Archive for the ‘Architectural Details’ Category

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A Stone Face With Unkempt Hair and Beard (Perhaps a Saint or an Ancient God) Peers Out From High on an Ornate Brick Building That Houses H&R Block on Walnut Street in Newtonville, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 24, 2019)

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The Mask of Tragedy Peers Down From the Ediface of the Cutler Majestic Theatre on Tremont Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 30, 2018)

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A Mighty 160,000 Pound Stone Eagle Keeps a Careful Watch on the Streets Below From His Perch High Atop South Station on Atlantic Avenue in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 1, 2017)


One of Four Winged Gargoyles That Can Be Seen Perched High Atop Clinton Town Hall in Clinton, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 19, 2018)

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A Portrait of an Angel Sculpted in Bas-Relief on a Granite Panel Found on the Side of Our Lady of the Angels Memorial Elementary School on Main Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 10, 2018)

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An Imp-Like Grotesque Bearing His Fangs and Gripping a Shield Found on the Facade of the Historic Burrage House Located on the Corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Hereford Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 25, 2019)

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The Faces of Angels, Cherubs, and Green Men Hover Above the Entryway of the Historic Burrage House on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 31, 2014)

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A Close-Up of the Head of a Dragon Carved in Stone on the Facade of the Historic Burrage House on the Corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Hereford Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 8, 2020)

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The Visage of a Monstrous Green Man (a Face Consisting of or Surrounded by Foliage) Juts Out From the Facade of the Burnside Building Located on Main Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 4, 2018)

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Just One of a Multitude of Faces (Is It My Imagination, or Does She Actually Look a Lot Like a Muppet?) That Can Be Found on the Fabulously Elaborate Facade of the Boston Opera House Located on Washington Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 26, 2017)