The Boston Exchange Coffee House

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1961

GUSN

GUSN-169712

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Description

The Boston Exchange Coffee House burnt to the ground in 1818 and was never rebuilt. Reactions to the building, completed in 1809, was mixed. While its exteriors was roundly criticized, its public rooms were admired by almost everyone who saw them.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 88

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1961.052.185.001

Abstract

The Boston Exchange Coffee House burnt to the ground in 1818 and was never rebuilt. Reactions to the building, completed in 1809, was mixed. While its exteriors was roundly criticized, its public rooms were admired by almost everyone who saw them.

Date Notes

Volume 52, Number 185 (Summer, 1961)

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Record Details

Originator

Harold Kirker (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1961). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England