All Charlestown Catholic parochial schools are combined into Charlestown Catholic Elementary School in the former St. Catherine’s Parochial School building.


Keane, Inc. purchases Roughan Hall and begins its rehabilitation for corporate headquarters.


The Holden School refurbishes and occupies the former Oliver Holden Elementary School on Pearl Street.


Holden School, a private school offering special education classes, is established. The fourth and existing Charlestown High School is built on former site of the Prescott School on Medford Street.


The Bunker Hill Monument is transferred to the National Park Service, becoming part of the Boston National Historical Park.


The elevated transit line on Main Street is demolished and replaced by a subway and surface line under the elevated I-93 expressway.

An urban renewal plan for the Navy Yard is completed and conversion to private sector uses begins. The earliest most historic section of the Navy Yard is designated a National Historical Site administered by the National Park Service.