McLaughlin and Burr

McLaughlin and Burr was formed in 1920, a partnership of James E. McLaughlin and G. Houston Burr.  McLaughlin previously had worked as a sole practitioner and Burr was an architect in his office.

McLaughlin and Burr remained active into the 1950s.  It designed a number of public, commercial, and residential buildings.  Among their works were Temple Israel and the Elks Hotel (275 Tremont, later the Bradford Hotel) in Boston, and a number of schools, including Boston Latin School, Belmont High School, Watertown High School, Salem High School, the Mary E. Curley School in Jamaica Plain, and Dorchester High School.

Back Bay Work

1925 65 Commonwealth