House at 88 Prospect Street, Wakefield, Mass.

Title:

House at 88 Prospect Street, Wakefield, Mass.

Creator:

Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-

Publisher:

Wakefield, Mass. : The author,

Date:

2008

Description:

Photos show the house located at 88 Prospect Street on the south side of the street at the intersection with Velma Road. Built around 1913, the English cottage style carriage house has a stucco exterior and terra cotta tile roof. The building was designed by Wakefield architect Harland O. Perkins, who lived at 8 Park Street. The carriage house was built for Elizabeth Boit, one of the founders of the Harvard Knitting Mills, and was part of a family compound of similarly styled buildings that included a much larger home at 90 Prospect Street, and the main house at 127 Chestnut Street. Photos taken at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 5, 2008.;Detailed entry in building survey, "The cultural resources of Wakefield", pD93.;The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Subject:

Boit, Elizabeth Eaton, 1849-1932.

Architecture, Domestic -- Massachusetts -- Wakefield -- Pictorial works; Elizabeth Boit House (Wakefield, Mass.)

Wakefield (Mass.) -- Pictorial works.

Collection :

Current Images of Wakefield

Tags :

Citation :

Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-, "House at 88 Prospect Street, Wakefield, Mass.," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #14138, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/14138 (accessed September 1, 2014).