The Parish of All Saints, Ashmont

The Parish of All Saints, Ashmont in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, built 1891-1892 was the first church designed by Ralph Adams Cram, a collaboration with fellow Visionist Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, who was working for Cram’s firm and later became a partner.  The picture above by Consigli is from the parish’s website,which includes information on the church’s history and architecture, as well as more gorgeous pictures of the interior.

Above: Rendering by Goodhue of the planned building.  Below: Photo by Paul Weber of the exterior.  Both courtesy of Cram & Ferguson archives.

Above: Sculpture in the upper part of the reredos (screen behind the altar), reminiscent of Goodhue’s designs for Visionist publications.  From the parish website.

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