Faneuil Hall, taken from Dock Square in Boston in 1930. Photo courtesy of Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection.
The scene in 2014:
Faneuil Hall and the Custom House Tower are still there, but otherwise this scene has changed dramatically. Taken from in front of modern-day City Hall, the scene in the first photo shows the Faneuil Hall area when it was still a major commercial center in the city, as opposed to a destination primarily for tourists and city workers on their lunch break. Today, Congress Street cuts through the area where Dock Square once was, and behind the photos, City Hall towers over the area.