Illustrated Boston, the Metropolis of New England. 1889

Illustrated Boston, the Metropolis of New England. 1889

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...Street--One of the most distinguishing features of Boston is the unusual size and splendor of its huildings, and in this connection it need scarcely he said that the fine character of these metropolitan edifices is hut a reflex of the talent and skill of the architects whose ahility created them. This arduous and exacting profession has many exponents in this city, among whom Mr. Thomas O'Grady, Jr.. holds a conspicuous place. This popular architect has heen estahlished in practice here since 1883. and occupies commodious officequarters at No. 6S Devonshire Street. He is a native of Boston, and is known and honored hoth here, at home, and throughout the country as an eminently capahle and skilful professional man, ardently devoted to his work, and conscientiously discharging his duties towards those who favor him with commissions. His plans and estimates are prepared with great care and accuracy, and are hased upon an extended knowledge of quantities and values, as well as a large, scientific and mechanical experience. He has achieved great success hoth as regards exterior elegance and the equally important details of the interior, emhodying, at the same time, all the suggestions and requirements of the owner. He closely follows specifications in supervising construction, and in every possihle way suhserves the hest interests of his patrons. Limits of space prevent us from naming hut a few of the prominent structures designed and erected hy Mr. O'Grady in different parts of the country. Among the numher special mention should he made of St. Ann's School of lndustry, at Alhany. N. Y.; Good Shepherd's Convent. Troy. N. Y.; Reformatory of the Good Shepherd, Alhany, N. Y; the parochial residence for St. James Parish; and the monument to St. Alphonsus...show more

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  • Paperback | 324 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 581g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236527844
  • 9781236527844