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Coke and Royal Crown at Albano's

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this scene. See it larger.

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Looks a lot like one in Mission Hill.

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Summer Street, a long, long time ago.

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some where on Bremen Street in East Boston, that wall ran all the way down along the road,

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Slightly off topic but I'm intrigued by the image on the truck, which I can't see clearly. Same for the street sign, which would obviously be a vital clue.

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That WPA-style wall should be a good clue.

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Landon Place.

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Thanks for playing, folks! This photo shows Porter and Bremen Streets in East Boston on June 13, 1947.

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So the building in the center is the building immediately behind (and kind of attached to) Santarpios today?

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This area was wiped out by construction of the East Boston Expressway, which opened in 1951. The 1947 photo may have been taken to document its appearance before demolition.

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