Hamilton Street, Before and After

by Laurel | January 29th, 2012

29 January 2012

One of the places I wanted to look at yesterday while we were in Holyoke, was Hamilton Street. The lower photo was taken around 1972 by my father … same picture I posted a few days ago. The upper photo was taken yesterday, 28 January 2012. So approximately a 40 year difference. I am happy to say the building looks to be in good shape, from the exterior at least. There are some faded signs of the mural paint still showing on the building. Location is between South Summer St. and South Canal St.

Hamilton Street, 2012

Hamilton Street, 2012, Photo by © Llewellyn Lafford, All rights reserved.

Hamilton Street, Circa 1972

Hamilton Street, Circa 1972

Finally, a few people questioned the exact location on this building on Hamilton Street and this Bing.com map will pinpoint it for you — address is 15 Hamilton St.

Hamilton Street location.

Hamilton Street location.

3 Responses to “Hamilton Street, Before and After”

  1. Norm Barsalou says:

    I lived on 20 Hamilton, in the block that has Hamilton St on its white roof.

  2. Cool Norm … I bet you saw first hand — over time — lots of changes in the neighborhood.

  3. Norm Barsalou says:

    Pretty sad indeed what changed in my neighborhood.

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