Archive for the ‘Architectural Details’ Category

Eagle Telephone Building Elm Street H
A Majestic Art Deco Eagle Perched Atop the Verizon (Also Known as the Telephone Company) Building on the Corner of Elm and Chestnut Streets in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 16, 2015)

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A Demonic Face (of Apparently Asian Origin) Carved in Stone Found on a Building on Avenue A in Downtown Turners Falls, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 10, 2018)

Eagle Millbury Post Office
A Gilded Gold Wooden Eagle Perched Above the Entrance of the Millbury Branch of the U.S. Post Office Located at 119 Elm Street (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 16, 2015)

Wrought Iron Gate Dartmouth Street Boston
A Close-Up of a Fantastical Dragonesque Creature (With a Long, Whip-Like Barbed Tongue) Found in the Design of a Wrought Iron Gate in Front of a Brownstone Under Repair on Dartmouth Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 2,  2015)

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This Silver Statue of a Unicorn on Top of the Massachusetts State Building at the Eastern State Exposition Grounds in West Springfield Is a Replica of the Original One Found Atop of the Old State House in Boston (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 20,  2018)

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This Grotesque Visage, Found on the Side of the Merrick Public Library in Brookfield, Is a Gargoyle in the Truest Sense of the Definition: a Decorative Waterspout in the Form of a Human or Animal Face or Figure (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 25,  2017)

Devil Harvard
A Devilish Countenance Carved From Stone Glares Down From the Front of Adolphus Busch Hall on the Campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 3,  2017)


A Hooded Grotesque Grasping His Cheeks With Both Hands Stares out From the Original Stone Edifice of the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library in Cambridge, MA  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 3,,  2017)

Burrage House, Boston, MA
This Mischievous Grotesque Plays Peekaboo With Passersby From the Doorway of the Historic Burrage House on the Corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Hereford Street in Boston, Massachusetts  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 29, 2014)

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A Stone Centaur Brandishes a Large Club Above His Head on Top of Adolphus Busch Hall on Kirkland Street at the Campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 24,  2017)