Category Archives: Boston Buildings

Things to See in Boston — Gore Place

Things to See in Boston — Gore Place

On Columbus Day Kevin didn’t have to go to school so we decided to go on an outing together. We decided to visit Gore Place. Gore Place is the house and estate of one of the previous governors of Massachusetts. The estate is about 20 acres and most of it is open space or trees. It… Continue Reading

Things to See in Boston: Longfellow House

Things to See in Boston: Longfellow House

One of the things Laura recommended we do while in Boston was visit the Longfellow house. It looked like a pretty house from the outside but I didn’t know much about it. So, I thought taking a tour would be a great idea. Turns out it was! This was one of my favorite tours that… Continue Reading

Boston Buildings: Newbury Street

Boston Buildings: Newbury Street

Last week I decided to walk down Newbury Street in Boston. I thought it would be fun to see the shops and look in some galleries. It turns out I went a little too early for the galleries (most opened at 11 or 12) but I did get to do some shopping! I did see… Continue Reading

Boston Buildings: Houses in Watertown

Boston Buildings: Houses in Watertown

One of the many benefits of not having a car and walking everywhere is you get to enjoy the scenery. My favorite thing about Boston (I’m sure I’ll say that a lot) is the architecture. The homes here especially are amazing! I love all the different colors of wood paneling and trims. Also, I’ve discovered… Continue Reading

Boston Buildings: St. John the Evangelist Church

Boston Buildings: St. John the Evangelist Church

While trying to find an antiques store on Mass Ave, we ran across this building, St. John the Evangelist Church. It happened to be near a bus stop we waited at for about 10 minutes so I thought I’d take some pictures. I don’t know anything about the church (I actually looked up the name… Continue Reading

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