Saturday, July 27, 1:00 pm – Egleston Square Bilingual Walking Tour


As part of its ongoing Neighborhood Preservation Priorities Workshop program, The Boston Preservation Alliance will host a bilingual walking tour of historic sites in the Egleston Square neighborhood on Saturday, July 27, beginning at 1 pm leaving from the Egleston Square Farmers Market.  The tour will be presented in both English and Spanish.  The tour will serve as a starting point for a community-wide discussion of historic preservation priorities.  Sites identified will be incorporated into a Neighborhood Preservation Priorities report which will guide the Alliance’s advocacy efforts in the area.  For more information contact Judy Neiswander at jneiswander@bostonpreservation.org, or call 617-367-2458.  Pictured below is the Egleston Square MBTA Station. Now known as the BNN Charles J. Beard II Media Center, the Egleston Square Substation was constructed in the Spanish Revival style as a power substation for the City of Boston in 1905.  This building received a 2007 Boston Preservation Alliance Award, a 2008 Boston Preservation Alliance Award for Notable Neighborhood Preservation Efforts, and the Massachusetts Historical Commission Preservation Award in 2008.

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