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Developer agrees to trim tower's size

Deal means demolition for noted Chinatown building

Some neighbors had lobbied for preserving a portion of the former Dainty Dot hosiery company building as part of a planned residential tower in Chinatown. Some neighbors had lobbied for preserving a portion of the former Dainty Dot hosiery company building as part of a planned residential tower in Chinatown. (DAVID L. RYAN/GLOBE STAFF/FILE 2006)
By Thomas C. Palmer Jr.
Globe Staff / May 7, 2008

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A compromise reached between City Hall and developers of a planned 299-foot-tall residential tower in Chinatown will reduce the height by 34 feet, but means elimination of the revered Dainty Dot building on the site. (Full article: 418 words)

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