House at 127 Chestnut Street, Wakefield, Mass.

  • House at 127 Chestnut Street, Wakefield, Mass.
  • Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
  • Photos show the house located at 127 Chestnut Street on the southeast corner of the intersection with Prospect Street. Built around 1911, the English cottage style house has a stucco exterior and terra cotta tile roof. A three-car garage was recently added at the rear. The large, three-winged home was designed by Wakefield architect Harland O. Perkins, who lived at 8 Park Street. The home was built for Elizabeth Boit, one of the founders of the Harvard Knitting Mills, and was part of a compound of similarly styled buildings that included 90 Prospect Street, and a smaller carriage house at 88 Prospect Street.
  • Detailed entry in building survey, "The cultural resources of Wakefield", pD25
  • The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Photos 1-9 taken at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 5, 2008 Photos 10-13 taken at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 5, 2008
  • 2008
  • [Wakefield, Mass. : The author]


Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-, “House at 127 Chestnut Street, Wakefield, Mass.,” NOBLE Digital Heritage, accessed September 27, 2020,


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