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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-16-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4,217
Views: 833,537
Posted By EdMc
Re: Logan Flight Additions

Regarding Southwest cutting service between Kansas City and Boston permanently, starting in January, I could schedule a flight in February using their website, although, I didn’t make a purchase. I...
Forum: Development Projects 08-07-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3,384
Views: 833,149
Posted By EdMc
Re: Seaport Neighborhood - Infill and Discussion

Outside of New York’s Hudson Yards, I wonder just how rare it is, in the 21st century, for an American city to have a neighborhood this new, this big. Amazingly good fortune for Boston.

According...
Forum: Development Projects 08-03-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 95,342
Posted By EdMc
Re: Malden + Melrose

"When You're Hot, You're Hot" - song title
Forum: Development Projects 08-02-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 95,342
Posted By EdMc
Re: Malden + Melrose

This may be of interest to some.

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July 31, 2019
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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-02-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 147,465
Posted By EdMc
Re: Logan Airport Capital Projects

Thanks for the photos, whighlander. The 1968 Boston based movie with Steve McQueen, The Thomas Crown Affair, had a scene filmed in my hometown and also had a scene of Faye Dunaway walking through...
Forum: Development Projects 07-31-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 179,719
Posted By EdMc
Re: Fort Point

Love the warm, colorful brick in Beeline’s last photo. Without the preservation of old Boston, Boston loses much of its specialness. The demolition of the entire Dainty Dot building was an egregious...
Forum: General 07-07-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 640,987
Posted By EdMc
Re: Open Thread

From ebullient Kansas City, MO, soccer capital of America (although Portland, OR, claims the same, but, KC has a new National Training Center). Women’s World Cup Watch Party for the championship...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-09-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 178,988
Posted By EdMc
Re: General Infrastructure

This is why I’ve lost my appetite for this website - the ABC gang, the ArchBoston Caustics. When I first happened upon viewing this website, I initially thought it would be populated with opinions by...
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 09-19-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,122
Posted By EdMc
Re: Boston Nightwalks

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Appreciate the comments very much, thank you.
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 09-19-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,122
Posted By EdMc
Re: Boston Nightwalks

Thanks, much, I hemmed and hawed about posting these, thinking the photos might not be good enough. I’m thinking of replacing my Nikon Coolpix 7000 point-and-shoot with a camera like the Nikon D3400...
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 09-19-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,122
Posted By EdMc
Boston Nightwalks

Boston Nightwalks:

A nod to American artist Edward Hopper’s, “Nighthawks”, a 1942 oil on canvas painting.
Wikipedia: It has been described as Hopper's best known work[1] and is one of the most...
Forum: Development Projects 09-18-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 371,713
Posted By EdMc
Re: Boston (née New Brighton) Landing | New Balance Complex | Brighton

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1860/44025752694_a7068f6630_b.jpg

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1886/42934294100_4473ac4e8d_b.jpg
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Forum: Development Projects 08-16-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3,384
Views: 833,149
Posted By EdMc
Re: Innovation Dist. / South Boston Seaport

Another perspective.

Check out this article from USA TODAY, August 15, 2018:

Priced out of the market? Cities where the middle class can no longer afford a home

https://usat.ly/2vKXft1
...
Forum: General Architecture & Urban Planning 08-06-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,808
Posted By EdMc
Re: Indianapolis, a Bike Haven City

HenryAlan, FK4, my threads don’t get nearly the number of clicks that other threads get so I really appreciate your comments.

FK4, if you ever bike the Historic Connect Boston bike trail, I’d be...
Forum: General Architecture & Urban Planning 08-06-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 27,112
Posted By EdMc
Re: San Francisco high-rise sinking, tilting

Last night’s “60 Minutes” program -
“Since our story first aired last fall, engineers have begun drilling beneath the Millennium Tower. They're testing a proposed fix for the tilting building, one...
Forum: General Architecture & Urban Planning 08-05-2018, 02:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,808
Posted By EdMc
Re: Indianapolis, a Bike Haven City

Biking is such a great way to enjoy and explore the planet and to keep in shape.

Appreciate the comment, Justin. It takes several hours putting together a one hundred plus photo thread; uploading...
Forum: General Architecture & Urban Planning 08-03-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,808
Posted By EdMc
Re: Indianapolis, a Bike Haven City

You’re right, pedestrian and vehicular traffic is light compared to what you see in Boston, on the other hand, it was a breeze driving around town and bicycling the Trail while not feeling deserted...
Forum: General Architecture & Urban Planning 08-02-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,808
Posted By EdMc
Indianapolis, a Bike Haven City

Indianapolis, A Bike Haven City:

Indianapolis is probably best-known for the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race,

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/939/41936106860_d3aa372ca6_b.jpg
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Forum: General 08-02-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 640,987
Posted By EdMc
Re: Open Thread

With ubiquitous glass architecture present today, it’s nice to be able to fall back on Mr. Wright’s Prairie Style earth tones. Such a brand name.
Forum: General 08-01-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 640,987
Posted By EdMc
Re: Open Thread

Yes, another building designed by Louis Sullivan. I read where Buffalo trumpets architectural tourism, I may pay a visit some day. Buffalo’s Art Deco City Hall is gargantuan.
Forum: General 08-01-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 640,987
Posted By EdMc
Re: Open Thread

Saw this beautiful orange-colored building last week and thought of the Boulevard building under construction. Can anyone name this notable building and the city it is located in without using a...
Forum: Development Projects 06-09-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 98,188
Posted By EdMc
Re: SBWTC /South Boston Waterfront Transportation Center | Seaport

Today’s garages look better than ever, the Harbor Garage could be dressed up similarly. The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy could hold a competition to brighten the facade of the Harbor Garage with...
Forum: General Architecture & Urban Planning 05-28-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,721
Posted By EdMc
Re: Santa Fe, New Mexico, an Architecturally Unique American City

In spite of mountains close by, Santa Fe is, except for some gentle slopes, essentially flat downtown and it is an easy and pleasant walkabout as the whole of downtown has a neighborhood feel since...
Forum: General Architecture & Urban Planning 05-23-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,721
Posted By EdMc
Re: Santa Fe, New Mexico, an Architecturally Unique American City

Downtown Santa Fe is not an amusement park, people live, work and play here. You can head to the countryside to see older adobe buildings built between 1000 and 1450 in Taos Pueblo, a UNESCO...
Forum: General Architecture & Urban Planning 05-23-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,721
Posted By EdMc
Santa Fe, New Mexico, an Architecturally Unique American City

SantaFe, New Mexico, an Architecturally Unique American City:

“The City Different”, where architecture is truly art and art as a craft is practiced throughout city. visitsantafe.com - “Santa Fe...
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