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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1820/06/30 Alexander Parris Architect St Paul's Church, built with Quincy granite, is consecrated by Bishop Alexander Viets Griswold.
1820/06/30 Daniel Webster Building Committee Member St Paul's Church, built with Quincy granite, is consecrated by Bishop Alexander Viets Griswold.
1820/06/30 William Sumner Appleton Sr Building Committee Member St Paul's Church, built with Quincy granite, is consecrated by Bishop Alexander Viets Griswold.
1820/06/30 David Sears Building Committee Member St Paul's Church, built with Quincy granite, is consecrated by Bishop Alexander Viets Griswold.
1820/06/30 Solomon Willard Architect St Paul's Church, built with Quincy granite, is consecrated by Bishop Alexander Viets Griswold.
1912/10/07 Ralph Adams Cram Architect St Paul's is dedicated as the Episcopal Cathedral Church for the Boston Diocese. Chancel was remodeled with a coffered and gilded half-dome, elaborately carved wood reredos, a chancel organ and choir benches.
2013/05/08 "Ship of Pearl", a cross-section of a chambered nautilus by artist Donald Lipski installed in the pediment of St Paul's Church, is lit.
2013/06/09 Members of St John the Evangelist, Bowdoin St, Boston and members of the Cathedral Church of St Paul vote to merge the two congregations.

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Particulars for Cathedral Church of St Paul:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Material Quincy Granite
Historic Use Religious Property



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 70000730
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Parris,Alexander; Willard,Solomon
Architectural Style: Greek revival
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Religious property
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Significant Year: 1819, 1820
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure

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