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 …

Historic Photos from Boston’s North End

NorthEndWaterfront.com has a wonderful collection of photographs that capture the history of the Boston’s North End and Waterfront community. Below are a few photos from their collection. View more photos here.   If you have old photos, like the ones above, be sure to send them to info@northendwaterfront.com. They are always looking to add to their collection. …