Monday, February 1, 2010


Remember this one?

Well, here's the new and improved version, which must have emerged in the past month or so, part of the strange mini-trend of rehabilitating buildings Inside the Footprint on the eve of destruction:

It's really a bittersweet phenomenon - the buildings, like this one, look amazing after a bit of paint and demonstrate the potential for the area.  Ironically, though, as we've heard, some owners are only doing the upgrades in order to get a better price from the state in the buyout.

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