Custom House Tower

Custom House Tower
Custom House Tower, Boston, Mass (NYPL b12647398-74363).tiff
General information
TypeHotel
Location3 McKinley Square
Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°21′32.65″N 71°03′12.13″W / 42.3590694°N 71.0533694°W / 42.3590694; -71.0533694Coordinates: 42°21′32.65″N 71°03′12.13″W / 42.3590694°N 71.0533694°W / 42.3590694; -71.0533694
Completed1915
Height
Roof496 ft (151 m)
Technical details
Floor count32
Design and construction
ArchitectPeabody and Stearns
DeveloperJung Brannen Associates, Inc

The Custom House Tower is a skyscraper in McKinley Square, in the Financial District neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. The original building was constructed in 1837–47 and was designed by Ammi Burnham Young in the Greek Revival style. The tower was designed by Peabody and Stearns and was added in 1913–15.[1] The building is part of the Custom House District, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.

Standing at 496 ft (151 m) tall, the building is currently tied with The Hub on Causeway Residential Tower as Boston's 19th-tallest buildings.[citation needed] It is part of the Custom House District, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.

As of 2016, it houses the Marriott Custom House Hotel.

  1. ^ Southworth, Susan & Southworth, Michael (2008). AIA Guide to Boston (3rd ed.). Guilford, Connecticut: Globe Pequot Press. p. 86. ISBN 978-0-7627-4337-7.