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Touro Synagogue

The oldest synagogue in America was built to serve the Sephardic Jewish community in Newport, led by Isaac Touro. The architect, Peter Harrison, was already known for his work at King’s Chapel in Boston and the Redwood library in Newport. … Continue reading

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Lenox panorama aerial

3-part panorama looking north from the Church on the Hill, Lenox, MA. Drone altitude is 400 ft.

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Boston marathon starting line aerial photo

Boston marathon is today, with bad weather, so no flying. This image was made in 1994, flying in a R-22 with Anne Umphrey as pilot. Hopkinton, MA

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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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Boston Lighthouse tri-centennial

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Customs House tower aerial clock centennial

The clock on this tower began ticking 100 years ago this week. The tower dates from 1915, and the Greek Revival building below from 1836.

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Skyline panorama of the week

Panoramic view from Millenium Place, looking towards the harbor. 200 degrees, from Zakim Bridge on left to Southeast expressway on right.

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Church Architecture Photo Workshop interior Jan 31

Special opportunity – Photo Workshop inside a beautiful church – Our Lady of Victories, Boston. Jan 31, 12:30 – 4PM. Work with Steve inside, using existing light + some artificial supplements, PC/TS lenses. This superb venue will close soon. Intermediate … Continue reading

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Rooftop view of the week: Fifth Avenue & Broadway

Fifth Avenue and Broadway intersect at Madison Square, with the Flatiron Building in the angle.  This view from 26th street, for a commercial developer.

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