Newton's Revolutionary Roots
April 12, 2012
NEWTON’S REVOLUTIONARY ROOTS – THE 2012 NEWTON HISTORY SERIES
A New Refinement: the Durant-Kenrick and the First Gentrification of Newton
At its construction in 1734, the Durant-Kenrick house represented an important new stage in the evolution of colonial architecture, falling between the simplicity of seventeenth century building and the social aspirations of later Georgian mansions. This lecture by Boston College Professor of Fine Arts Jeffery Howe will explore the emergence of a new phase in upscale homes in Newton. At the Newton Free Library, Homer Street, Newton. Free.