31 in 31 of Your Favorite Buildings in Boston: #21

New Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116 (Copley Square)

Cummings and Sears, 1874-1875, Tower Rebult 1941, Restoration:  Shepley, Bulfinch, Richardson and Abbott

I was inspired to highlight 31 buildings in Boston in 31 days after the architecture blog A Daily Dose of Architecture . Not only was I going to highlight 31 buildings, but 31 of Bostonian’s favorite buildings. This is the series.

About the New Old South Church:

The “Ruskinian Gothic” New Old South Church is another architectural masterpiece claiming a corner of Boston’s Copley Square. Heavily influenced by the English critic John Ruskin, the architectural ornamentation at New Old South Church is as exquisite as the building itself. Its interiors are well executed with stained glass windows designed by the English firm of Clayton and Bell, which were considered to be one of the most prolific and successful stained glass firms in the 19th century.

Photo: Garden Club of Back Bay

One Comment Add yours

  1. Todd Larson says:

    This is a magnificent building. I know of no other that anchors a busy street corner better than New Old South Church.

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