ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
City Square

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"We’re looking at three photos of City Square in Charlestown. Watching as it morphs from a fine Victorian square into a disastrous abandoned wreck and then returns again as a handsome public space.

In the oldest photo, City Square is dominated by a domed building that looks like a bald Victorian father at the head of the table. Built in 1868 as Charlestown City Hall, it sports the fashionable motifs of the French Second Empire style, such as the dome a...
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Location
City Square
Harvard Street & City Square
Boston, MA 02129
United States

Nearby Items
Paul Revere Park0.2 miles
Warren Tavern0.3 miles
Davit Lights0.3 miles
5 Beacons for the Lost Half-Mile0.3 miles
Millers River Littoral Way0.4 miles
Leonard Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge0.4 miles
Charlestown Bridge0.4 miles