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A stunning pictorial tour of a colonial gem, led by a professor who knows every detail of its highways and byways, its landmarks and hidden treasures, its stories and lore. Through remarkably beautiful images, Jonathan Beagle ushers readers through the Back Bay, with its Public Gardens, renowned Old South Church, and John Hancock Tower, to Bunker Hill House and the USS Constitution in the North End, to the surrounding hub with its many museums, memorials, and universities. BEagle's engaging and knowledgeable commentary, along with the wealth of photographs, provide the perfect introduction to Boston for any native, visitor, or armchair traveler.ften mistaken as Bostona#39;s first skyscraper, the 1915 Custom 0 House Tower nonetheless recalls the age when the city began to ... and Charles Rutan, former associates of the late H.H. Richardson, to design the tallest building in Boston for him.

Author:Jonathan M. Beagle Ph.D.
Publisher:Charlesbridge - 2013-08-01


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