ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
City Hall Plaza, Sears Crescent

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"Celebrants fill City Hall Plaza so thickly they look like ground cover. The date is February 3, 2004, and the New England Patriots have just won their second Super Bowl in three years. For once, City Hall Plaza is alive.

Except for such moments, nobody much likes the place. In summer, it’s a parched desert of red brick, in winter a wind-swept tundra. It was intended to be a civic center, like the great piazzas of Europe. But it lacks a busy mix of com...
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Location
Cambridge St & Court St
Boston, MA 02108
United States

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