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Goodspeed Livery Stable, 316 Washington St.
Just north of Harvard Square, opposite Holden St. Originally run in a wooden structure in partnership with Grafton Stone, Goodspeed’s stable remained a business here until the early 1930s, later run by Goodspeed’s son, Carl and other owners. The stable provided multiple services for both businesses and individuals. The S.S. Pierce Company boarded its horses and delivery wagons there, horse-drawn taxis could be called, horses were available for rent.

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