Proposed improvement of Back Bay, 1879

Collection Type

  • Maps and atlases

Date

1879

Location Note

Vertical file 3: plot plan 4

GUSN

GUSN-250951

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Description

Map of a project for Back Bay district with lots and streets to be extended. Copy of 38a. Some lots of land have the word "sold" handwritten on them.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rivers
parks (grounds)
civic improvement
lots (land)
map views

Physical Description

1 map

Collection Code

AR001

Collection Name

General architectural and cartographic collection

Reference Code

AR001.PLOT.038c

Image Dimensions

34 x 24 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Charles (Massachusetts) [river]
Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Davis, J. R. (Engineer)
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903 (Architect)

Material Type

map views

Restrictions

Torn edges, scotch-taped on the verso.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 3: plot plan 4