The Evolution of Quincy Market

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The Evolution of Quincy Market

Imagine the amazement of the Boston population in 1826 when Quincy Market was opened as a public market. The innovative use of granite and glass in post and beam construction made a definitive statement about the Boston’s emergence as a major city. Since that time Quincy Market has seen glory days and dismal transitional periods. The roller coaster history of this market complex is worth an in depth look into the evolution of this marketplace from produce and meat distribution center to a bicentennial tourist mecca and within the next few years to a re-imagined twenty-first century space.

Tour Information

Tour lasts 90 minutes. 

This tour is not currently on our calendar, but can be scheduled as a private tour at any time. Call 617.367.2345 or use our private tour webform to learn more.

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