ART
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in the Public Realm
Kenmore Square at Commonwealth Ave

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"Kenmore Square is a great place for billboards. It’s like Times Square in New York: Both are intersections where major streets cross at a sharp angle. Coming by car or on foot, you can see the billboards for a long way. At Kenmore Square, the streets are Commonwealth Avenue and Beacon Street. In both these photos, we’re looking downtown along Commonwealth.

The famous Citgo sign, with its changing colors – it replaced a Cities Service sign about 1965 –...
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Location
Commonwealth Avenue & Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02215
United States

Nearby Items
Bay State Road/ Back Bay West593 feet
Boston University, Center for Student Services714 feet
Kenmore Square736 feet
Explosion879 feet
Fenway Park at Lansdowne Street 0.3 miles
Fenway Park0.3 miles
Dream Catching: Phil David Phine Memorial0.4 miles