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Boston, Massachusetts is home to a large number of listings on the National Register of Historic Places. This list encompasses those locations that are located north of the Massachusetts Turnpike. See National Register of Historic Places listings in southern Boston for listings south of the Turnpike. Properties and districts located elsewhere in Suffolk County's other three municipalities are also listed separately.

There are 319 properties and districts listed on the National Register in Suffolk County, including 58 National Historic Landmarks. The northern part of the city of Boston is the location of 145 of these properties and districts, including 44 National Historic Landmarks.

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This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.


Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 1767 Milestones
1767 Milestones
01971-04-07April 7, 1971
(#71000084)
Between Boston and Springfield along Old Post Rd.
42°21′42″N 71°07′48″W / 42.361556°N 71.129998°W / 42.361556; -71.129998 (1767 Milestones)
Allston Includes markers in Roxbury and Mission Hill, and markers in Hampden, Middlesex, and Worcester counties
2 John Adams Courthouse
John Adams Courthouse
01974-05-08May 8, 1974
(#74000391)
Pemberton Sq.
42°21′33″N 71°03′42″W / 42.359167°N 71.061667°W / 42.359167; -71.061667 (John Adams Courthouse)
Downtown Contains the nation's oldest law library, the Social Law Library
3 African Meetinghouse
African Meetinghouse
01971-10-07October 7, 1971
(#71000087)
8 Smith St.
42°21′35″N 71°03′57″W / 42.359722°N 71.065833°W / 42.359722; -71.065833 (African Meetinghouse)
Beacon Hill This is the nation's longest standing black church edifice; it also hosts the Museum of African American History, open to the public.
4 Ames Building
Ames Building
01974-04-26April 26, 1974
(#74000382)
1 Court St.
42°21′32″N 71°03′31″W / 42.358889°N 71.058611°W / 42.358889; -71.058611 (Ames Building)
Downtown Considered Boston's first skyscraper.
5 Nathan Appleton Residence
Nathan Appleton Residence
01977-12-22December 22, 1977
(#77001541)
39-40 Beacon St.
42°21′25″N 71°04′01″W / 42.356944°N 71.066944°W / 42.356944; -71.066944 (Nathan Appleton Residence)
Beacon Hill
6 Arlington Street Church
Arlington Street Church
01973-05-04May 4, 1973
(#73000313)
Arlington and Boylston Sts.
42°21′07″N 71°04′16″W / 42.352028°N 71.071139°W / 42.352028; -71.071139 (Arlington Street Church)
Back Bay
7 Armory of the First Corps of Cadets
Armory of the First Corps of Cadets
01973-05-22May 22, 1973
(#73000314)
97-105 Arlington St. and 130 Columbus Ave.
42°20′59″N 71°04′14″W / 42.349722°N 71.070556°W / 42.349722; -71.070556 (Armory of the First Corps of Cadets)
Bay Village
8 Francis B. Austin House
Francis B. Austin House
01988-10-21October 21, 1988
(#87001478)
58 High St.
42°22′34″N 71°04′37″W / 42.376111°N 71.076944°W / 42.376111; -71.076944 (Francis B. Austin House)
Charlestown
9 Frederick Ayer Mansion
Frederick Ayer Mansion
02005-04-05April 5, 2005
(#05000459)
395 Commonwealth Ave.
42°20′57″N 71°05′25″W / 42.349256°N 71.090317°W / 42.349256; -71.090317 (Frederick Ayer Mansion)
Back Bay
10 Back Bay Historic District
Back Bay Historic District
01973-08-14August 14, 1973
(#73001948)
Roughly bounded by the Charles River, Arlington, Providence, Boylston, and Newbury Sts., and Charlesgate East
42°21′04″N 71°04′50″W / 42.3512°N 71.0806°W / 42.3512; -71.0806 (Back Bay Historic District)
Back Bay
11 Baker Congregational Church
Baker Congregational Church
01998-11-19November 19, 1998
(#98001381)
760 Saratoga St.
42°23′02″N 71°01′04″W / 42.383889°N 71.017778°W / 42.383889; -71.017778 (Baker Congregational Church)
East Boston
12 Beach-Knapp District
Beach-Knapp District
01980-12-09December 9, 1980
(#80000462)
Roughly bounded by Harrison Ave., Washington, Kneeland, and Beach Sts.
42°21′04″N 71°03′44″W / 42.351111°N 71.062222°W / 42.351111; -71.062222 (Beach-Knapp District)
Chinatown
13 Beacon Hill Historic District
Beacon Hill Historic District
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000130)
Bounded by Beacon St., the Charles River Embankment, and Pinckney, Revere, and Hancock Sts.
42°21′33″N 71°04′05″W / 42.359072°N 71.068117°W / 42.359072; -71.068117 (Beacon Hill Historic District)
Beacon Hill
14 Bedford Building
Bedford Building
01979-08-21August 21, 1979
(#79000368)
89-103 Bedford St.
42°21′10″N 71°03′32″W / 42.352778°N 71.058889°W / 42.352778; -71.058889 (Bedford Building)
Downtown
15 Bennington Street Burying Ground
Bennington Street Burying Ground
02002-05-22May 22, 2002
(#02000548)
Bennington St., between Swift and Harmony Sts.
42°22′50″N 71°01′19″W / 42.380556°N 71.021944°W / 42.380556; -71.021944 (Bennington Street Burying Ground)
East Boston
16 Blackstone Block Historic District
Blackstone Block Historic District
01973-05-26May 26, 1973
(#73000315)
Area bound by Union, Hanover, Blackstone, and North Sts.
