Boston Edison Electric Illuminating Company building

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Boston Edison Electric Illuminating Company
Boston Edison Electric Illuminating Company, Boston, Massachusetts.jpg
Boston Edison Electric Illuminating Company building is located in Boston
Boston Edison Electric Illuminating Company building
Boston Edison Electric Illuminating Company building is located in Massachusetts
Boston Edison Electric Illuminating Company building
Boston Edison Electric Illuminating Company building is located in the US
Boston Edison Electric Illuminating Company building
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°21′8″N 71°3′51″W / 42.35222°N 71.06417°W / 42.35222; -71.06417Coordinates: 42°21′8″N 71°3′51″W / 42.35222°N 71.06417°W / 42.35222; -71.06417
Built 1906
Architect Winslow & Bigelow; Bigelow & Wadsworth
Architectural style Beaux Arts
MPS Boston Theatre MRA
NRHP Reference #

80000453

[1]
Added to NRHP December 9, 1980

The Boston Edison Electric Illuminating Company is a historic utility company building at 25-39 Boylston Street in Boston, Massachusetts.

The seven-story Beaux Arts building was constructed in 1906 to a design by Winslow & Bigelow and enlarged in 1922 to a design by Bigelow & Wadsworth. It served as the headquarters of the Boston Edison Illuminating Company until the 1950s. It is an early skyscraper with Beaux Arts detailing and made of limestone.[2]

In 1980 the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places;[1] in 1984 it was purchased to become the home of Saint Francis House.

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Boston Edison Electric Illuminating Company". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-05-31.