Gilded No More

January 7th, 2014

The edited version of my letter omits my mention of an error in Raymond Rhinehart’s side story on the Beneficent Congregational Church (Mail Room, “Special Places,” November/December). As a matter of fact, the church building is no longer topped by a gilded dome, the gold leaf having been replaced more than six years ago by copper, now oxidized to a dark green patina.

Paul J. Palmera ’65 AM

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