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An Artist’s Eye on Casey Demolition

#Casey #overpass #jp A photo posted by MIchael Lewy (@mlewy) on Jun 17, 2015 at 5:39am PDT

Michael Lewy, a visual artist who lives in JP, agreed to share this view of the Casey Overpass demolition project. It was taken several weeks ago. Follow Michael on Instagram for more, which often includes JP subjects. (more…) Continue Reading →

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When the Perkins School For the Blind Was in JP

Students in Miss Roeske’s music appreciation class at the Perkins Institution for the Blind. Located at the corner of Perkins and Day Streets in Hyde Square, the school was founded in 1887 and served children through age nine. For general instruction, students were segregated by sex. As you can see in the photograph, African-American children were welcomed. The school was an outgrowth of the Perkins Institution for the Blind in South Boston, founded by Samuel Gridley Howe. Continue Reading →

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The Commons at Forest Hills Station Rises

The elevator shaft under construction at The Commons at Forest Hills Station, a 280-unit apartment complex at New Washington and Washington streets. Credit: Chris Helms

The amount of construction going on around Forest Hills is staggering. As the Casey Overpass is demolished, next door the elevator shaft for The Commons at Forest Hills Station, a 280-unit apartment complex at New Washington and Washington streets, has been rising. (more…) Continue Reading →

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