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Leaks splash visitors inside exhibit center

$800m convention facility has numerous design flaws

A trash can collected water from a leak during a boat show at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. A $24 million settlement from the building's architects will cover repairs. A trash can collected water from a leak during a boat show at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. A $24 million settlement from the building's architects will cover repairs. (ESSDRAS M SUAREZ/GLOBE STAFF)
By Andrea Estes
Globe Staff / February 24, 2007

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Water seeping through the roof of the $800 million Boston Convention & Exhibition Center dripped on some visitors to the New England Boat Show this week, six months after state convention officials said that the public would never notice leaking and other structural problems in the massive building. (Full article: 839 words)

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