ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Washington Street at Vernon Street

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"One century, almost exactly, separates these two photos of Roxbury. We’re looking at the west side of Washington Street, with the comer of Vernon Street at the end of the block. As is so often the case in Boston, not one brick or board appears to have survived from the old view to the new – although there’s no guarantee that parts of the old buildings aren’t hiding behind the facades of the new ones. After becoming part of Boston in 1868, Roxbury grew qu...
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Location
Washington Street & Vernon Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
United States

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