House at 90 Prospect Street, Wakefield, Mass.


House at 90 Prospect Street, Wakefield, Mass.


Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-


Wakefield, Mass. : The author,




Photos show the house located at 90 Prospect Street on the south side of the street at the intersection with Velma Road. Despite the Prospect Street address, current driveway access to the house is from Velma Road. Built around 1913, the English cottage style 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 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 carriage house at 88 Prospect Street, and the main house at 127 Chestnut Street. Photos taken at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 5, 2008.;The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Boit, Elizabeth Eaton, 1849-1932.

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

Wakefield (Mass.) -- Pictorial works.

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Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-, "House at 90 Prospect Street, Wakefield, Mass.," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #14141, (accessed August 18, 2017).