’s array of pet-friendly apartments, you know you’re getting a taste of the luxe life in Boston. Pick what’s right for your lifestyle with one, two, or three-bedroom apartments available. All of them offer expansive 9 foot ceilings, granite countertops, heated tile flooring in the bathrooms, a washer and dryer, and walk-in closets. The chic kitchens combine stylish design and useful features with espresso wood cabinetry, under-cabinet lighting, and stainless- steel appliances. Enjoy views of the ocean and escape downtown to the luxe Eliot on Ocean.

Ritz Carlton Residences

The Ritz-Carlton Residences

The Ritz-Carlton brand is known for their impeccable and high-end hotels in luxe destinations across the globe, but they also offer one of the best luxury apartment buildings in Boston. Located alongside their award-winning hotel just off of the Boston Common, the Ritz-Carlton Residences offers units with one to four-bedrooms. Each stylish apartment comes with Brazilian cherry hardwood floors, floor to ceiling windows, ample closet space, and a washer and dryer. The high-end kitchens are equipped with Viking and SubZero appliances and modern design touches.

As a resident, you’ll enjoy the unique perks of living on a renown hotel property. You can enjoy the hotel’s services and amenities, which include access to the sports club, the spa, 24-hour concierge, 24-hour valet, a doorman, house cleaning, room service, and in-suite catering. Here, you can take a vacation without ever leaving home. But, if you are ready to get out and explore the city, you will be conveniently located in the heart of the downtown. The theater district is just blocks away, and so is Chinatown for delicious eats. Want to shop? Upscale Newbury Street is just a few minutes away for all your shopping and cafe-hopping needs.

Exeter at Newbury

Exeter at Newbury

Find luxury in the heart of Newbury Street at Exeter. If you’re looking for a chic, eco-luxe space, look no further. This pet-friendly apartment building was built with the environment in mind. It has energy efficient lighting and appliances, plus environmentally friendly amenities like bike parking, recycling facilities, use of green cleaning products, and a sustainable material infrastructure. As a resident, you’ll join a warm and welcoming environment that provides some of the most unique and exclusive resident events. Other available services include cleaning, 24-hour concierge, secure garage parking, pet spa, package delivery, grocery acceptance, car cleaning and detailing, and even guest suites for when you have friends over.

Inside of each of the apartments you will find luxury like no other. Choose between one or two-bedroom apartments and you will get a sleek unit with great city views and access to all the incredible amenities listed above. Each unit has hardwood floors and kitchen island counters, plus a few apartments are newly renovated for that ultra-modern look. Find your perfect eco-conscious home in Back Bay at Exeter at Newbury.

Arthaus Apartments

Arthaus Apartments

Call the exciting Allston neighborhood home in this brand new luxury apartment building. This lively area has lots to offer, from great restaurants to a fun bar scene, and it’s a great place to call home. Arthaus Apartments is a new construction that aims to provide a space that nourishes mind and body. The flexible environment was designed to encourage community gatherings while leaving space for socially distanced living. When you join the Arthaus community, you can join your neighbors in the Sky Lounge, on the Roof Deck, or in the Sun Lounge. You can keep up with work and play here with the co-working spaces and work pods, which provide coffee, or take a break in the fitness center, which comes equipped with high-tech Peloton and MIRROR fitness systems.

You will find impressive tech like this throughout the building, especially in the pet-friendly apartments, ranging from studios to three-bedroom units. Each has keyless entry, Nest thermostats, and a washer and dryer. Beyond the tech, the apartments are stylish and contemporary with floor to ceiling windows, hardwood-inspired flooring, and Quartz countertops. The kitchen comes with stainless steel energy-efficient appliances, contemporary custom cabinetry, and open shelving. There is plenty of space to spread out and unwind here, whether it’s in your living space or in the apartment’s fantastic community spaces.

Maxwell's Green

Windsor at Maxwell’s Green

If you want a welcoming community with eco-conscious and active residents, Windsor at Maxwell’s Green is a great option. Located in suburban Somerville, near Magoun Square, Windsor unites luxury living and sustainability. The building itself is LEED certified and community amenities include bike storage, electric car charging stations, on-site recycling programs, and alternate transportation options. Inside the apartments, you’ll get high efficiency lighting, heating, and cooling systems, Energy Star appliances to reduce your electricity usage, and large windows to let in tons of natural light.

This pet-friendly space lets you live in luxury. Windsor brings cosmopolitan, high-design trimmings to Magoun Square with designer bathrooms, walk-in closets, granite countertops, and private balconies. The building also offers different flexible units from studios to 3 bedroom apartments, with some units offering unique bi-level floor plans and a bonus room/den. When you call Windsor home, you’ll be near the Somerville Bike Path, community cafes, restaurants, and boutiques, plus Davis Square is closer than ever with the apartment-run shuttle.

Portside at East Pier

Portside at East Pier

Stunning views of Boston are yours for the taking at the stylish Portside at East Pier. Located at Jeffries Point, you can call this amazing area home and have access to all the excitement of East Boston. There is plenty to discover here, but you’re also conveniently close to the Blue Line’s Maverick stop. But you can comfortably stay right at pet-friendly Portside with all the amazing amenities the building offers. Residents have access to two fitness centers, an indoor pool, a roof deck, a craft room, a conference room, and a children’s playroom.

When you choose your living space, you will have the option of a studio, one-bedroom, or two-bedroom apartment. Each comes with a high-design finish, including espresso cabinetry, hardwood-style flooring throughout the unit, oversized windows, and high ceilings. Every apartment comes with a washer and dryer while some come with balconies, harbor views or expansive kitchen islands. Style and substance are key at Portside at East Pier.

The Best Boston Luxury Apartment Buildings

From Downtown Boston to nearby towns in the Greater Boston area, these buildings epitomize luxury living. Here at Boston Pads, we also have more luxury options that could be a better fit for your specific needs. Get in touch to let us help you find your perfect Boston luxury apartment if you do not see it on the list!

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Demetrios Salpoglou

Published July 15, 2021

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