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Classical Revival Boston Public Library; 1888-95; Copley Square; Charles F. McKim Boston Symphony Hall; 1900; Huntington Avenue; McKim Museum of Fine Arts; 1907-09; Huntington Avenue; Guy Lowell Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum; 1902; 280 Fenway; Willard T. Sears In the early twentieth century, only the tower of the US Custom House, built by Peabody & Stearns in 1913-15, was taller than the domed silhouette of the State House. As a federal building, the former was not subject to local regulations established in 1904 that restricted height in commercial districts to 125 feet; its 29-storey tower rising to 495 feet above the Ammi Young’s Doric temple of 1837-47 was the tallest structure in Boston for decades. Modernism
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2011 for the course HISTORY OF harce183 taught by Professor Vonhoffman during the Fall '09 term at Harvard.

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