October 2016

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A few decades (and a few mayors) after these observations from Kevin White, the Seaport district is a thriving, booming area for Boston real estate and development. The skyline is hardly recognizable compared to that of the late 1980s––a testament to the investors who saw potential in its beautiful harbor views and wide-open spaces.

"Mayor Kevin White moved into his office at the new City Hall in 1968. According to the late Boston College historian Thomas O’Connor, “When he looked out … down at Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market, they were rotten. And just beyond that, he could see the Seaport, and that was rotten, too." — "The Rise of the Seaport," Boston Magazine

It seems new businesses open their doors almost daily, catering to the 11,000

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