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Boston Merchants seek local control of Faneuil Hall ,

Filed under: News — oaklandgrown @ 3:49 pm

Check out this story from the Boston Globe about how local merchants, celebrities and other are coming together to take local control of Faneuil Hall, which has been turned slowly into a generic mall run by General Growth, the nation’s 2nd largest mall operator. YAY!  In addition to adding chains to the beloved historic marketplace, General Growth has neglected to take care of several items required in the lease, and recently filed for bankruptcy protection.

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