42°21′40″N 71°03′25″W / 42.361111°N 71.056944°W / 42.361111; -71.056944 (Blackstone Block Historic District)
Downtown
17 Blake and Amory Building
Blake and Amory Building
02014-06-02June 2, 2014
(#14000272)
59 Temple Pl.
42°21′17″N 71°03′41″W / 42.3547°N 71.0615°W / 42.3547; -71.0615 (Blake and Amory Building)
Downtown
18 Boston African American National Historic Site
Boston African American National Historic Site
01980-10-10October 10, 1980
(#80004396)
Joy St.
42°21′36″N 71°03′55″W / 42.359986°N 71.065217°W / 42.359986; -71.065217 (Boston African American National Historic Site)
Beacon Hill
19 Boston Athenæum
Boston Athenæum
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000132)
10½ Beacon St.
42°21′28″N 71°03′45″W / 42.357778°N 71.0625°W / 42.357778; -71.0625 (Boston Athenæum)
Beacon Hill
20 Boston Common
Boston Common
01987-02-27February 27, 1987
(#87000760)
Beacon, Park, Tremont, Boylston, and Charles Sts.
42°21′16″N 71°03′54″W / 42.354444°N 71.065°W / 42.354444; -71.065 (Boston Common)
multiple
21 Boston Common and Public Garden
Boston Common and Public Garden
01972-07-12July 12, 1972
(#72000144)
Beacon, Park, Tremont, Boylston, and Arlington Sts.
42°21′15″N 71°04′12″W / 42.3541°N 71.07°W / 42.3541; -71.07 (Boston Common and Public Garden)
multiple
22 Boston Edison Electric Illuminating Company
Boston Edison Electric Illuminating Company
01980-12-09December 9, 1980
(#80000453)
25-39 Boylston St.
42°21′08″N 71°03′51″W / 42.352222°N 71.064167°W / 42.352222; -71.064167 (Boston Edison Electric Illuminating Company)
Chinatown
23 Boston National Historical Park
Boston National Historical Park
01974-10-26October 26, 1974
(#74002222)
Inner harbor at the mouth of the Charles River
42°22′12″N 71°03′20″W / 42.37°N 71.055556°W / 42.37; -71.055556 (Boston National Historical Park)
Boston Harbor
24 Boston Naval Shipyard
Boston Naval Shipyard
01966-11-15November 15, 1966
(#66000134)
East of Chelsea St., Charlestown
42°22′30″N 71°03′09″W / 42.375°N 71.0525°W / 42.375; -71.0525 (Boston Naval Shipyard)
Charlestown Updated listing May 5, 2015 as "Boston National Historical Park/Charlestown Navy Yard".
25 Boston Police Station Number One-Traffic Tunnel Administration Building
Boston Police Station Number One-Traffic Tunnel Administration Building
02015-03-03March 3, 2015
(#15000048)
128, 150 North & 130 -140 Richmond St.
42°21′45″N 71°03′17″W / 42.3626°N 71.0547°W / 42.3626; -71.0547 (Boston Police Station Number One-Traffic Tunnel Administration Building)
North End
26 Boston Public Garden
Boston Public Garden
01987-02-27February 27, 1987
(#87000761)
Beacon, Charles, Boylston, and Arlington Sts.
42°21′15″N 71°04′12″W / 42.3541°N 71.07°W / 42.3541; -71.07 (Boston Public Garden)
Back Bay
27 Boston Public Library
Boston Public Library
01973-05-06May 6, 1973
(#73000317)
Copley Sq.
42°20′57″N 71°04′43″W / 42.349167°N 71.078611°W / 42.349167; -71.078611 (Boston Public Library)
Back Bay
28 Boston Transit Commission Building
Boston Transit Commission Building
02007-08-31August 31, 2007
(#07000861)
15 Beacon St.
42°21′30″N 71°03′46″W / 42.358333°N 71.062778°W / 42.358333; -71.062778 (Boston Transit Commission Building)
Beacon Hill
29 Boston Young Men's Christian Union
Boston Young Men's Christian Union
01980-12-09December 9, 1980
(#80000451)
48 Boylston St.
42°21′07″N 71°03′53″W / 42.351944°N 71.064722°W / 42.351944; -71.064722 (Boston Young Men's Christian Union)
Chinatown
30 Boylston Building
Boylston Building
01980-12-09December 9, 1980
(#80000450)
2-22 Boylston St.
42°21′07″N 71°03′49″W / 42.351944°N 71.063611°W / 42.351944; -71.063611 (Boylston Building)
Chinatown
31 Building at 138-142 Portland Street
Building at 138-142 Portland Street
01985-09-05September 5, 1985
(#85002015)
138-142 Portland St.
42°21′51″N 71°03′43″W / 42.364167°N 71.061944°W / 42.364167; -71.061944 (Building at 138-142 Portland Street)
Downtown
32 Bulfinch Triangle Historic District
Bulfinch Triangle Historic District
01986-02-27February 27, 1986
(#86000274)
Roughly bounded by Canal, Market, Merrimac, and Causeway Sts.
42°21′50″N 71°03′41″W / 42.363889°N 71.061389°W / 42.363889; -71.061389 (Bulfinch Triangle Historic District)
Downtown
33 Bunker Hill Monument
Bunker Hill Monument
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000138)
Breed's Hill
42°22′35″N 71°03′41″W / 42.376389°N 71.061389°W / 42.376389; -71.061389 (Bunker Hill Monument)
Charlestown
34 Bunker Hill School
Bunker Hill School
01987-10-15October 15, 1987
(#87001771)
68 Baldwin St.
42°22′56″N 71°04′15″W / 42.382222°N 71.070833°W / 42.382222; -71.070833 (Bunker Hill School)
Charlestown
35 Central Congregational Church
Central Congregational Church
02012-10-16October 16, 2012
(#12001012)
67 Newbury St.
42°21′08″N 71°04′27″W / 42.3521°N 71.0741°W / 42.3521; -71.0741 (Central Congregational Church)
Back Bay This church has the largest intact Tiffany-designed ecclesiastical interior in its original location in America. The congregation is now known as the Church of the Covenant.
