Architectural Plans: 217 Commonwealth (1886)

The original design of 217 Commonwealth by McKim, Mead, and White was approved by the Algonquin Club membership on November 1, 1886.

On November 7, 1886, the Boston Herald published McKim, Mead, and White’s drawings of the front elevation and plans for each floor.

217 Commonwealth, front elevation; Boston Herald, 7Nov1886

217 Commonwealth, ground floor; Boston Herald, 7Nov1886

217 Commonwealth, first floor; Boston Herald, 7Nov1886

217 Commonwealth, second floor; Boston Herald, 7Nov1886

217 Commonwealth, third floor; Boston Herald, 7Nov1886

217 Commonwealth, fourth floor; Boston Herald, 7Nov1886