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Name  Charles Greco
Role  Architect
Died  1962

Charles R. Greco
Structures  The Temple, Temple Emanuel Sinai, Congregation Beth Israel, Eastern Middlesex County S, Radding Building

Charles R. Greco (1873-1962) was an American architect who worked in the Boston area during the first half of the 20th century.


Childhood and architectural education

He was educated in the Cambridge school system and later studied architecture at the Lawrence Scientific School. Upon graduation he worked with the architectural firms of Wait and Cutter (1893-1899) and Peabody and Sternes (1900-1907) before starting his own practice.

Architectural practice

He designed numerous religious buildings for both Roman Catholic and Jewish congregations in Massachusetts, Florida, and Ohio. He also built many buildings for the city of Cambridge, MA, including several fire stations.

Works in Massachusetts

  • 145 State Street, Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Blessed Sacrament Church Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Blessed Sacrament Church, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
  • Cambridge Theatre, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Charles Bulfinch School, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Elks Temple, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Our Lady of Pity Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Sacred Heart Church, Middleboro, Massachusetts
  • St. Mary's Church, Quincy, Massachusetts
  • St. Matthew's Church, Dorchester, Massachusetts
  • St. Patrick's Church, Brockton, Massachusetts
  • Temple Emanuel, Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Thorndike School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Wyeth Square Fire Station, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Central Square Post Office, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Lyman Terrace Housing Project, Holyoke, Massachusetts
  • Other works

  • Temple on the Heights, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
  • Temple Tifereth-Israel, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Congregation Beth Israel, 701 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut
  • Temple Emanuel Miami Beach, Florida (with Albert Anis)
  • Harvey S. Firestone Jr. Estate, Twin Oaks Drive, Akron, Ohio (with Edward Reed)
  • St. John the Baptist Church, Brunswick, ME
  • References

    Charles R. Greco Wikipedia

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