“No Pop” Rises From Daggett Street’s Ashes

by Lucy Gellman | Oct 19, 2015 11:30 am | Comments (4)

Laura Marsh remembers the exact moment she and her husband, Phil Lique, knew it was time to leave Daggett Street Square studios. While in Maine with her mother in mid-March, she got a call from Lique, who said that a neighbor alerted him that their studio and living quarters had been broken into by the manager, the landlord, and Livable City Initiative (LCI), whose inspectors had been alerted to dangerous living conditions violating the city housing code. The two hired movers, drew out a plan to leave half of their supplies and work there, and snapped “into emergency mode.” They were out in four days.

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On Broadway

by Thomas Breen | Oct 9, 2015 11:58 am | Comments (8)

There’s a picture of Robert Moses tucked behind Book Trader Café on Chapel Street. His arms are crossed and he’s smiling, though there’s something a little uneasy about his pose: his tie is slightly off-center, his face half-hidden in shadow. He looks eager to get back to work.

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City Ordered Dangerous Building Razed In 2011

by Paul Bass | Aug 17, 2015 4:01 pm | Comments (25)

Paul Bass PhotosThe city sought to have an historic downtown building demolished in 2011 — four years before it started crumbling and had to be razed in the middle of the night.

An emergency crew demolished the building, at 808-810 Chapel St. at the corner of Orange, late Sunday into Monday after the roof caved in and bricks began tumbling onto the sidewalk.
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