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The lens of the central artery: Imaging nine decades of change in Boston

The Architects Building
52 Broad Street, Boston

Remember the hulking green elevated highway that used to snake along Boston's waterfront? Amy Finstein Ph.D. joins the Architectural Photography Network on February 28 at 6:00 pm to present a perspective of the evolution and dissolution of Boston's central artery, showing how visual records document the changing perceptions of modern urban form.

Finstein teaches architectural and urban history at Massachusetts College of Art and Design's History of Art Department, specializing in 19th and 20th century American architecture. Her current research focuses on the impact of the automobile on architecture and urban design. She has taught previously at Wheaton College, Lesley University, and Boston Architectural College and holds a B.A. from Brandeis University, and a Ph.D. and M.A. in Architectural History from the University of Virginia.