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  • Tags: Boston street scenes

Printed text below the image reads: "Site of Present Main Building. The building site before the old dwelling houses were removed. There were nine houses in the original lot, five of which may be seen in the picture."

Marquee advertises a sci-fi film released in 1964 and shot in Dynavision, an early special-effects process

The Great Boston Fire of 1872 destroyed Boston’s commercial district in a swath running from the Boston Common to the waterfront.

A furniture warehouse designed by Levi Newcomb & Son was built at 323 Washington St. In 1876. Later it became a carpet warehouse and later still was converted into the Modern Theatre.

Visitors to Boston sent postcards home showing that they had seen the celebrated Washington Street theater and shopping district
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