Attractions Fall River Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Fall River skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Fall River architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Fall River are included on this list. Information about these Fall River 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 Fall River and older historic landmarks.

This list contains buildings like A. B. Chace Rowhouses and St. Joseph's Church.

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

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Fall River. Famous architectural houses within the city of Fall River are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
A. B. Chace Rowhouses is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Fall River Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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A. B. Chace Rowhouses


The A.B. Chace Rowhouses is a historic apartment building located at 655-685 Middle Street in Fall River, Massachusetts. It was constructed circa 1877 for Arnold B. Chace, son of Elizabeth Buffum Chace, a prominent Rhode Island abolitionist and reformer. The red brick rowhouse is unusual for Fall River, which is more typically dominated by triple-decker houses. The Chace Rowhouse is located along the perimeter of Kennedy Park, not far from the historic St. Anne's Church complex. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1877

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

A. J. Borden Building is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Fall River Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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A. J. Borden Building


The A. J. Borden Building is an historic commercial building at 91-111 South Main Street in Fall River, Massachusetts. It was built in 1889 by Andrew Jackson Borden and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. It was designed by Fall River architect Joseph M. Darling, who also notably designed several schools in the city. After Andrew's murder in 1892, the building was occupied by various businesses and owned by his daughter, Lizzie Borden until her death in 1927. The J.J. Newbury dime store later occupied the building from 1931 into the early 1980s when it was acquired by Aetna Insurance Company. Today, it is occupied by the Travelers of Massachusetts insurance company. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1889

Style: Victorian architecture

Al Mac's Diner-Restaurant is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Fall River Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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Al Mac's Diner-Restaurant


Al Mac's Diner-Restaurant is an historic restaurant building at 135 President Avenue in Fall River, Massachusetts. It is an example of the stainless steel diners in Massachusetts, with rectangular massing, a flat roof, a projecting center entry vestibule, and rear kitchen wing. The diner was built in 1953 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1953

Algonquin Printing Co. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Fall River Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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Algonquin Printing Co.


Algonquin Printing Co. is a historic mill complex located at 1 Middle Street, off Bay Street in Fall River, Massachusetts. It was built by the Algonquin Printing Company in 1891 which operated the site until 1939 when the company was liquidated and sold. The mill was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. The site was later occupied by Pioneer Finishing Corporation, and later Duro Textiles. On October 26, 2010, a fire, which was later deemed to be arson broke out in the boiler room portion of the mill complex, destroying several buildings. However, the main mill and other buildings we saved. The complex was vacant at the time of the fire. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1891

Style: Colonial Revival architecture