Charles Henry Way

Personal Data

Charles Henry Way was born on October 27, 1878, in Belmont, the son of Henry W. Way and his wife, Caroline B. Farnum (daughter of Benjamin Farnum).

He married on September 10, 1908, in Malden, to Florence M. Piper (twin; b. 16Oct1880 in Hyde Park), daughter of Samuel N. Piper and his wife, Abby F. Williams.

Charles Way died on July 15, 1965, in Sudbury.


Charles Way worked as a draftsman in Boston from about 1902 until about 1917.  By 1920, he had opened his own office as an architect.  He continued to practice in Boston until his retirement in 1961.

He was a specialist in Colonial architecture and design

Among his works were the restoration of the Sudbury Town Hall (1932) and the Wayside Inn (1952 and  1955) in Sudbury.

Back Bay Work

1929 25-27 Commonwealth (Remodeling)