Northeastern purchases Punter’s Pub building for $5.3m

The Boston Globe | By Jaclyn Reiss and Christina Prignano
December 23, 2016

Could the end be in sight for Punter’s Pub?

Northeastern University has purchased a building on Huntington Avenue that includes the popular dive bar across from the Museum of Fine Arts.

The university paid $5.3 million to purchase 444-452 Huntington Avenue, according to land records filed through the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds. Those addresses include the beloved pub, as well as University House of Pizza.

A Northeastern spokesman said Punter’s Pub will continue to operate for at least two more years, and that the school is unsure of how the property will be used in the long run.

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