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

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
historic buildings
commercial buildings
Beaux-Arts (style)
landmark buildings
posters

Physical Description

1 poster

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.3050.009

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Weyer, Stephanie (Author)
Ahlstrom, Aaron (Author)
Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation (U.S.) (Publisher)
Shepley, Rutan, and Coolidge (Architect)

Material Type

posters

Other People

Ames, Frederick L. (Frederick Lothrop), 1835-1893

Other Organizations

Ames family

Subjects

Architectural photography
State Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item