ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Columbus Avenue at Appleton Street

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
"The lovely picture at the top is titled ‘Rainy Day, Boston’ and was painted by Childe Hassam in 1885, at the beginning of his long career. The twin perspectives show the intersection of Columbus Avenue (on the left) and Appleton Street, in the South End. At the end of Columbus Avenue is the tower of the Boston and Providence Railroad Station, in Park Square.

Hassam was born in Boston in 1859; by 1884, he had married and moved to an apartment at 282 Columbus Avenue, a few blocks from the loca...
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Location
Columbus Avenue & Appleton Street
Boston, MA 02116
United States

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