United States List of Famous Quincy Buildings & Structures

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

This list below has everything from Arthur Alden House to Timothy Reed House.

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

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Quincy. Famous architectural houses within the city of Quincy are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
Adams Building is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Quincy Buildings & Structures
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Adams Building

The Adams Building is a historic commercial building at 1342-1368 Hancock Street and 1-9 Temple Street in downtown Quincy, Massachusetts. The 3-1/2 story stucco-clad building was built in two stages, between 1880 and 1890, by John Quincy Adams II; it was one of the city's first large-scale commercial buildings. When originally built, it housed retail space on the ground floor, and a mixture of residential space, professional offices, and a social club meeting space, on its upper floors. More recently, the upper floors have been converted entirely to professional office space. The building is locally unusual as an example of Jacobethan architecture, a variant on the Tudor Revival. The ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Quincy, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1880

Style: Tudor Revival architecture

Alfred H. Richards House is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Quincy Buildings & Structures
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Alfred H. Richards House

The Alfred H. Richards House is a historic house at 354 Highland Avenue in Quincy, Massachusetts. This two story wood frame house was built in 1923 for Alfred Richards, a bank executive. It is one of the last house built in the Wollaston Heights area, which had been mostly built out in the earlier decades of the 20th century. Designed by William Chapman, it has a five-bay main facade with three gabled dormers above, each with a round-arch window. The eave is decorated with dentil moulding and modillions. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Quincy, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1923

Style: Colonial Revival architecture

Arthur Alden House is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Quincy Buildings & Structures
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The Arthur Alden House is a historic house at 24 Whitney Road in Quincy, Massachusetts. This 2-1/2 story wood frame house was designed by architect William Lofgren and built in 1909 for Arthur Alden, an executive in financial services companies. The building is a well-executed and preserved example of Queen Anne styling, with its asymmetrical facade, variety of protruding elements, and varied window types. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Quincy, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1909

Style: Queen Anne Style architecture (Great Britain & Australia), Queen Anne Style architecture (United States), Shingle style architecture

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Baxter-King House is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Quincy Buildings & Structures
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Baxter-King House

The Baxter-King House is a historic house at 36 Heritage Road in Quincy, Massachusetts. The 2-1/2 story wood frame house was built in the 1860s, and is one of the city's finest Italianate houses. The L-shaped house dominated by a three-story square tower with a shallow hip roof that has a bracketed and modillioned eave. An elaborately decorated entry projects from the tower. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Quincy, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1860

Style: Italianate architecture