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A developer plans to tear down most of Chinatown’s Dainty Dot building (right) on Essex Street and erect a 29-story tower.

Question of scale: Is tower too tall for Chinatown?

'The city needs to decide how important it is to . . . preserve cultural neighborhoods.'

By Thomas C. Palmer Jr.
Globe Staff / May 6, 2007

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A 29-story residential tower proposed for the edge of Chinatown is raising a divisive question in the community: Where does the busy Financial District end, yielding to the more livable scale of one of the city's oldest neighborhoods? (Full article: 919 words)

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