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Gentrification Focus of New Public Art in Boston's Chinatown

A public art project in Boston's Chinatown highlights the effect of development on the lively, historic downtown neighborhood. Life-size portraits of residents through the neighborhood's long history are going up in plazas and on street corners for about a week starting Sept. 10. Among the dozen sets of cutouts are a laundry owner and his family posing in front of their shop in the 1930s, a young brother and sister in a Chinatown tenement in the 1940s, and two shopkeepers at a...

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