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Clean slate

The debate over what to do about Boston's City Hall is missing the point: it's not about a building, it's about reimagining the heart of the city, its connections to the past, and its possibilities for the future.

By George Thrush
May 13, 2007

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Ever since Mayor Thomas M. Menino floated the idea of razing City Hall and moving the civic center to the South Boston waterfront, all kinds of people, from architects to politicians to preservationists, have weighed in with opinions. The conversations, not surprisingly, have so far largely focused on the building itself: I love it. I hate it. It's architecturally and ... (Full article: 2112 words)

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