36 Charles Playhouse
Charles Playhouse
01980-06-16June 16, 1980
(#80000676)
74-78 Warenton St.
42°20′58″N 71°03′59″W / 42.349444°N 71.066389°W / 42.349444; -71.066389 (Charles Playhouse)
Theatre District
37 Charles River Basin Historic District
Charles River Basin Historic District
01978-12-22December 22, 1978
(#78000436)
Both banks of the Charles River from Eliot Bridge to Charles River Dam
42°21′46″N 71°06′28″W / 42.362778°N 71.107778°W / 42.362778; -71.107778 (Charles River Basin Historic District)
Back Bay
38 Charles River Reservation Parkways
Charles River Reservation Parkways
02006-01-18January 18, 2006
(#05001530)
Soldiers Field, Nonantum, Leo Birmingham, Arsenal, Greenough, N. Beacon, Charles River, Norumbega, Recreation
42°21′42″N 71°09′31″W / 42.361667°N 71.158611°W / 42.361667; -71.158611 (Charles River Reservation Parkways)
Allston/Brighton Extends into Cambridge, Newton, Waltham, and Watertown and Weston in Middlesex County
39 Charles River Reservation (Speedway)-Upper Basin Headquarters
Charles River Reservation (Speedway)-Upper Basin Headquarters
02010-07-19July 19, 2010
(#10000506)
1420-1440 Soldiers Field Rd.
42°21′41″N 71°08′47″W / 42.361389°N 71.146389°W / 42.361389; -71.146389 (Charles River Reservation (Speedway)-Upper Basin Headquarters)
Brighton
40 Charlestown Heights
Charlestown Heights
01998-01-08January 8, 1998
(#97000969)
Roughly bounded by St. Martin, Bunker Hill, Medford, and Sackville Sts.
42°22′56″N 71°04′05″W / 42.382222°N 71.068056°W / 42.382222; -71.068056 (Charlestown Heights)
Charlestown
41 Church Green Buildings Historic District
Church Green Buildings Historic District
01999-12-30December 30, 1999
(#99001614)
101-113 Summer St.
42°21′12″N 71°03′30″W / 42.353333°N 71.058333°W / 42.353333; -71.058333 (Church Green Buildings Historic District)
Downtown
42 Codman Building
Codman Building
01983-10-19October 19, 1983
(#83004097)
55 Kilby St.
42°21′28″N 71°03′23″W / 42.357778°N 71.056389°W / 42.357778; -71.056389 (Codman Building)
Downtown
43 Compton Building
Compton Building
02008-12-31December 31, 2008
(#08001284)
159, 161–175 Devonshire Street, 18–20 Arch Street
42°21′21″N 71°03′27″W / 42.355833°N 71.0575°W / 42.355833; -71.0575 (Compton Building)
Downtown
44 Congress Street Fire Station
Congress Street Fire Station
01987-09-03September 3, 1987
(#87001396)
344 Congress St.
42°20′58″N 71°02′56″W / 42.349444°N 71.048889°W / 42.349444; -71.048889 (Congress Street Fire Station)
South Boston
45 Copp's Hill Burial Ground
Copp's Hill Burial Ground
01974-04-18April 18, 1974
(#74000385)
Charter, Snowhill, and Hull Sts.
42°22′02″N 71°03′23″W / 42.367222°N 71.056389°W / 42.367222; -71.056389 (Copp's Hill Burial Ground)
North End
46 Copp's Hill Terrace
Copp's Hill Terrace
01990-04-19April 19, 1990
(#90000631)
Between Commercial and Charter Sts. west of Jackson Place
42°22′04″N 71°03′22″W / 42.367778°N 71.056111°W / 42.367778; -71.056111 (Copp's Hill Terrace)
North End
47 Crowninshield House
Crowninshield House
01972-02-23February 23, 1972
(#72000145)
164 Marlborough St.
42°21′09″N 71°04′45″W / 42.3525°N 71.079167°W / 42.3525; -71.079167 (Crowninshield House)
Back Bay
48 Custom House District
Custom House District
01973-05-11May 11, 1973
(#73000321)
Between the J.F.K. Expressway and Kirby St. and S. Market and High and Batterymarch Sts.
42°21′28″N 71°03′12″W / 42.357778°N 71.053333°W / 42.357778; -71.053333 (Custom House District)
Downtown
49 Dill Building
Dill Building
01980-12-09December 9, 1980
(#80000448)
11-25 Stuart St.
42°21′04″N 71°03′50″W / 42.351111°N 71.063889°W / 42.351111; -71.063889 (Dill Building)
Theatre District
50 Eagle Hill Historic District
Eagle Hill Historic District
01998-02-26February 26, 1998
(#98000149)
Roughly bounded by Border, Lexington, Trenton, and Falcon Sts.
