Redesign of "The Grange" by John Hubbard Sturgis, 1862-1866

Description

Upon reacquiring the Codman House in 1962, Ogden Codman, Sr., set out to redesign the house, rechristening it "The Grange." He enlisted the help of his brother-in-law, English-trained architect John Hubbard Sturgis, to create a country seat. The commission was the largest and most important of Sturgis' early work. This article looks at the redesign of one of the grandest houses in New England.

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Additional Identification Number

Article ID 254

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1981.071.258.004

Abstract

Upon reacquiring the Codman House in 1962, Ogden Codman, Sr., set out to redesign the house, rechristening it "The Grange." He enlisted the help of his brother-in-law, English-trained architect John Hubbard Sturgis, to create a country seat. The commission was the largest and most important of Sturgis' early work. This article looks at the redesign of one of the grandest houses in New England.

Date Notes

Volume 71, Number 258 (1981)

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Record Details

Originator

Margaret Henderson Floyd (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1981). 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