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The march of the McMansions
In countless Boston suburbs, the green movement and even the recession have been unable to halt the practice of demolishing Capes and ranches to make way for monster-size homes.
Boston Globe - Boston, Mass.
Subjects: Real estate; Suburban areas; Construction industry; Luxury homes; Home building
Author: Frieswick, Kris
Date: Jul 18, 2010
Start Page: n/a
Section: Magazine
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In countless Boston suburbs, the green movement and even the recession have been unable to halt the practice of demolishing Capes and ranches to make way for monster-size homes. [...] while it's been playing out in Weston, as well as in parts of Wellesley, Newton, Needham, Natick, and a handful of other expensive, sought-after communities for some time, most of these cities and towns saw a small drop-off in the number of applications for single-family demolition permits during the recession.

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