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159 Thorndike St

Property Information

Property Class Church
State Class Code 960
Zoning (Unofficial) C-1
Map/Lot 34-111
Land Area (sq. ft) 10,999

Property Value

Year of Assessment2022
Tax DistrictC1
Residential ExemptionNo
Building Value$2,159,100
Land Value$7,022,200
Assessed Value$9,181,300
Sale Price$0
Book/Page/
Sale DateNovember 16, 1955
Previous Assessed Value$7,739,300

Owner Information

Owner(s)ROMAN CATHOLIC ARCHBISHOP OF BOSTON
CORPORATION SOLE
49 SIXTH STREET
CAMBRIDGE, MA 02141

Building Information

Commercial Building Number 1, Section 1

Exterior
StyleOFFICE
Occupancy Church
Number of Stories4
Exterior Wall Type BRICK
Roof Material TAR-GRAVEL
Wall Height 10
Partititions AVERAGE
Interior
Living Area (sq. ft.)39,666
Number of Units 0
Systems
Heat TypeSPACE-HEAT
Heat Fuel Oil
Plumbing AVERAGE
Condition & Grade
Year Built1890
Overall ConditionPoor
Overall GradeFair
Subareas
Code Description Gross Area Living Area
BAS First Floor 9,222 9,222
F_3 Upper Finish 3 8,358 25,074
F_5 Upper Finish 5 Stry 864 4,320
FUS Upper Story, Finished 1,050 1,050
UBM Basement 9,222 0
Total: 28,716 39,666

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