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The Dreamer

For a quarter century, Fan Pier has waited for a bold-thinking developer to come along, dust it off, and turn South Boston's long-ignored waterfront into the city's hottest neighborhood. This year, at long last, Joe Fallon stepped forward.

Joe Fallon
By Thomas C. Palmer Jr.
December 18, 2005

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Growing up in Milton in the 1960s, Joe Fallon would ride from construction site to construction site in a Chrysler Imperial with his father's neighbor and friend, Tom Flatley, one of the best-known developers in Massachusetts. Fallon didn't need those tours to acquire the real estate bug his father and grandfather were in the business. But the early exposure ... (Full article: 908 words)

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