Tremont Row

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Detail of map of Boston in 1895, showing Tremont Row

Tremont Row (1830s-1920s) in Boston, Massachusetts, was a short street that flourished in the 19th and early-20th centuries. It was located near the intersection of Court, Tremont, and Cambridge streets, in today's Government Center area. [1] It existed until the 1920s, when it became known as Scollay Square. [2] In 1859 the Barre Gazette newspaper described Tremont Row as "the great Dry Goods Street of Boston." [3]



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  2. "Tremont Row now Scollay Sq.: eleventh name in its history." Boston Globe, Feb. 20, 1926
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