Asher Benjamin's West Church : A Model for Change

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1976

GUSN

GUSN-169848

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Description

The West Church turned out to be Asher Benjamin's first major commission in Boston. The church serves not only as a major stage in a study of Benjamin's architectural career, but also as a design which he proposed to other builders as a model for their work. This article examines the church as a model for change.

Details

Descriptive Terms

religious buildings

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 229

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1976.067.245.002

Abstract

The West Church turned out to be Asher Benjamin's first major commission in Boston. The church serves not only as a major stage in a study of Benjamin's architectural career, but also as a design which he proposed to other builders as a model for their work. This article examines the church as a model for change.

Date Notes

Volume 67, Number 245 (Summer-Fall 1976)

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Record Details

Originator

Nancy S. Voye (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1976). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England