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Pittsfield High School Class of 1957 - Then and Now
Pictures in Gallery: 124
Often, on Sundays, the Berkshire Eagle runs two pictures, one showing a scene in Pittsfield at sometime in the past and one showing the same scene now. We'll try to show an updated 'Now' picture as we get one.

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Another comparison, similar to the Then and Now series, is of the South Stree Inn at the turn of the 20th century and now.
Posted By: Administrator
09-28-2008
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The Popcorn Corner in the 50s.
Posted By: Administrator
09-27-2008
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This is not quite the same as the others in this group but I thought I'd make up a very rough image above. This is the Popcorn Corner -- without the Popcorn Wagon. The way it would have looked back...
Posted By: Administrator
09-27-2008
Views: 780


The wreckers ball bit into the Kennedy-Bush Block, above at 27 North Street in Pittsfield on May 9, 1979, after an arson fire two days earlier gutted the business comples. The buildings had housed ...
Posted By: John Reagan
09-26-2008
Views: 829


A covered walkway linking North and McKay streets was erected on the site in 1987, above, but was little used and is itself being demolished (in 2008).
Posted By: John Reagan
09-26-2008
Views: 789


For nearly 50 years, the Showboat on Route 20 in New Lebanon, NY, (seen here in 1975) was one of the area's most popular nightspots, according to Eagle archives. Built in 1930 by Earl and Arthur E....
Posted By: Administrator
07-29-2008
Views: 1000


A fire in the 1970s was the Showboat's death knell; the remains of the Showboat were torn down and buried on the site. The Valley Plaza, seen today above, now occupies the site.
Posted By: Administrator
07-29-2008
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This is North Street at Park Square from the mid-1800s. The bulding on the left was The Berkshire Hotel.
Posted By: Administrator
06-26-2008
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The intersection of North Street and Park Square in Pittsfield, shown above today, is much changed from the view from the mid-1800s to the left. The Berkshire Life building replaced The Berkshire H...
Posted By: Administrator
06-26-2008
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View through tall pines of the eastern shore of Pontoosuc Lake in Pittsfield in the early 1940’s [upper picture], above, shows the old Pittsfield Boat Club building, center, and the vacant ...
Posted By: John Reagan
06-17-2008
Views: 786


The shoreline of the Pittsfield Boat Club building was acquired by the city and is used as a public park today, seen above in 2009
Posted By: Administrator
06-17-2008
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The corner of North and Eagle streets in Pittsfield looked very different in the 1951 photo, above,than it does today, (2008) right.The Bridge Lunch diner, left, a downtown landmark for 75 years,wa...
Posted By: Courtesy of John Reagan
05-11-2008
Views: 801

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