ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Salem Street at Morton Street

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"Salem Street in the North End is still a crowded, busy place, and it’s still the market street for the neighborhood. But it’s far different today from the dense clutter of food, crates, canopies, and signs in the older photo, taken in 1954.

The word ‘Italian’ never appears in the 1954 view. It doesn’t have to. The scene itself is a billboard of Mediterranean street life. This is a world in which people poured into the public arena from the small, crow...
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Location
Salem Street & Morton Street
Boston, MA 02113
United States

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