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One of the earliest houses built on Wollaston Hill is pictured here at 79 Winthrop Avenue. Built in the 1870s, this house was most likely built by George F. Pinkham, the person most responsible for the development of the Wollaston Hill area. It was on the cutting edge of the architecture of the time, a combination of Italianate and Gothic Revival.
The distinctive concave roof seen here was named for a 17th century French architect, Francois Mansart. In the 1850s, the style was revived in France by Napoleon III, hence the term "Second Empire" or "mansardic". Quincy has a few mansardic buildings but this is one of its finest.
Porch Fest 2018: "Revival" started things off on this Marion Street veranda. A few rain drops did not dampen spirits of this ...
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.
From atop Penn's Hill, Abigail Adams and her young son John, could have heard the women chanting in Boston today.