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Old 08-14-2018, 11:47 PM   #81
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Re: Boston - Most Embarrassing Blight That Tourists See

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Even tourists with no architectural interest can tell that its ugly and doesn't fit what they thought (cobblestone streets, brick churches).
Reasonably well kept buildings aren't really blight, though. I can think of a few ways of describing the West End, but blight wouldn't be one.
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Old Yesterday, 06:31 AM   #82
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Re: Boston - Most Embarrassing Blight That Tourists See

^ yeah, exactly...some people don't seem to be getting the theme for this thread. It wasn't meant to just be about "stuff you don't like"...it was meant to be about instances of neglect/under-maintenance/inaction in prominent places...
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Old Yesterday, 08:57 AM   #83
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Re: Boston - Most Embarrassing Blight That Tourists See

This one is pretty horrible....... it's ass end even worse

There's huge potential for this blight with the help of a few 5,000 lb bombs....

https://www.google.com/maps/place/18...!4d-71.0866845
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This one is pretty horrible....... it's ass end even worse

There's huge potential for this blight with the help of a few 5,000 lb bombs....

https://www.google.com/maps/place/18...!4d-71.0866845
Not embarrassing and not a blight
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Old Yesterday, 09:21 AM   #85
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Not embarrassing and not a blight
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Old Yesterday, 02:53 PM   #86
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^ yeah, exactly...some people don't seem to be getting the theme for this thread. It wasn't meant to just be about "stuff you don't like"...it was meant to be about instances of neglect/under-maintenance/inaction in prominent places...
OK. If it's speficific to blight, than I nominate State Service Center.
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Old Yesterday, 08:01 PM   #87
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Re: Boston - Most Embarrassing Blight That Tourists See

Something totally incredibly awesome can happen here.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/18...!4d-71.0866845

This ain't it.
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Something totally incredibly awesome can happen here.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/18...!4d-71.0866845

This ain't it.
Looks more like a Soviet-era apartment block than anything else.
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Something totally incredibly awesome can happen here.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/18...!4d-71.0866845

This ain't it.
Still isn't blight.
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