North End History – The Italians

BOSTON’S LITTLE ITALY: 1900-Today By Guild Nichols – originally published at  northendboston.com The Italian masses that flowed into the North End on the heels of the departing Irish and at the apex of the Jewish settlement found a neighborhood in dire physical condition; a rundown, overcrowded slum of deteriorating tenement buildings. Like their predecessors, these newly-arrived Italian …