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Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 08:14 PM
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Posted By odurandina
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

Spire?

haha antenna atop a wharf style running board perhaps.

but indeed, a far better shaped, glass tower.
Forum: Design a Better Boston 04-19-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 711
Posted By odurandina
Re: The next BIG skyscraper proposal that rises above 600'.....

i can appreciate that you might wish to moderate. Your input is generally fantastic. But, did you know the City is doing a skyscraper study? It's being called the Downtown Planning Study, but it's...
Forum: Design a Better Boston 04-19-2018, 12:51 PM
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Views: 711
Posted By odurandina
Re: The next BIG skyscraper proposal that rises above 600'.....

^^Lord and Taylor will be developed. Unfortunately, the Walsh Admn determined Copley Tower would be the last tall structure allowed to cast any significant shadow over this part of Back Bay. Now it's...
Forum: Design a Better Boston 04-19-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 711
Posted By odurandina
Re: The next BIG skyscraper proposal that rises above 600'.....

^^you know what

i was going to include it and just bleeping forgot to add it!!!

Mods if you can please add the Pi Alley Garage
Forum: Design a Better Boston 04-19-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 711
Posted By odurandina
Re: The next BIG skyscraper proposal that rises above 600'.....

Editor's Pick;

You neglected to list about 30 American cities that are building smart for the future. :)
Forum: Development Projects 04-19-2018, 11:48 AM
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Posted By odurandina
Forum: Design a Better Boston 04-19-2018, 11:31 AM
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Views: 711
Posted By odurandina
The next BIG skyscraper proposal that rises above 600'.....

Where will it be?

In the Globe nearly 3 years ago, i posted that we're getting down to the 'really grisly' sites for any serious consideration for tall buildings.

In play at the time were...
Forum: Development Projects 04-18-2018, 12:23 PM
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Views: 109,589
Posted By odurandina
Re: Amazon HQ2 RFP

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2018/04/18/poll-many-bostonians-aren-breathlessly-following-race-land-amazon/P6ZwWTs7I4xRZtWFVyluxM/story.html

Logan Globe; Poll: Many Bostonians aren’t...
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 04-18-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 19,554
Posted By odurandina
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 04-17-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,923
Posted By odurandina
Re: General Boston Discussion.

Yes; starting with the usual suspects just outside Boston's corporate limit–to the near suburbs just beyond 128 near their CR stations.
Forum: Development Projects 04-17-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 491,446
Posted By odurandina
Re: Avalon North Station | Nashua Street Residences | West End

Yep, so odd. After he posted i went through the entire pnf. 45 min i can never get back.
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 04-17-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,923
Posted By odurandina
Re: General Boston Discussion.

The main cause of all of our housing sorrows is our suburban housing crisis.
Forum: Development Projects 04-17-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,925
Posted By odurandina
Re: Dock Square Parking Garage, 20 Clinton Street

The concept looks pretty good.

i doubt this design will be approved. But i like it.

The North End Gang is Boston's Fredo Corleone.
Forum: Development Projects 04-16-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 110,229
Posted By odurandina
Re: The Boulevard (née The Times/Littlest Bar) | 110 Broad St | Downtown

Maybe someone can ask Mr. Hacin for an update for 55 India at an upcoming BCDC meeting.
Forum: Design a Better Boston 04-16-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,086
Posted By odurandina
Re: Boston - Most Embarrassing Blight That Tourists See

i like exploring extinct railroad lines in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Chihuahua, Durango, Mex, etc.

seen just a few narrow slices of what they must have seen.
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 04-16-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 130,822
Posted By odurandina
Re: Aerials

here's one from the ground....


https://farm1.staticflickr.com/902/27379565108_d563e4972d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HHrqPo)
Forum: Development Projects 04-16-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 236,889
Posted By odurandina
Re: Ink Block (Boston Herald) | 300 Harrison Avenue | South End

Being this is 1 of 3 or 4 parcels that should have pushed 300~325, it's just squat infill.

Take him for ballast Chief.
Forum: Development Projects 04-16-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 498,385
Posted By odurandina
Re: Assembly Row (Assembly Sq Redevelopment) | Assembly Square | Somerville

Parcel 8 + Assembly's Edge highrises, mid-rises etc....

need DZH to please re-list all the height disambiguation for my development chart.
Forum: Development Projects 04-15-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 110,229
Posted By odurandina
Re: The Boulevard (née The Times/Littlest Bar) | 110 Broad St | Downtown

i am a novice, and can only offer my unremarkable opinion.

i strongly admire the concept and execution.

Unfortunately, in both instances (opposite walls), the color + pattern of brick seems...
Forum: Development Projects 04-15-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 22,948
Posted By odurandina
Re: Columbus Ave Student Housing | 10 Burke St | Northeastern University

brick is surprisingly good.

*something Boston is incapable of most of the time.
Forum: Development Projects 04-14-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 498,385
Posted By odurandina
Re: Assembly Row (Assembly Sq Redevelopment) | Assembly Square | Somerville

He's presenting you with a point of view that doesn't exactly fit the Liberal narrative. It's allowed under the 1st Amendment to the Constitution.

I have friends who are liberals and friends who...
Forum: Development Projects 04-14-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3,182
Views: 885,157
Posted By odurandina
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

Call John Henry. Let's start w/ Lansdowne St and 2 Charlesgate W, and the parcels from 154~160 Ipswich St.
Forum: Development Projects 04-14-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3,182
Views: 885,157
Posted By odurandina
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

imagine if we got 40 Trinity, Copley Tower, Parcel 15 & the Back Bay Station manure?

And maybe, they can squeeze 1 more >600' between the Pru and 1 Dalton.
Forum: Development Projects 04-14-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 110,229
Posted By odurandina
Re: The Boulevard (née The Times/Littlest Bar) | 110 Broad St | Downtown

which shade of orange is closest to orange?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shades_of_orange

the one in the middle.

which is the closest to the orange cladding at 110 Broad?

the one on the...
Forum: Design a Better Boston 04-14-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,086
Posted By odurandina
Re: Boston - Most Embarrassing Blight That Tourists See

Sheraton North Tower (partial demo and re-clad)

Sheraton South Tower (re-clad)

Solution and development; If the North Tower can be partially dismantled (on its east side), then a very tall...
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