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Filene’s Basement

Developers are planning a 500 foot tower for the site where Filene's Basement once sat.

Boston Approves Tax Breaks For Downtown Developer

The city has approved nearly $8 million in tax breaks to spur development of the former Filene’s department store site in Boston’s Downtown Crossing.

09/17/2013

Artist rendering of Millennium Tower in Downtown Crossing.

Developer Plans Tower At Former Filene’s Basement Site

Millennium Partners wants to build a 600 foot tower, filled with apartments and condominiums, while revitalizing the Burnham Building that once held Filene’s.

06/11/2012

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Filene’s Basement To Sell ‘Running Of The Brides’ Trademark

Attention brides: Filene’s Basement’s famous “Running of the Brides” event may not be dead yet.

03/28/2012

The site of the former Filene's in Downtown Crossing (file image)

Business Headlines: New Developer For Filene’s Site; Negative Super Bowl Impact

It could be the end for Boston’s most famous eyesore.

02/03/2012

Filene's Basement is closing for good.

Filene’s Basement Closes Final Store In Boston

The last Filene’s Basement store in the city closed its doors for good on Thursday night.

12/29/2011

Retail Icon Filene's Basement's opened for its final Black Friday.

A Dying Icon: Filene’s Basement’s Final Black Friday

For bargain hunters in Boston, Black Friday was part of a long goodbye to retail icon Filene’s Basement.

11/25/2011

45-47 Commonwealth Avenue (Photo courtesy: Hammond Residential Real Estate)

Business Headlines: Most Expensive Condos; BuyWithMe Sold

Apparently, some people have money to burn.

11/03/2011

(File photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Filene’s Basement Closing All Stores

Filene’s Basement has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and plans to liquidate their operations.

11/02/2011

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Annual Running Of The Brides Held In Newton

Dozens of brides-to-be lined up early Friday morning for the annual Running of the Brides.

10/28/2011

(File photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

4 More Filene’s Basement Stores Closing

Filene’s Basement is closing four more stores in Massachusetts.

10/18/2011

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