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Stop I-95

Stories captured in the communities of Roxbury and Jamaica Plain in Boston, Massachusetts during a period of protests by ordinary citizens who worked together to fight the taking of property by eminent domain and stop the I-95 highway construction project already in the process of demolishing their homes and neighborhoods.

Corner Store

A portrait of Mike Kalagian’s The Green Elm store in Jamaica Plain, Ma. and the “extended family” of neighborhood folks who depended on his generosity and philosophy of life for support and inspiration. 1972 [a selection of photographs from the…


Moving Day

Photographs made during the morning of moving day of John and Mary Whightman of Jamaica Plain, Ma. who, in their late 70's, were forced by eminent domain, to sell their home of 44 years to make way for the proposed…



Photographs of blocks and blocks of demolished 19th century brick homes, in the heart the Roxbury neighborhood, taken by eminent domain. An open wasteland of rubble now existed making way for the proposed I-95 corridor designed to pass through Boston, Massachusetts…

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