Modern Living: Greening of Downtown

"It's like Europe!" trilled one gleeful opening-day shopper, as venders with pushcarts barked out bargain prices for avocados and melons, farm-fresh eggs, Cheddar cheeses, 100 different kinds of pasta and bushels of other items. Actually the scene was not the old Les Halles in Paris or the Campo dei Fiori in Rome, but the Quincy Market, a huge, copper-domed structure in Boston, just a cod's throw from the famous old Haymarket. Last week the once-dilapidated Quincy Market reopened after a massive renovation to serve its original purpose: a central market for city dwellers....

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