Once Hip To Be Harvard Square

Author reminisces over memories of Harvard Square, when it was once a haven for Modernist-minded architects, like Jose Luis Sert and Benjamin Thompson.
July 10, 2003, 6am PDT | Connie Chung
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"In those years, from maybe 1960 to 1975, Harvard Square was a world capital of architecture, in a way it has never been since. Those were still the halcyon days of the modern movement. There was a messianic spirit, a belief that the future was being invented, which no longer exists today."

Thanks to Connie Chung

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Published on Sunday, July 6, 2003 in The Boston Globe
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