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Houses of Boston"s Back Bay

an architectural history, 1840-1917

by Bainbridge Bunting

  • 74 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Domestic Architecture,
  • Decoration and ornament

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA7238.B65 B8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 494 p.
    Number of Pages494
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24752782M
    LC Control Number66021334

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    Back Bay Books In , Little, Brown created a new trade paperback imprint, Back Bay Books, to focus on long-term publication of the company's best fiction and nonfiction. Back Bay's new editions of William Least Heat-Moon’s Blue Highways, Tracy Kidder's The Soul of a New Machine, Evelyn Waugh's A Handful of Dust, and C.S. Forester's. 70 Homes For Sale in Back Bay, Boston, MA. Browse photos, see new properties, get open house info, and research neighborhoods on Trulia.

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Houses of Boston"s Back Bay by Bainbridge Bunting Download PDF EPUB FB2

Houses of Boston's Back Bay Paperback – January 1, by Bainbridge Bunting (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other Cited by: “ Here is an excellent book.

Although parts of residential Back Bay are now a century old, surprisingly little has been written about this brightest jewel in Boston’s crown. So the book is twice welcome. Bunting writes with authority yet with a clarity of style that makes for delightful reading. ” —Edgar Packard Dean, New England.

Even if you don't own property in the Back Bay but just love walking it's streets, you'll find this book a real treat. I first bought it when I was selling real estate in the area during the 's and it helped me immensely to understand the evolution of the neighborhood(s).5/5.

Homes for sale in Back Bay, Boston, Houses of Bostons Back Bay book have a median listing price of $, and a price per square foot of $ There are 77 active homes for sale in Back Bay neighborhood, which spend an.

Boston's Back Bay is a miracle of preservation. It is one of the largest examples of intact Victorian and Edwardian residential architecture in the United States. Built as one of Boston’s premier neighborhoods, it fell into decline for many years, but was saved by a combination of dedicated residents, architectural preservationists, and good luck.

This superbly illustrated book records the development of Boston's Back Bay during the period of its greatest growth. Bainbridge Bunting focuses his study on one particularly significant architectural form&#;the town house.

He chronicles, both Author: Bainbridge Bunting. 70 Homes For Sale in Back Bay, Boston, MA. Browse photos, see new properties, get open house info, and research neighborhoods on Trulia. Page 2. Houses of Boston's Back Bay book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. With superb illustrations to accompany his text, Bainbridg /5(9).

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Like many current Back Bay families, who flee to beach houses and lake cabins come June, the neighborhood’s original inhabitants lived here only during the school year, choosing to summer on the shore, as described in the book, “Houses of Boston’s Back Bay: An Architectural History.’’.

Condos for Rent in Back Bay, Boston, MA. Known as one of Boston’s trendiest areas for shopping and dining, Back Bay is also home to some of Boston’s most recognizable landmarks, including the Boston Public Library, Hancock Tower, and the Back Bay Architectural District.

This section of Boston is largely anchored by the Prudential Center, whose Skywalk Observatory is one of the best vantage. The Back bay neighborhood has it all - fabulous architecture, historic churches, great shopping and restaurants, upscale hotels, an Amtrak station and the amazing Boston public library How can I express the ecstatic joy and happy feeling that walk through those streets gave us: from Boylston to Commonwealth Ave; from Copley Square and the /5().

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With 72 hotels and other accommodations, Back Bay is a good starting point for exploring the greater Boston area. Sociologically speaking, the Back Bay is Boston's fashionable residential quarter -- or so it was until the great depression of began the gradual conversion of its aristocratic dwellings to more modest uses.

Occupying about two hundred acres in the center of the greater filled region, the limits of this smaller area are the river, the Public Garden, Boylston Street, and Fenway Park. Clarendon St., Boston, MA ~ miles east of Back Bay ~5 minute walk. Providing easy access to the trendy streets of Back Bay in Boston, Hotel is a recently renovated boutique hotel that provides guests with the high-tech and luxury amenities they seek.

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Cities Near Back Bay (Boston), MA. Bostons by the Bay, Holiday, Florida. likes 58 talking about this 12 were here.

Bostons by the Bay In home program,raised by my family and myself For any litter info please give my page a 5/5(14). Pour House, Boston: See unbiased reviews of Pour House, rated 4 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked # of 2, restaurants in Boston.4/5().• Boston, MA (BNH-Boston Harbor Seaplane Base), mi ( km) from Back Bay • Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), mi ( km) from Back Bay; Getting to Back Bay on Metro Stations in the neighborhood include: • Copley Station • Prudential Station • Hynes Convention Center Station; Things to See and Do in and around Back Bay.

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