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Charles Lovejoy House

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1893–1894, James T. Kelley. 64 Broad St.
  • Charles Lovejoy House

Boston architect James T. Kelley designed this house for James Lovejoy, a prominent local physician, between his work on the Lynn Bank and Lynn Gas and Electric blocks (LY6). He provides here a free interpretation of Colonial Revival in which ornamentation of the facade is concentrated in a grand frontispiece framing the entrance. Paired pilasters, which extend the full height of the house, are topped by a pediment containing an oculus surrounded with elaborate sculptural ornament. The interior is also largely unaltered and features ornate period finishes. The Greater Lynn Arts Association acquired and preserves the house.

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Author: 
Keith N. Morgan
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Keith N. Morgan, "Charles Lovejoy House", [Lynn, Massachusetts], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/MA-01-LY11.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Massachusetts

Buildings of Massachusetts: Metropolitan Boston, Keith N. Morgan, with Richard M. Candee, Naomi Miller, Roger G. Reed, and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2009, 377-377.

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