Monday, August 13, 2012

Photo, Then and Now - Miles Morgan Statue in Court Square, Springfield, MA

Interesting Places I've Photographed
Miles Morgan Statue in Court Square
Springfield, MA
Topic: Photos Then and Now; Statue of an Historic Figure

GPS: N42° 06.078; W072° 35.334

Quick Description: 

Miles Morgan Statue in Court Square - 1908 and 2011

Long Description:

The Miles Morgan statue has not changed but what a difference in the buildings surrounding Court Square in Springfield, MA. Looking north across Court Square there are three new buildings in the 2011 photo are (from left to right):

City Hall (neo-classical building)- built in 1913
Monarch Place (26 floors postmodern glass skyscraper) - built in 1987
One Financial Plaza - (17 floors Sovereign Bank building) - built in 1982

Year old photo was taken: 1908
Year new photo was taken: 2011
Time difference: 103 years.

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