Experience Boston, Massachusetts, as it was and as it is today, through over 300 vintage postcards and current photographs of one of America's favorite tourist cities. See The Old State House and the new, vibrant skyline; the old Public Garden and the new skating rink; statues of Revolutionary heroes and the famous mallard family that all contribute to life in Boston as it has evolved over three centuries. It won't be hard to learn the history as you read stories about these pictures. Commerce, politics, romance, and religious strife all happened here while Boston became a cornerstone of America's greatness. As a souvenir or guide to the city, this book will be a welcome visual reference to the city known as Bean Town, home of the football Patriots and the Boston Marathon.
E. Ashley Rooney is the author of many architectural and design books. Her books often give readers the opportunity to see a diverse and inspirational selection of homes and give insight into the architects ideas.