Christ Church (Cambridge, MA)
Designed by Peter Harrison, the Church of Christ, Cambridge, has a simple exterior with planked walls and plain wooden belfry, but still refined elegance of the interior.
Christ Church interior.
Backstory and Context
The congregation was founded in 1759 by, a group of wealthy merchants living in Cambridge, members of the King's Chapel. They felt the need of a church closer to their homes, which will provide England services to them and to the students at Harvard College across Cambridge Common. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1960, and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1966.