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Congregational Church

Northwest Corner of Adams and Memorial Streets, Pittsfield


Built 1892


This long-vacant structure, whose four-story bell tower has been a Pittsfield downtown landmark for 112 years, was ordered torn down in early-September 2003 by the City Council due to safety concerns. Numerous attempts to stabilize the 1881 brick building have failed since it was abandoned in the late-1980s.


A state grant of $350,000 was withdrawn earlier this year due to budget concerns. The church was on LPCI’s “Ten Most” list in 2000.



















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