Shakespeare Bust, 15 Beach Street - Boston, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
N 42° 21.085 W 071° 03.730
19T E 330155 N 4690854
Quick Description: Why this bust is in front of an ordinary building, along a street that's barely one car wide, on the edge of both the Chinatown and the Theatre District, is anyone's guess.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 1/19/2012 7:23:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMDJ5J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 3

Long Description:
In Boston, in an area on the edge of both Chinatown and the Theatre District, is a narrow way called Beach Street. A block south of Washington is a non-descript building at 15 Beach Street, which has an alcove that is occupied by the bust of Williams Shakespeare.

Not much is known about it. There is nothing on the bust or the building the provides any information. The building appears to be an apartment, today. There is more ornamentation than usual as there are pillasters at points - was this a small theater in the past? I found a reference on Flickr that collaborates with me that the bust is of the bard.

The location is between two Asian restaurants. It is one block to the east of Washington Street, and one block north of Kneeland Street. The area is dark and somewhat dingy, but it is fine during the day as there is plenty of walking traffic.
Location Type: Statue/Bust/Portrait

Property Type:: Private

Location notes::
Right on the sidewalk at 15 Beach Street. Can't miss it.


URL for Additional Information:: [Web Link]

If other, please explain:: Not listed

Date of event:: Not listed

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