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Radian Ribbon-Cutting; Hub Pedestrian Safety; Climate Change

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DOWNTOWN BOSTON—The developers of the Radian, with an exterior designed by architecture firm about town Elkus Manfredi (with executive architect Perkins Eastman and interiors by RODE Architects), are celebrating the 26-story, 240-unit tower's opening with a ribbon-cutting on Thursday. Mayor Marty Walsh is expected to attend. [Radian]
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HUB-WIDE—Go ahead, walk into traffic! "The Boston metro area is the safest place in the country for pedestrians, according to a report ... from the advocacy group Smart Growth America. Among the 51 largest U.S. metropolitan areas, the Boston region — which stretches from Quincy to southern New Hampshire — had the lowest number of pedestrian deaths relative to the number of people who walk to work." [WBUR]
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BOSTON—Faneuil Hall is on the list: "A band of independent scientists released a report this week that warns officials that historic Boston neighborhoods and landmarks are at risk of being destroyed by flooding due to extreme climate change and devastating storm fronts." [Daily]

Faneuil Hall Marketplace

1 Faneuil Hall Square, Boston, MA 02109 617-523-1300