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First aerial photograph in USA – 10/13/1860

First successful aerial photograph made in the USA, by J. W. Black, 10/13/1860, from a balloon tethered over Boston Common. Left, the original, at the Boston Public Library. Right, a view from the same spot, same day and time, 2012. … Continue reading

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Architecture photo of the week: Alvah Kittredge house

The Alvah Kittredge House, in Roxbury, dates from 1836. Once grand, it was almost abandoned and derelict until a recent restoration by Historic Boston, Inc. Mayor Walsh and neighborhood dignitaries attended the celebration of this work last week. Afterwards, some … Continue reading

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Architecture photo of the week: Old South, Easter

Easter morning at Old South Church, Boston. (Cummings & Sears, 1874)

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