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Forum: Development Projects 11-03-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3,113
Views: 675,518
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: South Boston Seaport

Well, based on a non-scientific surveys of Swedish friends and acquaintances that have visited both NYC and Boston, almost all prefer Boston. NYC is seen as being too overwhelming. Of course, we're...
Forum: Design a Better Boston 11-14-2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 21,786
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Malden Center and untapped potential

I live in Malden and actually have a child in school. I think Malden is a great place to raise a kid. We love the diversification, affordability and proximity to the city. My son has grown to be open...
Forum: Development Projects 11-04-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 234,043
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: 45 Province St

Good post wiserpak. Sometimes one needs to step back and live in another city to appreciate Boston. Although most projects in Boston may not be cutting edge, I think most fit in very well. Boston...
Forum: Development Projects 10-22-2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3,243
Views: 616,388
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Downtown Crossing

City pushes regulations for signs at Downtown Crossing
By Donna Goodison | Wednesday, October 22, 2008 | http://www.bostonherald.com | Business & Markets

New regulations would rein in...
Forum: Development Projects 10-17-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 199,550
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Parcel 24

BRA approves major residential project in Chinatown
Boston Business Journal - by Michelle Hillman

The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved a $125 million, 325-unit residential project in...
Forum: Development Projects 10-16-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 112,093
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Suffolk Plans for Beacon Hill Arts Center

City group OKs building demolition
By Greg Turner | Thursday, October 16, 2008 | http://www.bostonherald.com | Business & Markets

Suffolk University?s plan to put up a new academic...
Forum: General 09-26-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 13,022
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Pike Pictures (Not Pretty)

Maybe you can report it...
http://www.cityofboston.gov/propertymanagement/graffitibusters.asp

Maybe they should plant ivy all over the wall, that should discourage the "artists"
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-19-2008, 03:32 AM
Replies: 3,929
Views: 672,943
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Logan Flight Additions

Looks like the airline industry is in shambles, Logan will lose nonstop to several markets in the process.

Delta will end Quebec City, Greensborough, Fredericton and Norfolk. All of these markets...
Forum: Development Projects 06-11-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 40,341
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Battery Wharf

Hotel operator leaves luxury waterfront project
Loose ends at Battery Wharf

By Kimberly Blanton, Globe Staff | June 11, 2008

One of the world's premier hotel operators, Regent Hotels &...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-22-2008, 03:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,868
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Transit Ridership in American Cities

Interesting though if the same study was to be done today, it will paint a total different picture as transit ridership has skyrocketed due to the increase in fuel prices.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-15-2008, 09:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,501
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: North Station Expansion Project

Project of the year... that's high praise. Would love to see some pics.
Forum: Development Projects 05-12-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3,112
Views: 723,373
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Seaport Square (Formerly McCourt Seaport Parcels)

Obviously not too tech saavy. Maybe someone can post it for us poor mac folks.
Forum: Development Projects 05-12-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 234,043
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: 45 Province St

What a cool pic. I thought it was somewhere in Europe at first glance.
Forum: Development Projects 05-09-2008, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,089,556
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Rose Kennedy Greenway

I thought MassHort was going to do some sort of subdued botanical gardens on those parcels.

http://www.masshort.org/greenway
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-06-2008, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,631
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Pop quiz everybody!

Good answers. I don't think 104 is correct for Stockholm. The T is too thin. Stockholm's T looks just like Boston's. In fact, Boston was "inspired" by the Stockholm symbol. The only thing I'd add is...
Forum: Development Projects 05-06-2008, 06:50 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 40,341
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Battery Wharf

Wow. Love the elegant roofline. It really does fit nicely on the wharf.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 04-25-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3,929
Views: 672,943
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Logan Flight Additions

Looks like this is actually happening. Boston-Milan begins June 14. Hopefully this survives as well as Alitalia to Rome. International expansion in Boston will most certainly be from international...
Forum: Development Projects 04-22-2008, 03:05 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 208,016
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Waterside Place

There's an article in the Seaport Development thread. Basically, they are having financial difficulties as the price tag for the project has increased dramatically. The three scenarios are:

*...
Forum: Development Projects 04-22-2008, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3,113
Views: 675,518
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: South Boston Seaport

I think what the Boston Harbor Association is trying to do is admirable. Despite her demonization, Vivian Li has been good for Boston. I don't think she advocates open space for the sake of open...
Forum: Development Projects 04-11-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 51,059
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Plymouth Rock Studios

Great news, but I don't think this is the same as Plymouth Rock Studios. This sounds like a different development.
Forum: Development Projects 04-09-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2,360
Views: 409,175
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Columbus Center

I don't understand how the entire project can hinge on $10 million. Is it really worth it for the developers to walk away on what is a a relatively small sum when compared to the $800 million that...
Forum: Development Projects 03-12-2008, 05:22 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 47,910
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Charles River Skatepark

Some progress. Hope they raise all the money they need.


Charles River Skatepark signs with Grindline to built skatepark

Boston, MA ? December 13, 2007---The Charles River Conservancy has...
Forum: Development Projects 03-10-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,089,556
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Rose Kennedy Greenway

Nothing is fatal about it. The greenway is like the city. It will be forever evolving. If it doesn't work, then something will be done. It is in a too prominent location for the city to let turn into...
Forum: Development Projects 03-01-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 236,514
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: Residences at Kensington

It boggles my mind why they allow the Gaeity theatre to be destroyed and then not build anything there. Shouldn't there be rules concerning demolition of historic or potentially historic sites if a...
Forum: General 02-28-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 66,964
Posted By ChunkyMonkey
Re: What I hate about Boston

I'm not sure I agree. Boston has a history of big visionary projects, good and bad. Think how Back Bay was created. Think about the massive cleanup of Boston Harbor. Think about the Big Dig. Good or...
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