Attractions List of Charles Bulfinch Architecture

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List of Charles Bulfinch buildings, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Most, if not all prominent Charles Bulfinch architecture appears on this list, including houses, churches and other structures where applicable. This list contains information like what city the structure can be found in, and when it was first opened to the public. If you want to find out even more about these famous Charles Bulfinch buildings you can click on the building names to get additional information.

List includes Massachusetts General Hospital, Faneuil Hall, more.

This list answers the questions, "What buildings did Charles Bulfinch design?" and "What do Charles Bulfinch structures look like?"

Cambridge Courthouse

Added to in 1848 to a project by Alexander Paris, and converted by Graham Lund Associates in about 1980.A second courthouse was added in 1877 and enlarged in 1889 and 1924 ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Middlesex County, United States of America, New England, + more

Opened: Jan 01 1814

Architect: Charles Bulfinch, Alexander Paris

Created By: Charles Bulfinch, Alexander Paris

Connecticut State Capitol is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Charles Bulfinch Architecture
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The Connecticut State Capitol is located north of Capitol Avenue and south of Bushnell Park in Hartford, the capital of Connecticut. The building houses the Connecticut General Assembly; the upper house, the State Senate, and lower house, the House of Representatives, as well as the office of the Governor of the State of Connecticut. The Connecticut Supreme Court, sits across Capitol Avenue in a different building. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1872

Architect: Charles Bulfinch, Richard M. Upjohn

Created By: Charles Bulfinch, Richard M. Upjohn

Style: Gothic architecture, Federal architecture

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Ether Dome is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Charles Bulfinch Architecture
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Ether Dome

The Ether Dome is a surgical operating amphitheater in the Bulfinch Building at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. It served as the hospital's operating room from its opening in 1821 until 1867. It was the site of the first public demonstration of the use of inhaled ether as a surgical anesthetic on 16 October 1846. Crawford Long, a surgeon in Georgia, had previously administered sulfuric ether in 1842, but this went unpublished until 1849. The Ether Dome event occurred when William Thomas Green Morton, a local dentist, used ether to anesthetize Edward Gilbert Abbott. John Collins Warren, the first dean of Harvard Medical School, then painlessly removed part of a tumor from Abbott's ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1846

Architect: Charles Bulfinch

Created By: Charles Bulfinch

Style: Greek Revival

Faneuil Hall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Charles Bulfinch Architecture
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Faneuil Hall, located near the waterfront and today's Government Center, in Boston, Massachusetts, has been a marketplace and a meeting hall since 1743. It was the site of several speeches by Samuel Adams, James Otis, and others encouraging independence from Great Britain. Now it is part of Boston National Historical Park and a well-known stop on the Freedom Trail. It is sometimes referred to as "the Cradle of Liberty". In 2008, Faneuil Hall was rated number 4 in America's 25 Most Visited Tourist Sites by Forbes Traveler. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1742

Architect: Charles Bulfinch, Peter Faneuil, John Smybert, John Smibert

Created By: Charles Bulfinch, Peter Faneuil, John Smybert, John Smibert

Style: Georgian

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