Commonwealth Ave. Heritage Area, Boston Photos

Commonwealth Avenue of Boston runs through Back Bay starting at the Boston Common. Paralleling the commercial Boylston Street and Copley Square a couple streets to the south, Commonwealth Avenue offers a row of mansions of architectural distinction along a median-strip park containing memorial statues.

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Boston Public Garden fence, George Washington Equestrian Statue & Boston skyline. Boston, MA.Walter Baylies House. Boston, MA.B.S. Rotch House + Samuel Ward House. Boston, MA.Alexander Hamilton Statue by Dr. William Rimmer on Commonwealth Ave. Mall. Boston, MA.
Boston Public Garden fence, George Washington Equestrian Statue & Boston skyline. Boston, MA. Walter Baylies House (1912) (5 Commonwealth Ave.). Boston, MA.B.S. Rotch House (1861) + Samuel Ward House (1861) (3 & 1 Commonwealth Ave.). Boston, MA.Alexander Hamilton Statue (1865) by Dr. William Rimmer on Commonwealth Ave. Mall. Boston, MA.
William Pickman , Anna Nowell & F. Bradlee - E. Abbott Houses. Boston, MA.Streetscape of 27-17 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA.Samuel Hooper - Thornton Lothrop House. Boston, MA.Heritage apartment building. Boston, MA.
William Pickman (1867), Anna Nowell (1907) & F. Bradlee - E. Abbott (1868) Houses (15,13 & 11 Commonwealth Ave.). Boston, MA.Streetscape of 27-17 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA.Samuel Hooper - Thornton Lothrop House (1861) (27-25 Commonwealth Ave.). Boston, MA.Heritage apartment building (1894) (29 Commonwealth Ave.). Boston, MA. Architect: John Pickering Putnam.
Revolutionary General John Glover statue by Martin Milmore on Commonwealth Ave. Mall. Boston, MA.Annie Warren House , S.E. Lawrence House + A.A. Lawrence House. Boston, MA.Walter Hastings , 113 Commonwealth Ave. & H. Whitwell Houses. Boston, MA.Vendome Memorial to fallen firefighters by Ted Clausen & Peter White on Commonwealth Ave. Mall at Dartmouth St. Boston, MA.
Revolutionary General John Glover (1732-97) statue (1886) by Martin Milmore on Commonwealth Ave. Mall. Boston, MA.Annie Warren House (1877), S.E. Lawrence House (1879) + A.A. Lawrence House (1874) (63, 61 & 59 Commonwealth Ave.). Boston, MA.Walter Hastings (1876) (115 Commonwealth Ave.), 113 Commonwealth Ave. (1937) & H. Whitwell (1872) Houses (109 Commonwealth Ave.). Boston, MA.Vendome Memorial to fallen firefighters (1997) by Ted Clausen & Peter White on Commonwealth Ave. Mall at Dartmouth St. Boston, MA.
Firefighter's 1972-era coat & helmet on memorial to nine firemen killed in Vendome Hotel fire. Boston, MA.William Weld - S.M. Pratt House , George Tuxbury House & Elizabeth Kendall House. Boston, MA.Robert G. Shaw House. Boston, MA.Roofline details of Robert G. Shaw House. Boston, MA.
Firefighter's 1972-era coat & helmet on memorial to nine firemen killed in Vendome Hotel fire. Boston, MA.William Weld - S.M. Pratt House (1871), George Tuxbury House (1872) & Elizabeth Kendall House (1872) (127, 125 &123 Commonwealth Ave.). Boston, MA. Architect: William Gibbons Preston.Robert G. Shaw House (1876) (151 Commonwealth Ave.). Boston, MA.Roofline details of Robert G. Shaw House (1876). Boston, MA.
L.M. Merrill House by Lewis & Paine + W.F. Wesselhoeft House by Charles Atwood. Boston, MA.Typical Back Bay row house on Commonwealth Ave. between Dartmouth & Exeter St. Boston, MA.T.M. Rotch House by Rotch & Tilden + F.C. Haven House by John Pickering Putnam. Boston, MA.Streetscape of Commonwealth Ave. seen east of Exeter St. Boston, MA.
L.M. Merrill House (1893) by Lewis & Paine + W.F. Wesselhoeft House (1883) by Charles Atwood (174 & 176 Commonwealth Ave.). Boston, MA.Typical Back Bay row house on Commonwealth Ave. between Dartmouth & Exeter St. Boston, MA.T.M. Rotch House (1881) by Rotch & Tilden + F.C. Haven House (1881) by John Pickering Putnam (197 &195 Commonwealth Ave.). Boston, MA.Streetscape of Commonwealth Ave. seen east of Exeter St. Boston, MA.
First Spiritual Temple. Boston, MA.Stonework details of First Spiritual Temple. Boston, MA.Facade of Boston's First Spiritual Temple. Boston, MA.
First Spiritual Temple (1884) (181 Newbury St.). Boston, MA. Style: Victorian Romanesque. Architect: Hartwell & Richardson.Stonework details of First Spiritual Temple. Boston, MA.Facade of Boston's First Spiritual Temple (aka Exeter Street Theatre). Boston, MA.

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