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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