Andover Historic Preservation

70 SALEM ST70 salem st (click to enlarge)


architectural description

Style: Greek Revival - Italianate

Other features: L - shape; low pitched roofs; plain offset door has wide lintel and cornice molding as 6/6 windows; L has bay window

historical narrative

Present owner: Johnson, Christian & Victoria

Themes: Architectural, Community development

Historical significance: Stark design is impressive in intent, but modest in elaboration. Good setting on corner lot with massive stone walls.

Additional historical information: see enclosure in sleeve

inventory data

Table: Inventory Data for 70 SALEM ST
Place: Andover Center
Historic District: Not Applicable
Address: 70 salem st
Historic Name:
Present Use: residence
Original Use:
Date of Construction: 1860 - 1880
Source: style
Style/Form: Greek Revival
Wall/Trim: clapboard
Outbuildings / Secondary Structures attached garage
Major Alterations: no
Moved: no
Acreage: less than one acre; approx. frontage: 110'; approx. distance from street: 12'
MHC inventory number:
Recorded by: M. Frontiero
Organization: Andover Historical Commission
Date: 27 Feb 1980

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