Headquarters House 55 Beacon Street, Boston

William Hickling Prescott House

The William Hickling Prescott House is the ideal setting for distinctive private and corporate events. Use the form below to send information to our organization.

The first two floors of this handsome Beacon Hill townhouse are available to rent, and will serve as an elegant backdrop for your special occasion.The handsome drawing room and dining room with marble fireplaces create a splendid setting for private dinners, receptions, corporate events, and wedding rehearsal dinners.

The large formal drawing room seats 50 guests for dinner, while the dining room seats 22 guests. The Prescott House can accommodate 125 guests for cocktail receptions or buffet dinners.

Lecture or workshop events may be held for 50 guests. Audio-visual equipment is available. Floor plans of rental floors are available to assist you in planning your party.

A large and renovated kitchen designed for the use of caterers ensures that food preparation and service are optimal. A list of preferred caterers is available for your review.

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If you would like more information or would like to visit Prescott House, please call Susan Bennett, Historic Preservation Manager at 617.742.3190 or email hpm@nscdama.org.

Location and Directions: The House is opposite the Boston Common, under which there is a parking garage. It is within easy walking distance of the Arlington and Park Street subway stops.