1831The West End was rebuilt.Arts and Culture, Location and Setting, Buildings & Architecture

Front Street and the West End, c. 1871. Erastus G. Rollins, Cape Ann Museum Library & Archive, Photo 22460
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Building began shortly after the Great Fire on September 16, 1830, and continued through 1833. Brick and granite were chosen over less expensive and more popular wood construction, which was a major change in the city’s building styles and materials.

Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System. Historic Building Detail: GLO.AT, West End. https://mhc-macris.net/details?mhcid=GLO.at
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