Category Archives: Greek Revival

Roland Ingersoll House (1840)

The Greek Revival house at 47 Court Street in Westfield was built in 1840 for Ronald Ingersoll and is the work of architect Chauncey Shepard. The Ingersoll Family owned the house into the 1930s, when it was purchased by the … Continue reading

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Old Harvard Townhouse (1828)

The origin of the Town of Harvard’s first Town Hall, or Townhouse, is described by Henry S. Nourse in his 1894 History of Harvard: The earliest movement looking to the building of a hall especially adapted for the transaction of … Continue reading

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West Triple House (1834)

Erected circa 1833-1834 is a triple house at 5-9 Summer Street in Salem. It was built as an investment by Capt. Nathaniel West, who lived in one of the three units. The house is now part of The Salem Inn. … Continue reading

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Foster House Hotel (1843)

The building at 50 North Elm Street in Westfield was built in 1843 as a hotel by Micajak Taylor. In the 1850s the building was known as the Pontoosic House Hotel and from the 1890s the hotel and tavern/restaurant was … Continue reading

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Stockbridge Town Hall (1839)

In 1839, the Town of Stockbridge built a Greek Revival-style Town Hall building on land owned by the Congregational Church with the stipulation that the property would revert to the church if the town moved out of the building. In … Continue reading

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Root House (1840)

Known as the Root House, the house at 63 Broad Street in Westfield was built c. 1840.

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East India Marine Hall (1825)

East India Marine Hall, on Essex Street in Salem, was constructed in 1824-1825 by the East India Marine Society. The Society had been founded in 1799 as a charitable and educational organization whose membership consisted of ship masters or supercargos … Continue reading

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