ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Province Court

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"Province Court today is a dead street of back doors, a mere service alley. But in the past it was alive with activity. These two photographs, one made at the turn of the century, one made in 1990, show the difference.

The commercial signs are the things you notice first in the old photo. With few outlets for advertising, merchants relied on signs to attract attention. Most of these merchants were in the construction business – we can make out the sign...
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Location
Province Court & Province Street
Boston, MA 02108
United States

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