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Copley Square, Boston

Copley Square, named for painter John Singleton Copley, is a public square in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, bounded by Boylston Street, Clarendon Street, St. James Avenue, and Dartmouth Street. Prior to 1883 it was known as Art Square due to its many cultural institutions, some of which remain today. It was proposed as a Boston Landmark.
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  • We stayed at the Fairmont, so everyday we walked out of the hotel, we passed by Copley Square. There was something happening here every single day. There was an informational exhibit one day, and the....  more »
  • This is a great landmark for a walk on Boylston and Newbury streets. There one can take a break on a bench and watch passers by or take photographs of the nearby sights.  more »

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