OldHouses.com logo

Listing No. 5539

More Old Houses

From The Archives

1889 Victorian: Shingle

North Adams, Massachusetts

Historic Circa 1889 Home

Front Entrance
Front Entrance
Bordered by trees that are over a century old, the original residence of Congressman George P. Lawrence on Cherry Street in North Adams, Massachusetts is located a short walk from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and Mass MoCA. The shingle-style home boasts 5,500 square feet with three floors of exquisitely restored architecture that reflects the times and wealth of the industrial age. President William McKinley, a friend of the Congressman, delivered a speech from the 2nd floor porch balcony.
Grand foyer entrance Hardwood floors start from front door throughout the home.
Front Porches
Front Porches
Three porches adorn the exterior with curved architecture that serve as the main entrances from both the back and front of the home.
Property view- rear
Property view- rear
View of back entrance is as pleasant as the front. A park like setting on 1.33 acres of manicured lawn
Library - Sitting Area
Library - Sitting Area
A masculine library, reading room, is flanked by oak bookcases and fireplace.
Granite counters, travartine floors, stainless appliances including a wolf six burner-double oven stove.
Music Room
Music Room
A past pleasure updated for today; a room for music and serenity.
Master Suite
Master Suite
A spacious master bedroom with a wood carved manteled fireplace.
Stained glass window-foyer landing
Stained glass window-foyer landing
A touch of color and glamor greets you as on the stairway.
Dining Room
Dining Room
Entertain six to sixteen in this spacious and gracious dining room.
Bedrooms 5
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 2
Heated Sq. Ft. 5,500
Stories 3
Acres 1.3


  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 2nd Floor Laundry Room
  • Attic
  • Basement
  • Dining room
  • Finished Basement
  • Foyer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Room
  • Living room
  • Music Room
  • Utility Room
  • Walk out Basement
  • Walk-Up Attic
  • Circular driveway
  • Dormers
  • Driveway - Paved
  • Fresh paint
  • Porch
  • Rear Deck
  • Restored exterior
  • Storm Windows
  • 2nd Staircase
  • Built-in Bookcases
  • Built-in Cabinets
  • Ceramic Tile
  • Fireplaces
  • Grand staircase
  • High Ceilings
  • Original wood windows
  • Walk-In Closets
  • Wood floors
  • City sewer
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Gas heating
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Water Heater - Gas
  • 12-foot Ceilings
  • Pocket Doors
  • Servant's Staircase
  • Sleeping Porch
  • Stained Glass Windows
  • Transoms
  • Turret
  • Complete restoration includes: new roof, rebuilt chimneys, replacement of electrical wiring, insulation, remodeled bathrooms include marble flooring and showers.
  • oversized 3+ car garage

No Contact Information.

This listing is archived and is not for sale.

Contact information is not available for archived listings.

Archived in March, 2013

Comments & Feedback

All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed and should be independently verified. All properties are subject to prior sale, change or withdrawal. OldHouses.com is not responsible for any typographical errors, misinformation, misprints and shall be held totally harmless.

Listing No. 5539

More Old Houses

Your Feedback

Help & Support.

Return to Top