ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Massachusetts State House Annex (Beacon Hill Reservoir)

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"Historians call it the ‘Boston Granite Style.’ It must have been the most muscle-bound architecture ever invented in this country. Huge blocks of granite, often left deliberately rough, were piled into massive, fortress-like structures – warehouses, wharves, public works. What was being expressed? Surely the strength, wealth, and durability of Boston’s merchants and sea captains, the people who created the Granite Style in the decades before the Civil Wa...
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Location
Boston, MA 02108
United States

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