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A remarkable renewal in Kenmore Square, the Fenway

As Fenway Park turns 100, development in area surrounding the stadium is finally coming into its own

As Fenway Park turns 100 this season, the neighborhood around it is finally growing up.

For decades the Fenway and Kenmore Square seemed frozen in the 1950s, filled with nondescript buildings and game-day parking lots. On Boylston Street, fast food restaurants and car washes sprouted next to gas stations, forming a mini Route 1 between the Back Bay and Brookline.

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