Andover Historic Preservation

59 HIGHLAND RD59 highland rd (click to enlarge)


architectural description


Colonial Revival/Four Square
A square plan with a hipped roof and boxed cornices. 2 stories. Window and door trim is moulded. The front fašade is asymmetrical and has two bays. One division is the entry porch with pediment and columns on the ground level and a small window above. The other division is a double hung with vertical narrow fixed multi-pane glasss on each side on the ground floor and two rectangular windows on the second floor. Also on the ground level side elevation are 3 paired double hung windows. Windows are multi-pane above single between the 1st and 2nd story; the shingle cladding is splade to mark the change.

historical narrative

Phi Lamda Delta (FLD), a secret society, was located at 59 Highland from 1912 until 1928.

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 59 HIGHLAND RD
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Academy Hill NRH District
Address: 59 highland rd
Historic Name:
Present Use: faculty residence
Original Use: Secret Society/residential
Date of Construction: c. 1900
Style/Form: Colonial Revival
Foundation: stone
Wall/Trim: wood shingle
Roof: synthetic shingle
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures
Major Alterations:
Condition: good
Setting: Front grassed yard is back yard of Frost House. Located off main road, side and back yard sloped to Highland wayside.
MHC inventory number: ANV.1091
Recorded by: Susan Alovisetti
Date: July 1991

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