District 13 Police Station

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District 13 Police Station
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District 13 Police Station is located in Massachusetts
District 13 Police Station
District 13 Police Station is located in the United States
District 13 Police Station
Location28 Seaverns Ave., Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°18′43.4″N 71°6′44.4″W / 42.312056°N 71.112333°W / 42.312056; -71.112333Coordinates: 42°18′43.4″N 71°6′44.4″W / 42.312056°N 71.112333°W / 42.312056; -71.112333
Arealess than one acre
Built1873
ArchitectEdmund M. Wheelwright
George Ropes
Architectural styleGothic, High Victorian Gothic
NRHP reference #87002549[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 10, 1988

The District 13 Police Station is a historic former police station at 28 Seaverns Avenue in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. The Gothic Revival station was designed in 1873 by George Ropes and built for the town of West Roxbury, as one of its last public works before its annexation by Boston. An addition was designed in 1892 by Edmund M. Wheelwright, architect for the City of Boston. The building is one of the only high-style Victorian municipal buildings in the city.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1] It has been converted to residential use.[2]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ a b "NRHP nomination for District 13 Police Station". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-06-13.