Y.M.C.A. Building

462 Boylston Street
Boston, Mass.

Year Built: 1882
Year Demolished: 1910

Built in 1882 and destroyed by fire in 1910. The building used both 462 Boylston Street and 170 Boylston Street.


• "Brigham & Spofford," Illustrated Boston, Metropolis of New England, American Publishing and Engraving, New York, New York, 1889, p. 196 ("Y.M.C.A. Building, Boylston Street").

• “Architecture of H.H. Richardson and His Contemporaries in Boston and Vicinity: 1972 Annual Tour,” Society of Architectural Historians, Philadelphia, 1972, Margaret Henderson Floyd, (Sturgis and Brigham, Boston Y.M.C.A. Building, S.W. corner of Boylston and Berkeley Streets, 1882)

• American Architect and Building News, November 1884 (Sturgis & Brigham).

• "A New England Architect and His Work," Oscar Fay Adams, New England Magazine, June, 1907 (Sturgis & Brigham). http://www.millicentlibrary.org/brigham.htm

• "Charles Brigham," Boston of To-day, Richard Herndon, Post Publishing, Boston, 1892, pp. 156-157 ("Among the principal buildings designed during his association with Mr. Sturgis . . . Boston Young Men’s Christian Association Building . . . .").


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