Boston – May 2010 – First Look in Years

It had been many years since I had been to Boston. Previously when I would be in town it was to pass through on the way to New Hampshire for work. Now I was there to assist a daughter find housing for college.

The first smart move was to ditch the car and take the T.

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Our walking trip took us down by BU, crossing the Mass Pike with Fenway in the distance.

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A residential area near BU.

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The BU Law School Tower – a perfect example of Brutalist architecture.

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The view from a higher floor in the BU Law School Tower.

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Nickerson Field offices. More important to me is it was the old ticket office for Braves Field – a major league stadium before the Boston Braves left for Milwaukee in the early 1950s. Later the university reconfigured the stadium for football.

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A view from Cambridge.

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Boston has a great mix of old and new.

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South Station was busy with commuters.

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At the end of the day we were near TD Gardens where the Bruins fans were getting ready for a playoff game.

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Very early the next morning we were leaving town – so early we were able to get a photo of the tunnel sans traffic.

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