Andover Historic Preservation

45 SALEM ST45 salem st (click to enlarge)


architectural description

Style: Italianate

Other features: L-shape; side entry-hall plan; tall 2/2 windows have pronounced cornices; chamfered porch posts; entablature and corner boards

historical narrative

Present owner: Trustees of Phillips Academy

Themes: Architectural, Community development

Historical significance: Intact and well maintained building. Strong vertical emphasis of windows well-balanced by horizontal lines of cornices and porch. A tight, distinguished design.

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 45 SALEM ST
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 45 salem st
Historic Name:
Present Use: residential
Original Use:
Date of Construction: 1880 - 1895
Source: style
Style/Form: Other
Wall/Trim: clapboard
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures 20th century garage
Major Alterations: side bay window (mid 20th century)
Moved: no
Acreage: less than one acre: approx. frontage: 50'
Setting: Approx. distance of building from street: 20'
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by: W. Frontiero
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 27 Feb 1980

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