Faneuil Hall

© Robert R. Goodman

Faneuil Hall

Uploaded: September 02, 2013


Catch All.Boston,MA.After the project of erecting a public market house in Boston had been discussed for some years,merchant Peter Faneuil offered,at a public meeting in 1740, to build a suitable edifice at his own cost as a gift to the town.There was a strong opposition to market houses,and although a vote of thanks was passed unanimously,his offer was accepted by a majority of only seven. Funded in part by profits from slave trading,the building was begun in Dock Square in September of the same year.It was built by artist John Smibert in 1740–1742 in the style of an English country market,with an open ground floor serving as the market house, and an assembly room above.


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 02, 2013

Excellent capture and info Bobby! #1542878

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 02, 2013

Excellent city capture, Bobby. Great comp. and clarity. #10830208

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 02, 2013

GREAT POV and comp of this wonderful piece of history, VERY well done!!! <>< #10830233

Gord MacEachern September 02, 2013

This is great Bobby, wonderful capture of this beautiful building, and super info also!! #10830243

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 02, 2013

Fantastic light and perspective, Bobby. Great photo. #10830256

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic September 02, 2013

Fantastic perspective, details and lighting Bobby!,
Amalia #10830302

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe September 02, 2013

Very nice capture Bobby! #10830319

Monnie Ryan September 02, 2013

Terrific perspective on this historic structure, Bobby! #10830332

Anita Hogue September 02, 2013

A beautiful city architectural capture, Bobby #10830358

Robert R. Goodman September 02, 2013

Thank you Jeff,Tammy,Nancy,Gord,Bojan,Amaila,Agnes,Monnie and Anita. #10830374

Joy Rector September 02, 2013

beautiful, well done #10830454

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe September 02, 2013

Excellent capture, Bobby, and great info! New England has so many of these interesting, historical buildings. #10830472

Rudi Reiner level-classic September 02, 2013

Like the comp, old and new in the background! #10830489

Ermanno Radice September 02, 2013

Hi Bobby, beautiful architectural capture, love the perspective, my friend! #10830562

John Connolly September 02, 2013

Great information and a wonderful old building Bobby! I bet you missed being in the desert! #10830601

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 02, 2013

I worked in Faneuil Hall for less than a year after college... haven't been back since. Thanks for the trip down memory lane #10830650

Terry Cervi level-classic September 02, 2013

Interesting info and a great shot, Bobby! #10830682

frank w. degenhardt September 02, 2013

Hey Bobby. Hope you had a great Labor Day weekend. Beautiful picture here of this place. I love the style and look along with the colors. Reading all about it made it even more appreciated. The story, the picture, work so beautifully together my friend.
In the 90's here, hot and humid. #10830757

Stephen Zacker September 02, 2013

Terrific perspective. Like the contrast #10830804

Robert R. Goodman September 02, 2013

Thank you Joy,Ann,Rudi,Ermanno,john,Claudia,Terry,Frank and Stephen. #10830831

David Phalen September 02, 2013

Excellent architectural capture!! Really like the POV and the contrast between Faneuil Hall and the newer buildings behind it!! #10830928

Robert R. Goodman September 02, 2013

Thank you David. #10830939

Patrick Rouzes September 02, 2013

Super tones, clarity, pov & lighting, Bobby. WTG, my friend.
Great info too.

Colette M. Metcalf September 03, 2013

Beautiful capture and great comp, Bobby!!!! #10831231

Mary K. Robison September 03, 2013

Wonderful pov, composition, colors and graphics, Bobby!
Hope you enjoyed your three-day weekend! #10831409

Robert R. Goodman September 03, 2013

Thank you Patrick,Colette and Mary. #10831541

Robert R. Goodman September 04, 2013

Thank you Sabrina. #10832837

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 04, 2013

Excellent capture and info Bobby #10832966

Robert R. Goodman September 04, 2013

Thank you Emile. #10833040

Ellen Hodges September 05, 2013

Love the old and the new viewpoint, Bobby!! Fantastic capture!! #10833944

Robert R. Goodman September 05, 2013

Thank you Ellen. #10834047

Tammy Espino September 08, 2013

Wonderful history and capture!! #10837518

Robert R. Goodman September 08, 2013

Thank you Tammy. #10837741

Wm Nosal September 09, 2013

Cool! Wonderful Capture Bobby! #10838525

Robert R. Goodman September 09, 2013

Thank you Wm. #10838570

Liz blahh January 13, 2014

Great capture, Bobby! #10945210

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