Piano Row: Cycles of History
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Piano Row

Piano Row: Cycles of History is an original film documentary about the evolution of Boston’s Piano Row Historic District, from the late 19th century to today. Through interviews with local historians, architects, and business owners, the film takes viewers on a journey of the neighborhood, from its origins as Piano Row, to the notorious "Combat Zone" of the 1960s and 1970s, to the revitalization of the area, beginning in the late '80s, early '90s. The film is produced by Emerson College and features interviews with Alliance Executive Director, Greg Galer, and Alliance Board members Beatrice Nessen (Friends of the Public Garden) and Ross Cameron (Elkus Manfredi Architects). Length: 18 minutes

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