Architectural Styles in Waltham’s History: From the Seventeenth
Century to the Present
National Preservation Month Series
Tuesday, May 8, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Lyman Estate, 185 Lyman Street, Waltham, Mass.
$0 Historic New England and Waltham Historical Society members, $10
Join us as Dr. Jack Cox, history teacher at Waltham High School, member
of the Board of Directors of the Waltham Historical Society, and current
member and past Chair of the Waltham Historical Commission, examines
the range of architectural styles found in Waltham over the past three
hundred years. Learn the various building styles used as homes moved
from providing shelter from the elements to statements of status and
Examine details of homes still in existence in our community, and explore
some of the transformations made to them as consecutive owners added
onto, renovated, or re-purposed dwellings originally constructed in
a different era. Learn the meanings of architectural terms such as dentils,
entablatures, friezes, and pilasters, and where you can see local examples.
Part one of a four-part series celebrating National Preservation Month
this May. Jointly sponsored by the Waltham Historical Society and Historic
New England, Inc.
Registration is required. Special pricing available for tickets for
Please call 617-994-5959 for more information. Purchase