Category Archives: Featured Slide

The New York Streets: Boston’s First Urban Renewal Project

Prior to the demolition of Boston’s old West End, another vibrant, multi-ethnic neighborhood of tenement houses and mom-and-pop shops fell victim to so-called ‘urban renewal.’ The New York Streets: Boston’s First Urban Renewal Project is…

From Stagecoach to Subway: The West End Street Railway

From Stagecoach to Subway: The West End Street Railway, recounts the phases of development since the 18th century through graphic panels and artifacts like trolley tickets, stock certificates, conductor buttons, tokens, photos and original articles.