Saturday, February 04, 2012
Out Of Gas
This Cape Cod revival style brick building is all that remains of Parkway Gas & Filling Station on Furnace Brook Parkway. Built for $1000 in 1929, the grocery store and filling station was a convenience in earlier days and filled a need for the many new automobile owners at that time.
I met one of the "demo" folks who told me that the remaining building is going to be repurposed as a dance studio. The pile of granite blocks from the demolished garage will make a handsome stone wall around the property.
March has proven to be a fickle month so far. This pre-school play area illustrates it well.
[click image to enlarge] After the Greek Revival period, Quincy followed the national trend of building a majority of its churches in the Go...
A late winter snowstorm named "Stella" is due to bear down on the Northeast Tuesday!
After today's snowfall, the sky took on a watercolor glow of pink, purple and blue. It was a winter wonderland once again.