King's Chapel 58 Tremont St, Boston, MA02108 First opened in 1772, King's Chapel is a historic church on Tremont Street in Beacon Hill. The Chapel is occupied…More by an independent Unitarian congregation offering worship, music, religious education and social-outreach programs. King's Chapel is a part of Boston's Freedom Trail and is open for guided tours.
Suffolk University 8 Ashburton Pl, Boston, MA02108 Suffolk University is fully integrated into the city of Boston with its campus buildings nearly indistinguishable from…More the government offices and Beacon Hill businesses that surround it, and college students with backpacks blend in with government workers and tourists. While best known for its law school established in 1906 as a night school for immigrants, the university also has an undergraduate program in arts and sciences and a professional business school, both added in the 1930s. Today, the university offers a multitude of academic programs and degrees and occupies 16 buildings in downtown Boston. Suffolk has 13 Varsity teams and plays NCAA Division III sports.
Liberty Hotel 215 Charles St, Boston, MA02114 Occupying the building that once served as Charles Street Jail, this luxury hotel has imposing stone walls and a…More fortress-like appearance. The expansive lobby offers restaurants, a bar and morning coffee, all with a view of the catwalks on each of the four floors above. The original building features hallways lined with historic jail cells and a limited number of guest rooms, while the majority of rooms are located in the more modern, adjacent tower. Dining options for guests and locals abound with four restaurants: Clink, Alibi, Scampo and the Liberty Bar.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 8 Beacon St, Boston, MA02108 Council 93 of AFSCME is a branch of an international labor union that represents public employees. AFSCME offices occupy…More almost every floor of the building at 8 Beacon Street. AFSCME Council 93 covers employees in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Council 93 has 48,000 members and 35,000 of those are public employees in Massachusetts. The union also represents clerical and technical workers at Harvard University. It is supported through union dues and is the oldest union of its kind in the country.
The Church of St. John The Evangelist 35 Bowdoin St, Boston, MA02114 St. John's is a Welcoming Episcopal church on Beacon Hill with a beautiful sanctuary enveloped in a castle-like…More exterior. The church was built 1831 by Congregationalist Christians. From 1863-1883, it was occupied by the Church of the Advent. In 1883, the building became the Mission Church of St. John the Evangelist under the auspices of the Society of St. John the Evangelist, (SSJE), a monastic order. In 1985, almost a century after the brothers established the mission church here, St. John’s became a Parish Church in the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts.
The church is socially progressive and liturgically traditional. St. John's is an inclusive worshipping community that hosts programs reaching out to the homeless and GLBT communities. The Holy Eucharist is celebrated at 10:30 every Sunday morning. On Saturdays and Sundays the church hosts a soup kitchen run by Saturday/Sunday's Bread.