Campus & Community

Season in the Sun

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Postcards depicting Harvard Square, Cambridge, and the University make for a colorful rack at the Out of Town News stand in the square. (Staff photo by Rose Lincoln)
Detail of
Delightful details are everywhere for the sharp-eyed, from the ornate door at Robinson Hall (top right and middle) to the portion of a sculpture that resides in Robinson Hall (left).

Photos by Rose Lincoln and Stephanie Mitchell

The University and the square have a special feel this time of year. There’s the usual bustle of activity, but it’s a sultry, slow sort of busyness, slow enough for the student, resident, or tourist to stop and smell the flowers, look at the postcards, or listen to the street musician play ‘Summertime.’

Detail of sculpture Detail of door

Science Center
The fountains at the Science Center present a cool haven for children who choose to splash their way through summer’s heat.