About Newburyport, MA, the small, coastal city in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States, 35 miles northeast of Boston, the people who live here, and the events, matters and actions that effect their lives, and how the community has continued to change since its downtown historic restoration in the late 1960's.
1 Little’s Lane Being Demolished
The Tappan House being demolished
The Tappan House, 1 Little’s Lane, Newbury, being demolished today, right now.
This is what can happen anywhere in Newburyport without a Local Historic District (LHD). By law zoning cannot stop it. A demo delay just delays the destruction for a year.
1 Little's Lane being demolished, Courtesy of Skip and Marge Motes
Destruction of The Tappan House, 1 Little's Lane, Courtesy of Skip and Marge Motes
The Tappan House being destroyed, March 20, 2012.
The Tappan House, Courtesy of P.Preservationist
The Tappan House, 1 Little’s Lane before demolition.