A Trip Down Automobile Row

Take a tour down Commonwealth Avenue, from Packard’s Corner to Kenmore Square, and learn why it [...]was once considered Boston’s “Automobile Row.”

View the story on BU Today: http://www.bu.edu/today/2011/a-trip-down-automobile-row/

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Posted by eflagg (0)

What a great piece! Thank you for sharing this with the BU community and the world.
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Posted by zbodie (3)

I loved this little bit of history. Very cool.
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Posted by hughesp (0)

Fantastic video! Another great job, Robin!
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Posted by bszabo (0)

Great story, I loved it! I like to learn about the history of Boston.
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Posted by kjacobs (4)

Robin and others,
This was such an enjoyable historical perspective. Thank you for making this very interesting video.
Cheers,
Karen
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Posted by ldoherty (0)

Wow, nice piece and I especially love the old Ford parked on the 5th floor of 808 Comm. Does anyone know the history of that Ford?

Wish the piece was longer, very interesting, thank you.
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Posted by kkousins (0)

That's cool
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Posted by kckenned (0)

Great article! I shared it with my dad who graduated in '71. He loved it and had only known about the Fuller dealership, so was very integrated to learn about the others. We're going to check out the mechanic gargoyles.
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