BOSTON — This stunning image of firefighters from the Boston Fire Department is from Bill Brett’s files that he helped unearth for the city’s archives for a project many years ago. Shown in this photograph is of the firehouse on Huntington Avenue at the corner of Ruggles Street and Huntington Avenue. The crew shown is of Engine 37 and Ladder company 26 — the same crews that today w occupy the station near Longwood and…

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[UPDATED] SOUTH END/ROXBURY — Bill Brett was stopped along Mass. Avenue near Washington Street the other night at dusk when he took this photograph of the old Alexandra Hotel, a gothic style building that people have watched for years wondering how it will be redeveloped. The Boston Globe’s Dan Adams wrote about a new sale in a story that was published on Aug. 1, 2017. The Boston Globe reported on this building’s status in 2015…

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