Correction: I've never seen a name for the island near Lake
Street. Fisherman's Island is the one further upstream - the one
with the stone shelter/fireplace on it. The name can be seen on
a 1913 map of the Parklands. Click here to see the map.
Now and Then - Lake Street, Progress Street, Soward Street, Seven Sisters
Seven Sisters on Freedom Street weren't part of the Lake Point development, but I'm including them
here because of their location.
the homes around Lake Street on Soward Street, the 'seven sisters,'and on Progress Street brought
back fond memories of "our" neighborhood. The "double" shown on page 154 in "The Model
Company Town by John S Garner," at the intersection of Progress Street and Freedom Street is a
picture of the home we grew up in. Our 1/2 faced Progress Street and the Soderbergs faced Freedom
Street." Click here for more Hopedale memories from Art.
National Register Nomination Menu Now and Then Menu Aerial Photos
The Seven Sisters Draper Duplexes HOME
No, the Hopedale Storage Company garages weren't built in the 1970s. They were a Draper project built
before the company houses were sold in the 1950s.
I looked through the scrapbook at the
Bancroft Library where these articles
came from up into 2003, but didn't
find anything more on the matter. DM