massachusetts: Quincy Center Redevelopment Construction to Start Soon. - 07/27/11 04:04 AM

The Current Quincy Center
Construction on the Quincy Center Redevelopment will be starting soon.
Street-Works, a developer has  huge plans for Quincy Center. The plans will include 1100 condos and apartments, more retail space, boutiques, 2 hotels, 20 story office building, parking garages and some open green space. The cost is estimated to be in the One Billion Dollar plus range.
This could be a tremendous opportunity for the City of Quincy. Quincy Center has needed a boost for a long time. Parking has always been an issue and the new plans will address that.
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massachusetts: Beware Of Mail Offer To Provide You A Copy Of Your Deed! - 03/01/07 04:24 AM
The Truth About Your Deed - There has been a massive direct mail campaign from a company calling themselves National Deed Services, Inc. based in Washington D.C. that is targeting residents of Norfolk County with an offer to provide a certified copy of the homeowners deed to them for $59.50.
This fee is exorbitant. Do not fall for this service. You can get your own copy from the Norfolk County Registry of Deeds in Dedham for a mere $2.00. You can go to the Registry of Deeds in person at 649 High Street in Dedham, or request a copy via mail. The mailing address is … (0 comments)

massachusetts: Quincy's 19th Annual Asian Festival Was A Great Success - 02/23/07 04:53 AM
On Sunday, February 25, 2007 the 19th annual Asian Festival was held at North Quincy High School from 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM. This festival is a celebration of the Lunar New Year which actually began February 18th.
Quincy is a very diverse City and the Asian population has grown steadily over the years. This is a family oriented event sponsored by the City of Quincy and other sponsors. There will be food, games for the children, music and dance, art exibits, etc. Local restaurants will be serving Chinese and Japanese dishes
Over 4000 people attended the event, and this year extra attractions were added. This year … (0 comments)

massachusetts: Quincy Center - 02/22/07 06:55 AM
Quincy Center consists of the Quincy Square area, as well as, the Hospital Hill and Presidents Hill areas.
Quincy Center is loaded with history. The Hancock Cemetery is located next to City Hall, and is the burial ground for John Hancock, and John Adams and John Quincy Adams were buried there before being moved the Church of The Presidents across the street.
Quincy Center has many unique buildings and architechure. The Thomas Crane Public Library is a perfect example. Back several years ago, they decided to put an addition on to the library, and wanted to keep the new addition similar to the older … (1 comments)

massachusetts: Adams Shore - 01/31/07 05:26 AM
The Adams Shore section is one of three peninsulars in the City of Quincy. Like the Houghs Neck area, Adams Shore was a cottage community at one time, but is now completely a year round community.
Adams Shore borders the Merrymount, Houghs Neck, and Germantown sections of Quincy. It is primarily a residential area with some retail and office sites on the main street which is Sea Street.
Lately, there have been some new Condominium Townhouses built in the area.
Bus service is available from Adams Shore to the Quincy Center T Station, where red line service is available to Boston. There is also … (0 comments)

massachusetts: North Quincy - 01/30/07 02:01 AM
North Quincy borders Boston's Dorchester section. There is a T Station in North Quincy with Red Line access to Boston, and easy highway access, making this area very popular with commuters. North Quincy also borders Milton and the Wollaston and Squantum sections of Quincy. Wollaston Beach is actually partly in North Quincy.
Back in the early 1800's, there was a horse racing track in the North Quincy section that was owned by the Jockey Club of Boston.
In the 1960's the State Street office park was built on what used to be marshland. The T Station was built in the 1970's to service … (2 comments)

massachusetts: Germantown - 01/28/07 02:16 AM
The Germantown section is a peninsular (one of three peninsulars in Quincy) and is bordered by the Adams Shore section.
Germantown got its name because of all the German settlers that moved into the area during the ship building boom.
Before the war, Sailing Ships were being built in Quincy, and the last known Clipper Ship was built in Germantown in the 1870's.
Today, Germantown is a community of primarily single family homes. Germantown is an affordable sea side community. There is bus service to and from Germantown, with access to the Quincy Center T Station where the Red Line provides access to Boston.
One … (5 comments)

