Monthly Archives: May 2008

Sever Hall, Harvard (1880)

Sever Hall, on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, is one of the most important buildings designed by the architect H.H. Richardson. Constructed between 1878 and 1880 in Richardson’s Romanesque style, Sever Hall is notable for its brickwork, which … Continue reading

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55-57 Mount Vernon Street, Boston (1804)

Left: 59 Mt. Vernon St.; Center: 57 Mt. Vernon St.; Right: Nichols House Museum (55 Mt. Vernon St.); Jonathan Mason, one of the Mount Vernon Proprietors (the group of real estate speculators who developed Boston’s Beacon Hill), commissioned the architect … Continue reading

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