Hunnewell Building housing Arnold Arboretum's visitor center
Surrounded by green: the red Hunnewell Building
The Hunnewell Building is located at
125 Arborway, Boston, MA, at the north tip of the
It houses administrative offices and the
visitor center of the arboretum,
a National Historic Landmark.
The building is named for the wealthy banker, horticulturalist and philanthropist
Horatio Hollis Hunnewell,
who donated funds for its construction in 1903—after being designed
by architect Alexander Wadsworth Longfellow, Jr.,
a nephew of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
to the Leventritt Garden begins south of
the Hunnewell Building.
If you like to hike through the Arboretum, you may want to include the
through Bussey Brook Meadow or a “climb” over the
Peters Hill summit with
Boston skyline vistas into your round
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