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Rogers Building, M.I.T., Boylston Street between Berkeley and Clarendon Streets, Boston, Mass., 1890s

PC047.02.6120.NN006 (RS172965)

Description

Streetcars and horse-drawn vehicles travel on Boylston Street in front of the M.I.T. Rogers (right) and Walker Buildings. Jonathan and William Preston designed the Rogers Building. The Walker Building was designed by Carl Fehmer.

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Details

Collection Name
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Collection Code
PC047
Dates
1890s
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Dimensions
9.25x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Stebbins negative: NN006
GUSN
283280
Reference Code
PC047.02.6120.NN006

Record details

Originator
Fehmer, Carl, b. 1838 (Architect)
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
Walker, William J.
Other Organizations
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Descriptive Terms
exterior views
institutes (buildings)
streetcars
streetscapes
university and college buildings
Material Type
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Berkeley Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Clarendon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Rogers Building (491 Boylston Street, Boston, Mass.)
Walker Building (525 Boylston Street, Boston, Mass.)
Related Items
Rogers Building, Boston, 1866-1938
Location of buildings of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, 1905

Comments

Rogers Building, M.I.T., Boylston Street between Berkeley and Clarendon Streets, Boston, Mass., 1890s #

AvatarPosted by John on August 18, 2015
MIT’s Rogers Building along with the Walker Building 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.