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Rogers Building, M.I.T., Boylston Street between Berkeley and Clarendon Streets, Boston, Mass., May 1911

PC047.02.6110.21231 (RS172953)

Description

The Preston designed Rogers and Museum of Natural History buildings are seen in the image. Residential buildings on Newbury Street are seen to the left of the Rogers Building.

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Details

Collection Name
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Collection Code
PC047
Dates
1911-05
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Dimensions
9.25x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Stebbins negative: 21231
GUSN
283224
Reference Code
PC047.02.6110.21231

Record details

Originator
Preston, Jonathan, 1801-1888 (Architect)
Preston, William Gibbons, 1842-1910 (Architect)
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Other People
Rogers, William Barton, 1804-1882
Other Organizations
Boston Society of Natural History
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
New England Museum of Natural History
Descriptive Terms
exterior views
institutes (buildings)
residential structures
science museums (buildings)
university and college buildings
Material Type
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Berkeley Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Newbury Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Museum of Natural History (Boston, Mass.)
Rogers Building (491 Boylston Street, Boston, Mass.)

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Rogers Building, M.I.T., Boylston Street between Berkeley and Clarendon Streets, Boston, Mass., May 1911 #

AvatarPosted by John on August 18, 2015
MIT’s Rogers Building along with the Walker Building (its shadow seen on the left of the photograph) were later demolished after MIT moved to Cambridge and the New England Mutual Life Insurance Building (now known as The Newbry Building) was constructed in its place.