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Preserved in Memory

Shoppers’ World in the 1960s with Stop & Shop in the foreground and the Jordan Marsh dome in the background. (Framingham History Center) While the effort to preserve Shoppers’ World and its colossal dome did not succeed, there was a…
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A Big Idea

Developer Huston Rawls with actress Anita Ekberg on Opening Day, 1951.  ( Framingham History Center) In the late 1940s, Greater Boston retailers, businessmen, city planners and academics all saw the population shift out of the city and to the north, south…
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