Tag Archives: History

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

February 21 through Fall 2017 @ The West End Museum. 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.’…

Exhibition: From Stagecoach to Subway: The West End Street Railway

Now until mid-spring. Public transportation has shaped life in Boston and its neighborhoods since the first English settlers arrived in the early 17th century. Its evolution over the course of more than 200 years is…

Italian Heritage Month Film Series: Boston’s North End: America’s Italian Neighborhood – Cancelled

The screening for Wednesday, October 28th at 6:30 pm has been cancelled Boston’s North End: America’s Italian Neighborhood, features stories about North End residents like George Scigliano and James Donnaruma who helped shape the neighborhood,…