Massachusetts General Hospital

Fruit Street, Boston, Massachusetts

Photos 

Massachusetts General Hospital, Bulfinch Building

2. Historic American Buildings Survey Frank O. Branzetti, Photographer April 16, 1941 (a) EXT.-FRONT, LOOKING NORTHWEST

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Description 

A rare major example of a large early 19th-century city hospital. Nearly doubled in size in the 1840s, the original building is used for research. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 30, 1970

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 30, 1970
Reference number
70000682
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival
Areas of significance
Science; Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Hospital
Current function
Hospital
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1825-1849
Significant years
1818; 1823; 1846

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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