Streets of Brookline

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Widening of Beacon St. at Coolidge Corner, circa 1888
Looking east from Coolidge Corner at the circa 1888. The Coolidge & Brother store is on the left. On the right side of Beacon St., from left to right, are:
  • House of Charles Stearns, newly relocated away from the former edge of Beacon St.
  • Intersection with Harvard St.
  • Empty area where the Andrew Harrington had been. It was moved to Longwood Ave.
  • House of Glidden W. Joy, with the front porch removed and situated closer to the street after the widening.

[Courtesy of the Digital Commonwealth (CC BY-NC-ND). From the Brookline Photograph Collection published by the Public Library of Brookline]