Thursday, March 26, 2020

Boston Bricks

I read about Winthrop Lane and the Boston Bricks on Atlas Obscura and had to get down to the financial district to check them out. The inlaid bronze bricks created by artist Kate Burke feature the best of Boston's past and present and were installed a few years back.

From what I've read online there were once 100 of them - some were obviously pulled up and replaced with regular bricks with numbers in sharpie, so maybe they'll be returned!

{Boston logos - Aquarium, T, and Bruins}
 {Boston Tea Party}
{Boston Public Library}
 {New England lobsters}
 {Common and Public Garden}
 {The Boston Marathon}
 {Fenway Park}
 {Head of the Charles Regatta}
 {Paul Revere or George Washington}
 {The Boston Pops}
 {Swan Boats}
 {State House Lion and Unicorn}




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17 thoughts on the matter:

Mother of 3 said... {Reply}

Those are so neat!!

Handmade in Israel said... {Reply}

These are fabulous. I am sure it was fun to go out and spot them. Hope you get to see the missing ones one day!

Tom said... {Reply}

...a fabulous idea.

Bekah said... {Reply}

These are so cool!! I love them!

Shelbee on the Edge said... {Reply}

Tamar, these are so amazingly cool! The ones that are missing, were they stolen? Or just removed for repair or something? If stolen, then I sit here shaking my head in disbelief at people. Thanks for sharing these!

Shelbee
www.shelbeeontheedge.com

aspiritofsimplicity said... {Reply}

i have never heard of this before and I grew up here! I’m going to have to check them out if the weather ever warms up.

Dara @ Not In Jersey said... {Reply}

Very cool!

Michele Morin said... {Reply}

Your posts always leave me wanting to go south to see all the things!

LA Paylor said... {Reply}

how beautiful. Beauty makes the human experience so much easier

Carol @Comfort Spring Station said... {Reply}

what a fun idea!

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

So cool! I'm going to have to be on the lookout for those!

csuhpat1 said... {Reply}

Those are so beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

Lisa notes... said... {Reply}

Such cool bricks!

Lea said... {Reply}

Wonderful!

Shiju Sugunan said... {Reply}

Looks great!

likeschocolate said... {Reply}

I have never noticed those bricks before when in Boston. I always love reading your blog because I get to see the city through real love and admiration. I read the other day that the top of the hub closed down. So bummed that I didn't know that this summer.

Shooting Stars Mag said... {Reply}

This is so cool!! I'm loving the Boston Public Library of course, as a bookworm. :) Thanks for sharing, and linking up with Local Tourist.

-lauren
www.shootingstarsmag.net