Happenings at the Hall:
Here is a message from Carolyn Shapiro, Chair of the Bakery Project:
Thanks to all of you who have supported the project and who have contributed! We made it to our goal. If any of you would like to still donate, PLEASE DO because our total budget adds a few zeros to our kickstarter goal! Thanks again! I look forward to breaking bread together.
If you want to donate to the restoration of the Union Cooperative Store Bakery Building, you can donate online right here:
One of the donors commented:
This news leavened my day with a joyful sense that something good is in the works. Well done, everyone.
History of the Union Cooperative Bakery building, constructed in 1913 as an extension to the cooperative store located in the basement of the Socialist Labor Party Hall. It provided Italian and French baked goods to the community of italian granite workers in the area in the first decades of the twentieth century. Read more →
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