Brookline Historical Society
Photo Collection

Aerial View, Fisher Hill, 1925
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Aerial View, Longwood Area, 1925
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
View From Corey Hill
Looking toward Allston-Brighton
[Source: Brookline Public Library]
View From Corey Hill
Identification pending.
[Source: Brookline Public Library]
Aerial View, Corey Hill, 1925
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Aerial View, Southeast Brookline, Circa 1930
Looking from Jamaica Pond area toward Rt. 9 reservoir (photo middle), Fisher Hill Reservoir, and NW to Chestnut Hill Reservoir (photo upper left), Intersection of Goddard Ave. and Cottage St, photo lower left.
Aerial View, Southeast Brookline, 1925
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Aerial View, Larz Anderson Park Northward
Larz Anderson Park in the foreground, Jamaica Pond on the right, Charles River in the distance.
[Source: Brookline Preservation Department]
Aerial View, Larz Anderson Park Northward
Locations by clock position:
  • [2:30] Larz Anderson estate
  • [3:30] Pond St.
  • [8:30] Mt. Walley Ave.
  • [11:00] The Country Club horse-racing track

[Source: Brookline Preservation Department]
Aerial View, Larz Anderson Park Northward
[Source: Historic New England]
Brookline Village, View From Parker Hill
From Postcard
Brookline Village, View From Parker Hill, 1854
From Gleason's Magazine.
View of Third Town Hall
Looking at the newly-constructed 1873 Town Hall on Washington St. from Aspinwall Hill. On the far left is the steeple of the Bethany Chapel at the corner of Washington St. and School St.
[Source: Brookline Public Library]
View From Corey Hill
The third town hall in Brookline Village is prominent in the center.
[Source: Brookline Public Library]
Beacon St. At Summit Ave., 1929
[Source: Brookline Preservation Department]
Aspinwall Hill, Looking SW from Lancaster Terrace
Foreground:view from rear of 65 Westbourne Terrace;
Background right: 3 apartment buildings on Garrison Rd.
[Source: Iowa State]
Brookline Village, Looking Southward, circa 1902
One of a series of four photos taken from the top of the third Town Hall. In the far distance is Boston's Parker Hill and, at its foot, the long row of brick apartments along Huntington Ave. In the center of the photo is Harvard Sq. with the awning-covered storefronts on the east side of Washington St. visible to the right.

The 1903 improvements to the National Bank building, center left, are not yet in place.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Brookline Village, Looking Northward, circa 1902
One of a series of four photos taken from the top of the third Town Hall. The unifying element of this photo is the path of Harvard St. It runs from the 4 o’clock position on the right (alongside St. Mary’s Church) to the 10 o’clock position on the left (the brick building at 152-158 Harvard St.) where it curves upwards to the steeple of the Harvard Congregational Church at the top of the photo.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
The Farm, 1958
Viewed from Parker Hill.
[Source: Brookline Preservation Department]
Brookline Village, Looking East, circa 1902
One of a series of four photos taken from the top of the third Town Hall. Harvard St. goes from left to right. In the upper right is Boston's Parker Hill and, at its foot, the long row of brick apartments along Huntington Ave. Center right is the corner of the National Bank building in Harvard Square.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
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