Tag Archives: old West End

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

Now 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.’ The…

From Stagecoach to Subway: The West End Street Railway

Now through Fall 2017. 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,…

The West End Museum Celebrates Italian Heritage Month

October 2016. @ The West End Museum The West End Museum is hosting events celebrating Italian Heritage Month for the seventh consecutive year. Prior to the demolition of Boston’s West End during urban renewal, many…