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Old Posted Apr 4, 2009, 11:29 PM
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Originally Posted by mrnyc View Post
of course it was dumb. thus appropriate to the building. i mean a thread on this one? really? certainly its not offensive or anything, but even at best it's an unremarkable slab. well, outside of being as someone else said la tour montparnasseston. sorry bostonites, ya got better.
First of all we're Bostonians.

Second, this building was a first of its kind and a beautiful grand gesture that completely changed the Boston skyline and influenced all of Henry Cobb's designs thereafter. Although you probably don't care about all that since you seem to be obsessed with the building's superfluous proportions.
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