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

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1889, undated

Location Note

V.F. 6. 4

GUSN

GUSN-310238

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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

Details

Descriptive Terms

roofs
structural frames
building plans
elevation obliques
windows
chambers (assembly spaces)
parlors
entrance halls
sitting rooms
offices (work spaces)
dining rooms
kitchens
piazzas (squares)
floor plans
grading plans

Physical Description

1 set of 12 architectural drawings; 14 X 18.5 in.

Collection Code

AR001

Collection Name

General architectural and cartographic collection

Reference Code

AR001.USMA.0655.001

Date Notes

Peirce House was built between 1889-1890.

Places

Methuen (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Adams, George G. (Architect)

Material Type

floor plans
grading plans

Other People

Adams, George G.
Peirce, James

Other Organizations

George G. Adams, Architect

Subjects

Architecture

Description Level

File part

Location Note

V.F. 6. 4

Historical/Biographical Note

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.