Taconic and West Avenues Historic District

Also known as: Berkshire Heights
Roughly bounded by Main St., Maple, West, and Taconic Aves., and Castle St., Great Barrington, Massachusetts


National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 11, 1998
Reference number
Architectural styles
Georgian; Early Republic; Mid 19th Century Revival
Areas of significance
Architecture; Community Planning and Development; Religion
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; B - Person; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Secondary structure; Hotel; Religious structure; Church related residence; Rail-related
Current functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Secondary structure; Religious structure; Rail-related; Park
Periods of significance
1700-1749; 1750-1799; 1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 172
Contributing structures: 3
Contributing sites: 1
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 10