The Jarvis

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The Jarvis
The Jarvis, 27 Everett Street, Cambridge, MA - IMG 4381.JPG
The Jarvis is located in Massachusetts
The Jarvis
Location Cambridge, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°22′35″N 71°7′7″W / 42.37639°N 71.11861°W / 42.37639; -71.11861Coordinates: 42°22′35″N 71°7′7″W / 42.37639°N 71.11861°W / 42.37639; -71.11861
Built 1890
Architect Richards,J.R.; Richards,W.P.
Architectural style Queen Anne
Governing body Private
MPS Cambridge MRA
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP May 19, 1986

The Jarvis is a historic apartment building at 27 Everett Street, on the north side of the Harvard University campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Built in 1860, the 4.5 story brick building was one of the first apartment houses built in the vicinity of northern Massachusetts Avenue. At the time, Massachusetts Avenue north of Harvard was predominantly lined with large fashionable houses. The Jarvis fit into this to some extent by being designed to resemble a large single family residence of the time. The building has irregular Queen Anne massing, polychrome trim, and massive corbelled end chimneys.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[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 The Jarvis". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-03-19.