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Historic Church

Learn about the history of the North Prospect Church, a nationally registered historic place, as well as its restoration and integration into the Lesley community as a centerpiece of the new center for the arts.

Historic Images

Historic Church 1860

Original four-bay structure with tiered steeple in its original location facing Harvard Square, c. 1860

Historic Church 1900

Relocated structure with square belfry and cupola prior to widening of Massachusetts Avenue, c. 1900

Historic Church 2010

2009 view of structure showing rear additions, raised lower level, monumental stairs and 1965 steeple