Beacon Hill, Boston Photos

Beacon Hill behind the State House & above Boston Commons is a grid of narrow streets planned by the first American-born architect Charles Bulfinch. For the most part the many scenic townhouses are Georgian or Federalist in style. The district in on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Beacon Street buildings over Boston Common. Boston, MA.Beacon Street streetscape from corner of Statehouse. Boston, MA.Unitarian Universalist Assoc. HQ in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Nathaniel Pope Russell - James B. Bradlee & Edward Tuckerman - George Francis Parkman Houses in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.
Beacon Street buildings over Boston Common. Boston, MA.Beacon Street streetscape from corner of Statehouse. Boston, MA.Unitarian Universalist Assoc. HQ (1926) (25 Beacon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Style: Colonial Revival. Architect: Putnam & Cox.Nathaniel Pope Russell - James B. Bradlee & Edward Tuckerman - George Francis Parkman Houses (c1825) (34 & 33 Beacon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Architect: Cornelius Coolidge.
Tudor Apartments in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Upper stories of Tudor Apartments in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Beacon Street streetscape from Walnut St. Boston, MA.Nathan Appleton Residence in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.
Tudor Apartments (1885) (34 1/2 Beacon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Architect: Samuel J.F. Thayer.Upper stories of Tudor Apartments in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Beacon Street streetscape from Walnut St. Boston, MA.Nathan Appleton Residence (1819) (40 Beacon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Style: Greek Revival. Architect: Alexander Parris.
George C. Crowinshield - William Amory House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.David Sears House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Sophie Otis Ritchie - Francis C. Gray House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Sophie Otis Ritchie - Francis C. Gray House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.
George C. Crowinshield - William Amory House (1838) (41 Beacon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Style: Federal. Architect: Alexander Parris.David Sears House (1819) (42-43 Beacon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Architect: Alexander Parris.Sophie Otis Ritchie - Francis C. Gray House (1831) (44 Beacon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Style: Greek Revival. Architect: Alexander Parris.Sophie Otis Ritchie - Francis C. Gray House (1831) (44 Beacon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.
Harrison Gray Otis House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Facade of Bulfinch's Harrison Gray Otis House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Eben D. Jordan Jr. Mansion & Ellis H. Williams House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Eben D. Jordan Jr. Mansion & Ellis H. Williams House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.
Harrison Gray Otis House (1806) (45 Beacon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Style: Federal. Architect: Charles Bulfinch.Facade of Bulfinch's Harrison Gray Otis House (1806) (45 Beacon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Eben D. Jordan Jr. Mansion (1897) & Ellis H. Williams House (1886) (47 & 46 Beacon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Eben D. Jordan Jr. Mansion (1897) & Ellis H. Williams House (1886) (47 & 46 Beacon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.
Harleston Parker House & Sliver Building in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Beacon Street streetscape from Spruce St. in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.William H. Alles House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Spruce Street streetscape from Beacon St. in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.
Harleston Parker House (1875) (49 Beacon St.) & Sliver Building (1903) (48 Beacon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Beacon Street streetscape from Spruce St. in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.William H. Alles House (1893) (50 Beacon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Spruce Street streetscape from Beacon St. in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.
Acorn St. with smaller houses of tradesmen who served Beacon Hill mansions. Boston, MA.Row Houses on west side of Louisburg Square in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Row Houses on west side of Louisburg Square in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Typical Beacon Hill brick row houses. Boston, MA.
Acorn St. with smaller houses of tradesmen who served Beacon Hill mansions. Boston, MA.Row Houses (1835) on west side of Louisburg Square in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Row Houses (1835) on west side of Louisburg Square in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Typical Beacon Hill brick row houses. Boston, MA.
Beacon Hill row house with blue front door. Boston, MA.Curved brick fronts & iron balconies on Chestnut St. in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Federal 19-15 Chestnut St. including far houses by Charles Bulfinch in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Phineas Sprague House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.
Beacon Hill row house with blue front door. Boston, MA.Curved brick fronts & iron balconies on Chestnut St. in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Federal 19-15 Chestnut St. including far houses by Charles Bulfinch in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Phineas Sprague House (1835) (21-19 Chestnut St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.
