The North End is chock full of history and one way to study it is to look at the properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places. North End researcher, Anne M. Pistorio, has done just that and shares a list developed from records at the Boston Landmarks Commission.
There are 10 properties listed on the National Register located in the North End listed below. The dates refer to the year the property was designated to be on the register.
- Copp’s Hill Burying Ground – Charter, Snow Hill & Hull Streets (Designated 1974)
- Copp’s Hill Terraces – Commercial & Charter Streets (1990)
- Goodwin (Ozias) House – 7 Jackson Avenue (1988)
- Mariner’s House – 11 North Square (1999)
- North Terminal Garage – 600 Commercial Street (1997)
- Old North Church / Christ Church – 193 Salem Street (1966)
- Pierce-Hichborn House – 29 North Square (1968)
- Paul Revere House – 19 North Square (1966)
- St. Stephen’s Church – Hanover Street (1975)
- Vermont Building – 612 Thacher Street (1984)
There is also one North End “district” listed on the National Register:
- Fulton/Commercial Street District – Fulton, Commercial, Mercantile, Lewis & Richmond Streets
The district contains 63 properties, of which 59 were designated in 1973 and 4 more in 2000.
What is the National Register of Historic Places?
The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation’s historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service’s National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America’s historic and archeological resources.
Read more about what it means to be listed on the National Register website.
Anne M. Pistorio is researching these properties with help from the Boston Landmarks Commission and will be providing more information in upcoming posts.