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The Chinatown Gate at the corner of Beach Street and Surface Road (T: South Station) is the most visible symbol of Chinatown for the tourists.
The Chinatown Gate at the corner of Beach Street and Surface Road (T: South Station) is the most visible symbol of Chinatown for the tourists. The urban plaza on the east side of the gate was built as part of the Big Dig highway project, which demolished and displaced residents from tenement houses along Hudson Street.
Beach Street, Boston, MA, United States
King's Chapel, designed by Peter Harrison, was commissioned by King James II to insure the presence of the Church of England in America, and founded as an Anglican congregation in 1686
The Old South Meeting Room was where the Sons of Liberty originally met during the Revolutionary War period, where Samuel Adams gave the signal for the ?war whoops? that started the Boston Tea Party in 1773, and more than a 1000 men enlisted in a single day to fight for the Union
The Irish Famine Memorial is a small park with bronze statues and 8 granite plaques on the Freedom Trail commemorating the 1845 Irish potato famine, that was built on the 150th anniversary of the famine
The Old City Hall in Boston is one of the oldest French Second Empire style buildings in USA, and was the seat of the city council from 1865 to 1969
The Park Street Church on the Freedom Trail is an active church that is known for a number of historical firsts
The Granary Burying Ground is one of the most well known cemeteries in the United States, being the final resting place of many leaders of the American Revolution, including Paul Revere, Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and Robert Paine
The Museum of African American History, housed in the African Meeting House, explores the contribution of African Americans in New England from the colonial period through the 19th century
Founded in 1634, Boston Common is one of the oldest public parks in the United States
The Post Office Square Park offers a transquil spot for relaxation in the Financial District