ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Washington Street at Lafayette Place

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
There are no podcasts available.
Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"Clutter and mess bring a lot of vitality to a city street. Vivid bold signs, each trying to be bigger and louder than the next, announce that things are happening here.

But at what point does vitality turn into chaos? It’s hard to say. In the view of Washington Street in the older photo, department store and movie signs pretty much block out any view of the architecture, reducing it to background. The architecture – facades of marvelous old theaters,...
map not available at this time.
Location
Washington Street & Lafayette Place
Boston, MA 02111
United States

Nearby Items
Ritz and Paramount54 feet
The Paramount Center138 feet
Paramount Theater146 feet
Washington Street at West Street183 feet
Washington Street at Adams House399 feet
Colors on the Line810 feet
Chauncy Street835 feet