Talk:Haymarket Square (Boston)

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Word on the street[edit]

So all those food supply warehouses out in Chelsea/Everett/wherever sell produce to restaurants, who select the stuff they want and get their pick of the inventory. Whatever is leftover is the stuff they can't get rid of before it goes bad, so they sell it in bulk to people for cheap. In turn, these people then try to sell it for whatever they can get for it. So that's why everything is so cheap at Haymarket and that's why there's piles of rotting stuff everywhere. There has to be an article about this somewhere. Bobcat (talk) 17:38, 26 May 2009 (UTC)

Need detailed map showing[edit]

Need detailed map showing relationship with Government Center and Quincy Market. Has the location changed? How many times, when?- (talk) 03:17, 5 July 2014 (UTC)

I annotated the 1871 map to show (in blue) the 2015 location of the Haymarket Pushcart Market. NewtonCourt (talk) 13:24, 29 July 2015 (UTC)

Proposed reorganization[edit]

This page is misleading, because it is mostly about the pushcart market, which Bostonians refer to as "Haymarket" rather than "Haymarket Square." For example, see this recent article:

I propose to reorganize the content, keeping the historic information about Haymarket Square on the current page, and moving the information about the market onto a new page called "Haymarket Pushcart Market."

Comments? NewtonCourt (talk) 12:44, 30 October 2015 (UTC)

I've started adding additional information about the history of the square to this page, and have begun work on a separate new page about the market. NewtonCourt (talk) 20:56, 19 January 2016 (UTC)

The draft new page about the market is Draft:Haymarket - Boston. Once the new page is approved, I propose to remove the market information from this Haymarket Square page, and replace it with a link from this page to the new one. NewtonCourt (talk) 22:09, 11 February 2016 (UTC)

Today I've started making the changes discussed above.NewtonCourt (talk) 18:07, 14 March 2016 (UTC)

Photo source[edit]

I'm trying to track down the source of this 1964 aerial photo:

It appears on this page: The organization that runs the page couldn't tell me where they found the photo.

Any suggestions? NewtonCourt (talk) 11:47, 20 March 2016 (UTC)