About The Jordan Lofts
Living in The Jordan Loft building establishes you at the center of a luxurious and appealing urban life. From the awe-inspiring, state-of-the-art design to the highly specialized craftsmanship, The Jordan Lofts perfectly reflects the character of one of Boston’s most unique and desirable neighborhoods.
Bostonians in the heart of SoWa and surrounding areas find themselves busy strolling through artist studios, galleries, shopping at the new Whole Foods market and walking along the lush green parks and playgrounds. The Jordan Lofts provides a most-coveted and exclusive urban lifestyle.
Starting in 1851 from very modest beginnings, the Boston-based department store, Jordan Marsh and Company (now known as Macy’s), gained quick traction and earned national prominence, expanding into several other states, including California and Florida. The company brought not just tangible items to the shelves, but never before seen innovative methodologies and ideals to retail shopping. These included the customer-is-always-right policy, money-back guarantees, and new technologies such as telephones, elevators, and air conditioning.
In 1910, with the surge of success as a department store, the Jordan Marsh and Company constructed a five story building at 477 Harrison Avenue to satisfy the company’s transportation requirements. Complete with ramps, troughs, hay storage, and showers, this industrial stable took care of the many horses utilized in carrying products to and from its stores.
With the advent of the horseless carriage and then eventually the automobile, the horse stable was no longer necessary. From that point forward, the building changed ownership to a number of different businesses, the latest of which was Decore Uphostering.
After a century of various utilitarian and industrial uses, the property was showing its age. This turn-of-the-century building was purchased by The Holland Companies in 2012 and has been exquisitely transformed into 12 extraordinary, contemporary residences.