Attractions List of Famous Brockton Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Brockton skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Brockton architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Brockton are included on this list. Information about these Brockton buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Brockton and older historic landmarks.

List ranges from Old Post Office Building to Moses Packard House, plus much more.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Brockton?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Brockton. Famous architectural houses within the city of Brockton are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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Brockton City Hall


The city hall of Brockton, Massachusetts is located at 45 School Street. It is a predominantly brick 2-1/2 story building sited on an entire city block bounded by School Street, East Elm Street, and City Hall Square. The Romanesque Revival structure was designed by local architect Wesley Lyng Minor, and build in 1892-94. It has entrances on three sides, each under a round Richardsonian arch with carved voussoirs. Its most prominent feature is a five-story tower, decorated with terra cotta panels and topped by a steeply-pitched Gothic style hip roof. The east elevation also has a three-story circular tower topped by a battlement. It was the first purpose-built building for housing the city's ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Brockton, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1892

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Central Fire Station


The Central Fire Station is a historic fire station on 40 Pleasant Street in Brockton, Massachusetts. Built in 1884-85, the three story brick mansard-roofed Second Empire building included a number of "firsts". It was the first brick fire house in the city, and it was the nation's first fire house to be electrified, receiving its power via an underground cable from a nearby power plant that had been built under the supervision of Thomas Alva Edison. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Brockton, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1884

Style: Second Empire

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Curtis Building


The Curtis Building is a historic commercial building at 105-109 Main Street in Brockton, Massachusetts, USA. The three story brick building was built in 1870, and is a fine local example of Romanesque styling. It features panel brick pilasters on the corners, and panel brick decoration in the cornices. Its window bays, consist of paired windows separated by brick piers; the third floor windows are set in double round-arch openings. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Brockton, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1898

Style: Romanesque architecture

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Dr. Edgar Everett Dean House


The Dr. Edgar Everett Dean House is an historic house at 81 Green Street in Brockton, Massachusetts. The 3-story wood frame house was built in 1884 for Doctor Edgar Everett Dean, a prominent local physician. The Queen Anne Victorian is one of the few surviving residential designs of the locally prominent architect Wesley Lyng Minor, whose credits also include Brockton City Hall. From 1939 to 1993, the building was home to the Hall Funeral Home. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Brockton, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1884

Style: Queen Anne Style architecture (Great Britain & Australia)