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326 Shawmut Ave before rehabilitation.

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Title:
326 Shawmut Ave before rehabilitation.
Description:
These people are standing in front of the building at 326 Shawmut Ave that would become the Residencia Betances. Mayor Flynn, Clara Garcia, and others have been speaking at a podium, presumably about the project. Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción received funding from the City of Boston to rehabilitate the vacant building into seven staffed SRO units for the chronically mentally ill and four units for low income persons. The project was part of Flynn's "Room for More" campaign to preserve and create 1,000 units of SRO housing.
Date:
[ca. 1991]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
negatives (photographs)
Location:
Northeastern University Libraries
Collection (local):
Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción records (M111)
Series:
Audio-Visual Material and Memorabilia
Subjects:
Community-based social services
Massachusetts
Boston
Housing rehabilitation
Low-income housing
Row houses
Spectators
Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (Boston, Mass.)
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 color negative : 1 x 1.5 in.
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Notes (acquisition):
Donated by Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción.
Notes:
This project was partially funded with federal assistance from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.