Timothy Reed House
|Location||284 Adams St., Quincy, Massachusetts|
|Area||1.5 acres (0.61 ha)|
|Architectural style||Stick/Eastlake, Queen Anne|
|NRHP reference No.||89001311|
|Added to NRHP||September 20, 1989|
The Timothy Reed House is a historic house at 284 Adams Street in Quincy, Massachusetts. This two-story wood-frame house was built in the 1870s by Timothy Reed, a Boston-based leather merchant. It is the city's finest Stick style house, with bargeboard gable decoration, and alternating sections of horizontal and vertical siding, set off by trim bands. Its gable ends are truncated, the eaves are lined with brackets, and the front porch has a low turned balustrade and posts with large brackets.
The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.
The Timothy Hoxie House is a historic house in Boston, Massachusetts. This two-story wood-frame house was built in 1854, and is a locally distinctive example of Italianate architecture. It is three bays wide, with each bay a distinct projection from the main block. The central bay is a projecting three-story tower with a hip roof whose cornice is studded with brackets. The right bay has a gable end projection that protrudes even forward of the tower, with a polygonal bay on the first floor and paired round-arch windows on the second. The left bay has a lesser projection, with a shed-roofed porch in front.
The Durgin House is a historic house in Reading, Massachusetts. Built in 1872 by Boston businessman William Durgin, this 2+1⁄2-story wood-frame house is one of the finest Italianate houses in the town. It follows a cross-gable plan, with a pair of small side porches and bay windows on the main gable ends. The porches are supported by chamfered posts on pedestals, and feature roof lines with a denticulated cornice and brackets. The main roof line also features paired decorative brackets. There are round-headed windows in the gable ends.
The Kemp Place and Barn form a historic farmstead in Reading, Massachusetts. The main house is a 2+1⁄2-story Italianate wood-frame structure, with an L-shaped cross-gable footprint and clapboard siding. Its roofline is studded with paired brackets, its windows have "eared" or shouldered hoods, and there is a round-arch window in the front gable end. The porch wraps around the front to the side, supported by Gothic style pierced-panel posts. The square cupola has banks of three round-arch windows on each side. It is one of Reading's more elaborate Italianate houses, and is one of the few of the period whose cupola has survived.
The Parker House is a historic house in Reading, Massachusetts. It is a two-story wood-frame cottage, two bays wide, with a front-facing gable roof, clapboard siding, and a side entrance accessed from its wraparound porch. It is a well-preserved example Queen Anne/Stick style, with high style features that are unusual for a relatively modest house size. Its front gable end is embellished with Stick style woodwork resembling half-timbering, and the porch is supported by basket-handle brackets.
The Pierce House is a historic house at 128 Salem Street in Reading, Massachusetts. The 2+1⁄2-story wood-frame house was built sometime between 1875 and 1880 for Samuel Pierce, owner of the nearby Pierce Organ Pipe Factory. The house has Stick style/Eastlake style features, including a steeply pitched gable roof with exposed rafter ends, and an elaborately decorated entry porch with square chamfered columns and brackets in the eaves.
The Wollaston Unitarian Church, more recently a former home of the St. Catherine's Greek Orthodox Church, is a historic church building at 155 Beale Street in Quincy, Massachusetts. Built in 1888, it is a prominent local example of Shingle Style architecture. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. The building has been converted to residential use.
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The E. A. Durgin House is a historic house at 113 Summer Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. The two-story wood-frame Second Empire style house was built c. 1870 for E. A. Durgin, a local shoe dealer, and is one of Stoneham's most elaborately styled 19th century houses. Its main feature is a square tower with a steeply pitched gable roof that stands over the entrance. The gable of the tower is clad in scalloped wood shingles, and includes a small window that is topped by its own gable. The house has a typical mansard roof, although the original slate has been replaced with asphalt shingling, with a cornice that is decorated with dentil molding and studded by paired brackets.
The Thomas W. Jones House is a historic house at 34 Warren Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. It is Stoneham's best preserved Second Empire house, preserving significant external details, and its carriage house. The two-story wood-frame house has a T shape, and features a bracketed porch and cornice, gable screens, paneled pilasters, and oriel windows. The house was built for Thomas W. Jones, who built the last major shoe factory in Stoneham.
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The East Main Street Historic District is a small residential historic district in Waltham, Massachusetts. It encompasses part of an area that was, before the 1813 construction of the Boston Manufacturing Company further west, developing as a center of the community. Because of the company's economic influence, the center was more fully developed further west, and East Main Street became a fashionable area for upper class housing. The four houses on the south side of East Main Street between Townsend Street and Chamberlain Terrace are a well-preserved remnant of this later period. The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.
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The House at 8 Park Street, also known as the Dr. Joseph Poland House, is a historic house at 8 Park Street in Wakefield, Massachusetts. The 2+1⁄2-story wood-frame house was built c. 1852 for Dr. Joseph Poland, who only briefly practiced in the town. The house is in a vernacular Italianate style, with a two-story ell on the rear and a porch on the right side. The house has elongated windows with entablatured surrounds. The porch and front portico are supported by turned columns with bracketed tops, the building corners are pilastered, and there are paired brackets found in the eaves and gable ends.
Lynnwood is a historic house at 5 Linden Avenue in Wakefield, Massachusetts. Built c. 1858, it is one of the town's finest examples of Stick style architecture. It is a 1+1⁄2-story wood-frame structure with an L-shaped cross-gable configuration; its features include deep eaves supported by arched brackets, and a 3+1⁄2-story tower topped by a hip roof with triangular dormer windows. Its eaves have brackets with pendants, and its windows have surrounds with drip molding.
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The Hardwick House is a historic house at 59–61 Spear Street in Quincy, Massachusetts. The 2+1⁄2-story wood-frame house was built in 1850s, and is one of the city's largest Greek Revival houses. Its massing, with side-gable roof, is more typical of the Federal period, but it has corner pilasters, a full entablature, and pedimented gables. The main entry has full-length side lights and is topped by an entablature. The house was built by Franklin Hardwick, owner of a local granite business.