It Matters Revitalization Community Engagement The Artwork
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Extended family on the stairs of their Norfolk Street home c. 1900

New immigrants continued to arrive and settle in Dorchester. Grandparents, grown children and grandchildren lived together, created businesses and built a strong sense of community life. By the late 20th century Dorchester was Boston’s largest, most culturally diverse neighborhood.

Image courtesy of Louise Varnerin DiTullio and Bob Rugo