A year of 100-year anniversaries
One hundred years ago, Boston was bustling. The city grew by more than 2,800 acres when Hyde Park was annexed to Boston. The first subway trains rattled through the tunnel between Park Street and Harvard Square. The state poured millions of dollars into developing the harbor.
1912 was a time of growth and prosperity in the city, and a century later, many of the institutions and traditions that started that year have become Boston landmarks. Here's a look at some of those places.