Take 10: Man-made wonders in New England
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Resourcefulness runs a close second to thrift as a Yankee virtue, and New Englanders have been great builders for centuries. As modest folk, we rarely construct anything just for show, but we have managed some awe-inspiring creations in the name of practicality. Bostonians are so accustomed to the lithesome Zakim Bridge or the reach-for-the-sky jewel box of the Hancock Tower that we risk becoming blasé about the marvels in our midst. But Boston can hardly claim all the glory: Here is a sampler of other man-made wonders around New England.