King's Chapel, Boston


Related person
Peter Harrison (architect)
Date
1749-1754
Location
North and Central America->United States->Massachusetts->Suffolk->Boston
Description
King's Chapel was strongly influenced by the work of James Gibbs. It was supposed to have a large steeple which was never built because of a lack of funding. Its style is American Georgian. Harrison is generally considered to be the first professional architect in America.
Style/Period
18th Century (1700 - 1799 CE)
Material
stonework
granite
wood (hardwood or softwood)