attractions Northampton Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings

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

List buildings include Building at 8-22 Graves Avenue, The Manse and many more.

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

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Northampton. Famous architectural houses within the city of Northampton are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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Building at 8-22 Graves Avenue


The Building at 8—22 Graves Avenue is a historic rowhouse at 8-22 Graves Avenue, just outside the downtown area of Northampton, Massachusetts. The Queen Anne style brick rowhouse was built in 1887 for Doctor Silas R. Cooley. The property is unusual because brick was not then a common building material for housing in the Connecticut River valley, and because the rowhouse style of construction was also rare in the area. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. ...more

City/Town: Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1887

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

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Calvin Coolidge House


The Calvin Coolidge House is a historic house at 19-21 Massasoit Street in Northampton, Massachusetts that was home to President of the United States Calvin Coolidge between 1906 and 1930. This period of occupancy coincides with Coolidge's political rise from city council to Governor of Massachusetts, then Vice President and President. The house, built in 1900-01, is a fairly typical residential house of the time, and is not architecturally distinguished. In 1930, Coolidge moved to "The Beeches" at 16 Hampton Terrace in Northampton. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. ...more

City/Town: Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1901

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Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library and Museum


The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library and Museum is the presidential library of 30th U.S. President Calvin Coolidge. ...more

City/Town: Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America, New England, + more

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Dorsey-Jones House


The Dorsey-Jones House is a historic house at 191 Nonotuck Street in the Florence area of Northampton, Massachusetts that served as a stop on the Underground Railroad. The 1.5 story house was built in 1849 for Basil Dorsey, an African American who escaped slavery in 1836 with abolitionist help. It follows a plan known as "upright and wing", a common building plan of the period that was often used for millworker housing. The lot on which it was built was purchased from the Bensonville Manufacturing Company, the silkmaking business of abolitionist George Benson. The Dorsey family lived in the house until 1852, when it moved to another Florence house. This house was purchased in 1854 by Mary ...more

City/Town: Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1849

Style: Greek Revival