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Easton Building, a beaux arts landmark at 15 State Street, Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation, United States National Park Sevice, Boston, Mass., 2012

GC002.01.MA.3050.009 (RS155039)

Description

Text at the bottom of the poster reads "Developed by Stephanie Weyer and Aaron Ahlstrom, Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation, 2012." The Ames family, from Easton, Massachusetts, made their fortune in shovels for the transcontinental railroad and other ventures. Features of the Easton Building's beaux arts style, designed by Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge, are described in individual photographs. Background on the family and the architectural firm is included in the poster.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
2012
Physical Description
1 poster
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304274
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3050.009

Record details

Originator
Ahlstrom, Aaron (Author)
Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation (U.S.) (Publisher)
Shepley, Rutan, and Coolidge (Architect)
Weyer, Stephanie (Author)
Other People
Ames, Frederick L. (Frederick Lothrop), 1835-1893
Other Organizations
Ames family
Descriptive Terms
Beaux-Arts (style)
commercial buildings
exterior views
historic buildings
landmark buildings
Material Type
posters
Subjects
Architectural photography
State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Easton Building (Boston, Mass.)

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