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1 edition of Maps relating to Boston"s history, architecture, and preservation development found in the catalog.

Maps relating to Boston"s history, architecture, and preservation development

by Boston Landmarks Commission (Boston, Mass.)

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic preservation,
  • Boston Redevelopment Authority,
  • Map collections,
  • Maps,
  • Architecture,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    ...for each map listed gives brief description, scale, date of publication and what is, presumably, a BRA map number; this item was in the BRA collection...

    The Physical Object
    Pagination(2) p.; not dated (circa 1981)
    Number of Pages1981
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24970692M

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