- May 28, 2006
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Quite literally, they are the residue of the arsenal of democracy. There, 25-year-old (!) Norman Leventhal, who is on a very short list for greatest Bostonian of the 20th-century, oversaw, as an MIT-trained naval architect, the construction of forty-six destroyer escorts, eleven destroyers, and 3 LSTS.Man, I love those old railroad tracks. I hope they always leave them in place. They really add to the historical context and look of the area. The same goes for cobblestone and brick streets. There are so few of these artifacts left.
Here's a "before" picture.ugly mess of spaghetti