Homer-Lovell House

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Homer-Lovell House
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Homer-Lovell House
Homer-Lovell House is located in Massachusetts
Homer-Lovell House
Location Cambridge, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°23′7″N 71°7′5″W / 42.38528°N 71.11806°W / 42.38528; -71.11806Coordinates: 42°23′7″N 71°7′5″W / 42.38528°N 71.11806°W / 42.38528; -71.11806
Built 1867
Architectural style Second Empire
Governing body Private
MPS Cambridge MRA
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP December 22, 1983

The Homer-Lovell House is an historic house at 11 Forest Street, just outside Porter Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The two story wood frame house was built in two sections: the main block, a fine Second Empire house, was built in 1867, when the Porter Square area was growing as a residential area because of its train station. In the 1920s the house was extended to the rear and converted into a two-family. Many houses in the area underwent this sort of conversion, most losing their historical integrity. The main block has well-preserved Second Empire features, including extended eaves with brackets, and heavily decorated front portico and projecting bay window.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "MACRIS inventory record for Homer-Lovell House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-03-19.