In his second book on Roxbury, noted historian Anthony Mitchell Sammarco shows the growth of this neighborhood from its early days as a farming town, to a bustling city, and later to a neighborhood known as Boston Highlands. Charlie Rosenberg, who took the contemporary photographs, has worked with Sammarco on several Then & Now books.
Roxburyby Anthony Mitchell Sammarco
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Roxbury, annexed to Boston in 1867, has seen tremendous change as a result of land development and a shifting population. Today Roxbury is a "streetcar suburb" of the city and a thriving nexus of cultures, religions, and races.
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