Under the Wrecking Ball: A West End Landlord

One of Eli Tarlin's West End properties; 15 Poplar Street, Boston

One of Eli Tarlin’s West End properties; 15 Poplar Street, Boston

February 21 through Fall 2017

@ The West End Museum

Opening Reception on February 21, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Featuring photographs from a collection donated by Ira Tarlin, Under the Wrecking Ball: A West End Landlord depicts the West End at the time of demolition. Ira’s father, Eli Tarlin, was an original resident who came to own numerous properties in the neighborhood. The demise of the community, says the family, was also Eli’s demise.

More details to come.