South St. at the Arborway, Jamaica Plain
Looking up the hill at the onramp to the Arborway in 1960 and today. A trolley comes toward the camera headed to Forest Hills Station in the older shot. The trolleys are gone today but a new Forest Hills Station remains in the same location down the hill. The Arborway was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted in the 1890s as the south most carriage way in a series of roads connecting the parks in Boston's Emerald Necklace. The Monsignor William J. Casey Overpass, named for a 1930s-era priest, crosses overhead to the left of the photo.
Older photo copyright Jamaica Plain Historical Society