Dorchester Heights Historic District

Also known as: Telegraph Hill
Roughly a one block area surrounding Telegraph Hill, Dorchester, Massachusetts


Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 1, 2001
Reference number
Architectural styles
Federal; Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; et al.
Areas of significance
Architecture; Community Planning and Development; Military
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Park; School; Religious structure; Clinic; Organizational
Current functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Park; School; Clinic; Religious structure; Department store
Periods of significance
1750-1799; 1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant year
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 404
Contributing structures: 3
Contributing sites: 3
Contributing objects: 53
Non-contributing buildings: 10
Non-contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing objects: 1

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett