In 1965, the Columbia Point Health Center opened in the Dorchester neighborhood, the first Community Health Center in the United States.
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Boston responded by initiating various urban renewal projects, under the direction of the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) established in 1957.
In 1958, BRA initiated a project to improve the historic West End neighborhood.
Reclamation projects in the middle of the century created significant parts of the South End, the West End, the Financial District, and Chinatown.
After the Great Boston Fire of 1872, workers used building rubble as landfill along the downtown waterfront.
Boston was the largest town in British America until Philadelphia grew larger in the mid-18th century.
occurred in or near Boston, including the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, Paul Revere's midnight ride, the battles of Lexington and Concord and Bunker Hill, the Siege of Boston, and many others.French Canadians, and Russian and Polish Jews settling in the city.By the end of the 19th century, Boston's core neighborhoods had become enclaves of ethnically distinct immigrants.Their settlement was initially limited to the Shawmut Peninsula, at that time surrounded by the Massachusetts Bay and Charles River and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus.The peninsula is thought to have been inhabited as early as 5000 BC.During the mid- to-late 19th century, workers filled almost 600 acres (2.4 km) of brackish Charles River marshlands west of Boston Common with gravel brought by rail from the hills of Needham Heights.