E. Rollins Morse House

167 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, Mass.

Year Built: 1880

This building was built in 1880 and is part of the Back Bay Historic District and a National Register Historic District.


• Local Historical District

• National Register District


• Boston Directory, 1885, E. Rollins Morse, noted.

• Massachusetts Cultural Resources Information System, Massachusetts Historical Commission, Inventory No. BOS.3491, E.R. More House, 167 Commonwealth Avenue, 1880, Sturgis & Brigham, architects).

• Back Bay National Register Historic District, 8/14/1973, National Park Service #73001948.

• Back Bay Historic District, 9/3/1966.

• “Architecture of H.H. Richardson and His Contemporaries in Boston and Vicinity: 1972 Annual Tour,” Society of Architectural Historians, Philadelphia, 1972, Margaret Henderson Floyd, (Sturgis & Brigham, 1880, 167 Commonwealth Avenue, E.R. Morse House)

• Building Permit, City of Boston, 9/4/1880, #165, E. Rollins Morse (owner), Sturgis & Brigham (architects), 167 Commonwealth Avenue.

• "Brigham & Spofford," Illustrated Boston, Metropolis of New England, American Publishing and Engraving, New York, New York, 1889, p. 196 ("E. Rollins Morse, Boston").






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