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history of the old building on the corner of School and Washington Streets, Boston

Nathaniel Bradstreet Shurtleff

history of the old building on the corner of School and Washington Streets, Boston

by Nathaniel Bradstreet Shurtleff

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Published by Damrell and Upham, the Old Corner Bookstore in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Boston (Mass.),
  • Massachusetts,
  • Boston.
    • Subjects:
    • Old Corner Book Store (Boston, Mass.),
    • Buildings -- Massachusetts -- Boston.,
    • Boston (Mass.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesOld Corner Bookstore.
      Statementby Nathaniel B. Shurtleff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ473 .S56
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p. :
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6920773M
      LC Control Number02024170
      OCLC/WorldCa20902482

      History of the current Boston Temple building. The rental of Brattle Hall lasted only a short period when the congregation heard of an attractive Unitarian church for sale on the corner of Peterborough and Jersey Streets. This building, The Church of the Disciples, had been erected in on the outskirts of a new and fashionable neighborhood. HISTORY The Brighton Center Commercial Area is one of the most historically significant areas within Allston-Brighton. The northeast corner of the historic Washington and Market Street cross roads became the focus of the community's educational and religious life as early as the second quarter of the eighteenth century with the establishment of the first school in l and the first.

      The heart of Boston for years, the Old State House is a must-see destination on the Freedom Trail. Visit this National Historic Treasure and experience the American Revolution through the eyes of people who lived it, in the place where it all began. The Old State is the heart of Revolutionary Boston Yelp reviews. Washington Street. Here it is the Southern House Meetings - one ofthe main historical monuments of the city. On Washington Street Bookstore is located at the Corner - literary center of the 19th century. Washington Street is the longest street in Boston. It connects the city and the mainland. Interesting streets of Boston.

      Kings Chapel _____ Like the Old North Church, King's Chapel was organized as an Anglican congregation, and made offic ial at a meeting in Boston's Town House on J (King's Chapel Official, ).P rior to the architectures presence at the corner of Tremont and School Streets, there had been a small, wooden meeting house that had been used for the same purpose (King's Chapel . Historical maps compared with Maps of Today. Try the New Mapjunction! Contact Us 3D.


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History of the old building on the corner of School and Washington Streets, Boston by Nathaniel Bradstreet Shurtleff Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Old Corner Bookstore is a historic commercial building located at Washington Street at the corner of School Street in the historic core of Boston, was built in as a residence and apothecary shop, and first became a bookstore in The building is a designated site on Boston book Freedom Trail, Literary Trail, and Women's Heritage nates: 42°21′27″N 71°3′32″W /.

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Built inthe Old Corner Bookstore is housed in the oldest commercial building in Boston. The site was once the home of notorious religious leader, Anne Hutchinson during in the s.English, Book, Illustrated edition: A history of the old building on the corner of School and Washington Streets, Boston / by Nathaniel B.

Shurtleff. Shurtleff, Nathaniel B. One of Boston’s most significant, and longest, streets was named in for America’s famous Revolutionary general and first President, because of his triumph during the Siege of Boston. The Continental Army had sealed off the thoroughfare because it was the only road that led into and out of what was, at the time, a peninsular city.

Constructed inthe Old Corner Bookstore is downtown Boston’s oldest commercial building and was home to the 19 th-century publishing giant Ticknor and Fields, producer of many venerable American titles including Thoreau’s Walden, Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, Longfellow's Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, and the Atlantic Monthly including Ward Howe's Battle Hymn of the Republic.

The Old Corner Bookstore, located on the corner of School and Washington Streets, was built in as an apothecary shop and residence. During the 19th century, it housed the Ticknor and Fields Publishing House and later became the literary center of Boston. Also referred to as the Berkeley Building, the Old John Hancock Building stands proudly as the 19th-tallest building in Boston.

When it was built inhowever, it was the second-tallest. Add tags for "A history of the old building on the corner of School and Washington Streets, Boston". Be the first. The history of Boston is an important part of the history of the United States as a country.

Boston is one of the most historic towns in is considered the birthplace of the American Revolution because so many groundbreaking historic events took place there.

The many historic sites in Boston span nearly four centuries of history. The following is an overview of the history. School Street is a short but significant street in the center of Boston, is so named for being the site of the first public school in the United States (the Boston Latin School, since relocated).The school operated at various addresses on the street from to Effectively a southeastern extension of Beacon Street, School Street runs one or two blocks (it is bisected by.

Historic Districts in Boston Aberdeen Architectural Conservation District. Brighton The Aberdeen Architectural Conservation District was designated in Back Bay Architectural District.

Back Bay The Back Bay Architectural District was established in and expanded in, and Bay State Road/Back Bay West Area Architectural. Boston fire ofdevastating fire that destroyed a large area in Boston’s commercial district on Nov. 9–10, It ranks among the most destructive fires in American history.

The fire originated about pm in a six-story building on the corner of Kingston and Summer streets in Boston’s. Today's Washington Street was the main road in colonial Boston and was lined with buildings at an early date.

By the midth century, the semi-rural area around Washington Street was adapted to commercial uses. The Great Fire of November destroyed more than buildings.

The Old Corner Bookstore became an official site on Boston’s Freedom Trail and today is beloved for its architecture and history, and for its prime retail location at the busy corner of Washington and School Streets.

The Old Corner Bookstore’s success inspired HBI to become a non-profit developer in when preservation leaders recognized. Subjects include the Boston Public Library, Faneuil Hall, the Old South Church, the Old North Church and various other churches and hotels.

Two sets of slides depict a panoramic view of Boston from the State House and a number of images illustrate Tremont. The church was founded inat the corner of Park and Tremont Streets, atop the site of Boston’s town grain storage building, or granary.

Designed by Peter Banner, the ft. steeple of Park Street Church was once the first landmark travelers saw when approaching Boston. Learn More. They chose an old elm tree at the corner of what is now Essex and Washington Streets as the site of their first protest.

On Augthey hung an effigy of Oliver on the tree along with. The Old Corner Bookstore, a two-story brick building on the corner of School and Washington streets in downtown Boston, was built in and. On the corner of School and Washington streets in Downtown Crossing, along the Freedom Trail, sits a brick building containing a Chipotle .On the Corner of Washington and School Street is one of Boston’s oldest brick structures () and was the site of t he Old Corner Bookstore.

The bookstore was made famous for meetings on the second floor by the likes of Nathanael Hawthorn, Harriet Beecher-Stowe, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Charles Dickens (who lived in Boston for two years.