A Century’s Worth of Change in our Favorite Public Spaces

Travel Blog  •  Eva Holland  •  08.03.10 | 4:55 PM ET

The Traveler’s Notebook has put together a fascinating collection of then-and-now photo pairings, showing tourist classics like the Pyramids of Giza or London’s Tower Bridge both 100 years ago and today.

Naturally, the photo essay sent me straight to Google to see how some other favorite spots have changed. Here’s Dawson City’s Front Street, first in its 1898 Gold Rush heyday and then as it is today:

Photo by Arthur Chapman via Flickr (Creative Commons)

Eva Holland is co-editor of World Hum. She is a former associate editor at Up Here and Up Here Business magazines, and a contributor to Vela. She's based in Canada's Yukon territory.


1 Comment for A Century’s Worth of Change in our Favorite Public Spaces

Zaki 08.04.10 | 2:15 AM ET

Times change so as the places. Sometimes the places change and become better, and sometimes they change in the opposite way. Dawson’s Front street did not experience much changes to my mind, there still can be seen the landscape behind the houses

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