ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Deer Island Pumping Station

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"The preservation movement in architecture began, back in the 19th century, by saving historic sites like Mount Vernon, in Virginia, and the Old South Meetinghouse, in Boston. Today, it has advanced to the point where we save sewage-treatment plants. Americans – once derided as members of a throwaway culture – have learned that a good building remains a good building, even after its original purpose has disappeared.

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Location
Deer Island Road & Tafts Avenue
Boston, MA 02152
United States

Nearby Items
Harbor Islands3.3 miles
Spectacle Island Shade Shelter and Benches3.5 miles
Castle Island4.8 miles
Atlantic Journeys5.3 miles
Rainbow Cove5.3 miles
The Abyss5.5 miles
East Boston5.5 miles