ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Broad Street

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"It must be about 1900 in the older of these photos. We can guess the date because there
aren’t yet any cars, but the landmark Ames Building, finished in 1889, is visible – in a ghostly way – at the far end of Broad Street. Broad is the street that fades back through the middle of the photo.

In the new view, made from the same spot in 1989, the Ames has disappeared behind the latest of Boston’s controversial office towers – 75 State Street, notorious...
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Location
Boston, MA 02109
United States

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