Tuckerman Hall

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Tuckerman Hall
Tuckerman exterior.jpg
Tuckerman Hall is located in Massachusetts
Tuckerman Hall
Location Worcester, MA
Coordinates 42°16′23.7″N 71°48′4.6″W / 42.273250°N 71.801278°W / 42.273250; -71.801278Coordinates: 42°16′23.7″N 71°48′4.6″W / 42.273250°N 71.801278°W / 42.273250; -71.801278
Built 1902
Architect Josephine Wright Chapman
Architectural style Neoclassical
Governing body Private
Part of Institutional District (#80000554)

Tuckerman Hall is a Concert Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts. It was built in 1902 in the Neoclassical style and restored in 1999.[1] The architect was Josephine Wright Chapman. It is the home of the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra.

Other current uses include weddings, receptions and other events.

History[edit]

The building was built for the use of the Worcester Woman's Club in 1902. It is named after Elizabeth Tuckerman, the grandmother of Stephen Salisbury III who donated the land, which was left over from his donation to the Worcester Art Museum nearby.[2][3]

On March 3, 1980 Tuckerman Hall was listed in the National Register of Historic Places within the Institutional District at the local significance level.[4]

On October 4, 2000 Tuckerman Hall was declared an Official Project of Save America's Treasures.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tuckerman Hall tuckermanhall.org. Retrieved: October 31, 2012.
  2. ^ The Worcester Woman's Club: A Federal Revival Building and a Noble Purpose college.holycross.edu. Retrieved: October 31, 2012.
  3. ^ Josephine Wright Chapman and Tuckerman Hall tuckermanhall.org. Retrieved: October 31, 2012.
  4. ^ Tuckerman Hall plans expansion www.telegram.com. Retrieved: December 29, 2012.
  5. ^ Tuckerman Hall www.worcestermass.org. Retrieved: December 29, 2012.

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