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Coolidge Corner, Coolidge & Brother Store, 1887
Going east on Beacon to the right. Hay barn on the left, horse drinking at the watering fountain to the right.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
1339 Beacon St.
House of Dr. J. Herbert Moore, built in 1901. The house was later bought by Ernest B. Dane, torn down, and the Brookline Trust Co. building erected, which still stands.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Beacon St., Isaac D. White House, 1887
Beacon St. going west to the left. At about #1702, across from Tappan St.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Beacon St. Looking West From Pleasant St., 1887
Near left is the side of the old school house that was torn down for the widening. In the far distance is the watering station in fron of the Coolidge & Brother store.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Beacon St., Looking East From St. Paul, 1887
The building of carpenter Josiah N. Christie, with a sign hanging in front, is in the distance along the edge of Beacon. On the right is the house of Marshall Stearns and at the center is the house of Edward Serrano Dane.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Beacon St. East of Powell St., 1887
The left border of the photo is Beacon St. going west toward Powell. The Amory Estate is on the right.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Beacon St. Looking East From Kent St., 1887
On the north side of Beacon Street is the Amory Estate. In the far distance is the carriage house of Charles Cotting on Hawes St. On the near right is the estate of David Sears on Kent St.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
James Whitney House, Pleasant St., 1887
Viewed from Beacon St.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
James Whitney House, Pleasant St., 1887
Beacon St. is running along the left border of the photo, the turn onto Pleasant is just visible in the foreground. On the left, in the distance, is the Coolidge & Brother store.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Winchester and Beacon, 1887
Beacon going west to the left. Winchester St. going northwest, on the right. On the far left is the entrance to Summit Ave. Center photo is #26 Winchester St., the house of John S. Saunders, veterinary surgeon.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Beacon St. At Summit Ave., 1887
#2, 3, 4, 9 Summit Ave. On the far right is #26 Winchester St., the house of John S. Saunders, veterinary surgeon.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Sarah A Mellen House, Beacon St., 1887
Beacon St. going east to the right. Entrance to Winchester St. on the far left.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Beacon St. at Park St., 1887
Samuel Hutchinson house. Beacon St. going west to the right; Park St. going south to the left.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Beacon St. at Park St., 1887
Samuel Hutchinson house. Beacon St. going east to the left.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Beacon St., Looking West From Hawes Street, The House of Charles U. Cotting, 1887
This photo may show the beginning of work for the widening of Beacon St. The group of men in the background are felling a tree; the piles of dirt might surround a tree stump; the fence along Beacon is being dismantled.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Beacon Street Looking East near Chestnut Hill Ave., 1887
Englewood Avenue enters on the left in the far distance.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Beacon St., Isaac D. White House, 1887
At about #1702, across from Tappan St.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
1783 Beacon St., Chamberlain House, 1887
Looking west from today's Dean Rd. Residence of Susan Y. Chamberlain, widow of Thomas.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Beacon St., West of Marion St., 1887
Looking west at the Clark house (formerly the Otis Withington house), roughly located at today's Lancaster Terrace. At the far left of the photo is Washington Sq.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Beacon St., East of Washington Sq., 1887
Looking east at the Clark house (formerly the Otis Withington house). Today's Lancaster Terrace would be just beyond it.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
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