Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Keystone Building

Located on the banks of the Neponset River in Dorchester, the Keystone Building (~1910) was a piano factory and then a camera company. During WWII an aunt was employed in the building assembling munitions for the war effort. Today the building has been repurposed as an apartment building.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Edgar Allan Poe in Boston

On October 5, 2014, "Poe Returning to Boston" was unveiled at Edgar Allan Poe Square (the corner of Boylston Street and Charles Street South in Boston). Artist Stefanie Rocknak designed the life-sized statue of the writer. Its funding and installation were overseen by the Edgar Allan Poe Foundation of Boston in honor of the writer's birth in this city on January 19, 1809.

Monday, January 5, 2015