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Historic tower gets update

$40m renovation to turn Ames Building into boutique hotel

The downtown Ames Building, one of the city's first skyscrapers, may soon be reborn as a boutique hotel.
The downtown Ames Building, one of the city's first skyscrapers, may soon be reborn as a boutique hotel. (Globe Photo / Zara Tzanev) Globe Photo / Zara Tzanev
By Thomas C. Palmer Jr.
Globe Staff / July 6, 2007

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The Ames Building, a towering 14 stories at 1 Court St., reigned for more than a decade as the city's tallest skyscraper -- but that was more than a century ago. (Full article: 839 words)

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