Where was Read and White?

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The folks at the Boston City Archives ask: When and where was this photo taken? See it larger.



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    Church Green

    It's Church Green, where Bedford , Lincoln and Summer Streets meet. This photo is looking from High St. I would say it's in the 70's sometime.

    By 101 Summer Street

    On Summer Street, at the intersection of High Street, looking towards Jordan Marsh (to put it in the term of the day.)

    I'm not in the area that much, but that building stands out to me.

    High and Summer - 1982 or 1983

    Interesting note. The company that rebuilt what is now 125 Summer on the left was Jaymont Proeprty Company. They kept the JPC on the facades which they saved when building the mid-rise that is there now.

    Church Green got rebuilt before 125 Summer, which was done in 1986 or 1987.

    Must be a few years later

    This photo has those funny streetlights with glass spheres on concrete posts, unlike the post referred to by Allstonian, which still has the old-fashioned "acorn" and "cobra head" streetlights. Also the Fanny Farmer candy shop in the older post has been replaced by Connie's Corner Deli.

    Late 70s

    I'm guessing late 70s because Mikes (which was awesome) moved around the corner onto Chauncy in the early 80s.