Courtesy of City of Boston Archives

This week’s photo is of Cross Street by the Sumner Tunnel. As you can see, this location was a popular place for local advertisements to be displayed, as there was significant traffic pouring in from the single-laned Sumner Tunnel in the 1950s.

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  1. My friends and I used to hail a cab and go to telos in east Boston and buy Sisley jeans and other things then take a cab back from east Boston and get off on the corner of Hanover st,, the most was 250 the cab cost including tips ,, ahhh the 70s fashion such fun

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