Winter Street (Boston)

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Winter Street, Boston, c. 1860s (photo by John B. Heywood)

Winter Street in Boston, Massachusetts is located between Tremont Street and Washington Street, near the Common. It is currently a pedestrian zone.[1] Prior to 1708, it was called Blott's Lane and then Bannister's Lane.[2][3]. It was also known at times as "Winer Street."[4]

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Former tenants


  1. ^ City of Boston. "Street Book". 
  2. ^ Boston Street Laying-Out Dept. A record of the streets, alleys, places, etc. in the city of Boston. Boston: City Printing Dept., 1910.
  3. ^ Thomas Wait Tucker. Bannisters Lane, 1708-1899: being sundry remarks, some historical and all new and interesting, on Bannisters Lane now named Winter Street and the district immediately thereabout. Boston: Shepard, Norwell & Co., 1899
  4. ^ "Burgiss's Map (1728)". , reprinted by Shurtleff, Topographical and Historical Description of Boston, 3d Edition, 1891, at p.92
  5. ^ "Central Church". Gleasons Pictorial. Boston, Mass. 5. 1853. 
  6. ^ "Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Volumes 1–3," by Corcoran Gallery of Art

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Coordinates: 42°21′21.17″N 71°3′40.94″W / 42.3558806°N 71.0613722°W / 42.3558806; -71.0613722