Walking tour 2 – Downtown Boston
Start at the Park Street T station, and proceed down Tremont Street:
Street Church, Tremont St. near Park St., Peter Banner, 1809
King’s Chapel, Tremont and School streets, Peter Harrison, 1750
City Hall, 41-45 School street, Gridley J.F. Bryant and Arthur Gilman, 1862-65
Old South Meeting House, Washington and Milk Streets, Joshua Blanchard,
Winthrop Building, 276-78 Washington St., bounded by Spring Lane, Washington,
Water and Devonshire Streets. Clarence H. Blackall, 1893. First steel frame
building in Boston.
Building, 1 Court St., Shepley, Rutan, Coolidge, 1892. Bearing wall construction.
Old Corner Bookstore, Washington and School streets, Thomas Crease,
Exchange Place (and remnants of Stock Exchange Building), 53 State St.,
Peabody and Stearns, 1889-91; restoration and glass tower, WZMH group,
Old State House, 206 Washington St., 1712/13
New City Hall, Kallmann, McKinnell & Knowles, assoc. with Campbell,
Aldrich and Nulty, and LeMessurier Associates, 1968. City Hall Plaza: urban
design by I.M. Pei and Partners, 1964
Faneuil Hall and Custom House area:
Faneuil Hall, Boston,1804. John Smibert, 1740; Enlarged 1804 by Charles
Quincy Market, 1824-26 Alexander Parris; restored 1976 by Benjamin Thomson
Custom House. State Street and India Street; Ammi
B. Young, 1837; tower by Peabody and Stearns, 1913-15
Richards Building, cast iron façade, 114 State St., c. 1867.
Made in Italy, assembled here.
Grain and Flour Exchange, 177 Milk St., 1891-93. Shepley, Rutan and