ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Huntington Avenue at Exeter Street

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"A stunning Buick Roadmaster, in the older photo, is dressed to kill, looking like Fred Astaire on his way to a ball. It sports a tail coat of streamlined fins; a set of tiny, useless side vents, like the studs on a dress shirt; starchy white sidewalls, like spats; and a just-brushed-my-teeth grin. The Buick recalls an era when cities, like cars, tended to greet the pedestrian with a theatrical geniality.

In both photos, we’re at the corner of Exeter S...
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Location
Huntington Avenue & Exeter Street
Boston, MA 02116
United States

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