Central Square Historic District

Roughly Massachusetts Ave. from Clinton St. to Main St., Cambridge, Massachusetts. County/parish: Middlesex.

NRIS 90000128

69 contributing buildings.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places March 02, 1990.

Part of Cambridge MRA (NRIS 64000275).

Also known as:

  • First
  • Odd Fellows Hall
  • See Also:City Hall Historic District

From Wikipedia:

Central Square, Cambridge

Central Square is an area in Cambridge, Massachusetts centered on the junction of Massachusetts Avenue, Prospect Street and Western Avenue. Lafayette Square, formed by the junction of Massachusetts Avenue, Columbia Street, Sidney Street and Main Street, is also considered a part of the Central Square area. Harvard Square is to the northwest along Massachusetts Avenue, Inman Square is to the north along Prospect Street and Kendall Square is to the east along Main Street. The section of Central Square along Massachusetts Avenue between Clinton Street and Main Street is designated the Central Square Historic District, and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.

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Architects:

  • et al.
  • Hartwell and Richardson

Architectural styles:

  • Federal
  • Late 19Th And 20Th Century Revivals
  • Late Victorian

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/90000128

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