Phoenix Building

Phoenix Building

The Phoenix Building (1871) now occupies the site of the office where Orestes Brownson edited the Universalist newspaper in which he shared some of his most profound religious doubts.

Phoenix Building

Phoenix Building

This view of the Phoenix Building emphasizes the clock tower and details of the side of the building opposite South Street. The structure has been recently restored.

Orestes Brownson

Orestes Brownson

Orestes Brownson as he appeared in later life. By this time, he had renounced freethought and established himself as a leading Catholic and conservative intellectual.

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