The Eminence

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The Eminence
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The Eminence is located in Massachusetts
The Eminence
Location 122 Islington Rd., Newton, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°20′59″N 71°15′30″W / 42.34972°N 71.25833°W / 42.34972; -71.25833Coordinates: 42°20′59″N 71°15′30″W / 42.34972°N 71.25833°W / 42.34972; -71.25833
Built 1853
Architect Hammatt Billings
Architectural style Italian Villa
Governing body Private
MPS Newton MRA
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP September 04, 1986

The Eminence is an historic estate house located on a 5.6 acre riverfront parcel at 122 Islington Road in the village of Auburndale in Newton, Massachusetts. Built in 1853, it was designed by noted Boston architect Hammatt Billings in the Italian Villa style of architecture, and is one of two surviving high-style Italianate estate houses in the Auburndale area. It was purchased, in unfinished state, by Thomas Hall, a magnetic instrument maker, in 1853.[2]

On September 4, 1986 It was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for The Eminence". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-04-10.