ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Orpheum Theatre

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"Millard Fillmore was president and the Civil War was still nine years in the future when the Orpheum
Theatre opened at the end of little Hamilton Place in Boston in 1852. Today, in the age of rock ‘n’ roll, it continues to serve its original purpose.

The two photographs, made in 1934 and 1989, show how little this corner of Boston has changed. We’re looking down Hamilton Place from Tremont Street. Architect George Snell designed the Orpheum – the Mus...
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Location
1 Hamilton Place
Boston, MA 02108
United States

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