Boston Then and Now

Boston from Cambridge in 1942

Boston Skyline, September 21, 1942

The above is an early color photo of Boston taken from across the Charles River in Cambridge. It is part of the Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection hosted at the University of Indiana.

Boston from Cambridge in 2008

Same Location, August 30, 2008

The above is the same location taken just last week. Things have changed quite a bit in the last 60 years. In the top photo, the tallest building on the left is the Suffolk County Courthouse; next to it is the Custom House Tower.

» Posted: Thursday, September 4, 2008 | Comments (3) | Permanent Link


Absolutely staggering… beautiful and interesting all at once! thanks!

» Posted by Sam Freedom via Twitter on October 25, 2008 07:08 PM

Thanks, nice comparison. But as a personal favor to us Indiana University grads, it’s not University of Indiana. Thanks.

» Posted by Mark on October 26, 2008 01:01 PM

Boston is beautifully wonderful, i live there :D

» Posted by Don Cesar on December 7, 2008 05:03 PM