Download the App
Boston’s Changing Waterfront uses the free app historypin lets you experience first-hand the transformation of this area of Boston since the 1800s.
By standing where the photographers did, you can look right through their historical photos to see and read about how our city has changed over time! It’s a fun way to rediscover Boston’s waterfront!
No smartphone? No problem.
We encourage you to be a part of the experience by sharing your stories, memories, and historic photos to make Boston’s Changing Waterfront better. Send us vintage photos and your stories of Boston’s waterfront.
Play the Summer Giveaway Game
Each week some lucky person gets a waterfront prize worth $100! Play the game to win!
One winner is chosen each week to win from of dozens of tickets, gift certificates, and other great waterfront prizes. The more you do along the waterfront and the more you share, the better your chances of winning! Click here to play
How to play:
Each week we will focus on one of the four Summer on the Waterfront themes of #Eat #Shop #Splash and #Learn.
Take a photo of yourself doing the week's theme on the waterfront and hashtag the theme AND #SOTWBos in your post.
Winners will be randomly chosen on Friday afternoon. You can increase your chances of winning increases with every new entry so go out and explore the waterfront from East Boston to Dorchester this summer!