Cover: Houses of Boston’s Back Bay in HARDCOVER

Houses of Boston’s Back Bay

An Architectural History, 1840–1917

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$100.00 • £80.95 • €90.00

ISBN 9780674409002

Publication Date: 01/01/1967


494 pages

250 halftones

Belknap Press


  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Cultural Background of the Back Bay Development
  • 3. Topographical Development of Boston: 1790-1965
  • 4. The Transitional Period: 1844-1857
  • 5. The Period of Academic Hegemony: 1857-1869
  • 6. The Decades of Individualism: 1869-1885
  • 7. The Authentic Revivals and Triumph of the Georgian Style: 1885-1917
  • 8. The Back Bay Area as an Example of City Planning
  • Appendices
    • Buildings Constructed in the Back Bay
    • Churches in the Back Bay
    • Schools, Public Buildings, and Clubs in the Back Bay
  • Notes
  • Index

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