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Façade collapses, unnerving workers

SOMERVILLE — Manager Elias Lopez was standing at the lunch counter of Mixtura restaurant when he heard a boom and saw dust, the restaurant’s sign, and red bricks tumble from the roof of the Beacon Street building Monday morning.

In the kitchen of the Latin fusion restaurant, cook Carmen Pineda was terrified.

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