New at the Honan Library

This great map from 1925 on the floor in front of the main desk shows the neighborhood around the library as it used to be. You can also see the map here on the Brighton Allston Historical Society website but it is worth a trip to the library to see it printed in this large format.


  1. Anonymous5:51 PM

    Went to the Brighton Historical Society website but couldn't figure out what to click on to see the map. Went to additions, but it wasn't the map. Any chance you could blow the map up. Otherwise, I can wait till I visit the library. thanks for the info.

  2. The URL for the map in PDF format is

    The Historical Society has many other fascinating maps online at