The apartments at Archstone Boston Common are very nice with many amenities. They have features like granite countertops, stainless appliances and new carpet. They also have access to a state of the art fitness center and indoor heated pool. Cool views to boot. The staff here is very professional- almost too professional if you would like to call this building home. They also charge EXHOBERANT amounts of money- probably 25% above average apartments in this area for the ameneties. $4,000/month for Chinatown is definitely too much in any case.