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Park Square in downtown Boston, Massachusetts is bounded by Stuart, Charles Street South, Boylston, and Arlington Streets. It is the home of the Boston Four Seasons Hotel, the Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers, and nearly a dozen restaurants. To the north across Boylston Street is the Boston Public Garden. To the east is the Washington Street Theatre District. The Bay Village neighborhood is to the south, and Back Bay is to the west.
At one time, the terminus of the
Boston and Providence Railroad was located in the square, however after South Station opened, the terminal was closed.
A small street in the district was renamed "Park
Plaice" in honor of Legal Sea Foods, a restaurant located there. [1 ]
Image gallery [ edit ]
Railroad depot at Park Square in 1837, with the State House in the background, the tidal Charles River basin in the foreground
Overview of Park Square, 1850
Stereoscopic view of Park Square and train station, from Boston Common, 19th century
Interior of Boston & Providence Rail Road depot, 19th century
Cort Theatre, Park Square, c. 1915
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ "It's Not a Typo!". The Boston Courant. March 30 - April 5, 2012. p. 1. "'Park Plaice' was named after the fish in honor of Legal Sea Foods' relocation to Park Square in 1999."
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Coordinates: 42°21′06″N 71°04′06″W / 42.3516°N 71.0684°W