Jun 142015

Pride on St. James Street

Gay Pride on St. James Street

A couple of images of the old, art deco John Hancock Building (the Berkeley Building) adorned with gay pride flags on a glorious June day–just a couple of weeks before the Supreme Court’s expected landmark ruling on gay marriage, which all started with Massachusetts: the successful lawsuit brought by the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office declaring the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional.

Two Hundred Berkeley Gay PrideTwo Hundred Berkeley with Gay Pride Flags

Plus a couple other Copley Square scenes on a beautiful June day.  A piano player in Copley Square surrounded by an appreciative audience and long shadows, and an iconic Boston image: the old, art deco Hancock Tower reflected in the new I.M. Pei Hancock Tower, with the Trinity Church in the foreground.

Old Hancock Reflected in the New