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A League of Her Own

Remember when Fenway Park felt crusty, creaky, and unsafe? The woman behind its extreme makeover isn't done yet.

GRAND STAND ''I like seeing how people use a place,'' says architect Janet Marie Smith, whose transformation of Fenway Park is turning its naysayers into true believers.
GRAND STAND ''I like seeing how people use a place,'' says architect Janet Marie Smith, whose transformation of Fenway Park is turning its naysayers into true believers. (Photo / Jorg Meyer) Photo / Jorg Meyer
By Brian MacQuarrie
August 13, 2006

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Janet Marie Smith, the architect transforming Fenway Park, works in an office that, at first glance, could be confused with a large storage closet. But look again, past the clutter and the mementos, and a few telling tools of Smith's trade lie scattered about this room overlooking Yawkey Way. Slightly unrolled blueprints lean in one corner. Architectural renderings of future ... (Full article: 999 words)

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