5 Highland Road

Architectural Description: 

Designed by architect Guy Lowell in 1922-23 in the style of an urban Italian Renaissance palazzo with a playing field inside four walls. The building's construction features an open plan with a system of steel trusses. The Architects Collaborative was responsible for design alterations in 1960.
The Cage was demolished in 2019 to make way for athletic center.

Inventory Data:

StreetHighland Rd
PlacePhillips Academy
Historic DistrictAcademy Hill NRH District
Historic NameCase Memorial Cage
Present Useindoor athletic facility
Original Useindoor athletic facility
Construction Date1922
Architectural StyleOther
Architect/BuilderGuy Lowell
Major Alterations1941-glass and steel ceiling replaced 1950-Smith hockey rink added 1958-roof on hockey rink added 1960-61-Ray Shepard Memorial Wing added on south
SettingBell Tower - Triangle area
Map and parcel58-17T
Recorded byBarbara Thibault, Karen Herman
OrganizationAndover Historical Society, Andover Preservation Commission
Date entered1990s, 2018