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Architecture

Boston's tall buildings reflect an inspired idea

The High Spine now gives city its center and shape

By Robert Campbell
Globe Correspondent / February 26, 2006

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The High Spine. The Dorsal Fin. The Hogback. Call it what you want. It's Boston's spiky backbone of tall buildings. They run in a narrow, meandering path from downtown out along the line of Boylston and Huntington. The peaks in this chain of vertebrae are the Pru and the Hancock, but there are lots of others. And more towers are ... (Full article: 1043 words)

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