42°22′51″N 71°02′05″W / 42.380897°N 71.034815°W / 42.380897; -71.034815 (Eagle Hill Historic District)
East Boston
51 Old East Boston High School
Old East Boston High School
02006-03-15March 15, 2006
(#06000127)
127 Marion St.
42°22′41″N 71°02′16″W / 42.378056°N 71.037778°W / 42.378056; -71.037778 (Old East Boston High School)
East Boston
52 Engine House No. 34
Engine House No. 34
01985-10-24October 24, 1985
(#85003375)
444 Western Ave.
42°21′43″N 71°08′30″W / 42.361944°N 71.141667°W / 42.361944; -71.141667 (Engine House No. 34)
Brighton
53 Ether Dome
Ether Dome
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000366)
Fruit St.
42°21′48″N 71°04′07″W / 42.363333°N 71.068611°W / 42.363333; -71.068611 (Ether Dome)
West End Part of Massachusetts General Hospital, Bulfinch Building
54 Faneuil Hall
Faneuil Hall
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000368)
Dock Sq.
42°21′36″N 71°03′24″W / 42.36°N 71.056667°W / 42.36; -71.056667 (Faneuil Hall)
Downtown
55 Peter Faneuil School
Peter Faneuil School
01994-12-16December 16, 1994
(#94001492)
60 Joy St.
42°21′37″N 71°03′58″W / 42.360278°N 71.066111°W / 42.360278; -71.066111 (Peter Faneuil School)
Beacon Hill
56 Filene's Department Store
Filene's Department Store
01986-07-24July 24, 1986
(#86001909)
426 Washington St.
42°21′18″N 71°03′39″W / 42.355°N 71.060833°W / 42.355; -71.060833 (Filene's Department Store)
Downtown Partially demolished by investors in 2008, irrespective of its historical significance. Historic Burnham Building (Beaux-Arts) remains, now part of Millennium Tower development.
57 First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church
01972-02-23February 23, 1972
(#72000146)
Commonwealth Ave. and Clarendon St.
42°21′06″N 71°04′36″W / 42.351667°N 71.076667°W / 42.351667; -71.076667 (First Baptist Church)
Back Bay
58 Fort Point Channel Historic District
Fort Point Channel Historic District
02004-09-10September 10, 2004
(#04000959)
Necco Court, Thomson Place, and A, Binford, Congress, Farnsworth, Melcher, Midway, Sleeper, Stillings, and Summer Sts.
42°20′59″N 71°03′05″W / 42.349722°N 71.051389°W / 42.349722; -71.051389 (Fort Point Channel Historic District)
South Boston
59 I.J. Fox Building
I.J. Fox Building
02015-12-29December 29, 2015
(#15000942)
407 Washington St.
42°21′21″N 71°03′36″W / 42.355918°N 71.060050°W / 42.355918; -71.060050 (I.J. Fox Building)
Downtown Crossing
60 Fulton-Commercial Streets District
Fulton-Commercial Streets District
01973-03-21March 21, 1973
(#73000319)
Fulton, Commercial, Mercantile, Lewis, and Richmond Sts.; also 81-95 Richmond St.
42°21′43″N 71°03′12″W / 42.361944°N 71.053333°W / 42.361944; -71.053333 (Fulton-Commercial Streets District)
North End 81-95 Richmond St. represent a boundary increase
61 Gibson House
Gibson House
02001-08-07August 7, 2001
(#01001048)
137 Beacon St.
42°21′17″N 71°04′27″W / 42.354608°N 71.074114°W / 42.354608; -71.074114 (Gibson House)
Back Bay
62 Ozias Goodwin House
Ozias Goodwin House
01988-06-23June 23, 1988
(#88000908)
7 Jackson Ave.
42°22′03″N 71°03′19″W / 42.3675°N 71.055278°W / 42.3675; -71.055278 (Ozias Goodwin House)
North End
63 Gridley Street Historic District
Gridley Street Historic District
02014-12-03December 3, 2014
(#14000974)
Bounded by Congress, High, Pearl & Purchase Sts.
42°21′17″N 71°03′15″W / 42.3547°N 71.0541°W / 42.3547; -71.0541 (Gridley Street Historic District)
Financial District
64 Chester Harding House
Chester Harding House
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000764)
16 Beacon St.
42°21′28″N 71°03′47″W / 42.357778°N 71.063056°W / 42.357778; -71.063056 (Chester Harding House)
Beacon Hill
65 Harvard Stadium
Harvard Stadium
01987-02-27February 27, 1987
(#87000757)
60 N. Harvard St.
42°22′01″N 71°07′36″W / 42.366864°N 71.126586°W / 42.366864; -71.126586 (Harvard Stadium)
Allston
66 Hayden Building
Hayden Building
01980-12-09December 9, 1980
(#80000446)
681-683 Washington St.
42°21′05″N 71°03′50″W / 42.351389°N 71.063889°W / 42.351389; -71.063889 (Hayden Building)
Downtown
67 Headquarters House
Headquarters House
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000765)
55 Beacon St.
42°21′23″N 71°04′08″W / 42.356389°N 71.068889°W / 42.356389; -71.068889 (Headquarters House)
Beacon Hill
68 Hoosac Stores 1 & 2-Hoosac Stores 3
Hoosac Stores 1 & 2-Hoosac Stores 3
01985-08-14August 14, 1985
(#85002339)
115 Constitution St.
42°22′16″N 71°03′40″W / 42.371111°N 71.061111°W / 42.371111; -71.061111 (Hoosac Stores 1 & 2-Hoosac Stores 3)
Charlestown Hoosac Stores 3 was demolished in 2000.
