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Waiting for a Skate Park has Been its Own Era in Boston, Could That Era Finally be Ending?
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The effort to build a skate park under the Zakim Bridge has long been caked in toxic soil, twisted in bureaucracy, and snagged by miscommunication. The Charles River Conservancy (CRC), the Cambridge non-profit that spearheaded the project more than 10 years ago, exceeded its initial goal of raising $1.1 million for the park in 2006. Yet as of today, eight years later, the designated spot remains a brown field. More