Henry Bailey Alden

Personal Data

Henry Bailey Alden was born on June 24, 1862, in Somerville, the son of Henry C. Alden and his wife, Emma F. Bailey (daughter of Joshua Bailey).

He died on August 20, 1939.

He was unmarried.


Henry Bailey Alden was a draftsman and architect in Boston in the 1880s.  He was not listed in the City Directories in the 1890s, but resumed being listed in 1901 with an office at 6 Beacon.  He continued to practice in Boston until his death in August of 1939.

Among his works were the Henry Bradford Endicott estate in Dedham (1904), Chatham Bars Hotel (1914); and the Herald-Traveller Building (1930-1931) at 80 Mason. He was associate architect with Parker, Thomas and Rice, in the design of the Union Building (1927) at 40-44 State Street and the United Shoe Machinery Corporation Building (1928) at 138-164 Federal Street in Boston.

Back Bay Work

1918-1920 18 Commonwealth (Remodeling)
1922 19 Commonwealth (Remodeling)
1926 283 Dartmouth (Remodeling)
1927 246 Beacon (Remodeling)