Alexander Parris

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
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1780/11/24 Alexander Parris is born in Halifax, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Architect Plymouth County, MA
1805/00/00 Deering mansion and carriage barn are built for prominent Portland businessman, James Deering (1766-1850). Architect Deering Estate Barn Portland, ME
1807/06/24 Cornerstone is laid at St John's Church, first brick church built in New Hampshire. Architect Practical House Carpenter St John's Church Portsmouth, NH
1812/00/00 Wickham-Valentine House is built for John Wickham. Architect Valentine Museum Richmond
1813/03/12 Virginia Governor's Mansion is ready for occupancy, built 1811-1813 Architect Governor's Mansion Richmond
1815/00/00 Plans for 42 Beacon St in Boston to be built of granite are prepared by Alexander Parris. Architect David Sears House Boston
1817/00/00 Alexander Parris designs mirror image townhouses for Daniel P Parker and Nathan Appleton. Architect Nathan Appleton Residence Boston
1819/00/00 Alexander Parris and Solomon Willard are commissioned by the vestry of the St Paul's parish to construct a Grecian temple that will contrast with Boston's existing churches, which are in the Georgian, Federal-Adameque and Gothic Revival styles. Architect Cathedral Church of St Paul Boston
1823/00/00 Massachusetts General Hospital is built with coursed ashlar granite, cut and dressed by convicts from Charlestown Prison (lost), 1818-1823. Architect Massachusetts General Hospital Boston
1826/00/00 In the Fall, the First Parish Building committee selects Alexander Parris to design and supervise the construction of a new church in the Greek Revival style to be built of blue granite from the Quincy quarries. Architect United First Parish Church (Unitarian) of Quincy Quincy
1827/00/00 Faneuil Hall Market opens. Structural support is provided by cast iron columns spaced along a central aisle down the length of the first floor. The side areas are divided into 128 stalls. The second floor has seven large halls, all directly connected. Architect Quincy Market, Boston Boston Invention of Structural Iron
1828/06/16 Three of the four monolithic granite columns used on the portico at First Parish Church are erected. The sanctuary is built of hammered granite, 1827-1828. The mahogany altar, and much of the rest of the building, is original. Engineer United First Parish Church (Unitarian) of Quincy Quincy
1850/00/00 Designed and built (1848-49) by Alexander Parris. 6-story 72 ft tower has frustum shape. Gothic Revival style cut granite masonry keeper's dwelling (1867-68). Early example of wave swept tower engineering. Architect Execution Rocks Light Station North Hempstead
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