A pile of discarded food and newspaper near the Haymarket MBTA stop.
The Half Door
A peculiarly small door labeled #53 emerges from the outside wall of #115 on Myrtle Street in Boston's Beacon Hill.
Parking, Government Center
The parking garage at Government Center is jagged in the afternoon sun.
Boston City Hall, a prime example of architectural brutalism, stands reservedly against a clear March sky.
Boston Alley I
Light reflected off of exterior windows dances down a random Boston alleyway.
The so-called Bedford Block building at 99 Bedford Street is splashed with reflected light on a chilly March afternoon.
Mia Perlman's UPLIFT sculpture adorns the front of the Liberty Mutual Insurance Company building in Boston's Back Bay.
There Be Lions
A bas relief of a lion decorates one of the footings at the entrance to Trinity Church in Boston's Back Bay.
The mid-day sun projects a dramatic shadow from one of the railings of Trinity Church in Boston's Back Bay.
White Picket Fence
Record snowfall in Boston nearly covers a white picket fence on a Brookline side street.
Science in White
The Bela Pratt statue representing science sits covered in snow in front of the Boston Public Library.
A traveler descends the stairs into Copley Station, outbound, on a snowy morning in February.
Passing cars form light trails behind a decorative fence along the edge of the Boston Public Garden.
Lights illuminate the path across the Arthur Fiedler Memorial Footbridge, which passes over Storrow Drive from the Charles River Esplanade into downtown Boston.
A sign encourages safe behavior on the Arthur Fiedler Memorial Footbridge near the Hatch Memorial Shell in the Charles River Esplanade in Boston.
The top of the Prudential tower rises above the treeline along the Charles River Esplanade in Boston.
A white gate guards the entrance to a segment of the HarborWalk in Charlestown, along the Charles River in Boston.
Through the Chains
Linked chains form a railing along the waterfront in Boston's National Historical Park.
An empty dry dock on the grounds of Boston's National Historical Park.
Ropes coiled around a spindle on the deck of the USS Cassin Young, in Boston's National Historical Park.
A semi-circular gear operates the lock door and attached walkway at the Charles River Dam.
A Louis Poulsen lamp is embedded in the modern park beneath the Zakim Bridge in Boston.
Grated openings presumably provide rainwater drainage through the surface of the Zakim Bridge in Boston.
But Is It Art?
A vandal's sticker ironically muses upon the state of its own existence. Affixed to a cement support beneath the Zakim Bridge, Boston.
Train tracks run below a modern foodbridge across the east edge of North Point Park.
A giant silver dish stands alongside a path through North Point Park. An opposing dish is several feet away, apparently connected by a buried pipe such that one can talk into the hole in the center and be heard from the other side.
Checkerboard stones are laid across a foodbridge in North Point Park, Boston.
The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company stage in Boston Common.
The edge of a tiled pool in the courtyard of the Boston Public Library.
Boston Public Library
Visitors read and study in the Boston Public Library.
A bed of smooth river rocks lines the edges of the Holocaust Memorial in Boston.
Quincy Market Observer
A man watches a street performer in front of Quincy Market.
Do Not Enter
A street sign reflected in a pool of water at the Haymarket Farmer's Market.
Cherries for sale at the Haymarket Farmer's Market.
Peppers for sale at the Haymarket Farmer's Market.
Orange Line Outbound from Wellington
The Wellington T station.
The edge of the Church of Christ, Scientist roof, Boston.
A window above the entrance to the Wayfair/Carbonite/Christian Science Center building.
The concrete collonade alongside the reflecting pool in the plaza of The First Church of Christ, Scientist resembles geometric gills.
Reflecting Pool III
The edge of the reflecting pool in the plaza of The First Church of Christ, Scientist shimmers in the refracted Boston sunset.
An ornate stone carving adorns a window within one of the entrance walkways outside a downtown Boston church.
The geometry of this entablature boasts the concrete stylings popular in the 1970s when the collonade itself was constructed. It borders the reflecting pool in the plaza of The First Church of Christ, Scientist in downtown Boston.
Period Modernism II
A geometric collonade of poured concrete, resembling gills, borders the reflecting pool in the plaza of The First Church of Christ, Scientist in downtown Boston.
The cool light of day illuminates the other end of this geometrically perfect tunnel in downtown Boston.
The so-called Federal Style was popularized in the c. 1800 generation, chiefly a product of re-examining ancient Roman architecture unearthed in Pompeii and Herculaneum. Boston possesses a wealth of these austere and magnificent buildings.
A couple walks together, chatting, along the brickwork sidewalks of Boston's Back Bay.
Even a dirty back alley in Boston can take on a fascinating atmosphere when viewed through a certain lens.