1186 Worcester Rd.
Framingham, MA 01701
Phone: (508) 879-1510
Fax: (508) 875-2686
Helen Heineman Ecumenical and Cultural Center started out as St. John's Episcopal Church that was built in 1871. Designed by ace architect Alexander Rice Esty, the church building was appointed the Ecumenical Center for Framingham State University in 1969. The beautiful historic structure was enlisted a part of National Register of Historic Places in 1990, and now plays host to various cultural events throughout the year.
Framingham State University is one of the most renowned and prestigious educational institutes in the country. Founded in 1839, it offers various undergraduate majors and graduate programs. Apart from education, it also encourages students to participate in extra-curricular activities like sports and arts, thereby ensuring an all-round development and growth. For more details on admissions and other information, check website or call ahead.
Conceptualized and designed by architect H. H. Richardson, the Framingham Railroad Station was built way back in 1884-85. Added to the National Register of Historic Places, the station was renovated and repaired several times. However in 2001, a better and a modern station was constructed and the old Framingham Railroad Station is still intact and is transformed into a dining establishment.
The Sudbury Center Historic District is a historic area spread over 193.6 acres (78.34 hectares). The district has a mix of the Mid 19th Century Revival, Federal and Late 19th and 20th Century Revival type of architecture. The district consists of 80 buildings which contribute to its historic nature. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
Newton-Wellesley Hospital is a center for training and tutoring medical students. It boasts of a 24-hour emergency, orthopedic, maternity services, as well as surgical, special and critical care, that serves the community. This hospital holds 2500 employees. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Medfield's First Parish Unitarian Church is located on North Street. It was constructed in 1789 and is a fine example of the Greek Revival style of architecture. It offers worship services and also paves way for a variety of other human developmental facilities, including the Sunday school for children. Owing to its tremendous historic significance, it got listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
One of the most prominent and historical libraries in the Newton city of the U.S. State of Massachusetts is the Plummer Memorial Library. The library building was constructed in 1927, and it finely traces the Tudor Revival style of architecture. The year 2009 marked the shutdown of the library, and currently it operates as the Auburndale Community Library.
The First Baptist Church of Medfield is located on Main Street, Medfield in Massachusetts. It is a Bible-oriented, missions-minded and a Gospel-centered church community. Worship timings are 9:30a during summer and 10:30a during the fall, winter and spring. Carrying great historic significance, it has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places as of 2003.
The Lasell Neighborhood Historic District, established in 2005, approximately constitutes of 275 properties and two National Register Districts. It exemplifies the changing trends in architectural techniques right from the 1840s to the early 20th Century. The constructions exhibit a unified nature of style, size, scale and excellence in craftsmanship. An array of resources such as schools, colleges and offices are available in the district. Related information is accessible on their official website.
The University is named after the late Louis Dembitz Brandeis, an associate justice of the US Supreme Court. The huge 235 acres complex is well equipped with facilities for academic as well as extra curricular activities. The University campus is also available as venue for events and meetings. Cholmondeley, the coffee house, is ideal for a concert or a comedy show, while the Intercultural Center are available for meetings, conferences, dances and concerts. The Rose Art Museum has a lovely contemporary art collection, worth a visit. A lot of Cultural activities and festivals also take place on the campus and are exciting to attend.
The Wedgewood Pines Country club offers its members access to golf course facilities along with serving as a fine setting to host weddings, private events and all kinds of celebrations. It offers an appealing backdrop for your important day overlooking the fabulous pine trees. The entire club and its landscape is dedicated to making your function or experience memorable. Call ahead for more details.
Waban Branch Library is located at Beacon Street. This historic library was completely built in 1930 and Harvard Brick has been used while erecting this structure. It was incorporated in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1990.