David Sears House


David Sears House
Sears, David, House
The gray granite walls of the David Sears House, as seen on Beacon Street
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°21′24.66″N 71°4′0.07″W / 42.35685°N 71.0666861°W / 42.35685; -71.0666861Coordinates: 42°21′24.66″N 71°4′0.07″W / 42.35685°N 71.0666861°W / 42.35685; -71.0666861
Built: 1816
Architect: Parris, Alexander
Architectural style: Other, Federal
Governing body: Private
NRHP Reference#: 70000731[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP: December 30, 1970
Designated NHL: December 30, 1970

The David Sears House at 42-43 Beacon Street, in Boston, Massachusetts was constructed in 1816 as a Federal-style townhouse built on a monumental scale. The walls of the structure are composed of carved granite panels. The architect was Alexander Parris; the client, David Sears, was a prominent merchant, philanthropist, and landowner.

The house is now the location of Boston's Somerset Club.

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