Chestnut Street District


Chestnut Street District
Chestnut Street District
Looking east on Chestnut Street in the fall
Chestnut Street District is located in Massachusetts
Location: Salem, Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°31′13″N 70°54′8″W / 42.52028°N 70.90222°W / 42.52028; -70.90222Coordinates: 42°31′13″N 70°54′8″W / 42.52028°N 70.90222°W / 42.52028; -70.90222
Built: 1651
Architect: Multiple
Architectural style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Colonial, Federal
Governing body: Local
NRHP Reference#:

73000312

[1]
Added to NRHP: August 28, 1973

Chestnut Street District is a historic district bounded roughly by Broad, Flint, Federal, and Summer Streets in Salem, Massachusetts. The Chestnut Street District is also known at the Samuel McIntyre Historic District, created in 1981 and containing 407 buildings, it is the city's largest district. Samuel McIntyre house and workshop was located Summer Street, at the intersection of Chestnut Street where many grand mansions designed by Samuel McIntyre display the profits of the Old China Trade. The Samuel McIntyre Historic District represents the greatest concentration of 17th and 18th century domestic structures anywhere in America.[citation needed] Samuel McIntyre's house was located at 31 Summer Street in what is now the Samuel McIntyre Historic District.

In 2011, a mahogany side chair with carving done by Samuel McIntire sold at auction for $662,500. [1]. The price set a world record for Federal furniture.

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Hamilton Hall

Hamilton Hall (Salem, Massachusetts) is a National Historic Landmark at 9 Chestnut Street in Salem, Massachusetts. Hamilton Hall was built in 1805 by Samuel McIntire and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.[1][2]

Peirce-Nichols House

The Peirce-Nichols House is a historic home located in Salem, Massachusetts. The home is owned by the Peabody Essex Museum. Samuel McIntire designed the Peirce-Nichols House (80 Federal Street), circa 1782, in a transitional late-Georgian/early Federal style for Jerathmiel Peirce, co-owner of the merchant ship Friendship.[3]

Stephen Phillips House

Stephen Phillips House is a historic house and museum in Salem, Massachusetts, USA. A car show is held every year [2] at the The Stephen Phillips House.

Pickering House

Pickering House (Salem, Massachusetts) (circa 1651) is a Colonial house, owned and occupied by ten successive generations of the Pickering family including Colonel Timothy Pickering. This house is believed to be the oldest house in the United States continuously occupied by one family. It is located at 18 Broad Street, Salem, Massachusetts and is open to the public under the auspices of the nonprofit Pickering Foundation.

The Witch House,Jonathan Corwin House

The Witch House(also called the Jonathan Corwin House), was the home of Judge Jonathan Corwin and is the only structure still standing in Salem, Massachusetts with direct ties to the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.

Gedney House

The Gedney House is a historic Colonial American house, estimated to have been constructed circa 1665. It is located at 21 High Street, near the intersection of Summer Street in Salem, Massachusetts and operated as a non-profit museum by Historic New England.

References & Photos

The Salem Inn on Summer Street, Salem Inn in the Chestnut Street District



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