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129 Franklin St



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Want to live in a renovated, historic building in the heart of beautiful Cambridge? You can't go wrong with KBL Lofts. This unique apartment development offers premium loft-style living for Boston's most discerning residents. The team at Boston City Properties is well-versed in the available amenities and features of this upscale development, and we can help you find the perfect studio, one-, two- or three-bedroom unit here.

The Basics

Because it's located in the old F. A. Kennedy Steam Bakery in central Cambridge, KBL Lofts is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The entire building has been completely transformed to give Cambridge residents authentic loft-style living near the heart of it all. Many of the best architectural details have been preserved, allowing residents to enjoy truly unique and elegant surroundings at all times.


KBL Lofts has been developed with demanding big-city dwellers in mind. To compete with the many other luxury apartment developments in the area, KBL Lofts offers a variety of compelling amenities. Private, landscaped gardens provide lovely areas for soaking up some sunshine and getting a breath of fresh air. 24-hour maintenance ensures that everything keeps working properly around the clock.

Additional standout amenities here include:


If space is what you're after, you're going to be beyond thrilled with the offerings at KBL Lofts. Incredibly spacious, light-filled loft apartments in a variety of unique floor plans offer some of the most upscale living in the city. Soaring ceilings and huge windows enhance the spaciousness of these units, which are also loaded with vast walk-in closets and plenty of other storage areas.

A few more facts to know about loft apartments at KBL Lofts include:

Locate a Great New Home at KBL Lofts with Boston City Properties

At a loss about how to proceed when looking for upscale apartment housing in Cambridge? Boston has one of the most competitive and confusing rental markets in the country, so it pays to get the right help. Boston City Properties is prepared to provide it. Our team will help you zero in on units in this wildly popular developments that suit your needs and your budget, so get in touch with us today.

When it comes to luxury apartment living in Cambridge, KBL Lofts is among today’s best and most popular options. If you are looking to rent an apartment in this charming building, however, you should know that competition is often quite fierce. Units hit the market and are leased out again in no time flat in most cases, so it’s crucial to have insider knowledge if you can. Get that and more by connecting with Boston City Properties.

Sign up using the simple form to gain immediate, free, unlimited access to our database of searchable MA real estate listings. In addition to including listings for homes for sale, our database offers up-to-the-second listings for apartments for rent across the city. Once you’ve signed up, you can quickly check current availability for apartments in this building. Later, we’ll connect you with a local agent who can take you to look at apartments here.

The Basics

Situated in the heart of Cambridge, this building in which this development is housed was built in 1875. At the time, it was home to a biscuit factory; the mill-style building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, so it is steeped in history. A mid-rise building, it stands four stories tall and offers 131 apartment homes ranging from studios to two-bedroom units. With its distinctive architecture and interesting history, this development is a fun and exciting place to live.

Building Amenities

People are often initially drawn to this building for its history and architecture. The development itself has a lot to offer in terms of amenities too, although its list isn’t quite as impressive as some higher-end complexes in the area.

Some of the top amenities offered by this development include:

Apartment Options

Although this development has more than 130 units, it is wildly popular, so they tend to be snapped up quickly. Part of the appeal is the fact that units here are offered as studios as well as one- and two-bedroom apartments. On the smaller end of the scale, studio apartments here offer around 700 square feet of space, which is quite roomy, and they cost around $2,900 per month to rent. On the other end of the scale, two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartments here, which offer 1,050 to 1,500 square feet, currently rent for $3,150 to $3,700 per month.

Apartment Features

As the name of this development suggests, apartments here boast trendy loft-style layouts and designs. When the building was being reconfigured for apartments, many of its original features were retained. This is reflected in apartments here, which have loft designs and aesthetics.

Other top features found in this building’s apartments include:

How Boston City Properties Can Help

Cambridge’s apartment rental market is more competitive than ever. The area and its economy continue to flourish, and that means that more people will be looking for places to live. As popular as this development is, snagging an apartment here can be tricky. One way to simplify things is by connecting with Boston City Properties. We maintain a huge, constantly updated database of MA real estate listings, including listings for apartments for rent around the city. Just sign up using the simple form; we will give you free access right away. When you’re ready to tour apartments on your list, we can refer you to an agent who can help. For more information, please call Boston City Properties.

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