ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
School Street

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
We're looking up School Street from the corner of Washington toward Tremont. Few places in Boston have changed as little. None is more packed with history.

School Street looked peaceful enough in 1858, the date of earlier photo, but it was actually at the height of it's fame as the center of literary Boston and even of literary America. Writers like Emerson, Hawthorne, Longfellow, and Julia Ward Howe gathered at the publishing house of Ticknor and Fie...
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Location
Washington St & School St
Boston, MA 02130
United States

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