ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Revere Beach

Landscape Architect
Charles Eliot
Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
Dates
  • 1895
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
It’s 1899 in the old photo, give or take a year, and Revere Beach is enjoying a fabulous boom. After it was linked to Boston by narrow-gauge railway in 1876, the beach quickly filled with restaurants, dance halls, amusements, cottages, and hotels. The Great Ocean Pier, built in 1881 and more than a quarter-mile long, docked steamships from Boston and offered moonlight dancing in a pavilion at its seaward end. The Pines Hotel, in the same year, was able to...
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Location
Malden St & Revere St
Boston, MA 02151
United States

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