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A one-acre park would sit below the proposed tower and would open onto Federal and Devonshire streets.
A one-acre park would sit below the proposed tower and would open onto Federal and Devonshire streets. (Renzo Piano Building Workshop Photo) Renzo Piano Building Workshop Photo

A glass tower of singular design is sole response to mayor's call

By Thomas C. Palmer Jr.
Globe Staff / November 14, 2006

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Nine months after Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino challenged architects and developers from around the world to propose a 1,000-foot tower downtown that symbolizes "this city's greatness," only one businessman responded to his call. (Full article: 792 words)

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