Map of Boltwood Place, Amherst, MA, USA

About Boltwood Place:

Designed for Living

Boltwood Place — expect the unexpected. 12 loft style boutique apartments of sophisticated design feature rich woods and understated yet refined trim elements.

The material palette of the building is restrained, earthy and sensual, with spaces that are defined by loft styling and functionality. The environmentally inspired living spaces are reflective of contemporary urban design highlighted by European style cabinetry, white oak tongue & groove flooring, French balconies, solid surface countertops, tile detailing, and state of the art appliances. The upper floors offer sweeping views of downtown Amherst.

Now Leasing 2015 occupancy

Designed for the Environment

Boltwood Place – the dawning of design excellence. Demonstrating achievement in responsible energy and environmental sustainability and created with the environment in mind, the building is a perfect balance of function and aesthetics.

Designed by the acclaimed firm of Holst Architects, Boltwood Place achieves the standards of excellence to meet LEED Silver Certification. The living spaces and first floor retail space deliver enduring quality integrated with environmental mindfulness. We invite you to consider Boltwood Place as an alternative, sustainable choice in extraordinary living.

Design for Community

Located behind Judies Restaurant on North Pleasant Street, Boltwood Place is located within the heart of downtown Amherst. More than just the quintessential college town, Amherst is a formidable art, cultural, and culinary destination. Whether you choose to take on a spectator sport, gallery, museum, conservatory, or bike along the Norwattuck rail trail, recreational opportunities abound in both the town center and are linked by public transportation available to the Five College area.

Voted 2010 Top Foliage Town in Yankee Magazine’s Best of New England, the Boltwood Place community is situated within walking distance to the Town Common, Amherst College and the UMass campuses, the Jones Library, Amherst Cinema, and the fine dining establishments and shops of downtown Amherst.


Who we are:

Archipelago Investments

Wonderful communities deserve exceptional development. Archipelago Investments, LLC focuses on projects that are strategically developed to realize the long-term planning goals of the communities in which we work.

Outstanding architectural firms are employed to deliver highest-quality design. And as leaders in the field of green development, each of our projects seeks LEED certification.

The result: extraordinary buildings with increased density, increased respect for their environment, and increased financial performance.

The Williams Group

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The Williams Group offers strategic development advice backed by objective research and analysis. We assess market conditions, define and evaluate development and repositioning concepts, analyze the financial feasibility of development programs and plans, and assist clients in structuring realistic project implementation strategies.

The Williams Group offers advice for retail, commercial, residential, and mixed-use development projects with services in the following areas:

  • Mixed-Use Development
  • Downtown Revitalization
  • Transit Centers Retail Planning
  • Development Programming
  • Adaptive Reuse Analysis
  • Market & Financial Analysis
  • Highest & Best Use Analysis

Holst Architecture

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For nearly two decades, Holst Architecture founders, Jeffrey Stuhr and John T. Holmes, have guided their firm in Portland, Oregon.

They create innovative buildings tailored to each client and community, while expressing the highest environmental, social, and aesthetic ideals. A clearly defined value system governs their design approach and an open, collaborative studio environment facilitates the process.

Simplicity and candor supersede brazenness to achieve an understated specificity and sophistication that mirrors the time, place, and culture in which they practice. They work within budgets without compromising craft, each project reflecting a pursuit of clarity, balance, and authenticity.

From conception to completion, they ensure that their projects are functional, efficient, financially responsible, and a source of creative inspiration for the client, end user and the communities in which they reside.