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The first professional architect in the U.S.; helped construct the United States Capitol rotunda and dome. His influence can be seen throughout early 19th-century American architecture.
He returned to the U.S. to promote the voyage of the Columbia Rediviva ship around the world after touring Europe and learning about its architecture. His first project was the Hollis Street Church, completed in 1788, as well as the first monument to the U.S. War for Independence, Beacon Hill from 1789.
His works included Joseph Barrell’s Pleasant House, Harrison Gray Otis’ three Boston houses, the John Phillips House, the Boston Common, the India Wharf, Harvard University’s University Hall, and Massachusetts General Hospital’s Ether Dome.
How did Charles Bulfinch die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||80 years|
|Birthday||August 8, 1763|
|Death date||April 15, 1844|
|Place of death||Boston, Massachusetts, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|