Colby Hall (Newton, Massachusetts)

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Colby Hall
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Colby Hall
Colby Hall (Newton, Massachusetts) is located in Massachusetts
Colby Hall (Newton, Massachusetts)
Colby Hall (Newton, Massachusetts) is located in the US
Colby Hall (Newton, Massachusetts)
Location 141 Herrick Rd., Newton Centre, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°19′33″N 71°11′31″W / 42.32583°N 71.19194°W / 42.32583; -71.19194Coordinates: 42°19′33″N 71°11′31″W / 42.32583°N 71.19194°W / 42.32583; -71.19194
Built 1866
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Second Empire, Romanesque
Part of Newton Theological Institution Historic District (#86001749)
NRHP reference #


Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 30, 1978
Designated CP September 4, 1986

Colby Hall is an historic building on the campus of Andover Newton Theological School at 141 Herrick Road in the village of Newton Centre in Newton, Massachusetts. It was built in 1866 in a mixture of Second Empire and Romanesque styles. It was named for Gardner Colby (1810–79), who was treasurer of the school and also was the benefactor of Waterville College in Maine, which changed its name to Colby College in his honor. On January 30, 1978. it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

In 1977, Colby Hall was renovated by Drummey Rosane Anderson, Inc. (D-R-A) to serve as its design center.[2]

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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. ^ D-R-A history

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