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Exterior view of Porter's Hotel, 1974-1980 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, Mass.

PC001.02.01.USMA.0500.0060.001 (RS18445)

Description

An exterior view from across Massachusetts Avenue of Porter's Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Also known as Porter's House, Zachariah B. Porter's hotel became famous as the home of the Porterhouse steak. The building is three stories high and has two entrances. Several workers repair the shingles of the roof.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
ca. 1900
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000275
AccessID: 520
Other identifier: HNEDID-000275
GUSN
195199
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0500.0060.001

Record details

Originator
Halliday Historic Photograph Co. (photographer)
Descriptive Terms
billiards
business (commercial function)
commercial buildings
exterior views
front (positional attribute)
gable dormers
hotels (public accommodations)
roofs
shingle
telephone poles
workers
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Massachusetts Avenue (Cambridge, Mass.)
Porter Road (Cambridge, Mass.)
Porter Square (Cambridge, Mass.)
roofs -- maintenance and repair
Places
North Cambridge (Cambridge, Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
Porter's Hotel (Cambridge, Mass.)
Location Note
Large - Geo - Massachusetts - Cambridge - Modern - (Misc. Bldgs, Streets, Bridges)

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