Congress Street (Boston)
Congress Street in Boston, Massachusetts, is located in the Financial District and South Boston. It was first named in 1800. It was extended in 1854 (from State Street) as far as Atlantic Avenue, and in 1874 across Fort Point Channel into South Boston. Today's Congress Street consists of several segments of streets, previously named Atkinson's Street, Dalton Street, Gray's Alley, Leverett's Lane, Quaker Lane, and Shrimpton's Lane.
Issue No.1, The Liberator, 1831; published from Office #11, Merchants Hall, on Water Street at the corner of Congress Street, Boston
Congress St. after the fire of 1872
Congress St. (looking from Milk St.), after the fire, 1872; photo by John P. Soule
- Boston (Mass.). Street laying-out Dept. (1910), A record of the streets, alleys, places, etc. in the city of Boston (2 ed.), Boston: City of Boston Printing Dept.
- "Street Book". City of Boston. Retrieved 25 March 2010.
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- Bostonian Society has materials related to the street.
- "Congress Street Bascule Bridge, Spanning Fort Point Channel at Congress Street, Boston, Suffolk County, MA". Historic American Engineering Record. Library of Congress.
- "Plan of the estates nos. 246 to 252 Congress corner of Purchase Street..., 1869". Boston Public Library.