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Marriott's Custom House

Identification

Marriott's Custom House
Custom House Tower, U.S. Custom House
119258

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
neo-classicism

Usage

hotel
museum

Facts

  • Replaced Boston's original Custom House, which was completed in 1847.
  • The famous clock in the upper tower is 22 feet wide.
  • Tallest building in Boston for 49 years; surpassed in 1964 by the Prudential Tower.
  • The tower was unoccupied and inaccessible for 14 years before Marriott converted it into an 80 room hotel.
  • The second floor of the lobby features a rotating selection of exhibits from the Peabody Essex Museum.
  • The 26th floor of the hotel features an indoor/outdoor observation deck that provides guests a 360-degree view of the city and surrounding areas.

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Location

3 McKinley Square
02109
U.S.A.

Technical Data

496.01 ft
496.01 ft
496.01 ft
32
1913
1915

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

general contractor, tenant

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • Observation floor is available