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Boston College Main Campus Historic District

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Boston College Main Campus Historic District

Boston College Main Campus
Historic District
Gasson from Fulton
Location 140 Commonwealth Ave., Chestnut Hill
Newton, Massachusetts
Built 1913
Architect Charles D. Maginnis
Architectural style Other
Governing body Private: Boston College
MPS Newton MRA
NRHP Reference # 90000109[1]
Added to NRHP January 9, 1990

Boston College Main Campus Historic District located at 140 Commonwealth Avenue in the village of Chestnut Hill in Newton, Massachusetts was added to the National Register of Historic Places on January 9, 1990 (1990-01-09).

National Register listing

  • Boston College Main Campus Historic District
  • (added 1990 - District - #90000109)
  • 140 Commonwealth Ave., Newton
  • Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
  • Architect, builder, or engineer: Charles Donagh Maginnis
  • Architectural Style: Other
  • Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
  • Period of Significance: 1900-1924
  • Owner: Private
  • Historic Function: Education
  • Historic Sub-function: College
  • Current Function: Education
  • Current Sub-function: College

Maginnis master plan

See also


External links

  • Boston College website

Coordinates: 42°20′15.46″N 71°10′17.54″W / 42.3376278°N 71.1715389°W / 42.3376278; -71.1715389

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