69 House at 1 Bay Street
House at 1 Bay Street
01994-02-09February 9, 1994
(#93001573)
1 Bay St.
42°20′53″N 71°04′07″W / 42.348056°N 71.068611°W / 42.348056; -71.068611 (House at 1 Bay Street)
Bay Village
70 Samuel Gridley and Julia Ward Howe House
Samuel Gridley and Julia Ward Howe House
01974-09-13September 13, 1974
(#74002044)
13 Chestnut St.
42°21′27″N 71°04′03″W / 42.3575°N 71.0675°W / 42.3575; -71.0675 (Samuel Gridley and Julia Ward Howe House)
Beacon Hill
71 International Trust Company Building
International Trust Company Building
01979-09-10September 10, 1979
(#79000369)
39-47 Milk St.
42°21′23″N 71°03′29″W / 42.356389°N 71.058056°W / 42.356389; -71.058056 (International Trust Company Building)
Downtown
72 King's Chapel
King's Chapel
01974-05-02May 2, 1974
(#74002045)
Tremont and School Sts.
42°21′28″N 71°03′38″W / 42.357778°N 71.060556°W / 42.357778; -71.060556 (King's Chapel)
Downtown
73 Leather District
Leather District
01983-12-21December 21, 1983
(#83004098)
Roughly bounded by Atlantic Ave., Kneeland, Lincoln, and Essex Sts.
42°21′03″N 71°03′30″W / 42.350833°N 71.058333°W / 42.350833; -71.058333 (Leather District)
Leather District
74 Liberty Tree District
Liberty Tree District
01980-12-09December 9, 1980
(#80000460)
Roughly bounded by Harrison Ave., Washington, Essex and Beach Sts.
42°21′07″N 71°03′47″W / 42.351944°N 71.063056°W / 42.351944; -71.063056 (Liberty Tree District)
Downtown
75 Locke-Ober Restaurant
Locke-Ober Restaurant
01986-07-24July 24, 1986
(#86001911)
3-4 Winter Pl.
42°21′20″N 71°03′46″W / 42.355556°N 71.062778°W / 42.355556; -71.062778 (Locke-Ober Restaurant)
Downtown
76 Long Wharf and Customhouse Block
Long Wharf and Customhouse Block
01966-11-13November 13, 1966
(#66000768)
Foot of State St.
42°21′37″N 71°02′59″W / 42.360278°N 71.049722°W / 42.360278; -71.049722 (Long Wharf and Customhouse Block)
Downtown
77 Theodore Lyman School
Theodore Lyman School
02014-12-02December 2, 2014
(#14000975)
30 Gove St.
42°22′19″N 71°02′16″W / 42.3720°N 71.0378°W / 42.3720; -71.0378 (Theodore Lyman School)
East Boston
78 Mariner's House
Mariner's House
01999-11-12November 12, 1999
(#99001302)
11 North Square
42°21′50″N 71°03′13″W / 42.363889°N 71.053611°W / 42.363889; -71.053611 (Mariner's House)
North End
79 Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
01970-12-30December 30, 1970
(#70000682)
Fruit Street
42°21′48″N 71°04′08″W / 42.363333°N 71.068889°W / 42.363333; -71.068889 (Massachusetts General Hospital)
West End 1820s hospital building by Charles Bulfinch
80 Massachusetts Statehouse
Massachusetts Statehouse
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000771)
Beacon Hill
42°21′31″N 71°03′52″W / 42.358611°N 71.064444°W / 42.358611; -71.064444 (Massachusetts Statehouse)
Beacon Hill
81 Donald McKay House
Donald McKay House
01982-06-02June 2, 1982
(#82004450)
78-80 White St.
42°22′49″N 71°02′14″W / 42.380278°N 71.037222°W / 42.380278; -71.037222 (Donald McKay House)
East Boston
82 Metropolitan Theatre
Metropolitan Theatre
01980-12-09December 9, 1980
(#80000445)
252-272 Tremont St.
42°21′01″N 71°03′56″W / 42.350278°N 71.065556°W / 42.350278; -71.065556 (Metropolitan Theatre)
Theatre District
83 Monument Square Historic District
Monument Square Historic District
01987-06-02June 2, 1987
(#87001128)
Monument Square
42°22′35″N 71°03′38″W / 42.3763°N 71.0605°W / 42.3763; -71.0605 (Monument Square Historic District)
Charlestown Not to be confused with the Monument Square Historic District (Jamaica Plain, Boston, Massachusetts).
84 Middlesex Canal Historic and Archaeological District
Middlesex Canal Historic and Archaeological District
02009-11-19November 19, 2009
(#09000936)
Numerous locations along the historic route of the Middlesex Canal
Charlestown Extends into Middlesex County.
85 Lightship No. 112, Nantucket
Lightship No. 112, Nantucket
01989-12-20December 20, 1989
(#89002464)
Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina
end of Marginal Street

42°21′40″N 71°02′07″W / 42.361098°N 71.035178°W / 42.361098; -71.035178 (Lightship No. 112, Nantucket)
East Boston Largest lightship ever built. Listed in Portland, Maine. Arrived in Boston May 11, 2010
86 William C. Nell House
William C. Nell House
01976-05-11May 11, 1976
(#76001979)
3 Smith Ct.
42°21′28″N 71°03′53″W / 42.357778°N 71.064722°W / 42.357778; -71.064722 (William C. Nell House)
Beacon Hill
87 Newspaper Row
Newspaper Row
01983-07-07July 7, 1983
(#83000607)
322-328 Washington St., 5-23 Milk St., and 11 Hawley St.
