updated 7 June 2016Boston. It's been 60 years since I visited there in person. I remember the science museum, the trolleys and trolley busses, but not much else about Boston, so it's nice to be able to return via Google Street View. Those young eyes of mine never saw anything like this!
Google Street View rarely captures wildlife.
...or maybe we just never see it...
The Herring Gull celebrates Boston's maritime character.
From page 32 of the Earl J. Arnold Advertising Card Collection.
The colors were warmed using Google Picasa.
from Google Street View
While revising page 50 of the Earl J. Arnold Advertising Card Collection - 1885,
I took another look in the vicinity of 105 Summer St. in September 2014.
(click photo for full effect)
isolation from Google View above, reflecting my favorite shot, below:
|Shadows on Summer Street|
(Near the former headquarters of the Double Thread Sewing Company)
|Boston Convention Center|
Architect Rafael Viñoly Beceiro is an expert on the Making of Public Space (PDF).
See the Center at its best. Street View gives just a hint of the beauty here.
|This Magic Forest is actually just a couple of trees on a plaza without seating.|
Nonetheless, it provides a commercial incentive by identifying some unique personal space.
Will you be texting when Google Street View passes by?
Sharing worlds is an acquired skill.
|Altered perceptions: the many facets of windows|
reminiscent of hats worn in the 1890s
There's lots to see in Boston!
You'll "have my ear"
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