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ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE (Describe important architectural features and <br /> evaluate in terms of other buildings within the community.) <br /> This house was built as a shingled, wood-framed structure in 1900. Sometime <br /> after 1918, the house was given a brick veneer, but otherwise was not changed <br /> from its original design. A noteworthy feature of the design is the frontispiece, <br /> a close copy of the second-story central window of Robert Adams Royal Society <br /> of Arts building in London. <br /> HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE (Explain the role owners played in local or state <br /> history and how the building relates to the development of the community.) <br /> The house was built by Francis J. Garrison, a publisher and one of three <br /> sons of William Lloyd Garrison who settled on Munroe Hill c. 1900. The house was re <br /> daie in brick sometime after 1918 for Doris Engstrom Bond, daughter of Richard <br /> _ Engstrom, the successful patent medicine manufacturer who built the mansion <br /> next door. <br /> BIBLIOGRAPHY and/or REFERENCES (name of publication, author, date and publisher) <br /> Hudson, Charles. History of the Town of Lexington, revised and continued to <br /> 1912 by the Lexington Historical Society, Volume II, p. 237. Boston: <br /> Houghton Mifflin Company, 1913. <br /> Personal communication from S. Lawrence Whipple. <br /> Personal communication from Anne Blackwell. <br /> 10M - 7/82 <br />
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