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Forum: Development Projects 03-12-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,707
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: East Cambridge / Infill and Small Projects

121 First has CarGurus as the tenant.

Has any tenant been announced for 76-96? I canít figure what theyíre expecting to occupy such a large horizontal space.
Forum: Development Projects 03-11-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 129,257
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: Somerville Developments

Thatís because it was highly contaminated. There is one section in the parking lot of the current project that is flagged to be left undisturbed.
Forum: Development Projects 03-08-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 28,312
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: Dock Square Parking Garage | 20 Clinton Street |

Wait a bit and it will be renamed the Raymond L. Flynn Memorial Automotive Storage Edifice.
Forum: Development Projects 02-26-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,758
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: ACKS | 399 Binney Str. | E. Cambridge

Itís occupied now, but the sidewalks still need work after things thaw.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-24-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5,904
Views: 835,796
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

The MBTA doesnít appear to believe in replacing burnt out light bulbs. Instead, they replace, or usually add, a fixture.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-18-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 119,190
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: Fairmount Line Upgrade

Buses can also be drastically re-routed on a moments notice. Steel rails in the ground canít. The flexibility of buses also gives them a feeling of impermanence.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-15-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5,904
Views: 835,796
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Minor correction: The state constitution has been amended more recently than 1918. I believe the most recent amendment stripped incarcerated felons of the right to vote in 2000.
Forum: Development Projects 02-14-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 728
Views: 147,415
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: Volpe Transportation Center Development | Kendall Sq | Cambridge

The gap from the street, with the access controlled parking court, is a feature, not a bug. Putting in an urban friendly street wall is exactly what they donít want. You can thank Oklahoma City for...
Forum: Development Projects 02-13-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 34,897
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: The New Office Thread

Itís the replacement for 355 Main St.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-12-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 162,456
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: General Infrastructure

Any suggestion of scheduled commercial service at Hanscom will bring out the very powerful NIMBY crowd. The Shuttle America saga will get a reboot.
Forum: Development Projects 02-08-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 99,327
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: MIT East Campus - Kendall Square Gateway | Cambridge

The formwork for the core of Building 1 (next to One Broadway) is going up.
Forum: Development Projects 02-07-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 728
Views: 147,415
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: Volpe Transportation Center Development | Kendall Sq | Cambridge

I really think the Volpe program requirement are better suited for a site somewhere like Hanscom.
Forum: Development Projects 02-06-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 147,415
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: Volpe Transportation Center Development | Kendall Sq | Cambridge

I think security requirements dictate cladding that has the ability to withstand certain classes of attacks. That may mean VE gets you oppressive boxes.
Forum: Development Projects 02-01-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 99,327
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: MIT East Campus - Kendall Square Gateway | Cambridge

First floor of glass is now up on building 4.
Forum: Development Projects 01-21-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,103
Views: 605,074
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: Assembly Row (Assembly Sq Redevelopment) | Assembly Square | Somerville

Even with a shuttle to a transit station, a suburban office park is stiflingly isolated. If you are jammed up with a problem, you donít have many alternatives to clear your head. At Assembly Square...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 01-13-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 175,635
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: I-90 Interchange Improvement Project & West Station | Allston

The cynic in me would consider the Pike flooding a feature, not a bug. Let the folks take the dry commuter rail.

More seriously, I would expect it to be built with considerable dewatering capacity...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 01-12-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 175,635
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: I-90 Interchange Improvement Project & West Station | Allston

Would it even be possible to submerge the Pike under a surface level Storrow and rail ROW along the throat? Put the western portal somewhere in the former Beacon Park, and the eastern portal in the...
Forum: Development Projects 01-09-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 31,030
Posted By RandomWalk
Forum: Development Projects 01-02-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4,466
Views: 826,565
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: The New Retail Thread

I suppose the seaport has enough parking to satisfy TJís. They persistently refused to consider Davis Square because there wasnít enough parking.
Forum: Development Projects 01-02-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 155,517
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: The Boulevard (nťe The Times/Littlest Bar) | 110 Broad St | Downtown

The tokenism of the preservation, with the lack of response by the rest of the building, bothers me.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 12-28-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5,904
Views: 835,796
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Question prompted by the RER thread: Why wasnít the Red Line Kendall portal rebuilt or repaired during the Longfellow work? It looks rather weathered. I assume itís somewhere on the MBTAís capital...
Forum: Development Projects 12-28-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,707
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: East Cambridge / Infill and Small Projects

What is going in to 76-96 First? The building looks like a car dealership at this point.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 12-21-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1,445
Views: 252,258
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: Regional Rail (including North-South Rail Link)

Any proposal for RER that utilizes the Grand Junction will cause the population of East Cambridge to generate enough bricks to make a proper Beacon Hill sidewalk around the equator.
Forum: Development Projects 12-20-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,784
Views: 440,869
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: South Station Tower

Houston called. It wants its tower back.
Forum: Development Projects 12-18-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,437
Posted By RandomWalk
Re: MIT Campus infill and small projects

The parking lot has a nuclear reactor situated next to it. I doubt itís going anywhere.
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