42°21′24″N 71°03′33″W / 42.356667°N 71.059167°W / 42.356667; -71.059167 (Newspaper Row)
Downtown
88 North Terminal Garage
North Terminal Garage
01997-09-11September 11, 1997
(#97000971)
600 Commercial St.
42°22′01″N 71°03′28″W / 42.366944°N 71.057778°W / 42.366944; -71.057778 (North Terminal Garage)
North End
89 Ohabei Shalom Cemetery
Ohabei Shalom Cemetery
02008-08-19August 19, 2008
(#08000795)
147 Wordsworth St.
42°22′59″N 71°00′52″W / 42.382973°N 71.014466°W / 42.382973; -71.014466 (Ohabei Shalom Cemetery)
East Boston
90 Old City Hall
Old City Hall
01970-12-30December 30, 1970
(#70000687)
School and Providence Sts.
42°21′29″N 71°03′35″W / 42.358056°N 71.059722°W / 42.358056; -71.059722 (Old City Hall)
Downtown
91 Old Corner Bookstore
Old Corner Bookstore
01973-04-11April 11, 1973
(#73000322)
Northwestern corner of Washington and School Sts.
42°21′27″N 71°03′32″W / 42.3575°N 71.058889°W / 42.3575; -71.058889 (Old Corner Bookstore)
Downtown
92 Old North Church
Old North Church
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000776)
193 Salem St.
42°21′58″N 71°03′18″W / 42.366111°N 71.055°W / 42.366111; -71.055 (Old North Church)
North End
93 Old South Church in Boston
Old South Church in Boston
01970-12-30December 30, 1970
(#70000690)
645 Boylston St.
42°21′01″N 71°04′43″W / 42.350278°N 71.078611°W / 42.350278; -71.078611 (Old South Church in Boston)
Back Bay
94 Old South Meetinghouse
Old South Meetinghouse
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000778)
Milk and Washington Sts.
42°21′25″N 71°03′31″W / 42.356944°N 71.058611°W / 42.356944; -71.058611 (Old South Meetinghouse)
Downtown
95 Old State House
Old State House
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000779)
Washington and State Sts.
42°21′32″N 71°03′28″W / 42.358889°N 71.057778°W / 42.358889; -71.057778 (Old State House)
Downtown
96 Old West Church
Old West Church
01970-12-30December 30, 1970
(#70000691)
131 Cambridge St.
42°21′41″N 71°03′55″W / 42.361389°N 71.065278°W / 42.361389; -71.065278 (Old West Church)
West End
97 Olmsted Park System
Olmsted Park System
01971-12-08December 8, 1971
(#71000086)
Encompassing the Back Bay Fens, Muddy River, Olmsted (Leverett Park), Jamaica Park, Arborway, and Franklin Park
42°20′43″N 71°05′45″W / 42.345278°N 71.095833°W / 42.345278; -71.095833 (Olmsted Park System)
Jamaica Plain and Fenway-Kenmore
98 (First) Harrison Gray Otis House
(First) Harrison Gray Otis House
01970-12-30December 30, 1970
(#70000539)
141 Cambridge St.
42°21′41″N 71°03′57″W / 42.361389°N 71.065833°W / 42.361389; -71.065833 ((First) Harrison Gray Otis House)
West End
99 (Second) Harrison Gray Otis House
(Second) Harrison Gray Otis House
01973-07-27July 27, 1973
(#73001955)
85 Mt. Vernon St.
42°21′29″N 71°04′05″W / 42.358056°N 71.068056°W / 42.358056; -71.068056 ((Second) Harrison Gray Otis House)
Beacon Hill
100 Paine Furniture Building
Paine Furniture Building
02002-09-12September 12, 2002
(#02001039)
75-81 Arlington St.
42°21′04″N 71°04′17″W / 42.351111°N 71.071389°W / 42.351111; -71.071389 (Paine Furniture Building)
Back Bay
101 Park Street District
Park Street District
01974-05-01May 1, 1974
(#74000390)
Tremont, Park, and Beacon Sts.
42°21′26″N 71°03′44″W / 42.357222°N 71.062222°W / 42.357222; -71.062222 (Park Street District)
Beacon Hill
102 Francis Parkman House
Francis Parkman House
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000782)
50 Chestnut St.
42°21′25″N 71°04′09″W / 42.356944°N 71.069167°W / 42.356944; -71.069167 (Francis Parkman House)
Beacon Hill
103 Phipps Street Burying Ground
Phipps Street Burying Ground
01974-05-14May 14, 1974
(#74000907)
Phipps St.
42°22′34″N 71°04′13″W / 42.376111°N 71.070278°W / 42.376111; -71.070278 (Phipps Street Burying Ground)
Charlestown
104 Piano Row District
Piano Row District
01980-12-09December 9, 1980
(#80000458)
Boston Common, Park Sq., Boylston Pl. and Tremont St.
42°21′08″N 71°03′55″W / 42.352222°N 71.065278°W / 42.352222; -71.065278 (Piano Row District)
Downtown
105 Pierce-Hichborn House
Pierce-Hichborn House
01968-11-24November 24, 1968
(#68000042)
29 North Sq.
42°21′48″N 71°03′16″W / 42.363333°N 71.054444°W / 42.363333; -71.054444 (Pierce-Hichborn House)
North End
106 Publicity Building
Publicity Building
02003-08-20August 20, 2003
(#03000781)
40-44 Bromfield St.
42°21′23″N 71°03′41″W / 42.356389°N 71.061389°W / 42.356389; -71.061389 (Publicity Building)
Downtown
107 Quincy Market
Quincy Market
01966-11-13November 13, 1966
(#66000784)
S. Market St.
42°21′36″N 71°03′18″W / 42.36°N 71.055°W / 42.36; -71.055 (Quincy Market)
Downtown
108 Paul Revere House
Paul Revere House
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000785)
19 North Sq.
42°21′49″N 71°03′16″W / 42.363611°N 71.054444°W / 42.363611; -71.054444 (Paul Revere House)
North End
109 Richardson Block
Richardson Block
01986-08-09August 9, 1986
(#86001504)
113-151 Pearl and 109-119 High Sts.
