ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Paramount Theater

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"It’s mostly hotels that we see in the older photo. Their windows are filled with awnings, those elegant accessories that enlivened facades before the advent of air conditioning. The awnings make the windows look like opera boxes, as if the hotel guests were enjoying the theater of street life below.

We’re looking south on Washington Street, at a strip that has long been a magnet for visitors and entertainment. The building on the right contained the e...
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Location
559 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
United States

Nearby Items
The Paramount Center11 feet
Washington Street at Lafayette Place146 feet
Ritz and Paramount174 feet
Washington Street at Adams House276 feet
Washington Street at West Street326 feet
Colors on the Line689 feet
Washington Street at Boylston Street780 feet