In 1917, the Prince Macaroni Company expanded their business in Boston’s North End from Prince Street to Atlantic Avenue. Ever since, 63 Atlantic Avenue has been called The Prince Building. In 1974, it became the the first condominium conversion on the waterfront attracting an involved group of residents from all walks of life, including several that count over 40 years living at the iconic building.
On October 25th, residents gave a 100th Birthday Party to The Prince Building. Held across the street at Joe’s Top Catch, there were stories, toasts, cake and a video premiere. Local officials joined in the celebration with official citations from the Massachusetts State House and Boston City Hall, presented by City Councilor Sal LaMattina, State Representative Aaron Michlewitz and State Senator Joseph Boncore.
The Prince Centennial Committee included David Arnold, Jenn Crampton, Pauline Cuoco, Anne Devlin-Tagliaferro, Jean Eisenstadt, Cynthia Malm, Cathy McDonnell, Evvajean Mintz, Ann Moritz, Ivers Rifkin, Judy Reed Smith and Normand Smith.
This North End crew was seen near the Gassy on Prince Street at the 4th Annual “I Scare” Halloween Party hosted by Jason and “Toots.” One ‘serious’ above and a Halloween cheer below. Tell us who you would give best costume in the comments.
The Friends of the North End Branch Library received an enthusiastic response to their first membership social, held on Thursday night at Billy Tse Restaurant on Commercial Street. President Robin Ardito said, “We’ve come a long way and now we need some more people power to help with our projects.” If you have a green Read More…
There was live music by the Moldy Suitcases, great food, creative costumes and all-around fun at this year’s Halloween Party at Filippo’s. The fun-raiser was organized by North End resident, Becca Griffin, who is developing a Boston Community Collaborative as a platform to build community. Photos by Matt Conti. High resolution gallery and prints.