ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Custom House Street at Well Street

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"In these photographs we see a ghost. The imprint of a long-forgotten Boston landmark has been inscribed on the facade of a new downtown office building.

The lost landmark is a United States custom house, built in 1810 and visible in the center of the older photo, which was made at the turn of the century. It gave its name to the street – still Custom House Street today – and was designed by a real estate magnate named Uriah Cotting, whose Broad Street...
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Location
Custom House Street & Well Street
Boston, MA 02109
United States

Nearby Items
Grain Exchange Building335 feet
Broad Street418 feet
Custom House Tower510 feet
Custom House Tower at Boston Harbor597 feet
Milk Street at Batterymarch Street618 feet
View from Custom House Tower814 feet
Harbor Fog821 feet