Category Archives: Springfield

Smith H. Platt House (1893)

The house at 182 Sumner Avenue in the Forest Park neighborhood of Springfield was built in 1893. It was the home of Smith Harrison Platt (1829-1912), a Methodist minister and doctor whose medical office was in his house. His obituary … Continue reading

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R. L. Nichols House (1893)

The R. L. Nichols House, 202 Sumner Avenue in Springfield, was built in 1893. The following notice appeared in The Horse Review, Vol. XXI, No. 12 (March 20, 1900): Anyone looking for a free-for-all pacer can be accommodated by R. … Continue reading

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Springfield Street Railway Trolley Barn (1897)

At 2273 Main Street and Carew Street in Springfield is a Romanesque-style structure known as the Trolley Barn. Designed by the local architectural firm of Gardner, Pyne & Gardner, it was built in 1897 and served as offices, terminal, garage, … Continue reading

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Memorial Square Building (1911)

Located in Springfield‘s Memorial Square neighborhood, near the former Memorial Congregational Church, now St. George Greek Orthodox Church, is the Memorial Square Building at 2291-2295 Main Street. Built in 1911 by the E. J. Pinney Company, the building (now called … Continue reading

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E. A. Dexter House (1898)

The E. A. Dexter House at 194 Summer Avenue in Springfield is an example of the Mission Revival/Spanish Colonial Revival style featuring a tile roof and wide overhanging eaves.

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D. H. DeLand House (1904)

The D. H. DeLand House is at 168 Pineywoods Avenue in the Forest Park section of Springfield. The house was built in 1904.

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Alfred White House (1902)

The Queen Anne/Colonial Revival house at 60 Fairfield Street in Springfield was built in 1904 for Alfred White.

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