Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Boston 90 Years Ago – 49 Amazing Aerial Pictures Show the Face of Massachusetts in the 1920s

These amazing aerial photographs from the Boston Pictorial Archive documenting Boston's landscape and city sections in the 1920s.

Allston and Brighton, Boston

Back Bay and West End, Boston

Back Bay, looking west from Public Garden, Boston

Beacon Hill and North End, Boston

Beacon Hill and West End

Boston and Albany freight yards

Boston and Albany piers

Boston art museum

Boston common and State House

Boston Elevated Railroad

Boston Elevated Railroad

Boston from Kendall Square

Boston from South Terminal Station

Brookline, Boston

Bunker Hill Monument, Charlestown, Boston

Business district in Boston

Business district in Boston

Business from the harbor

Cambridge, Boston

Castle Island

Chelsea and Revere, Boston

Christian Science Church and publishing house, Boston

Commonwealth Avenue, Boston

Copley Square and business district in Boston

Corey Hill, Brookline, Boston

Dorchester and Franklin Field, Boston

Dorchester, Boston

Dorchester, Boston

East Boston airport

East Boston and Charlestown

East Boston

Federal building in Financial District, Boston

Fenway, Beacon and Commonwealth, Boston

Fisher Hill, Brookline

Franklin Field, Dorchester, Boston

Franklin Park

Harvard Business School

Harvard Square section, Cambridge, Boston

Hotel Manger and Highway Commission, Boston and Maine Railroad

Kendall Square, Cambridge, Boston

Kenmore Square

Massachusetts Avenue and the Fenway

Orient Heights, Boston

Park Square district

Soldiers Field Road with Trotting Park, Allston, Boston

South Boston

The Fenway, Boston

West Roxbury, Boston

Winthrop Square and Federal Street

(Photos from Boston Public Library)

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