Warren St. Presbyterian Church, Roxbury, Mass.

Description

An exterior view of Roxbury Presbyterian Church at 328 Warren Street in Roxbury, Massachusetts. The cornerstone was laid on July 17, 1891 and the services were first held on April 6, 1892. The church is constructed of Roxbury puddingstone excavated from the site with red granite trimmings. A gabled entrance is contained with a bell tower that is situated at the point where the sidewalks of the two streets intersect. The view is from across Warren Street next to a shoe store. The church is still open today.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bell towers
mercantile buildings
churches (buildings)
red granite
pudding stone
Gothic Revival
exterior views
Presbyterianism
telephone poles
commercial buildings
religious buildings
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000338
AccessID 514
Other identifier HNEDID-000338

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.2540.0100.009

Date Notes

1892-1900s

Places

Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Boston Post Card Co. (Photographic studio)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Brigham, Charles, 1841-1925
Swanson, William

Other Organizations

Brigham & Spofford

Subjects

Roxbury puddingstone
Warren Street (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Woodbine Street (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Mass.: Roxbury: Modern: Public and Commercial Buildings