Boston in the Gilded Age: Mapping Public Places

January 29, 2013
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BBS1The current exhibition at the Boston Public Library’s Norman B. Leventhal Map Center focuses on Boston’s evolving street pattern and emerging park system in the late 19th century. Maps and other graphics trace the development of the Boston Common, Public Garden, Frederick Law Olmsted’s Emerald Necklace, and the development of Copley Square.

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