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Number 74 Greenleaf Street, built by George W. Barker in the late 1870's is a very fine example of early "Stick Style". Greenleaf Street is rich in period architecture of the 19th century and is named after one of Quincy's best known family's of that time. I like the simple angular trim, diagonal braces, picket fence patterned boards and slate roof of this old house. My favorite elements of this house have to be the front and side porches. This house is located on a corner lot and it has a handsome granite wall around two sides of the property. I'll take you to some more Greenleaf Street properties on future Thursdays.
Some places south of Quincy are enjoying cherry blossoms while we are enjoying snow blossoms once again!
[click image to enlarge] After the Greek Revival period, Quincy followed the national trend of building a majority of its churches in the Go...
A late winter snowstorm named "Stella" is due to bear down on the Northeast Tuesday!
After today's snowfall, the sky took on a watercolor glow of pink, purple and blue. It was a winter wonderland once again.