Streets of Brookline


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Village Square, 1912
Looking east at Lower Washington St. from the beginning of Boylston St. From left to right:
  • 7 11 Boylston St., under construction. The demolition permit for the existing building (9-11 Boylston St.) was granted in July, 1912; construction was completed by the end of the year; and a new address, #7, was added.
  • 7 Boylston St.. After many years at 157 Washington St., hairdresser Martin Geier is about to move his business here.
  • 5 Boylston St., the fading sign for the grocery store of Francis H. Bacon remains but the business was taken over by Thomas McMahon a number of years ago.
  • 166 Washington St., upstairs in the Guild Building. Signs for Forster Bros., Upholsterers and The Brookline Print (Wallace B. Conant and Carl A. Smith), job printers, are visible.
  • 157 Washington St., in the distance, the sign for Brookline Provisions is visible.


Courtesy, the Brookline Preservation Department