Archive for the ‘Architectural Details’ Category


A Winged Humanoid Found on the Facade of an Office Building Located on Boylston Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 1, 2018)


This Grimacing Visage Is One of the Many Fantastic Faces and Figures Found on the Exterior of the Boston Opera House on Washington Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 31, 2017)

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Two Figures Depicting Saint Peter (Carrying Two Large Keys and a Book) and Saint Paul (Gripping a Sword) Found on the Big Bronze Doors of Notre Dame Catholic Church in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 8, 2016)

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A Winged Gargoyle Holds an Unfurled Banner Between Its Outstretched Talons on Top of the Burrage House on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 4, 2018)

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A Shallow Relief Sculpture of a Winged Lion (Symbolizing Saint Mark) Found on the Facade of Trinity Church at Copley Square in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 14, 2018)

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A Stone Eagle Symbolizing Saint John the Evangelist Seen Protruding From the Tower of First Baptist Church Located on Beacon Street in Newton Centre, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 17, 2019)

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The Face of a Monstrous Creature Spotted in the Marble Facade of the Boston Opera House on Washington Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 15, 2018)

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The Imposing Figure of Saint Luke Gazes Down From Above the Copley Square Entrance of Trinity Church in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 20, 2015)

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A Winged Chimera Hovers Above the Name Plate Posted Near the Front Entrance of the Burrage House on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 7, 2015)

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A Mysterious Hooded and Bearded Face Peers out From the Original Stone Edifice of the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library on Broadway in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 29, 2017)