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Citizen complaint of the day: East Boston's plywood palace now attracting taggers

Graffiti on plywood building on Porter Street in East Boston

An irate citizen files a 311 complaint about East Boston's Eternal Plywood building, which morphed from the Eternal Flapping Plastic Sheets building, at Porter and Orleans streets.

The famous East Boston SLUM has new, ugly graffiti on it. On the busy Porter Street side.

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someone in the neighborhood tackling the real issues. /snark

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Does anyone know why that building is in a semi-permanent state of plywoodness? I recall seeing it in the same condition maybe 5 years ago. It’s on the corner of Porter and Orleans Streets.

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