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Boston embraces the age of the skyscraper

Once openly hostile to tall buildings, Boston is finally embracing the age of the skyscraper.

From North Station to the Back Bay, towers are being planned that would stretch the city’s boundaries, both vertically and culturally. In some cases, the projects would demolish overbearing developments from the past that sapped life from core neighborhoods and commercial districts.

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