The Robert Bacon House suggests the extent of the influence of Boston architects in the suburbs during the early decades of the nineteenth century. Rare surviving plans for the Bacon House identify it as the work of John Kutts, who practiced in the city and is known to have designed at least one house on Beacon Hill and probably many more. The Bacon House has the massing, center plan, and some of the fine detailing of Federal residences, but its Doric entrance porch demonstrates Kutts's interest in the new Greek Revival.
You are here
Robert Bacon House
If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.
SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.