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Midvale Road #2, West Roxbury, MA

Midvale Road #2, West Roxbury, MA

Project Journal: This is the story of John and Carol, who simply needed more space for their growing family of three children for their Midvale Road home in West Roxbury. Working with Metro’s team, the solution was to finish their existing basement and add to their overall living space and create a more open floor plan. […]

Whitney Road, Newton, MA

Whitney Road, Newton, MA

Project Journal: This is the story of Derek and Brie, who had tragedy strike in 2007 while they were out of town. The live-in nanny was home when a fire broke out in the kitchen, destroying it and causing fire and smoke damage to much of the home. This is the story of their experience […]

Benvenue Street, Wellesley, MA

Benvenue Street, Wellesley, MA

Project Journal: Located in the suburban Benvenue Street neighborhood of Wellesley, this typical New England style home had become dated over the decades and desperately needed a renovation to bring it back to its former grandeur. Additionally, because the existing building was constructed on a corner lot, this allowed Metro’s team to expand the footprint […]

Pleasant Street, Newton, MA

Pleasant Street, Newton, MA

Project Journal: This is the story of Peter and Ann, who found themselves in want of re-envisioning their outdated space after their children left for college and life turned to Metropolitan Building systems Corp to update their Newton home by adding a rear second story and do something with an extremely small kitchen. Located in the […]

Kirkstall Road, Newton, MA

Kirkstall Road, Newton, MA

Project Journal: Located in the suburban Kirkstall Road neighborhood of Newton, this home had a dated three-season porch and the owners were in need of a new bedroom for their growing family as well as a home office as their lifestyles evolved. Metro’s team got to work, removed that three-season porch and constructed a new […]

Heritage Drive, Sudbury, MA

Heritage Drive, Sudbury, MA

Project Journal: This is the story of Mark and Meg, first time home owners and their experience with Metropolitan Building Systems Corp. After years of living in their colonial home, they had grown frustrated with the numerous small rooms and challenging, choppy floor plan. Their visions was to open the space, making it feel lighter, airy […]

Commonwealth Ave., Newton, MA

Commonwealth Ave., Newton, MA

Project Journal: Located in the suburban Commonwealth Avenue neighborhood of Newton, this beautiful rear expansion of an existing kitchen offered the homeowners plenty of windows to let in the light! Completed with a vaulted ceiling and a gorgeous mahogany deck by Metropolitan Building Systems Corp. Read more about the Commonwealth Avenue Project below.   “…that rear […]

Hewlett Street, Boston, MA

Hewlett Street, Boston, MA

Project Journal: A vacant, but buildable lot next to a single family home in the Hewlett Street neighborhood of Boston offered the property owners a unique opportunity to capitalize on existing unused space and create a valuable condominium property. Metro’s team got to work and delivered two beautiful condominiums with private courtyards with 1400 sq. ft. of […]

Beacon Street, Boston, MA

Beacon Street, Boston, MA

Project Journal: Located in the metro Beacon Street neighborhood of Boston, this condominium offered breathtaking rear views overlooking the Charles River. Metro’s team got to work and renovated its tired decor into something modern and classy, blending in seamlessly with the vibe of the city and the tastes of the owners. Read more about Metro’s evolution […]

Bayberry Road, Canton, MA

Bayberry Road, Canton, MA

Project Journal: Located in the suburban Bayberry Road neighborhood of Canton, this custom built 4,800 square foot French Provincial home was designed and built by Metro Building System Corp. Featuring an all brick front, 4 bedrooms with 2 1/2 baths and 10 foot first floor ceilings.   “…one of the nicest features I thought was […]