42°21′18″N 71°03′17″W / 42.355°N 71.054722°W / 42.355; -71.054722 (Richardson Block)
Downtown
110 ROSEWAY (schooner)
ROSEWAY (schooner)
01997-09-25September 25, 1997
(#97001278)
Boston Harbor
44°12′38″N 69°03′46″W / 44.210556°N 69.062778°W / 44.210556; -69.062778 (ROSEWAY (schooner))
Boston Harbor National Historic Landmark
111 Roughan Hall
Roughan Hall
01982-04-15April 15, 1982
(#82004448)
15-18 City Sq.
42°22′20″N 71°03′44″W / 42.372222°N 71.062222°W / 42.372222; -71.062222 (Roughan Hall)
Charlestown
112 Russia Wharf Buildings
Russia Wharf Buildings
01980-12-02December 2, 1980
(#80000463)
518-540 Atlantic Ave., 270 Congress St. and 276-290 Congress St.
42°21′12″N 71°03′11″W / 42.353333°N 71.053056°W / 42.353333; -71.053056 (Russia Wharf Buildings)
Downtown
113 St. Paul's Church
St. Paul's Church
01970-12-30December 30, 1970
(#70000730)
136 Tremont St.
42°21′21″N 71°03′46″W / 42.355833°N 71.062778°W / 42.355833; -71.062778 (St. Paul's Church)
Downtown
114 St. Stephen's Church
St. Stephen's Church
01975-04-14April 14, 1975
(#75000300)
Hanover St. between Clark and Harris Sts.
42°21′56″N 71°03′10″W / 42.365556°N 71.052778°W / 42.365556; -71.052778 (St. Stephen's Church)
North End
115 Sears' Crescent and Sears' Block
Sears' Crescent and Sears' Block
01986-08-09August 9, 1986
(#86001486)
38-68 and 70-72 Cornhill
42°21′34″N 71°03′34″W / 42.359444°N 71.059444°W / 42.359444; -71.059444 (Sears' Crescent and Sears' Block)
Downtown
116 David Sears House
David Sears House
01970-12-30December 30, 1970
(#70000731)
42 Beacon St.
42°21′25″N 71°04′03″W / 42.356944°N 71.0675°W / 42.356944; -71.0675 (David Sears House)
Beacon Hill
117 Second Brazer Building
Second Brazer Building
01986-07-24July 24, 1986
(#86001913)
25-29 State St.
42°21′30″N 71°03′28″W / 42.358333°N 71.057778°W / 42.358333; -71.057778 (Second Brazer Building)
Downtown
118 Sam S. Shubert Theatre
Sam S. Shubert Theatre
01980-12-09December 9, 1980
(#80000444)
263-265 Tremont St.
42°21′00″N 71°03′58″W / 42.35°N 71.066111°W / 42.35; -71.066111 (Sam S. Shubert Theatre)
Theatre District
119 South Station Headhouse
South Station Headhouse
01975-02-13February 13, 1975
(#75000299)
Atlantic Ave. and Summer St.
42°21′07″N 71°03′21″W / 42.351944°N 71.055833°W / 42.351944; -71.055833 (South Station Headhouse)
Downtown
120 R.H. Stearns House
R.H. Stearns House
01980-06-16June 16, 1980
(#80000671)
140 Tremont St.
42°21′20″N 71°03′47″W / 42.355556°N 71.063056°W / 42.355556; -71.063056 (R.H. Stearns House)
Downtown Although the site is named the "R.H. Stearns House", it is the former main building of the R.H. Stearns Department Store company.
121 Suffolk County Jail
Suffolk County Jail
01980-04-23April 23, 1980
(#80000670)
215 Charles St.
42°21′43″N 71°04′13″W / 42.361944°N 71.070278°W / 42.361944; -71.070278 (Suffolk County Jail)
West End
122 Charles Sumner House
Charles Sumner House
01973-11-07November 7, 1973
(#73001953)
20 Hancock St.
42°21′36″N 71°03′56″W / 42.36°N 71.065556°W / 42.36; -71.065556 (Charles Sumner House)
Beacon Hill
123 Temple Place Historic District
Temple Place Historic District
01988-07-26July 26, 1988
(#88000427)
11-55, 26-58 Temple Pl.
42°21′18″N 71°03′40″W / 42.355°N 71.061111°W / 42.355; -71.061111 (Temple Place Historic District)
Downtown
124 Terminal Storage Warehouse District
Terminal Storage Warehouse District
02012-03-12March 12, 2012
(#12000099)
267-281 Medford St., 40 & 50 Terminal St.
42°22′51″N 71°03′42″W / 42.380913°N 71.061741°W / 42.380913; -71.061741 (Terminal Storage Warehouse District)
Charlestown
125 Textile District
Textile District
01990-11-29November 29, 1990
(#90001757)
Roughly Essex St. from Phillips Sq. to Columbia St. and Chauncy St. from Phillips Sq. to Rowe Pl.
42°20′52″N 71°03′17″W / 42.347778°N 71.054722°W / 42.347778; -71.054722 (Textile District)
Downtown
126 Town Hill District
Town Hill District
01973-05-11May 11, 1973
(#73000850)
Bounded roughly by Rutherford Ave. and Main and Warren Sts.
42°22′21″N 71°03′44″W / 42.3725°N 71.062222°W / 42.3725; -71.062222 (Town Hill District)
Charlestown
127 Tremont Street Subway
Tremont Street Subway
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000788)
Beneath Tremont, Boylston, and Washington Sts.
