ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Tremont Street at Boylston Street

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"Our forebears thought of buildings as being something like books lined up on a bookshelf, with signs like titles on their spines. The metaphor is clear in the older view of Tremont Street at the corner of Boylston. It’s an engaging concept that has disappeared from our culture. Buildings don’t have titles anymore, and, of course, they’re bigger.

The buildings nearest us, in the 1904 view, are mostly about music – Weber Pianos, Haines Pianos, Estey Org...
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Location
Tremont Street & Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
United States

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