Boston Parking

FENWAY

Urban chair from Ikea

Light enough to take with you to your next nine-month-lease apartment.

Price: $40

Illustration by Liz Noftle

BACK BAY

Continuous Arm chair by Thos. Moser

Pedigreed, understated—just like the two Volvos it will save space for.

Price: $1,325

Illustration by Liz Noftle

SOWA

Barcelona chair by Knoll

Finally, a turf-holder suitable for the image-obsessed Toro regular.

Price: $4,523

Illustration by Liz Noftle

BEACON HILL

Antique Louis XVI armchair

Subject to neighborhood-council and historical-society approval.

Price: If you have to ask…

Illustration by Liz Noftle

JAMAICA PLAIN

Overlapping squares side chair from West Elm

Plays equally well with midcentury furnishings, Queen Anne–style architecture, tribal mask collections, and Subarus.

Price: $189

Illustration by Liz Noftle

SOUTH BOSTON

Wooden rocking chair
Perfect for holding a space and for sitting in while reading the Herald.

Price: Whatever Aunt Maureen paid for it in 1974.

Illustration by Liz Noftle

ALLSTON


Tattered La-Z-Boy recliner

Procured from the BU students down the street in exchange for a case of Natty Ice.

Price: Sometimes $14.49, at Blanchard’s.

Illustration by Liz Noftle

CHARLESTOWN


Metal folding chair weighed down by a cinderblock

Great for taking out the back window of the car that stole your spot.

Price: Free. Claim one 48 hours after the next nor’easter.

Illustration by Liz Noftle


Editor’s Note: All pictures, descriptions and text stolen directly from Boston.com. (http://tinyurl.com/5wywe3h)

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