Arthur F. Luke House

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Arthur F. Luke House
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Arthur F. Luke House is located in Massachusetts
Arthur F. Luke House
Location 221 Prince St., Newton, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°20′21″N 71°13′25″W / 42.33917°N 71.22361°W / 42.33917; -71.22361Coordinates: 42°20′21″N 71°13′25″W / 42.33917°N 71.22361°W / 42.33917; -71.22361
Built 1909
Architectural style Bungalow/Craftsman
Governing body Private
MPS Newton MRA
NRHP Reference #

90000042

[1]
Added to NRHP February 16, 1990

Arthur F. Luke House is a historic house at 221 Prince Street in Newton, Massachusetts. The house, which is 2 1/2 stories high, is built in a rustic Craftsman style. It is topped by a hip roof with three cross gables across the facade. It has two fieldstone chimneys which provide a rustic effect. A verandah extends from the entry to the right side of the house, enging up in a pergola-type arbor.[2] The house was built in 1909 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1]

Arthur F. Luke was senior manager of the National Tube Company and the son of James Luke (October 22, 1823 - December 14, 1899).[3]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: Arthur F. Luke House". June 1987. Retrieved 2013-04-04. 
  3. ^ Boston Daily Globe. "Death of James Luke." December 15, 1899. Pg.8. Last accessed from ProQuest Historical Newspapers Boston Globe (1872 - 1927), February 6, 2012. His father's obituary lists Arthur as the president of the National Tube Company. However, the Directory of iron and steel works of the United States and Canada, lists Arthur as the company treasurer. Directory of iron and steel works of the United States and Canada (Googlebooks) American Iron and Steel Institute, 1900, p.27.