First Parish Congregational Church at 1 Church Street, Wakefield, Mass.

Title:

First Parish Congregational Church at 1 Church Street, Wakefield, Mass.

Creator:

Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-

Publisher:

Wakefield, Mass. : The author,

Date:

2008

Description:

Photos show the church located at the corner of Church Street and Lake Avenue on the west side of the Lower Common near the lake. Sometimes called the "big stone church", the Romanesque Revival style church is built of Massachusetts granite with a slate roof and was designed by the Boston architectural firm Hartwell, Richardson & Driver. This structure is the fifth for the church, and was built in 1912 from the ruins of the previous structure on the site, which was gutted by fire in 1909. Renovations and enlargements were done in 1952-1953, adding a chapel, offices, and classrooms. Photos taken at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2008.;Detailed entry in building survey, "The cultural resources of Wakefield", pD142.

Subject:

Churches -- Massachusetts -- Wakefield -- Pictorial works; First Parish Congregational Church (Wakefield, Mass.);United Church of Christ -- Massachusetts -- Wakefield.

Wakefield (Mass.) -- Pictorial works.

Collection :

Current Images of Wakefield

Tags :

Citation :

Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-, "First Parish Congregational Church at 1 Church Street, Wakefield, Mass.," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #14165, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/14165 (accessed October 24, 2014).