massachusetts: South Quincy - 01/26/07 02:28 AM
The  South Quincy section borders Braintree. South Quincy has easy access to all major routes, as well as the Quincy Adams T Station with Red Line service to Boston.
South Quincy is home to the Crown Colony Office Park, which is the site of a former stone crusher. The new Marriott Hotel was added about 5 years ago. This office park is right off the expressway making for an easy commute. The park is tastefully designed with small ponds, etc.
The Marriott Hotel at Crown Colony Park in South Quincy
South Quincy's Centre Street used to be lined with Monument Companies. Years ago they … (0 comments)

massachusetts: Marina Bay - 01/25/07 04:10 AM
Marina Bay is a waterfront community in the Squantum section of Quincy. This area was the site of one of the first air fields in the world. Dennison Airport, of which Amelia Earhart was one of the developers. The Navy took control to be used as a Naval Airstrip during the war. When the Navy left, in 1953, the area was vacant for many years before the vision came about to build a waterfront community of both residential and retail.
The Vietnam Veterans Clock Tower at Marina Bay
During the war, the Fore River Shipyard had a secondary facility in this area, and 35 … (0 comments)

massachusetts: Merrymount - 01/25/07 04:00 AM
Merrymount is a community of Quincy located next to the Wollaston section, and borders Adams Shore on the other side. Merrymount was origanally known as Mount Wollaston. Thomas Morton and Captain Wollaston had left the Plymouth Colony with a group of Colonists, and made their way to Merrymount. About a year later, Captain Wollaston and most of the Colonists left the area. Thomas Morton remaind and renamed the area Mare Mount, which later became Merrymount.
Mount Wollaston is now the name of Quincy's largest cemetery, located in Merrymount.
Mount Wollaston Cemetery in Merrymount
For More History on Merrymount, visit this site!
Today Merrymount is a … (0 comments)

massachusetts: Wollaston - 01/24/07 05:23 AM
Wollaston is between North Quincy and Merrymount and also borders Quincy Center. Wollaston contains the largest beach in the city, aptly named Wollaston Beach, which is actually partly in Wollaston and partly in North Quincy. Wollaston Beach is 2.5 miles in length. There are 2 yacht clubs along the beach making it a very scenic area in the warmer months with all the boats in the water. Wollaston Beach is also well known for it's clam shops. The Clam Box and Tony's Clam Shop have been there for many years and are very popular for their fresh fried clams and fish. There … (0 comments)

massachusetts: Quincy Point - 01/19/07 05:15 AM
Quincy Point is the area of Quincy bordering Weymouth.
Quincy Point was home to the shipyard and was a very active yard during World War II. The shipyard opned in 1885 and closed in the late 1980's. During Worls War II, the shipyard built more ships than any shipyard in the Country. The shipyard at that time was owned By Bethlehem Steel Corp. wholater sold it to General Dynamics.
Early on the Fore River Engine Company, which was the start of the shipyard, was owned by Thomas Watson, who is known as the co-inventor of the telephone with Alexander Graham Bell.
The Shipyard was also where … (0 comments)

massachusetts: West Quincy - 01/16/07 10:54 AM
West Quincy is bordered on one side by Braintree, and the other by Milton.
Quarrying began in West Quincy back in the 1800's. Many of Quincy's older homes have granite block foundations that actually came from the Quincy Quarries. Many imigrants came to the area to work at the quarries from Germany, Italy, Ireland, Finland, etc. and stayed in the community making it home. Finnish Steam Baths used to line Copeland Street, but today only one remains. Check out Finland Steams Baths Here.
After the Quarrying ended, the Quarries remained for many years, still full of water, and became popular, yet dangerous swimming … (0 comments)

massachusetts: Quincy, MA - 01/08/07 10:06 AM
Welcome to Quincy, Massachusetts
For A Vitual Tour of Quincy, Click Here
Quincy, Massachusetts is a city rich in history. It is home to two Presidents, John Adams, the second President of The United States, and his son John Quincy Adams who was the sixth President. This is why Quincy is referred to as the City of Presidents.
Statue of John Adams outside Quincy City Hall              
John Adams & John Quincy Adams Memorial at Black' Creek
Quincy was settled in 1625 and seperated from Braintree in 1792.  It was incorporated as a city in 1888 and was named after Colonel John Quincy.
It was also home to Actresses Ruth Gordon … (0 comments)

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