John C. Howard - Cyrus Augustus Bartol House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Beacon Hill window with shutters & flower box. Boston, MA.William Sullivan & Samuel Gridley Howe - Julia Ward Row Houses. Boston, MA.William Sullivan House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.
John C. Howard - Cyrus Augustus Bartol House (1805) (17 Chestnut St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Style: Federal. Architect: Charles Bulfinch.Beacon Hill window with shutters & flower box. Boston, MA.William Sullivan (1805) (15 Chestnut St.) & Samuel Gridley Howe - Julia Ward (1805) (13 Chestnut St.) Row Houses. Boston, MA. Style: Federal. Architect: Charles Bulfinch.William Sullivan House (1805) (15 Chestnut St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Style: Federal. Architect: Charles Bulfinch.
Chestnut Street streetscape with early American styles in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.2 Chestnut St. in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Beacon Hill brick row houses with flower boxes. Boston, MA.Beacon Hill brick apartments with gas lamp. Boston, MA.
Chestnut Street streetscape with early American styles in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.2 Chestnut St. (1802) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Beacon Hill brick row houses with flower boxes. Boston, MA.Beacon Hill brick apartments with gas lamp. Boston, MA.
Adam Wallace Thaxter - Dr. Jacob Bigelow House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Nichols House Museum in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Stephen Higginson Jr. - Lemuel Shaw House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.George Higginson - Thomas B. Curtis & Joseph Iasigi Houses in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.
Adam Wallace Thaxter - Dr. Jacob Bigelow House (1837) (59 Mount Vernon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Style: Greek Revival. Architect: Edward Shaw.Nichols House Museum (aka Jonathan Mason - Charles Harvey Parker House) (1804) (55 Mount Vernon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Style: Federal. Architect: Charles Bulfinch.Stephen Higginson Jr. - Lemuel Shaw House (1803) (49 Mount Vernon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Style: Federal. Architect: Charles Bulfinch.George Higginson - Thomas B. Curtis (1803) & Joseph Iasigi Houses (1857) (45 & 43 Mount Vernon St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.
Gas lamp in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Beacon Press building. Boston, MA.Louis Glapion - George Middleton House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Louis Glapion - George Middleton House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.
Gas lamp in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Beacon Press building (1917) (39-41 Mount Vernon St.). Boston, MA. Style: Colonial Revival. Architect: Brainerd & Leeds; William A. Root & Henry A. Root; Oscar A. Thayer.Louis Glapion - George Middleton House (1801) (1 Pinckney St) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Style: Federal.Louis Glapion - George Middleton House (1795) (5 Pinckney St) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Style: Federal.
Coolidge Roberts Apartment House. Boston, MA.Robert Wood - James Otis House. Boston, MA.Robert Wood - James Otis House. Boston, MA.Frederick Hughes - Nathaniel Sherman House. Boston, MA.
Coolidge Roberts Apartment House (1898) (13-15 Pinckney St.). Boston, MA. Style: Queen Anne.Robert Wood - James Otis House (1798) (17 Pinckney St.). Boston, MA. Style: Italianate.Robert Wood - James Otis House (1798) (17-19 Pinckney St.). Boston, MA. Style: Federal. Architect: Gridley James Fox Bryant.Frederick Hughes - Nathaniel Sherman (aka Louisa May Alcott) House (1827) (20 Pinckney St.). Boston, MA. Style: Federal. Architect: Nathaniel Sherman.
Sen. Jonathan Mason Stable 1802 in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Frederick W. Small House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Pinckney St. streetscape of row houses. Boston, MA.William Simmons - Charles F. Danforth House in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.
Sen. Jonathan Mason Stable 1802 (24 Pinckney St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Frederick W. Small House (1850) (31 Pinckney St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Style: Italianate.Pinckney St. streetscape of row houses. Boston, MA.William Simmons - Charles F. Danforth House (1805) (51 Pinckney St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Style: Federal.
Federal row houses on Pinckney St. near Anderson St. in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.English High School - Wendell Phillips School in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.Entrance to English High School - Wendell Phillips School. Boston, MA.Bay windows on Beacon Hill row houses. Boston, MA.
Federal row houses on Pinckney St. near Anderson St. in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA.English High School - Wendell Phillips School (1824) (65 Anderson St.) in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA. Architect: Graham & Meus.Entrance to English High School - Wendell Phillips School (1824) (65 Anderson St.). Boston, MA.Bay windows on Beacon Hill row houses. Boston, MA.
Projecting bay window on Beacon Hill row house. Boston, MA.Typical Beacon Hill row houses. Boston, MA.

Projecting bay window on Beacon Hill row house. Boston, MA.Typical Beacon Hill row houses. Boston, MA.


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