Antique hand colored map showing Wards 70 and 71, part of Brookline, Massachusetts, from the Brookline Mass. Atlas by the Sanborn Map Company of New York, 1925. Ward 70: Streets shown in this map are Orchard Rd., Downing Rd., Evans Rd., Williston Rd., Salisbury Rd., Washington, and Beacon. The inset at the top is the northwest continuation of this ward. The landmarks in this ward are the Brookline Academy and the many stores along Beacon. The majority of other buildings in this ward are dwellings or flats. Reverse side of this map shows Ward 71 of Brookline. Streets shown on this side are Beacon, Tappan, Park Drive, Regent Circle, Dean Rd., and Beaconsfield Rd. The landmarks in this ward are the Beaconsfield Hotel with dining room, the Beaconsfield Manor, the Beaconsfield Station on the B & A Rail Road, and the nearby parking garage built in 1928. This map was added to and corrected over time to update buildings and streets. There are small rectangles of paper with updates glued to the page and the updates were recorded and signed in a table at the front of the atlas. Fair Antique condition; page is wavy, few pencil marks from updates, some light toning at edges, edge has red leather atlas tab and an imprint from another atlas tab. Pencil marking can potentially be removed. Approx. 26.5" x 18".
Antique Hand Colored Map
Maker: Sanborn Map Co.
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