Fort Point Channel Historic District

Necco Court, Thomson Place, A, Binford, Congress, Farnsworth, Melcher, Midway, Sleeper, Stillings, Summer Sts., Boston, Massachusetts


Anderson Electric Company

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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The Anderson Electric Company building is considered a contributing structure in the Fort Point Channel National Register District, which has been determined eligible for the National Register. The building is associated with the Boston Wharf Company, developers of South Boston, and, therefore, with the industrial development of South Boston. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS MA-1273)

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 10, 2004
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Italianate; Victorian: Romanesque
Areas of significance
Architecture; Transportation; Commerce; Community Planning and Development; Engineering; Industry; Maritime History
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Warehouse; Manufacturing facility; Road-related; Water-related
Current functions
Secondary structure; Manufacturing facility; Museum; Road-related; Water-related
Periods of significance
1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1836; 1875; 1899
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 89
Contributing structures: 9
Non-contributing buildings: 7
Non-contributing structures: 2

Update Log 

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