Cummings and Sears

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Hotel Boylston, corner Tremont and Boylston St., Boston, 19th century

Cummings and Sears (est. 1864) was an architecture firm in 19th-century Boston, Massachusetts, established by Charles Amos Cummings and Willard T. Sears.[1] In the 1860s they kept an office in the Studio Building on Tremont Street,[2] moving in the 1870s to Pemberton Square.[3][4]

Designed and built by Cummings and Sears[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Who's who in New England, Volume 3. 1915
  2. ^ Boston commercial directory for 1869
  3. ^ Boston Directory. 1873
  4. ^ Boston Almanac. 1879
  5. ^ City of Boston. Auditor of Accounts. Annual Report ... for 1870-1871
  6. ^ Annual report of the School Committee of the City of Boston, 1871, Google books
  7. ^ Proceedings at the dedication of the Congregational House, Boston, February 12th, 1873: together with a brief history of the American Congregational Association. 1873, Google books
  8. ^ Claude Moore Fuess. An old New England school: a history of Phillips Academy Andover. Houghton Mifflin company, 1917
  9. ^ Kate Gannett Wells. Campobello: an historical sketch. 1893, Google books
  10. ^ Boston of to-day: a glance at its history and characteristics. 1892
  11. ^ Robert Campbell and Peter Vanderwarker. One Boston Place. Boston Globe. Nov 8, 1998
  12. ^ Moses Foster Sweetser. Macullar, Parker and Company, Boston, Mass: An historical and descriptive sketch. Boston: 1884, Google books
  13. ^ Charles Wyllys Elliott. The book of American interiors: prepared by Charles Wyllys Elliott from existing houses. Boston: J.R. Osgood and Company, 1876
  14. ^ American Architect and Building News, June 13, 1885
  15. ^ Bacon's dictionary of Boston. 1886

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