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The Charles Street Meeting House is an early-nineteenth-century historic church in Beacon Hill at 70 Charles Street, Boston, Massachusetts.

The church has been used over its history by several Christian denominations, including Baptists, the First African Methodist Episcopal Church, and Unitarian Universalist. In the 1980s, it was renovated and adapted for use as office space, with the exterior restored and preserved. This project received awards from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the American Institute of Architects.

The meeting house is a site on the National Park Service's Black Heritage Trail and is part of the Beacon Hill Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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  • Lots of great architecture along this historic street in one of the older parts of town. Very much worth a long walk, or maybe arrange a guided walking tour.  more »
  • Charles Street is not the longest street in Boston, but it might be the most picturesque. there are no neon signs, there are gas lamps (They really need to find a way of turning them off during the...  more »

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