All Quiet on Revere Beach

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March 28, 2017 – A plastic tarp covering an above-ground pool outside of a house in Revere Beach, MA is weighed down by rain water. Revere Beach became the first established public beach in the United States in 1896 and the town of Revere, MA itself has a population of 51,755 according to a 2010 census. Photo by Brynne Quinlan.
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March 28, 2017 – A large piece of foam is embedded in the sand among the myriad of shells that line the shore on Revere Beach in Revere, MA. Revere Beach was designated a National Landmark on July 26, 2004 which prompted the enforcement of environmental regulation including the BEACH Act, passed by congress in 2001, to help regulate and improve the water quality. Photo by Brynne Quinlan.
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March 28, 2017 – Kell’s Kreme, an ice cream parlor on Revere Beach Blvd., is shuttered until the spring in Revere Beach, MA. Revere Beach became the first established public beach in the United States in 1896. Photo by Brynne Quinlan.
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March 28, 2017 – A menorah sits in the window of an apartment of a large condominium complex, one of many that line Revere Beach Blvd in Revere, Ma. The beach underwent a major revitalization effort in the 1980’s after a blizzard in 1978 destroyed much of the existing structures and was officially re-opened in 1992. Photo by Brynne Quinlan
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March 28, 2017 – Revere Beach sits empty in Revere, MA aside from the occasional jogger. Each July the beach has hosted the annual New England Sand Sculpting festival since 2004. Some argue it’s the most highly attended sand-sculpting contest in New England. Photo by Brynne Quinlan.
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