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New Boston Towers Superstitiously Omit 44th Floors for Chinese Buyers

A lot of U.S. buildings already don't have a 13th floor because, well, bad luck and all that. Now, at least two new spires in Boston are leaving off the 44th floor (and one the fourth floor) in deference to the superstitions of expected buyers from East Asia, particularly China.

Curbed Boston has more and all the photos. >>