Old Becomes New Again In Boston

Now that the Big Dig tunnel is complete, Boston launches a new effort in reshaping its urban landscape.
December 19, 2003, 5am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The restitching of these streets, some dating to the 17th century, will not occur all at once... Demolition can finally start this weekend, when traffic is taken off the structure and diverted permanently underground. The excitement of city officials and project managers is palpable, as they envision historic streets becoming part of the daily lexicon for commuters, pedestrians, and drivers traveling from one part of the city to another. In the reestablished street layout, everything old will become new again."

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Published on Thursday, December 18, 2003 in The Boston Globe
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