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A perfect marriage of old, new

On Washington Street, Emerson College unveils striking Paramount Center

The Paramount Theatre (above) has not been so much restored as replicated, retaining the original’s grandeur and theatricality while accommodating a new stage and orchestra pit. The Paramount Theatre (above) has not been so much restored as replicated, retaining the original’s grandeur and theatricality while accommodating a new stage and orchestra pit. (Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe)
By Robert Campbell
Globe Correspondent / March 7, 2010

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Some stories have a happy ending. The new Paramount Center on Washington Street is one of the triumphs of recent Boston architecture and urbanism. (Full article: 945 words)

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