Tuckerman Hall
Tuckerman Hall
Tuckerman Hall
LocationWorcester, MA
Coordinates42°16′23.7″N 71°48′4.6″W / 42.273250°N 71.801278°W / 42.273250; -71.801278Coordinates: 42°16′23.7″N 71°48′4.6″W / 42.273250°N 71.801278°W / 42.273250; -71.801278
Built1902
ArchitectJosephine Wright Chapman
Architectural styleNeoclassical
Part ofInstitutional District (ID80000554)

Tuckerman Hall is a concert hall in Worcester, Massachusetts. It was built in 1902 in the Neoclassical style and restored in 1999.[1] The architect was Josephine Wright Chapman. It is the home of the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra.

Other current uses include weddings, receptions and other events.

History

Worcester Woman's Club ca. 1902
Worcester Woman's Club ca. 1902

The building was built for the use of the Worcester Woman's Club in 1902. It is named after Elizabeth Tuckerman, the grandmother of Stephen Salisbury III, who donated the land, which was left over from his donation to the Worcester Art Museum nearby.[2][3]

On March 3, 1980 Tuckerman Hall was listed in the National Register of Historic Places within the Institutional District at the local significance level.[4]

On October 4, 2000 Tuckerman Hall was declared an Official Project of Save America's Treasures.[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ Tuckerman Hall tuckermanhall.org. Retrieved: October 31, 2012.
  2. ^ The Worcester Woman's Club: A Federal Revival Building and a Noble Purpose college.holycross.edu. Retrieved: October 31, 2012.
  3. ^ Josephine Wright Chapman and Tuckerman Hall tuckermanhall.org. Retrieved: October 31, 2012.
  4. ^ Tuckerman Hall plans expansion www.telegram.com. Retrieved: December 29, 2012.
  5. ^ Tuckerman Hall Archived 2015-10-22 at the Wayback Machine www.worcestermass.org. Retrieved: December 29, 2012.