Army Base Becomes Hot New Neighborhood


Boston Real Estate Now –, Posted: July 9, 2014 10:12

Looking for green space galore?  Miles of hiking trails, ponds, playing fields, and a couple of championship golf courses thrown in for good measure?

Well as it turns out, you can find all that, and more, at Devens, the old Army-base-turned corporate park just off Route 2, next door to Harvard, Ayer and Shirley, I discovered in this story I wrote for the Globe West.

Devens may be best known for the prominent role it played as a mustering center for soldiers across the country during various 20th century conflicts, starting with World War I, when it was carved out of farmland by the federal government.

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