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This simple granite 1940s Colonial Revival sub-post office station on Beach Street, in the Wollaston section, was designed by architect Louis A. Simon. It is one of Quincy's monuments to the WPA project launched in 1935 by President Roosevelt to tackle the Depression problem of aid for the unemployed through a work-relief program which built roads, schools, park structures and civic buildings. At the peak of the Depression, Quincy had over 10,000 people on relief rolls making worthwhile, long-lasting improvements to the city like the fine Post Office building shown here.
Some places south of Quincy are enjoying cherry blossoms while we are enjoying snow blossoms once again!
A late winter snowstorm named "Stella" is due to bear down on the Northeast Tuesday!
[click image to enlarge] After the Greek Revival period, Quincy followed the national trend of building a majority of its churches in the Go...
After today's snowfall, the sky took on a watercolor glow of pink, purple and blue. It was a winter wonderland once again.