Haberstroh Building (1886)


The Haberstroh Building, at 647 Boylston Street in Boston, next to the New Old South Church, was originally a house, built in 1886. From 1888 to 1902, it was the home of Dr. Edward Newton Whittier, a Civil War recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, who worked at Harvard Medical School. The house became a business and in 1905, Albert Haberstroh, of the Boston firm of L. Haberstoh & Son, added the four-story bay, which has elaborate copper ornamentation, designed by Haberstroh and done by the Van Noorden sheet metal company.

One Response to Haberstroh Building (1886)

  1. Irina says:

    Hi Daniel,

    There is a misspelling in

    Massachusetts Sate House (1798)

    Should be State House, with “t”

    Thank you for a great website,

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