Boston

Old Photos of Fenway Park in Boston

If you like baseball, you’re required to love Fenway Park. If you don’t love it, at the very least, you respect it (I’m talking to you, Yankees fans). Hey, it’s the last baseball mecca left other than Wrigley Field. Yankee...

shorpy-4a17971a.jpg

Boston Bird’s-Eye View in the 1890s

Back in the 1890s, this is what the city of Boston looked like. Source: Shorpy Circa 1890s Boston, Massachusetts. “Birdseye view of Charlestown & Bunker Hill Monument.” Note the number and variety of fenced “roof yards.” 8×10 inch glass negative,...

2884581409_e2d899615e_o-1024x770.jpg

This Was Boston in the 1850s and 1860s

Check out this great series of photos showing Boston in the late 1850s and early 1860s. Click on them to see greater details. They’re pretty amazing. View from grounds of the State House on Beacon Hil. Ticknor House on left,...

5334159232_a16d3f05fb_o-1024x808.jpg

Beautiful Aerial View of Boston in 1928

Check out this great old photo of Boston from the air in 1928. North End with Customs House and markets in centre foreground, North Station in background. (1928) Source: Boston Public Library

3b39627u-757x1024.jpg

Tremont Street in Boston Back in 1906

This great photo shows Boston, Massachusetts in 1906, looking down Tremont St. Anyone recognize the block? Tremont Street looking south, Boston, Mass. (1906) Source: Library of Congress

4a09983u-1024x818.jpg

1906 Waterfront Views of Boston

Check out these cool and beautiful views of Boston from 1906, the same year President Teddy Roosevelt won the Nobel Peace Prize, the first U.S. president to do so. Boston Harbor from the east in 1906 Source: Library of Congress Beautiful...

4a11339u-1024x812.jpg

1904 Photo of Sumner Street in Boston

Can anyone identify where this is on Sumner Street in Boston, Massachusetts? The image was taken back in 1904. Add your comments below and if you can get a Google Street View link, that would be helpful. Thanks! Make sure...