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Restoring building cladding on Boylston Street in the Fenway

This morning, Jeremy Sarna watched workers restore the cladding that fell off one of those brand-spanking new buildings on Boylston Street in the Fenway in the wind yesterday. The wind-whipped building pieces shut Boylston Street overnight and into this morning.

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That cheap crap that fell off

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That cheap crap that fell off of the new 'luxury' building could have injured or even killed someone walking below. Last night's storm wasn't all that extreme.

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Two Days of Fenway

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Boylston uncontrollable luxurious amenities. BRA never calculated aggregate wind tunnel effect. Eat out a paper bowl.

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But... but but...

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CHEAPLY BUILT, BOXY, IKEA CONDOS ARE THE TRIPLE-DECKERS OF THE 21ST CENTURY! IT SAYS SO RIGHT HERE IN THE COMMENTS REPEATEDLY!

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I can assure you that triple

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I can assure you that triple deckers have had cladding come off of it in high winds too.

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Huh? Not immediately after

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Huh? Not immediately after they were built and not from a great height. Clapboards and shingles as opposed to sheet metal

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Oh ya there is never a

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Oh ya there is never a problem like that.

Look back at the Hancock tower having glass falling of it after it was built.

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