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Section 8 (housing)
Changes ahead for Remington
Changes ahead for Remington

Just two years ago, I was sitting in a 12-foot-wide Remington rowhouse discussing the future of the neighborhood with one of its residents. When I returned to that spot on tiny Fox Street this week, the house had disappeared, along with the rest of the block. An excavation team and officials of Southway Builders had moved in to start construction of Remington Row, the kind of urban mixed-use development that would have been a fantasy a decade ago. Seawall Development, the firm creating what will be 108 one- and two-bedroom apartments, street-level shops and a floor of offices, compensated the family who lived in the Fox Street home. The work will not stop here. Seawall will eventually...