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Forum: Development Projects Today, 12:08 AM
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Posted By odurandina
Re: MassDOT Pike Parcels 12 - 15 | Boylston St. and Mass. Ave | Back Bay

The Seaport is Clapton, his wah wah pedal and Ginger Baker. The rest of the City is an inscrutable cadence. i started to write a longer post with a list of projects that either are progressing too...
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 11:20 PM
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Views: 761,074
Posted By odurandina
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

i don't like the rolling glass garage door idea. i like a glass wall they can take down in the spring with a row of doors that can be closed during storms.

i am confused about how people will be...
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,204
Posted By odurandina
Re: Garage Nightclub Redevelopment | 20 Linden Street | Allston

If you can't walk the 1/2 mile there's

1. Uber/Lyft.

2. Bike/scooter/moped.

3. Skateboard/Longboard/Cyboard...
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 01:36 PM
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Posted By odurandina
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

My evolving interpretation of your informed post:

Ahh, at first i thought you phrased the question as if to explain why they should not do it....

But then you explain that they could... or...
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 01:09 PM
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Views: 242,571
Posted By odurandina
Re: MassDOT Pike Parcels 12 - 15 | Boylston St. and Mass. Ave | Back Bay

^^key word.... 5 years. The Seaport is rising. But, my God, construction outside of the Seaport continues to move ahead at an abysmal pace.

Thank God i get out for 5 or 6 months in a strech....
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 761,074
Posted By odurandina
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

or maybe, a seasonal enclosure with the City picking up some of the cost.

That open air setup looks badass save for 4 1/2 cold months (give or take).
Forum: Development Projects 10-13-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,898
Posted By odurandina
Re: 150 Kneeland Street | Chinatown

What do you all think their decision to go all-glass curtain wall for this location and
breaking with the red, tuscan, terracotta, brown, grey, beige, brutalist hegemony?
Forum: General Architecture & Urban Planning 10-13-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,473
Posted By odurandina
Re: San Francisco high-rise sinking, tilting

Do they know for sure what went wrong? i've heard bits and pieces, added to some exposure to gold mining near Mazatlan helps me form my baseless ad hoc theory....

The topography of the low...
Forum: Development Projects 10-13-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 761,074
Posted By odurandina
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

What will they do when it's snowing?

Will a glass curtain descend to keep most of the blustery powder out in the sidewalk,

or will the arctic come up to the base of the escalators/stairs?
Forum: Development Projects 10-12-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 152,918
Posted By odurandina
Re: Fort Point

the project is called Seven Channel Center

200 units 255' ...i was at the unveiling a couple of years ago at BCDC.
...
Forum: Development Projects 10-12-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 111,113
Posted By odurandina
Re: East Boston Developments

144 Addison Street/East Boston 270 units 226,400 sq ft 179 pkng

http://www.bostonplans.org/projects/development-projects/144-addison-street

up for Board approval in 4 weeks;
Forum: Development Projects 10-12-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 242,571
Posted By odurandina
Re: MassDOT Pike Parcels 12 - 15 | Boylston St. and Mass. Ave | Back Bay

which option is THE ONE??

do the nimby's get to pick?

there's a nauseating thought.

btw, that's a nice urban canyon setting up there.
Forum: Development Projects 10-12-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 242,571
Posted By odurandina
Re: MassDOT Pike Parcels 12 - 15 | Boylston St. and Mass. Ave | Back Bay

Had to have that swoosh for shipping/receiving/sanitation cuz the back is a nothing alley... right?
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 10-12-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By odurandina
Re: 10/11/2018: HUGE Development Regarding Boston Area College Dormitories

Sometimes i just want to fast forward the clock about 4, 5.... 10 years.

Excuse me for the metaphor but,

it's gonna be so cool seeing the Fenway going "Lincoln Park" urban.
Forum: Development Projects 10-12-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 761,074
Posted By odurandina
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

Wow. i have to check out the area when i get back.
Forum: Development Projects 10-12-2018, 01:51 PM
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Views: 242,571
Posted By odurandina
Re: MassDOT Pike Parcels 12 - 15 | Boylston St. and Mass. Ave | Back Bay

I liked how Menino treated the area off the Public Garden.

This is more in keeping with that proper precedent set.

Approve this and build.
Forum: Development Projects 10-12-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 108,781
Posted By odurandina
Re: Somerville Developments

they did a shadow study on a 4 story bed and breakfest?

how many rooms? 20?
Forum: Development Projects 10-12-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,898
Posted By odurandina
Re: 150 Kneeland Street | Chinatown

Approved by BPDA Board last night.
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 10-12-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 24,521
Posted By odurandina
Re: How Tall Are Boston's Buildings and Should They Be Taller?

i believe you've won the thread.

65 Martha or 1076 Boylston.

You win; both parcels.
Forum: Design a Better Boston 10-12-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,924
Posted By odurandina
Forum: Development Projects 10-12-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 1,653
Views: 388,883
Posted By odurandina
Re: South Station Tower

^^if it were even that one!

if you recall, it's the Tabasco Tower.

http://i1024.photobucket.com/albums/y302/odurandina/tob%20s_zpserryyyp2.jpg...
Forum: Development Projects 10-11-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4,123
Views: 692,759
Posted By odurandina
Re: The New Retail Thread

do we have a drinking and dining thread?

long article....

Getting a taste of Union Square vs. the Seaport
...
Forum: Development Projects 10-11-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,927
Posted By odurandina
Re: Fenway Theater | 12 Lansdowne St | Fenway

i was at a tea room off Hollywood and Vine a few weeks ago.

Most impressive no make that hysterical live comedy i ever witnessed.
Forum: Development Projects 10-11-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3,855
Views: 1,059,543
Posted By odurandina
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

Not sure if serious but you went full odurandina on that one.

taking the bait.... if you look at my "how high can Boston go" chart, :)
...
Forum: Development Projects 10-11-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 186,254
Posted By odurandina
Re: What's Happening With Project X?

^^Last night was crazy.... report of 3 lanes closed westbound on the Ventura Frwy/101/need to improvise: i left Glendale at 6:10pm.... drove Los Feliz to Franklin skipped a couple of blocks over to...
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