For over a year, Quincy Mutual Fire Insurance Co. executives looked out over a gaping hole across the street from the office they’ve called home for nearly 150 years — a stark visualization of everything that had gone wrong with a $1.6 billion unkept promise known as New Quincy Center.
Quincy Mutual had already invested close to $10 million
in the planned downtown revitalization — a 50-plus acre development
spearheaded by New York-based urban redevelopment specialist
Street-Works — by the time the whole project collapsed in 2014.. . . more