42°21′23″N 71°03′47″W / 42.356389°N 71.063056°W / 42.356389; -71.063056 (Tremont Street Subway)
Downtown First subway in the Western Hemisphere; still operating (as part of the MBTA's Green Line)
128 Trinity Church
Trinity Church
01970-07-01July 1, 1970
(#70000733)
Copley Sq.
42°21′07″N 71°04′28″W / 42.351944°N 71.074444°W / 42.351944; -71.074444 (Trinity Church)
Back Bay
129 Trinity Neighborhood House
Trinity Neighborhood House
01992-04-14April 14, 1992
(#92000356)
406 Meridian St.
42°22′49″N 71°02′23″W / 42.380278°N 71.039611°W / 42.380278; -71.039611 (Trinity Neighborhood House)
East Boston
130 Trinity Rectory
Trinity Rectory
01972-02-23February 23, 1972
(#72000150)
Clarendon and Newbury Sts.
42°21′06″N 71°04′34″W / 42.351667°N 71.076111°W / 42.351667; -71.076111 (Trinity Rectory)
Back Bay
131 Union Oyster House
Union Oyster House
02003-05-27May 27, 2003
(#03000645)
41-43 Union Street
42°21′46″N 71°03′38″W / 42.362778°N 71.060556°W / 42.362778; -71.060556 (Union Oyster House)
Downtown
132 Union Wharf
Union Wharf
01980-06-22June 22, 1980
(#80000669)
295-353 Commercial St.
42°21′56″N 71°03′03″W / 42.365556°N 71.050833°W / 42.365556; -71.050833 (Union Wharf)
North End
133 United Shoe Machinery Corporation Building
United Shoe Machinery Corporation Building
01980-08-19August 19, 1980
(#80000668)
138-164 Federal St.
42°21′14″N 71°03′23″W / 42.353889°N 71.056389°W / 42.353889; -71.056389 (United Shoe Machinery Corporation Building)
Downtown
134 United States Post Office, Courthouse, and Federal Building
United States Post Office, Courthouse, and Federal Building
02011-04-08April 8, 2011
(#11000160)
5 Post Office Square
42°21′26″N 71°03′25″W / 42.357222°N 71.056944°W / 42.357222; -71.056944 (United States Post Office, Courthouse, and Federal Building)
Downtown
135 USS Cassin Young (destroyer)
USS Cassin Young (destroyer)
01986-01-14January 14, 1986
(#86000084)
Charlestown Navy Yard
42°22′17″N 71°03′18″W / 42.371389°N 71.055°W / 42.371389; -71.055 (USS Cassin Young (destroyer))
Charlestown
136 U.S.S. Constitution
U.S.S. Constitution
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000789)
Boston Naval Shipyard
42°22′21″N 71°03′25″W / 42.3725°N 71.056944°W / 42.3725; -71.056944 (U.S.S. Constitution)
Charlestown
137 Vermont Building
Vermont Building
01984-11-13November 13, 1984
(#84000421)
6-12 Thacher St.
42°21′56″N 71°03′28″W / 42.365556°N 71.057778°W / 42.365556; -71.057778 (Vermont Building)
North End
138 Washington Street Theatre District
Washington Street Theatre District
01979-03-19March 19, 1979
(#79000370)
511-559 Washington St.
42°21′14″N 71°03′46″W / 42.353889°N 71.062778°W / 42.353889; -71.062778 (Washington Street Theatre District)
Theatre District
139 West Street District
West Street District
01980-12-09December 9, 1980
(#80000455)
West St.
42°21′18″N 71°03′49″W / 42.355°N 71.063611°W / 42.355; -71.063611 (West Street District)
Downtown
140 Wigglesworth Building
Wigglesworth Building
01982-10-21October 21, 1982
(#82000486)
89-83 Franklin St.
42°21′18″N 71°03′29″W / 42.355°N 71.058056°W / 42.355; -71.058056 (Wigglesworth Building)
Downtown
141 Wilbur Theatre
Wilbur Theatre
01980-12-09December 9, 1980
(#80000443)
244-250 Tremont St.
42°21′02″N 71°03′56″W / 42.350556°N 71.065556°W / 42.350556; -71.065556 (Wilbur Theatre)
Theatre District
142 Winthrop Building
Winthrop Building
01974-04-18April 18, 1974
(#74000392)
7 Water St.
42°21′27″N 71°03′29″W / 42.3575°N 71.058056°W / 42.3575; -71.058056 (Winthrop Building)
Downtown
143 Jacob Wirth Buildings
Jacob Wirth Buildings
01980-12-09December 9, 1980
(#80000442)
31-39 Stuart St.
42°21′04″N 71°03′52″W / 42.351111°N 71.064444°W / 42.351111; -71.064444 (Jacob Wirth Buildings)
Theatre District
144 Youth's Companion Building
Youth's Companion Building
01974-05-02May 2, 1974
(#74000393)
209 Columbus Ave.
42°20′54″N 71°04′22″W / 42.348333°N 71.072778°W / 42.348333; -71.072778 (Youth's Companion Building)
Back Bay
145 YWCA Boston
YWCA Boston
02004-03-03March 3, 2004
(#04000119)
140 Clarendon St.
42°21′01″N 71°04′33″W / 42.350278°N 71.075833°W / 42.350278; -71.075833 (YWCA Boston)
Back Bay Neoclassical building of YWCA Boston.

Former listing

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Alice S. Wentworth (schooner) Upload image
01973 1973
(#73002284)
01974 1974
Pier 4, Northern Ave.
Destroyed in a storm in 1974.

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