Antique tourism map of the center of Boston, copyright 1899 by Walker. This map shows North and South Stations, North End Park, the Boston Common, the Public Garden, public buildings, theaters and museums, Hotel Rexford (the sponsor of the map), streetcar tracks, and most notably, the subway, which was brand new. Boston's subway was the first in the United States and is often called "America's First Subway" by the MBTA and others. In 1897 and 1898, the Tremont Street subway opened as the core of the precursor to the Green Line. Backside has tourism recommendations from the Hotel Rexford. Very good condition with a few tiny spots. Printed on light-weight paper. Measures approx. 12.5 x 16.5 inches to the neatline.
Item Number: MAS2300