ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Brighton Stockyards

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"From cows to cars, our before-and-after pictures pretty much sum up the recent history of Brighton and, for that matter, much of the United States. In both photos, we’re on Guest Street. In the older one, we’re looking at the stockyards that, for a century or so, were Brighton’s main claim to fame. Like so many landmarks of urban life, the Brighton cattle trade began almost by accident. Back in 1776, when the town was still part of Cambridge, a local fat...
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Location
Guest Street & Market Street
Brighton, MA 02135
United States

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