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Worcester Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings

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

List features buildings like Dudley Castle, Levi Flagg Three-Decker and more!

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

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

    100 Front Street is a high-rise building located in downtown Worcester, Massachusetts. It is the third tallest building in Worcester, rising 226 feet. It was completed in 1971, as a part of the Worcester Center urban renewal project, and has 280,000 square feet of interior space. The building is not perfectly square, but rather rectangular, with the short sides being 5 windows across, and the long sides being 7 windows across. The short sides each feature an "M" at the top of the façade above the top floor, because of the original name of the building. The building is 20 stories high.  ...more
    • City/Town: Worcester, England
    • Opened: Jan 01 1971
    • Structural Height (m): 69.0
    • Architect: Welton Becket
    • Created By: Welton Becket
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    Albert Ridyard Three-Decker

    The Albert Ridyard Three-Decker is a historic triple decker at 5 Mount Pleasant Street in Worcester, Massachusetts. When it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990, it was recognized for its Colonial Revival styling, which included decorative elements on its porch and roof line, and decorative bands of wood shingles. Since then the porches have been removed, and the house has been resided, losing or covering over many of these details.  ...more
    • City/Town: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1914
    • Style: Colonial Revival architecture
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    American Antiquarian Society

    The American Antiquarian Society, located in Worcester, Massachusetts, is both a learned society and national research library of pre-twentieth century American history and culture. Founded in 1812, it is the oldest historical society in the United States with a national focus. Its main building, known as Antiquarian Hall, is a U.S. National Historic Landmark in recognition of this legacy. The mission of the AAS is to collect, preserve and make available for study all printed records of what is now known as the United States of America. This includes materials from the first European settlement through the year 1876. The AAS offers programs for professional scholars, pre-collegiate,  ...more
    • City/Town: Worcester,United States of America,Massachusetts
    • Opened: Jan 01 1812
    • Style: Colonial Revival architecture
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    Andrew Friberg Three-Decker

    The Andrew Friberg Three-Decker is a historic triple decker at 26 Ames Street in Worcester, Massachusetts. When the building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990, it was noted for its Colonial Revival styling, including porches supported by Tuscan columns and banded decorative shingling between the floors. These details have been lost or obscured by later exterior siding installation.  ...more
    • City/Town: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1928
    • Style: Colonial Revival architecture