ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Old Corner Bookstore
Historic Buildings: Retail

Collection
Thomas Crease
Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
Dates
  • Constructed, 1711
Landmark Designations
  • National Register of Historic Places
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Description
ABOUT THE BUILDING
In 1828 a bookstore and printing shop was opened, and flourished through 1903 under various proprietors. It peaked under the management of publisher Ticknor and Fields which became the national leading publisher between From 1833 and 1864 this building was home to Ticknor and Fields “at that time the national leading publisher. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Greenleaf Whittier, and many other notable au...
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Location
School Street & Washington Street
Boston, MA
United States

Nearby Items
School Street11 feet
Washington Street at School Street22 feet
Ellis Mendell Elementary School Gateway Fence0.3 miles
Mrs. Baez Serves Coffee on the Third Floor0.5 miles
Life Around Here0.5 miles
The Dinner0.5 miles
Drift0.8 miles