Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Street Boys 1909

Somewhere in Boston

Monday, May 25, 2009

Beacon Hill, Boston 1893

The gentleman you see in the photo is poet/professor Oliver Wendell Holmes in Boston's Beacon Hill.

Friday, May 15, 2009

Old South Meeting House 1968

Built 1729
Corner of Washington and Milk Street
Picture taken from the corner of Washington and School Street

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Faneuil Hall Circa 1900

Meeting Hall and Market Place since 1742

Infamous Ann Street 1881

Ann Street was once known for its brothels, Gambling Dens, and Taverns
Today its part of the rejuvinated Faneuil Hall Area

North End Boston

Monday, May 11, 2009

Bunker Hill Monument 1890 – 1900

Bunker Hill Monument on Bunker Hill Day
Erected 1827 - 1844

Breeds Hill, Charlestown, MA

Dudley Square Station 1904

Dudley elevated railway station which ran above Washington Street

Opened 1901, closed 1987

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Friday, May 1, 2009

Old Corner Bookstore Boston 1900

Built 1712
Corner of School Street and Washington Street

Hotel Vendome Boston

Built 1871
Corner of Dartmouth Street and Commonwealth Avenue
Sadly the Vendome is best known for the brave Fireman who died in the fire and collapse of the hotel in 1972

The Tremont House 1828 to 1832

Built 1828
Corner of Beacon Street and Tremont Street

Ames Building Post Card 1893

1 Court Street Boston
From 1893 to 1915 the Ames Building was the tallest in Boston

Old City Hall Boston 1868

45 School Street
Built between 1862-1865

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Boston Public Library Post Card 1909

700 Boylston Street, Boston.
Founded 1848.

Fenway Park 1914

Yawkey Way, Boston.
Opened 1912

South Station Post Card - Early 1900's

Corner of Atlantic Avenue and Summer Street.
Opened in 1898.

Union Wharf 1906

343 Commercial Street, North End, Boston.
You can read the signs for "The Metropolitan Steamship Co." and "A.L. Picard Electrician".