An Afternoon Walking Tour of Roxbury’s Sacred Sites


The New England Chapter, Society of Architectural Historians and Discover Roxbury

present

An Afternoon Walking Tour of Roxbury’s Sacred Sites

A tour led by Anulfo Baez, Second VP of the New England Chapter, Society of Architectural Historians

Saturday September 17th, 2011

1:00 – 3:00PM

Tour meets and begins at Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Mission Church)

1525 Tremont Street

Roxbury, MA 02120

Itinerary includes interiors of:

Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Schickel & Ditmars, 1878; Joseph Untersee, 1910
Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, Steffian Bradley Architects, 2003-2007 *
First Church, 1803-1804

and exteriors of:

Rectory of the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Joseph Untersee, 1903
714 Parker Street (Gloucester Memorial Hall), 1857
716 Parker Street (Former Trinity Lutheran Church), Jacob Luippold 1892
St. Luke’s Hospital Chapel, Cram and Ferguson 1900

This is a FREE event, but RSVP is kindly requested at:

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/186441

PLEASE NOTE:

*Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center Visitor Etiquette:

Dress Code: NESAH has arranged for a short interior guided tour with a staff from the  Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center. The ISBCC request that all visitors dress modestly and respect the sanctity of the prayer hall. Both males and females should dress modestly with loose long pants, or long skirts. Women should cover arms with long sleeves. Entry into prayer hall will require a woman to cover their hair (if needed, scarves will be available at the ISBCC for guests).

DIRECTIONS:

The Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help is easily accessible by Public Transportation Roxbury Crossing on the Orange Line or Brigham Circle on the Green Line E.

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