ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Christopher Columbus Park

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ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"We’d love to know more than we do about the older photo. The Forest Hills/Atlantic Avenue trolley car, visible at the center, appears to be stalled by construction. It looks as if it may even be jacked up off the ground. But when you examine the original photo with a magnifying glass, you can see the trolley car’s operator sitting at the controls. Passengers look quite unperturbed, some reading unfurled newspapers. A puzzle.

We’re looking north along...
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Location
Cross Street & Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110
United States

Nearby Items
Christopher Columbus264 feet
Massachusetts Beirut Memorial282 feet
Boston Harbor Walk427 feet
The Reading Circle473 feet
Central Artery512 feet
Boston Harbor Islands Pavilion533 feet
Mercantile Wharf Building603 feet