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Olympics in Franklin Park; Effects of Boston Apartment Boom

JAMAICA PLAIN—To be fair, there were a few people there in support of the Games: "The majority of the roughly 80 attendees at the Franklin Park Coalition (FPC)-hosted meeting ranged from skeptical to outright hostile about the Olympics plan. Boston 2024 suggested it could improve the park, but details about the Olympics' impact remained scant." [Gazette]
BOSTON—Side effects of the many, many new projects going up in town: "In 2013 – the latest numbers available – apartment construction, operations and resident spending contributed $17.7 billion locally and supported more than 147,000 jobs in the metro area." []

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