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Ames Boston

Identification

Ames Boston
Ames Hotel
Ames Building
119244

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
masonry
romanesque revival

Usages

hotel

Facts

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

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Location

1 Court Street
02108
Downtown
Boston
Massachusetts
U.S.A.

Technical Data

161.37 ft
187.99 ft
13
1
1889
1893
Dec 2009

Involved Companies

construction company, facade supplier, owner, property management

Features & Amenities

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