Plan of Orient Heights, Boston, Mass


Plan of Orient Heights, Boston, Mass

Item Information

Title:
Plan of Orient Heights, Boston, Mass
Description:
With Boston’s rising population and increased demand for housing, the Boston Land Company began to develop former marshland in East Boston in the 1880s, including Hog Island (also called Breed’s Island) which became Orient Heights. A promotional map from the Boston Land Company and brochure from the East Boston Company, formed to oversee the residential and commercial development of the neighborhood, highlight the opportunity to own a single family home, away from the more densely settled neighborhoods of the North End and West End.
Creator:
Whitman, H. T.
Creator:
Boston Land Company
Date:
1894
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Real property--Massachusetts--Orient Heights--Maps
Land tenure--Massachusetts--Orient Heights--Maps
Orient Heights (Mass.)--Maps
East Boston (Boston, Mass.)--Maps
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonEast Boston
Publisher:
Boston, Mass : Boston Land Co.
Notes:
Exhibited: "City of Neighborhoods: The Changing Face of Boston" organized by the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library, 2014.
Oriented with north toward the upper left.
Descriptive text and views on the verso.
Extent:
1 map : col. ; 51 x 74 cm.
Scale:
Scale 1:2,400.
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_003889
Call #:
G3764.B6:2O7G46 1894 .B67
Barcode:
39999059002558
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