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November 10, 2013 12:00 AM

Who decides when a historic building’s mission is over?

It might seem like an ignominious end for a church that was one of the centers for the local Civil Rights Movement to be torn down in favor of a Dunkin’ Donuts, but that is the proposal on the table. The Tremont Temple Missionary Baptist Church congregation that owns the location on Forsyth Street headed to another missionary field on Bloomfield Road six years ago -- leaving the church that served them for 110 years sitting empty.

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