These gorgeous Back Bay mansions were once mud flats. Here’s the story of the man who transformed them.

George Wheatland, Jr. developed more than 140 houses in the neighborhood during the turn of the 20th century.

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Brian McWilliams is a history buff who shoots photos of the city on his walking commute. You can find more of his work on Instagram.

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