Metropolitan State Hospital

Demolished
Also known as: Avalon at Lexington Hills
475 Trapelo Rd., Waltham, Massachusetts

Mostly demolished and redeveloped

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 21, 1994
Reference number
93001482
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival
Areas of significance
Social History; Health/Medicine; Architecture
Levels of significance
State; Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; A - Event
Property type
District
Historic functions
Animal facility; Agricultural fields; Cemetery; Religious structure; Institutional housing
Current functions
Institutional housing; Hospital
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant year
1927
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 17
Contributing structures: 9
Contributing sites: 5
Non-contributing buildings: 4
Non-contributing structures: 1