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Jamaica Plain’s Dodecagonal House

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At 17 Cranston Street in JP sits a most unusual 12-sided house with 6-sided rooms. A 1908 Boston Globe article supplies some details about the history of the house and about Archibald and John Scott, two brothers from Scotland who are believed to have built the house from 1871 to 1874. Bob Field, the current owner of the house, will present what he has learned about this wonderful and odd edifice. But there are still things that remain a mystery and he hopes that new publicity might help unearth the answers to some outstanding questions.

Presented by the Jamaica Plain Historical Society.

gretchen van ness April 05, 2012 at 03:28 PM
The owner, Bob Field, is being interviewed on WBUR's Radio Boston between 3-4pm today! (Thursday 4/5)
gretchen van ness April 06, 2012 at 04:31 PM
Here's the link to the Radio Boston story, with some great pictures: http://radioboston.wbur.org/2012/04/05/jp-house

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