Scollay Square

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Scollay Square is a pictorial history of the infamous Boston entertainment district that was wiped away by urban renewal in the 1960s. Now Government Center, this twenty-two-acre area was once an entertainment hub where entrepreneurs, scientists, politicians, performers, and even con artists worked side by side. Inside are dozens of never-before-published photographs of the Old Howard and Ann Corio, the Crawford House and Sally Keith, Joe and Nemo, and the Casino Theater, along with the many characters and landmarks that made this area a favorite of high-school truants, businessmen, and sailors on leave.
ISBN: 9780738536675
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Massachusetts
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
David Kruh's writing has appeared in the Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Boston magazine, and Yankee magazine. Kruh, coauthor of Building Route 128, lectures on a variety of subjects, including Scollay Square, the Ponzi Scheme, Route 128, and U.S. presidents.
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