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Mourning the passing of Filene's

A small green plaque honoring Filene’s department store was unveiled yesterday. Public officials, shoppers, and store clerks attended the ceremony. And then the participants began reflecting about the retail heyday of Downtown Crossing.
By Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / June 23, 2006

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They came in dark clothing, some clutching scraps of paper on which they had scribbled heartfelt remarks. Gathered in a circle, they recalled the happy memories of the past: the humming escalators, the powerful central air conditioning, the extravagant holiday window displays. (Full article: 746 words)

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