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Ames Boston

Identification

Ames Boston
Ames Hotel, Ames Building
119244

Map

Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
masonry
romanesque revival

Usage

hotel

Facts

  • This is one the tallest load bearing-wall structures in the world. The tallest is the Monadnock Building in Chicago.
  • The Ames Building was the tallest building in Boston when completed in 1893. It held this title for 26 years.

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More Information

Location

1 Court Street
02108
U.S.A.

Technical Data

180.08 ft
188.00 ft
13
1
1889
1893
Dec 2009

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

construction company, facade supplier, owner

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • National landmark