Category Archives: Historic Landmarks

Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park

This historic Waterfront Park is located in an area formerly devoted to the mercantile and shipping activities from which Boston arose. The site was cleared to complete the open space and pedestrian link from City Hall Plaza via the historic Faneuil Hall Marketplace to the waterfront. From project start to completion, Sasaki worked collaboratively with […]

Copp’s Hill Burying Ground

Named after shoemaker William Copp, Copp’s Hill Burying Ground is the final resting place and cemetery of merchants, artisans and craft people who lived in the North End. Located on a hill on which a windmill once stood, the land was given to the town. Copp’s Hill was Boston’s largest colonial burying ground, dating from […]

Paul Revere Statue

Within just a few minutes walk from PR house right on the Freedom Trail, Boston North End visitors will find two other landmarks connected with the name of Revere. Paul Revere Mall with an equestrian statue of the famous patriot and the Old North Church are both located just of the touristy Hanover Street. The […]

St. Stephen’s Church

St. Stephen’s Church, formerly the New North Church, is a Roman Catholic church located at 401 Hanover Street in the North End of Boston, Massachusetts. It is the last remaining church in Boston designed by Charles Bulfinch. The church, made of red brick with white pilasters on the façade and topped by a clock tower […]

Old North Church

Old North Church (officially, Christ Church in the City of Boston), at 193 Salem Street, in the North End of Boston, is the location from which the famous “One if by land, and two if by sea” signal is said to have been sent. This phrase is related to Paul Revere‘s midnight ride, of April […]

Paul Revere’s House

On the night of April 18, 1775, silversmith Paul Revere left his small wooden home in Boston’s North End and set out on a journey that would ultimately make him a legend. Today that home is still standing at 19 North Square and has become a national historic landmark. It is downtown Boston’s oldest building […]