Arlington Street Church, Boston

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The Arlington Street Church is a Unitarian Universalist church across from the Public Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Because of its geographic prominence and the notable ministers who have served the congregation, the church is considered to be among the most historically important in American Unitarianism and Unitarian Universalism. Completed in 1861, it was designed by Arthur Gilman and Gridley James Fox Bryant to resemble James Gibbs' St. Martin-in-the-Fields in London. The main sanctuary space has 16 large-scale stained-glass windows installed by Tiffany Studios from 1899 to 1929.

On May 17, 2004, the Arlington Street Church was the site of the first state-sanctioned same-sex marriage in the United States.
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  • There is something special about Boston on Christmas Eve. The church was lovely. The choir sang beautiful Christmas Carols, along with the audience. The pastor gave a nice sermon/speech and the...  more »
  • We visited this church on September 27. The church it self is not that special. But the 16 window glasses made by Tiffany make it very special.  more »
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  • Gives really nice tours and provides lots of information for visitors. Tiffany styled stain glass Windows are its highlight, and its history and that beautiful organ is its star! Very Serene and fills you with satisfaction as you tour through it. People practice music as sound reverberates through the halls.
  • Tiffany Stain Glass are so unique! History and traditions of the church was very interesting and guide was very knowledgeable. We were walking by when we saw the invitation on the bulletin board.

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