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Babcock Tower

270 Babcock St, Boston, MA 02215
270 Babcock St, Boston, MA 02215

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Resident 2017 - 2021
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02/05/2021
From my experience, this is the worth possible apartment complex to live in! The management is very unprofessional and specially the head of the office Kathie Johnston. She is a very angry person, treating all tenants and employees as ------ people. The building is full of… See More
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Resident 2021
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01/04/2021
From my experience, this is the worth possible apartment complex to live in! The management is very unprofessional and specially the head of the office Kathie Johnston. She is a very angry person, treating all tenants and employees as ------ people. The building is full of… See More
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Resident 2018 - 2019
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12/03/2019
I have lived here for the last 1 year 8 months. I like the location of this place and the apartment layout is decent for the price. The management however is horrible and does not care about your living standard. Their appliances are in horrible state… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2016
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10/12/2016
I will say if you live in or around boston, make anywhere between 30k and 100k the only reason you will not live in this building is if you are on the waiting list or don't know about this place. For the quality, location and price… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2012
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01/08/2013
I lived in this apartment for two years as a college student attending Boston University. The rent was good and all the utilities are included, and as far as living near campus, the building is literally in West Campus; so, location was awesome. I found Marsha,… See More
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jorgerivera • Prospective Resident Visited 2012
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01/09/2012
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Resident 2007
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09/04/2007
Lived here in a 2bed/1bath and definitely great price for the area. it includea all utilities too so that's also a plus. Large amount of students as well as families, many low income but I didn't really find a problem with that. I first lived on… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2007
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07/20/2007
Maintenance people are great and fix any problems instantly. Lots of old people and lower income folks here so some decent diversity. I think it depends a lot which unit you get as far as what kind of condition it is in. I had a great… See More
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IUsed2LiveThere • Resident 2006 - 1995
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04/13/2007
I made the mistake of living here for many years because of the pro's--rents are reasonable, apartments are decent sized, the location is great and I had friends nearby.<br><br>Sounds good then right? NO. There were always problems. Things would break constantly as everything is the cheapest,… See More
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Karisha • Resident 2006
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09/22/2006
Excellent place to rent - good a location,<br>very quietly, cleanly.<br>Great management and maintenance See More
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Resident 2005 - 2006
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03/01/2006
This place is horrible. Started w/ a flood in my room that was never repaired, leaking from the ceiling. There has been people attempting to fix it for 7months. Boston Inspections Department has been out numerous times, basically, it is un-fixable.<br><br>Elevators break down frequently. If you… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2006
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02/22/2006
Great Deal!!<br><br>Only problem is the elevators are unreliable!! See More
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mukaoir • Resident 2006
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02/02/2006
plz dont go here. It suckz See More
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Baranova • Resident 2005
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12/23/2005
I have lived in Babcock Tower for the past 5 of my 23 years in Boston. I have experience living in houses, apartments, and condominiums in many parts of Boston. So, unlike the spoiled children from Beverly Hills who have given Babcock Tower the bad reviews,… See More
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Resident 2001 - 2004
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11/05/2005
I lived here for a couple years and I don't think the bad reviews are strong enough. I think the only ones giving such positive feedback MUST be the owners or management, and am unable to believe anyone else would give it such a good review.… See More
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Resident 1997 - 2003
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07/15/2005
i lived here for years both while at BU and as a young professional. i still uphold that it was the best and most ideal living situation for anyone -until they are ready to buy. location, convenience, etc are just some of the great ammenities. where… See More
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Resident 1998 - 2004
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11/11/2004
I have been living here for 6 years and had no trouble at all. It is cheap, well maintained, centrally located for transportation, grocery store, school. I never had any problems with the maintainance people or the staff at the office. It is difficult to believe… See More
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Resident 2004
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07/23/2004
We have been living here for a year and we enjoy the life here. The tower is well maintained and clean. I addmit most of the tendants are students and low incomers, but people are very friendly and not noisy at all. For those who give… See More
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Resident 1999 - 2004
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07/02/2004
I lived in Babcock Tower for 5 years and, as far as Boston apartments for students go, it was terrific. Garage parking, balconies, laundry in the building, and a 5 minute walk from the center of classes. While the elevator situation is a pain, the price… See More
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Resident 1986 - 2001
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03/16/2004
I lived here for many, many years. In the beginning the convenience and friends in the building made it a tolerable living expenses. But sky high rent increases, management that went from bad to THE WORST, contant home intrusions (they spent more time in my apt… See More
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Resident 2002 - 2003
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08/07/2003
Do you enjoy yellow water? At Babcock Tower faucet and shower water looks like urine. It tastes bad and ruins your hair.... <br><br> <br><br>Do you enjoy mosquitos and other insects biting you? At Babcock Tower screens are not included. Buy your own if you want so… See More
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Resident 1999 - 2001
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02/28/2002
This was the worst renting experience I ever had. This is a mixed/low income property which is poorly maintained and managed. Maintenence would frequently enter my unit unannounced for "inspections" for everything from wear and tear(if your rug is too worn, they will take your sec.deposit)to… See More
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Features & Amenities

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  • Laundry On-Site

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Floor Plans & Pricing

Studio, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,013

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    Studio

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $2,250

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    2 Bedrooms

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Frequently Asked

What are noise levels like at Babcock Tower?
The community is rated 2/5 stars, which is considered having loud noise levels on average.

How satisfied are residents with the upkeep and overall appearance of the grounds at Babcock Tower?
The community is rated 1/5 stars, signifying no satisfaction on average.

How safe is Babcock Tower?
The community is rated 2/5 stars, which is considered being slightly safe on average.

How satisfied are residents with the neighborhood
The community is rated 2.5/5 stars, signifying moderate satisfaction on average.

How effective was the maintenance team when resolving your problem?
The community is rated 1.5/5 stars, which is considered being slightly effective on average.

What is the pet policy at Babcock Tower?
No pet policy available

What types of floor plans are available?
Studio, 1 Bath and 2 Beds, 1 Bath


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Babcock Tower is an apartment in Boston in zip code 02215. This community has a Studio - 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, and is for rent for $1,013 - $2,250. Nearby cities include Roxbury Crossing, Roxbury, South Boston, Charlestown, and Brookline. 02115, 02120, 02446, 02118, and 02120 are nearby zip codes.

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