In my hunt at the Archives at the Newburyport Public Library I found these two photographs of what Newburyport’s waterfront, and Newburyport looked like in 1972 and in 1973.
Quite a mess. And in the photo you can see the gap between the brick building and what is now the Fire House Center for the Arts, where Bossy Gillis’ gas station was demolished (see previous post).
Photographs courtesy of the Archival Center at the Newburyport Public Library.
All of the Urban Renewal photographs that I took courtesy of the Archives at the Newburyport Public Library can be seen here.
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