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Old Posted Apr 28, 2012, 10:58 PM
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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
Postcard of a residence at St. James Park.


I was hoping someone might know what the structure is in the middle of the intersection. (G_W?

harvard blvd at washington blvd (I believe the light was added later but I'm not sure)

google street view
e_r: Mrs. Hughes and her house will be making an appearance in due course in my St. James Park history (here). What you're seeing in the
postcard view is the base of the lamp below. St. James Park had quite distinctive and elaborate Victorian street fixtures.

As for the Harvard/Washington metal lamps--some shots of West Adams Heights gatepost lamps show similar, apparently non-electric
versions of the metalwork:

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