What a difference a few years make

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Overhead view of Whitelock Community Farm (7/9/11)

We often measure projects by incremental annual improvements--a larger and more sturdy hoop house, a new planting area along Brookfield Ave., a functioning Farm shed-- but sometimes it's worthwhile to skip a few years of updates and just appreciate the transformation in its most dramatic sense.

First, let's appreciate how a view can change over the course of one year by comparing the above Farm picture (taken in 2011) to the picture below (taken in 2012):

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Overhead view of Whitelock Community Farm (7/2/12

Next, let's look at how the 700 block of Newington Ave. looked in 2005:

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Looking west toward the 700 block of Newington (2005)

And, how the 700 block now looks in 2012:

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Looking west toward the 700 block of Newington Ave. (7/12/12)