Widening of Cambridge Street from Scollay Square to Bowdoin Square, ca. 1926
- Elevated view west of Cambridge Street from Scollay Square looking towards Bowdoin Square. Rubble and debris fill the lots where recently demolished buildings once stood along the south side of Cambridge Street. Signage and awnings adorn the buildings that remain standing to the north and south of the street. Pedestrians are seen walking beside and across Cambridge Street, as well as through ... read morethe demolition sites along the south side of the street. Automobiles, trucks, and horse-drawn wagons move down Cambridge Street or are parked beside the curb. Street lights line both sides of the street. Street railroad tracks run through the center of Cambridge Street. The cupola that adorns the West End Branch of the Boston Public Library is visible in the background of the photograph. The Parkman Building, located at Bowdoin Square, is visible in the photograph to the right of the West End Branch of the Boston Public Library. 4 1/2 x 3 1/2, 5 1/16 x 4 overall Photographsread less
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