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New Science Harvard SEAS SEC

The Paulson Center for Science, Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) at Harvard University anchors the new Allston campus, just west of the Stadium and the Business School, on Western Avenue. Architect Stefan Behnisch has designed a wonderful new temple to … Continue reading

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Customs House Tower clock – 105 anniversary

While the tower was completed in 1915, the clock was not started until noon on April 6, 1916. Built by the Howard Clock Co., it has a 9 foot pendulum.   Stats:  22 ft diameter face,  3 ft glass numbers, … Continue reading

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Raffles Boston penthouse rendering

The Raffles Hotel project in Boston has begun its marketing campaign. Recent articles in Forbes and Boston.com show several renderings of the tower, located on Stuart Street, between Clarendon and Dartmouth. This image shows the penthouse terrace, with a view … Continue reading

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Harvard SEAS Science and Engineering

The Paulson Center for Science, Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) at Harvard University anchors the new Allston campus, just west of the Stadium and the Business School. Architect Stefan Behnisch has designed a wonderful new temple to Science, with a … Continue reading

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Fort Point panorama with LAANC

The FAA has introduced LAANC to facilitate drone authorizations in controlled airspace. Boston was activated in late 2018. This image was made with the new system. The panorama is made by merging 3 exposures: left, center, right.

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Boston aerial sunrise clouds

On left, just before the sun clears the skyline buildings. On right, a few minutes later, as a scrim of clouds moves in from the west. The sun must be blocked to reduce its intensity. In this case, it is … Continue reading

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Olmsted Oaks Franklin Park aerial

Franklin Park, designed by F. L. Olmsted, ca 1885. Oblique aerial showing the oak trees with autumn colors.

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Boston College – Aerial view UAV

Boston College, Bapst Library. Photo drone UAV at about 200 ft elevation. Architect = Maginnis and Walsh, 1925

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Aerial UAV photo of the week – sunrise Nantasket

This aerial image was taken with the Inspire 2 drone UAV, at 400 ft, which is the legal limit. I am amazed at how well this machine flies. Best results when the wind is 10 kts or less.

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“Above Boston” photo exhibit, Concord, MA

This image – “Sunrise skyline from East Boston” is the key photo in my exhibit “Above Boston” opening March 1 at Trinity Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 81 Elm St., Concord, MA. The show runs until May 1. Artist reception on … Continue reading

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