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Boston's (Ugly) City Hall

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What is the purpose of public architecture, and does Boston's City Hall fit the bill? We explore the affordability and practicality of plans to move City Hall.

Call it brutalist architecture or just plain brutal. We want to know what you think about Government Center Plaza.


  • Joan Goody, co-founder of Goody Clancy Architecture Planning Preservation
  • Fred Kent, president of the Project for Public Spaces

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