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The Wollaston Branch of the Thomas Crane Public Library was erected in 1922 at 41 Beale Street by the versatile architect, William Chapman, whose practice was in Boston, although he lived in the Wollaston section of Quincy. This simple Classical Revival institutional building was built for $15,000 and in spite of its modest scale, is still an important component in the Beale Street streetscape. I really like the decorative pediment above the doorway. The library is listed on the National Register of Historic places.
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.