|Howe Shoe Factory Condominium building has a perfect balance of original building charm and new construction. The building construction is 100% compliant with the latest building code, while exposing the warmth and charm of aged original wood and carefully preserved artifacts.||
directly connected to Marlborough's architectural, political and
economical history with historic photographs and art made from original
building details and objects found in the building in common areas.
AESTHETICS: handsome building, designed in architectural style of the shoe factory buildings of its era with exposed posts, beams and original wood ceilings. Intentional and careful preservation of original building elements and features.
VARIETY: a mix of one and two level units, with choices of exposed wood or regular ceilings, different heating system options addressing the needs of different buyers.
SAFETY: fire alarms in common areas are connected to the 24/7 monitoring service, wet fire protection system is intstalled throughout the building, wired smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are installed in each unit.
ACCESSIBILITY: 3500lb elevator, sized per latest building code requirements serves 1st, 2nd and 4th floors. 1st and 4th floor units are one-level handicap accessible with no stairs to climb. Keyless access to the building with small, key-chain size proximity access card requires no keys to carry to enter the building.
EXTRAS: 75SF storage units on the first floor for each unit perfect for bicycles or other extra items (in-unit storage in units 101 and 102).
LOW MAINTAINANCE: completely renovated building with all new systems and built with low maintainance materials and no nonsense facilities on site will insure low condominium association fees for a long time.