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

Examples of buildings on this list: House at 11 Beach Street, James Nichols House and many more.

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

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


The Ace Art Company is a historic commercial and industrial building at 24 Gould Street in Reading, Massachusetts. Built in 1924, the single-story brick building is the only Art Deco building in Reading. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. ...more

City/Town: Reading, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1924

Style: Art Deco

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Alden Batchelder House


The Alden Batchelder House is a historic house at 797 Main Street in Reading, Massachusetts. Built in the early 1850s, the 2.5 story wood frame house is an excellent example of an early Italianate design. Its front facade has a central gable, a two story projecting bay on the right side, and a porch ...more

City/Town: Reading, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1849

Style: Italianate architecture

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Asa M. Cook House


The Asa M. Cook House is a historic house at 81 Prospect Street in Reading, Massachusetts. The 2.5 story wood frame Second Empire house was built in 1872 for Asa M. Cook, an American Civil War veteran who commuted by train to a job at the United States custom house in Boston. The house is one of the ...more

City/Town: Reading, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1872

Style: Second Empire

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Batchelder House


The Batchelder House is a historic house at 607 Pearl Street in Reading, Massachusetts. The 2.5 story wood frame house was built c. 1783 by Nathaniel Batchelder on the site of an earlier home. Batchelder was a farmer and shoemaker, and his descendants continued to own the property and be involved in ...more

City/Town: Reading, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1783

Style: Federal architecture