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Set of plans of Dwelling House for Dr. James Peirce, Methuen, Mass, ca. 1889

Description

A set of plans showing the floors and elevation of the Dwelling House:

2 - 1st floor plan

3 - 2nd floor plan

4 - cellar plan

5 - 1st floor frame

6 - 2nd floor frame

7 - west elevation frame

8 - east elevation

9 - front frame

10 - west elevation

11 - east elevation

12 - front elevation

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Details

Collection Name
General architectural and cartographic collection
Collection Code
AR001
Dates
ca. 1889, undated
Date Notes
Peirce House was built between 1889-1890.
Physical Description
1 set of 12 architectural drawings; 14 X 18.5 in.
Dimensions
18.5 x 14 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
File part
GUSN
310238
Reference Code
AR001.USMA.0655.001

Historical/Biographical Note

George G. Adams, based in Lawrence and Danvers, MA was an active architect between 1879-1926. Designing in the Romantic Revival Style, some of his most prominent works include the Old Franklin Library and the Rollins School in Lawrence, MA.

These floor plans were for the Peirce House in Methuen, MA, built between 1889-1890. It was built for Dr. James Peirce and his wife. Considered a historic site by the city of Methuen, it is located at 15 Pleasant St., Methuen, MA.

Record details

Originator
Adams, George G. (Architect)
Other People
Adams, George G.
Peirce, James
Other Organizations
George G. Adams, Architect
Descriptive Terms
building plans
chambers (assembly spaces)
dining rooms
elevation obliques
entrance halls
kitchens
offices (work spaces)
parlors
piazzas (squares)
roofs
sitting rooms
structural frames
windows
Material Type
floor plans
grading plans
Subjects
Architecture
Places
Methuen (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
V.F. 6. 4

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