Growing up in Boston as a young man, Joseph Worcester dreamed about architecture. Pictures of the great cathedrals of Europe adorned his bedroom walls. Born into a family of East Coast preachers, he was destined to follow their path as a community and spiritual leader. But architecture was his passion- a passion that would eventually even influence his young nephew Daniel Burnham. As a young man in his twenties, seeking the nature described by his literary heroes; Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth, Emanuel Swedenborg and John Ruskin, Joseph would travel to to the fabled valley of Yosemite in California. At the time, this wasn’t an easy journey, for California was considered as remote as Tibet. In order to make the journey, one would sail…