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Rivals criticize Menino over stalled Downtown Crossing project

Say development of Filene's site was mismanaged

Incomplete construction at the site of the Filene's building at Downtown Crossing has been called a blight on the neighborhood. Don Jones walks by it several times a week while working. Incomplete construction at the site of the Filene's building at Downtown Crossing has been called a blight on the neighborhood. Don Jones walks by it several times a week while working. (David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
By Eric Moskowitz
Globe Staff / March 27, 2009

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Candidates vying to unseat Mayor Thomas M. Menino accused him of mismanaging a major development site at the former Filene's building at Downtown Crossing, saying the city acted without necessary safeguards when it approved demolition at the site. (Full article: 888 words)

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