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Yvonne Abraham

Big Dig left city with ugly network of tunnels

Scandal derailed the vision for the Central Artery. Now, we’re stuck with it.

Instead of boasting mosaics, the tunnels are dark and dirty.

For ugly, it’s hard to beat the tunnels of Boston - those filthy, unfinished, aesthetically bereft, subterranean blights that are a visitor’s first experience of the post-Big-Dig city - no matter what direction they come from.

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