Dorchester Illustration of the Day no. 1795 1167 Washington Street

Dorchester Illustration of the Day no. 1795


Yesterday we saw a bit of Lower Mills from a bird’s-eye view.  There was a building about where the Spukie’s pizza store is located today.  Today’s illustration is a photo from Bob Rugo showing that building and at the right a building where the convenience store Metamorphosis is located today.

The alley to the left is Miller’s Lane, now essentially a driveway for the parking area for the Baker Chocolate apartments.  The main building in the photo at 1167 Washington Street was built in 1889 or 1890.  It replaced a stables owned by the Crane family.  This building still shows up in the 1933 atlas.  Does anyone know when it was demolished?


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