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Forum: Development Projects 07-18-2019, 11:39 AM
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Views: 194,852
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Boston College Master Plan

Beeline,

I believe this is the wooded parcel you photographed.

https://goo.gl/maps/U7c8AB4s69LB1M5g9

According to the Boston City Assessor, it is this parcel (the hill is 100' feet high on...
Forum: Development Projects 07-18-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 33,786
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Old Boston Edison Plant | Summer St | South Boston

The cooling water intake pipes (I assume that's what they are) at the bottom left of the site plans, are these north or west of the buildings titled Block D and Turbine I?
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Forum: Development Projects 07-18-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 33,786
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Old Boston Edison Plant | Summer St | South Boston

Jumbobuc,

pdf p. 3 on the owner's latest submission to BCDC is an aerial view that shows the haul road, and the Channel (the water), to be to the left of the site, not north of the site....
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 07-18-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4,147
Views: 819,599
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Logan Flight Additions

Long article in the Globe comparing Delta and JetBlue and their individual effort to be the first to have 200 daily flights from Logan. One tidbit.


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Forum: Development Projects 07-17-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 33,786
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Old Boston Edison Plant | Summer St | South Boston

As I read the site plan. Blocks H, F, and A are along the north property line, across from Massport property. A is low rise residential. Directly south of H, F, and A are Blocks E and B. B is...
Forum: Development Projects 07-17-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,891
Posted By stellarfun
Re: 105 W First Street | South Boston

New rendering
https://www.bostonglobe.com/resizer/--RHaa4uMfPlhCR3ctLzbVu_Ql8=/820x0/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-bostonglobe.s3.amazonaws.com/public/WGR7K7FHG4I6TD3PXDGH3KFJ5M.jpg

Tishman Speyer...
Forum: Development Projects 07-17-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 33,786
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Old Boston Edison Plant | Summer St | South Boston

Block A, B, and part of E are residential. These are on the north side of the property. The Massport property parcel that is adjacent to A is where there is a gate / controlled entry /exit between...
Forum: Development Projects 07-17-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 33,786
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Old Boston Edison Plant | Summer St | South Boston

It may be 100 percent NIMBY, but NIMBYs hold the cards.

If the current owner checked with Massport re: the deed restriction, and Massport told the then prospective owner, 'no problem', that's one...
Forum: Development Projects 07-17-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,616
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Harvard SEC (Science & Engineering Complex) | Western Ave | Allston

The gossamer lace building.

https://cckittenknits.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/dscf5198a.jpg?w=230&h=300
Forum: Development Projects 07-17-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 33,786
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Old Boston Edison Plant | Summer St | South Boston

From a January 2019 article in the Globe.



The deed restriction is still in place. State politicians from Southie are doing their best to ensure that Massport doesn't withdraw the deed...
Forum: Development Projects 07-16-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 33,786
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Old Boston Edison Plant | Summer St | South Boston

Local politicians apparently don't want any residential.

Article has link to a short video showing effects of sea level rise in the next 30 years on the proposed development.


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Forum: Development Projects 07-15-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 256,468
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Possible Boston soccer stadium | Discussion

The present Philadelphia sports complex has long been the site of sports venues.

The largest of these was John F. Kennedy stadium, with a seating capacity of 102,000 (perennial site of the Army...
Forum: Development Projects 07-15-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 349,471
Posted By stellarfun
Re: South Boston Infill and Small Projects

beeline, stop spoiling a great story about spoils disposal.

Exterior drains were an improvement and extension of the previous method!
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Forum: Development Projects 07-15-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 349,471
Posted By stellarfun
Re: South Boston Infill and Small Projects

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48279908921_7291a2d253_b.jpg

^^^^Is this outside plumbing??!!!!???

https://thumbs.dreamstime.com/z/outdoor-plumbing-pvc-pipes-outside-house-36473315.jpg
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Forum: Development Projects 07-15-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 89,390
Posted By stellarfun
Re: 401 Park Drive (formerly Landmark Center) | Fenway

A long expository riff on Samuels and Landmark, and the history. More a paean of praise then new 'news', though the article does say that Samuels is not yet done with this area of the Fenway.
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Forum: Development Projects 07-14-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,595
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Harvard Square: Transformation

https://www.bostonglobe.com/resizer/HeWS225oDpxC-QTtZAPfDn7XRw0=/820x0/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-bostonglobe.s3.amazonaws.com/public/LVYSEBE46YI6TIWKQ7DTXUPPDQ.jpg

The owner of a lot of property in...
Forum: Development Projects 07-14-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 40,635
Posted By stellarfun
Re: One Post Office Square Makeover and Expansion

So the earlier roof crane / hoist was to lift the heavier crane, and the counterweights?
Forum: Development Projects 07-14-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 27,945
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Marine Wharf (Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites) | 660 Summer St | Seaport

This area is Sampler heaven.

I agree these look far too refined for a Hampton Inn, but also they're too light (and white) for the St. Regis.
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Forum: Development Projects 07-14-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,536
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Boston Arts Academy | 174 Ipswich Street | Fenway

da south bronx.

https://youtu.be/8AVzkTd9R44

how it got that way

https://youtu.be/3zDvsS8JsnY
Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 07-14-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By stellarfun
Re: [SITE REVAMP] Moderator Nominations

Thank you for the nomination, but I kindly decline.
____________________
Let me add there are many good names suggested. I will single out two: Beeline, for his near encyclopedic knowledge of...
Forum: Development Projects 07-12-2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6,425
Views: 1,209,630
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Rose Kennedy Greenway

I think you're right.

http://americaninno.com/wp-content/uploads/wpallimport/files/1//2015/03/New-Bench-Rendering-1024x645.jpg

The horizontal rafters are too far apart to support vines.
Forum: Development Projects 07-11-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6,425
Views: 1,209,630
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Rose Kennedy Greenway

The descriptive list of this year's public art on the Greenway is both extensive and impressive: e.g., a Porscha turned into a spaceship. (And how did a certain poster miss that, ---from a...
Forum: Development Projects 07-10-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 30,117
Posted By stellarfun
Re: BU Data Sciences Center | 665 Commonwealth Avenue | BU Central

What are the up to 12 digital screens to be installed at Warren Towers?
Forum: Development Projects 07-09-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 27,945
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Marine Wharf (Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites) | 660 Summer St | Seaport

Always be wary of designs where the renders are night-time, because it will look like crap in daylight.
Forum: Development Projects 07-09-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,657
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Back Bay parking lot sells for 40 million

I'll re-post about a building in Washington DC.


https://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2017/08/03/capital-one-makes-huge-real-estate-buy-in.html
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