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Alex Beam

Wrecking ball tolls for City Hall

By Alex Beam
Globe Columnist / December 18, 2006

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Preservationists are already crawling out of the woodwork to oppose mayor Tom Menino's One Great Idea -- moving City Hall to the waterfront and selling off the existing monstrosity to a developer. Predictably, the architectural priesthood is shedding crocodile tears over the possible loss of Gerhard Kallmann and Noel McKinnell's "important," but ugly, molded concrete, Brutalist doorstop. But there is ... (Full article: 676 words)

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