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Roxbury Highlands Historic District


  • Vicinity: Roughly bounded by Dudley St, Washington St, and Columbus Ave
  • Neighborhood of Roxbury in Boston
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Nathaniel J Bradlee Architect
1837/00/00 William Bailey Lang Architect Wm Bailey Lang builds as an amusement, without the aid of any professional men, Elizabethan cottages: Youle (1837), Bute (1844), includes a 35' high Observatory and Glenn. Outbuildings: pumphouse, children's playroom, carpenter's shop and a bower (Lost)

Places

PlaceAsNotedInType
PlaceAsNotedInType
Edward Everett Hale House
  • NRHP
John Eliot Square District, Roxbury
  • NRHP
William Lloyd Garrison House

Data »

Particulars for Roxbury Highlands Historic District:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Architectural Style Late 19th and 20th century revivals
Architectural Style Late Victorian
Owner Local
Architectural Style Mid 19th century revival
Historic Use Multiple dwelling
Owner Private
Historic Use Religious Property
Historic Use School
Historic Use Single dwelling
Owner State



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 89000147
Resource Type:
Owner: Private, Local, State
Architect: Bradlee,Nathaniel J.; et al.
Architectural Style: Mid 19th century revival, Late 19th and 20th century revivals, Late victorian
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Community Planning and Development, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Historic Function: Education, Religion, Domestic, Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure, Single dwelling, School, Multiple dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Commerce, Trade, Religion
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure Single dwelling Multiple dwelling

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