Munroe Building

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Munroe Building
Munroe Building.jpg
Munroe Building is located in Massachusetts
Munroe Building
Location 1227--1259 Hancock St., Quincy, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°15′7″N 71°0′15″W / 42.25194°N 71.00417°W / 42.25194; -71.00417Coordinates: 42°15′7″N 71°0′15″W / 42.25194°N 71.00417°W / 42.25194; -71.00417
Area 1.2 acres (0.49 ha)
Built 1929
Architect Shephard & Stearns
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
MPS Quincy MRA
NRHP Reference # 89001349[1]
Added to NRHP September 20, 1989

The Munroe Building is a historic commercial building at 1227-1259 Hancock Street in Quincy, Massachusetts. The Colonial Revival two-story building was designed by Shepard and Stearns, and built in 1929. Then, as now, it housed retail stores on the ground floor and professional offices above. It was built by Henry Faxon, a major real estate owner of the period.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Munroe Building". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-06-04.