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Boston’s Tiffany Treasure

Built between 1899 and 1902 for businessman and art collector Frederick Ayer, the Ayer Mansion is the country’s only surviving residence created by famed American artist and designer, Louis Comfort Tiffany. 

Named a National Historic Landmark in 2005, the Ayer Mansion exemplifies what critics of the day called Tiffany’s “astounding versatility.”  At the Ayer Mansion, Tiffany-designed stone and glass mosaics, graceful metalwork, Favrile glass vases, custom furniture, intricate plaster work, elaborate stained glass windows, and unexpected architectural flourishes all work together to create a cohesive masterpiece.

For almost 15 years, the Campaign for the Ayer Mansion has been restoring and preserving this singular treasure.  Now home to the non-profit Bayridge Residence & Cultural Center, the Ayer Mansion is open monthly for scheduled public tours and by appointment as well as during its annual lecture series and other public events.

Come experience Louis Comfort Tiffany’s vision for a grand Boston home.










THE AYER MANSION | 395 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE | BOSTON, MA 02215

617-536-2586 | AyerMansion@Gmail.com


Boston’s Tiffany Treasure and A National Historic Landmark



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News and Events



NEXT OPEN PUBLIC TOUR:

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Our next public tour with space available will be on June 7, 2014 at 3 PM and will be led by our preservation advisor, Jeanne Pelletier. To reserve a spot on that tour, please RSVP here.  Please note: the May tour is full and we are accepting only for the wait list at this time.


WALKING TOUR OF LOWER COMMONWEALTH AVENUE

Monday, May 19, 5 PM

May is Preservation Month! Join our Preservation Advisor, Jeanne Pelletier and Assistant Director of the Boston Landmarks Commission, William Young for a walking tour of the area and a reception at the Ayer Mansion.  Details to follow in this space.


SUMMER TOUR SCHEDULE:

Select Wednesdays, June & July

See our expanded summer tour schedule here.

The Ayer Mansion is a proud recipient of a 2009 Save America’s Treasures grant.