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When Back Bay was more of a bay

See it larger. A view of the Back Bay in 1878, when the massive landfill project will still in progress and when Mission Hill had a reservoir. That's Mission Church on the right. From the City of Boston Archives' Landmark Commission collection of Roxbury photos. Used under this Creative Commons license.
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Roy Greene is a Boston Globe assistant metro editor and editor of this Back Bay site.