People on Preston‚Ä¨ is a collection of street portraits and interviews with merchants, residents and patrons who live, work and play on Preston Street. This week‚Äôs collection is featured below. Stay tuned for up to six new stories each week.
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Barry J.Hobin - ‚ÄúMy dad was a general contractor, so I grew up on construction sites. It‚Äôs an idea my dad planted in my head. He said, ‚ÄėArt‚Äôs a big thing with you, you‚Äôre good at math. Maybe consider architecture.‚Äô I graduated and five or six years later, decided to go into practice for myself.‚ÄĚ (Read More)
George Brook - ‚ÄúWe ended up in the neighbourhood almost by chance. We really didn‚Äôt know quite where we were moving but quickly realized, once we were here, that we couldn‚Äôt imagine living someplace else. We have a fantastic little half block here. It‚Äôs full of families.‚ÄĚ (Read More)
Brian Murray - ‚ÄúSakto Corporation began construction on Preston Square in 1988 and opened our doors in 1990. If you know the market at all, the early nineties were a struggle for the commercial real estate market.‚ÄĚ (Read More)