Building Boston, Shaping Shorelines

Exhibition Opening: Building Boston, Shaping Shorelines


The Harvard Map Collection welcomes you to the opening for Building Boston, Shaping Shorelines. This exhibition allows you to trace the projects to reclaim land and build the infrastructure that has produced a city out of a peninsula.

The opening event on December 11th will features Nancy Seasholes speaking at 6:15pm about the exhibition in light of her new book, The Atlas of Boston History. Copies will be on sale at the event. There will be a reception starting at 5:30pm.

Location: Harvard Map Collection, Pusey Library, Harvard Yard.

RSVP appreciated: maps at harvard dot edu

The exhibition will be on view in the gallery on the first floor of the Pusey Library from 11 December 2019 until late April.


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Exhibition on view 11 December 2019 through April 2020