Walter K. Foster House

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Walter K. Foster House
Walter K. Foster House, Stoneham MA.jpg
Walter K. Foster House
Walter K. Foster House is located in Massachusetts
Walter K. Foster House
Walter K. Foster House is located in the US
Walter K. Foster House
Location 57 Central St., Stoneham, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°28′54″N 71°5′56″W / 42.48167°N 71.09889°W / 42.48167; -71.09889Coordinates: 42°28′54″N 71°5′56″W / 42.48167°N 71.09889°W / 42.48167; -71.09889
Built 1870
Architectural style Italianate
Part of Central Square Historic District (#89002277)
MPS Stoneham MRA
NRHP Reference #

84002616

[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 13, 1984
Designated CP January 17, 1990

The Walter K. Foster House is a historic house at 57 Central Street in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Built c. 1870, it is one of three surviving Italianate side hall entry houses in Stoneham. Notable features include paneled pilasters on the corners and ornate decorative brackets above them. The doorway is also topped by a heavy decorated hood. Walter K. Foster was an inventor and owner of a pencil sharpener factory.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984,[1] and included in the Central Square Historic District in 1990.[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. ^ a b "NRHP nomination for Walter K. Foster House". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-01-25.