Archive for the ‘Architectural Details’ Category

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)

dragon burrage house (2)
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)

Cherub on Door ND Church Southbridge 2B
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)

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This Cat-Like Gargoyle With Wings Is Just One of the Many Fantastical Creatures That Can Be Found on the Exterior of the Burrage House on the Corner of Hereford Street and Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 28, 2018)

Face Forest Hills 2A
The Face of an Unidentified Saint Carved in Stone Juts Out From the Forsyth Chapel at Forest Hills Cemetery in Jamaica Plain, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 4, 2019)

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Just One of a Gallery of Grotesque Faces That Adorn the Original Stone Facade of the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 16, 2018)


One of the Many Stone Faces Found on the Original Building of the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library Built in 1889 (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 16, 2017)

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The Stone Visage of a Medieval Monarch Wearing a Crown Glares Across the Courtyard From Atop of Adolphus Busch Hall on the Campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 5, 2017)