Residents of Barry’s Corner congregate with banners and signs in protest of the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s plans to demolish their homes.
Demolition of a house in Barry’s Corner in the 1960s.
Protest over the planned demolition of Barry’s Corner resulted in confrontation with the police in the 1960s.
In 1907, Harvard’s new stadium shown here across the river was three years old
By the 1950s , Harvard had already constructed its business school across the Charles. Western Ave (running right to left across center), however, remained largely barren. The current site of Harvard’s SEAS Complex would be dead left from center in this photo.
A sign on a building in Barry's Corner in Lower Allston in the 1960s. It reads, “The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Homeless.”