ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Tent City

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"'The architecture of democracy,' a British magazine called it. On April 27, 1968 -- the year of the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, the year of street violence at the Democratic convention in Chicago -- neighborhood activists marched onto a parking lot on Dartmouth Street in the South End and took it over, erecting tents and sheds. They called their encampment Tent City. They believed that the South End should be building aff...
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Location
130 Dartmouth Street
Boston, MA 02116
United States

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