Asa Gray House

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Asa Gray House
Asa Gray House, Cambridge, Massachusetts.JPG
Asa Gray House.
Location 88 Garden St., Cambridge, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°22′58.7″N 71°7′40.8″W / 42.382972°N 71.128000°W / 42.382972; -71.128000Coordinates: 42°22′58.7″N 71°7′40.8″W / 42.382972°N 71.128000°W / 42.382972; -71.128000
Built 1810
Architect Town, Ithiel
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 66000655
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 15, 1966[1]
Designated NHL January 12, 1965[2]

The Asa Gray House is a historic house located at 88 Garden Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts. It is a National Historic Landmark.

The house was designed in 1810 by architect Ithiel Town in the Federal style for the first head of the Harvard Botanic Garden, and has been the residence of ornithologist Thomas Nuttall and botanist Asa Gray.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1965.[2][3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Asa Gray House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-08-31. 
  3. ^ Polly M. Rettig and S. Sydney Bradford (December 9, 1974). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Asa Gray House PDF (32 KB). National Park Service.  and Accompanying two photos, exterior, from 1867 and 1963 PDF (32 KB)