Archive for the ‘Architectural Details’ Category

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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)

Bearded Face Cambridge Public Library
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)


Although They Are Easy to Miss, a Series of Small Lion Heads Carved From Stone Can Be Seen on the Cornice That Runs Along the Top of the Worcester Art Museum’s Exterior (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 30, 2017)

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A Cherubic Face Watches While a Winged Dragon-Like Creature With the Head of a Wolf Crawls Up an Arch on the Facade of the Historic Burrage House in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 7, 2019)

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A Wingless Grotesque With a Long Neck and Feline Ears Seen Grasping a Shield in His Talon-Like Hands High on the Exterior of the Burrage House in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 24, 2019)

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A Tiny Praying Cherub Gazes Down From One of the Elaborately Decorated Bronze Doors of Notre Dame Catholic Church on Main Street in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 29, 2016)