|Beginning of works:||1913|
|End of works:||23 January 1915|
|Function / usage:||
Public administration building
Geographic Information & Related Structures
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
|Address:||3 McKinley Square|
|Coordinates:||42° 21' 33.00" N 71° 3' 12.00" W|
|number of floors (above ground)||32|
The tower is added to the original Greek revival temple-like structure with a sky-lit dome.
The Greek Revival base building was built between 1837 and 1847 to a design by Ammi B. Young. The doric columns are each monolithic Quincy granite.
The 32 story tower was added on top of the original Greek Revival building from 1913-1915 to the plans of Peabody and Stearns.
Relevant Web Sites
- Eyewitness Travel Guide Boston, DK Publishing, London (United Kingdom), ISBN 0789499597; pp. 66
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