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Chinatown Boston: From Tabloid to Hip Condos

Location, location, location - that's what real estate is all about. And the new Ink Block, taking shape where the South End meets Chinatown, has it in spades.
The glitzy glass-and-steel, six-building condo and apartment development is taking shape on Harrison Ave., where the big old brick red Boston Herald building stood until it was demolished last year.
As a reporter at the Herald back in the 2000s, the location couldn't be beat. Need to get to Beacon Hill? No problem, that's a 20 minute walk. Press conference in the Back Bay - be there in 15 minutes. Hungry? Let's head across the street to Chinatown........ read more