Church of the Covenant

  • Bay Village, United States
  • 67 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116, USA 
  • +1 617-266-7480 
    Gothic building of the church covenants on Newbury Street in Boston - an outstanding monument of architecture of the last century. The temple was designed by renowned architect Richard Upjohn in 1865-67, respectively, and was built mainly on donations made by industrialists Benjamin E. Bates, who founded and one of the first schools in the United States - Bates College, where he could study together, men and women.

    The architect wanted the church was the tallest building in the neighborhood. Rush to the sky tower, topped by a graceful spire reaches 73 meters in height and is clearly visible from afar. In 1890, the church windows were decorated with colorful stained glass firm Tiffany Glass and Decorating Co.

    Covenants comes from the Latin word convenire, ie "Agree". This is the name of the religious union of Scottish Protestants, concluded in 1586 to defend their faith. Church covenants in Boston was known as the "Central Church" until 1932, when the Central Congregational Church reunited with the First presvіteryyanskay church.

    In October 2012 the church building was entered in the National Register of Historic Places.
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