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An ambitious but long-stalled plan for a skyscraper atop South Station won a key city approval Thursday night. But it will need to clear significant hurdles from the property owner — the state transportation agency.


The Boston Planning & Development Agency board approved plans for a 51-story office and condominium tower over the busy rail hub. Development firm Hines hopes to break ground in April, though it’s still negotiating final details of the plan with state transportation officials.Hines would bui

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