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Historic church damaged by MBTA project

Crack opens in wall of Boston's Old South

Above, the exterior of Old South Church sustained cracks (at left), apparently caused by construction of an elevator. Below, the sanctuary also suffered structural fractures. Above, the exterior of Old South Church sustained cracks (at left), apparently caused by construction of an elevator. Below, the sanctuary also suffered structural fractures. (PHOTOS BY GEORGE RIZER/GLOBE STAFF)
By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / December 6, 2008

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A controversial MBTA construction project in Copley Square has caused significant damage to Old South Church, a national historic landmark with a distinctive Roxbury puddingstone façade and a richly ornate interior. (Full article: 1141 words)

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