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Harvard St. 367-375 ,1910
Corner of Beals St. The Dutch-design influenced #373, along with #375 (on the right), were built in 1899; designed by architect Walter Kilham.
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Harvard St. near Allston Border
[Hosted by Iowa State]
Looking NE from Corey Hill.
The street to the right of center pointing NE is Columbia St. The Charles River is visible in the center toward the rear.
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Babcock Hill, circa 1900
Viewed from Babcock St.; top of Summit Ave. in the distance; houses on Naples Rd to the right; Rear of the Gallagher house (still stands) on the left which faces Devotion St. across from the old Devotion firehouse. Babcock Hill was leveled to fill in Babcock Pond making way for new developments.
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Devotion St. Engine House
Looking south from Babcock Pond toward Devotion St. behind the Devotion School. Gallagher house mid-left photo; Charles Stearns house far left. Babcock Pond was part of a creek system flowing south from Commonwealth Ave. and was filled in
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Devotion St. Engine House
Devotion St. Engine House
Engine #2, later moved to Washington Sq. Firehouse
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Harvard St. Across From Naples Rd.
[Hosted by Olmsted]
Looking southeast from Fuller St. toward Coolidge Corner. Right: 406 Harvard St., no longer stands. Center: 402 Harvard St., the 3-store brick building still stands today as part of a longer row of stores. Note Krotki's Pharmacy.
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Browne St., November 1915
[Hosted by Olmsted]
Looking north toward Freeman St.
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217, 227, 231 Babcock St., February 1921
[Hosted by Olmsted]
Looking from Winslow to the Brighton border at Commonwealth Ave. Only the factory building remains.
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Babcock St., November 1915
[Hosted by Olmsted]
Looking north from John St. Houses foreground right are no longer standing. Apartment building at 69-71 Babcock St just before Dwight St. and the house across the street at 80 Babcock St. remain.
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Looking at Manchester Rd. From Stedman St., November 1915
[Hosted by Olmsted]
All houses still standing. Photo rear, l to r: 23 and 17 Manchester Rd. Foreground left: partial view of 120 Stedman St. followed by a side view of 28 Manchester Rd. on the corner.
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Manchester Rd., November 1915
[Hosted by Olmsted]
Viewed from Stedman St. All houses still standing. Photo rear, l to r: 29 and 23 Manchester Rd. Foreground left: side view of 28 Manchester Rd. on the corner.
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Parkman St., November 1915
[Hosted by Olmsted]
Looking west from Powell St.
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19 Powell St., November 1910
[Hosted by Smithsonian]
Built in 1904 and designed by Loring & Phipps. Still standing.
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58 and 62 Pleasant St.., November 1915
[Hosted by Olmsted]
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Pleasant St. & Browne St.
Looking north across Beacon St. at the James Stearns property from the Thomas Sears house on Charles St. Foreground: greenhouse and carriage house of James Stearns. Middle ground left: house of James Stearns. Rear: two houses on Browne St. Left is the house of McPherson LeMoyne with an entrance at 93 Pleasant St. and right is the house of the James family at 52 Browne St.
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Pleasant St.., November 1915
[Hosted by Olmsted]
Looking north toward Commonwealth Ave. Buildings on the right are incorporatd into a modern-day composite building. House foreground right is still standing.
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Pleasant St. & Beacon St.
[Hosted by Smithsonian]
Photographed from the Thomas Sears house on the southern side of Beacon St. Looking at the James Stearns property on the north side. Foreground, right: The greenhouse at the rear of the property. Center: Stearns house at 49 Pleasant St. Left: rear of the Stearns house at 31 Pleasant St.
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Winchester St., November 1915
[Hosted by Olmsted]
Looking southeast toward Williams St. Left to right: #75 (no longer standing), 73/71, 67, Williams St intersection., apartment building on the southeast corner of Williams St.
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Winchester St., November 1915
[Hosted by Olmsted]
Looking west. Small brick building is the front projection of a larger brick structure that still stands. It housed the Corey Hill Garage for automobiles (note the gas pump out front) and also housed stables. In the background is 64 Winchester which also still stands. Note houses from Atherton St. on the hillside above.
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