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261 Walnut St., 1888.
Residence of Martin Parry Kennard. The house, modified, serves as the Brookline Music School building at 26 Kennard Rd. In 1895, Kennard and his neighbor to the east, Stephen Bennett, were given permission by the town to lay out an extension of Chestnut St. connecting Walnut St.and Boylston. It was later renamed to Kennard Rd.

From: A Collection Of Thirty-Five Prominent Residences, Public Buildings And Churches Together With A Short Historical Sketch Of Brookline. Illustrations In Photo-Gravure From Photographic Negatives By Chas. H. Currier.
C. B. Webster, 1888