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Newark Mayor Fed Up with Cheap Box Houses

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Newark Mayor Fed Up with Cheap Box Houses

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Newark Mayor Fed Up with Cheap Box Houses

Newark Mayor Fed Up with Cheap Box Houses

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A building boom in Newark, N.J. has produced rows of bland, cheaply made houses. Frustrated with these "Bayonne boxes," Mayor Booker has enlisted a group of architects to come up with better, more varied, housing for the city.

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