Cambridge Civic Journal Forum

July 21, 2012

Looking even further back at North Point – and an invitation

Filed under: Cambridge,East Cambridge,planning — Tags: — Robert Winters @ 12:17 pm

Come for a walk
Sun, July 22, 2012. Charles River’s Edge: Cambridge-Charlestown-Boston.
Approx. 5-6mi. walk via North Point Park, brand new North Bank Bridge, USS Constitution, and Charles River Dam. Meet at 10:00am at the gazebo at Cambridgeside Galleria Mall fountain. Bring lunch and desire to explore. We’ll cover the past, present, and future plans for this historic area. L Robert Winters ((617) 661-9230; Robert@rwinters.com).

[This is listed with AMC Local Walks, but it’s open to all.]

Here are a few historical images from 1990 of this area:

View toward North Point from bridge
View toward North Point from Craigie Bridge – 1990
North Point Park site - 1990
Site of future North Point Park – 1990
Group Shot 1990
North Point Visit (1990) with Michael Rosenberg, Alice Wolf,
Tim Toomey, Robert Healy, Sheila Russell and others
Fred Salvucci & Alice Wolf
Fred Salvucci & Alice Wolf at North Point – 1990
Liz Epstein & Fred Salvucci
Liz Epstein & Fred Salvucci at North Point – 1990
The Miller’s River is in the background.
Fred Salvucci at Tower A
Fred Salvucci at Tower A in 1990 with new CANA ramps
under construction. The new bridge now runs through the
center of this shot – inches from Tower A.
Hugo, Liz & Fred
Liz Epstein at North Point (1990) with
Hugo Salemme and Fred Salvucci
High Bridge (I-93)
View from below of the High Bridge – 1990
View toward North Station
View toward North Station from road – 1990
View toward North Station
View toward North Station from RR tracks – 1990
Charles River RR bridges - 1925
Charles River RR bridges – 1925 aerial photograph
View from Charlestown toward North Point
View from Charlestown toward North Point at opening of bridge – July 13, 2012

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