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Historic Neighborhood Photo: Fulton Street Warehouses

Nick Dello Russo shares this photo of Fulton Street in the North End from the early 1960s. Read more from Nick about this scene below. Fulton was a street of warehouses and packing companies. Several well-known food businesses started on Fulton Street among them Genoa Packing, Pastene, Providence Packing and Abramo Re. In the late Read More…

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Historic Neighborhood Photo: Then & Now

This week’s photo is a before-and-after post on Instagram that shows how our neighborhood has changed over the years. Can you guess where this is? Use the small arrow to click right and see the current photo. If you thought North Street, you’re correct! This is the Callahan Tunnel vent building, located next to I Read More…

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Historic Neighborhood Photo: Bartlett Place

You may have stumbled upon this old photo of Bartlett Place off Salem Street recently. That’s because it was the featured image for the presentation by Jerome Krase about America’s Little Italies that was organized by the North End Historical Society and the North End Branch Library back in September. This image is a great example of the change Read More…

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Historic Neighborhood Photo: Gus P. Napoli Square, Sunday Morning by Jules Aarons, Part 4

Wrapping up our Jules Aarons photo series, this week we have an iconic neighborhood photo of a Sunday morning on the corner of Gus P. Napoli Square. This is the corner of Moon Street and North Square, across the street from Sacred Heart Church. Look closely at how Aarons was able to capture the facial expressions Read More…

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Historic Neighborhood Photo: Unity Street

This week’s photo is of the North End’s Unity Street back in 1898. The street is located just off of the Paul Revere Mall and is still just as narrow as shown in the image! If you were to visit the area today, you’d notice that the cobblestone has been paved over and the buildings have Read More…

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Historic Neighborhood Photo: Old State House

With Independence Day just around the corner, it seemed only fitting for this week’s post to feature a neighborhood site located on Boston’s freedom trail. Here we have a photo of the Old State House that was built back in 1713. This building is actually the oldest surviving public building in the city! Originally known Read More…

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Historic Neighborhood Photo: McLaughlin Building

This building located on Fulton Street in the North End may look familiar to you because it is still remains today! Although now it has been converted to condominiums, it is the oldest cast-iron building in New England and was formerly the McLaughlin Elevator Building. It was recognized for it’s signature Italianate Style architecture that was popular Read More…