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Forum: Development Projects Today, 12:12 PM
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Posted By odurandina
Re: Development Map and Chart

build baby build another Four Seasons type property at 65 Martha Rd

airbnb too at 15% the units at Tremont Crossing and just build the fucking thing the right height. God forbid someone sleeps in...
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 11:23 AM
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Views: 1,044,208
Posted By odurandina
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

Yes the Malibu Farms (the Pier) is very good.

Also check out Escobar's (great prices) across the street.

my favorite dining is at Taverna Tony. The food is incredible, reasonably priced, and...
Forum: General 09-19-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By odurandina
Re: One Project, Only One

1. 65 Martha + ______ + ______ mega project.

2. NSRL

3.


plus the Blue line underneath running all the way to BU West.
Forum: Development Projects 09-19-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 320,090
Posted By odurandina
Re: Boston (née New Brighton) Landing | New Balance Complex | Brighton

i can't imagine they've abandoned the hotel project that will reach full occupancy the week it opens.

does anyone know?
Forum: Development Projects 09-19-2018, 10:52 PM
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Views: 1,044,208
Posted By odurandina
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

Really great effort DZ. You had to cover a lot of ground to get those shots!

That clean fall air is coming.

Don't feel bad......

Sunset over Point Dume from Malibu bluffs was considerably...
Forum: Development Projects 09-19-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 29,520
Posted By odurandina
Re: Washington Village | Andrew Square | South Boston

Cool. Jesus; Bring the excavators already..... the damn City desperately needs these Tremont Crossing/

1 Charlestown/ Andrews Square scale projects completed 2 years ago.
Forum: Development Projects 09-19-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 46,341
Posted By odurandina
Re: MXD | 145 Broadway/250 Binney | Kendall Square

gotta merge those shots.

badass DZ.
Forum: Development Projects 09-18-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,599
Posted By odurandina
Forum: Development Projects 09-18-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,599
Posted By odurandina
Re: Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial | Boston Common | Downtown

Put this in Copley Square or City Hall Plaza.

Keep the green space Green.

btw, just like JFK, Martin Luther King would be labeled a right wing fascist today.

One of our nation's greatest...
Forum: Development Projects 09-18-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,501
Posted By odurandina
Re: Hood Business Park | 480-570 Rutherford Avenue | Charlestown

Of course..... at this point, we're drowning in stupid names.

i realize Encore is a part of the Wynn branding.

name it The Mystic
Forum: Development Projects 09-18-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 201,462
Posted By odurandina
Re: Longfellow Place (née Garden Garage Towers) | 35 Lomasney Way | West End

They did that to preserve a large open space for the CRP community.

At least you'll have an outer street wall, albeit a circular one.


*Don't expect genuine accessible space. Expect the...
Forum: Development Projects 09-18-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,642
Posted By odurandina
Re: Orient Heights BHA Redevelopment | Faywood Ave/Vallar Rd/Waldemar Ave | East Bost

This one came with way too little opposition. Per the usual, it should have been at least 50~150 more units with the same number of parking spaces as existing project (Welcoming the young active folk...
Forum: Development Projects 09-17-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,501
Posted By odurandina
Re: Hood Business Park | 480-570 Rutherford Avenue | Charlestown

i don't get it.

i'm generally a supporter of Elkus design around town.
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 09-14-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 93,342
Posted By odurandina
Re: Flickr Finds

That is the strangest pic.....

i can see The Hub residential tower but no MT.
Forum: Development Projects 09-14-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,828
Views: 1,044,208
Posted By odurandina
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

Add Copley Tower + 1000 Boylston + 885' at 1065 Boylston + 650' at 2 Charlesgate W

+ twin 550's at the Midtown Hotel site + 530' at the CS Garage

+ 600' East wing addition at the Sheraton...
Forum: Development Projects 09-14-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 25,462
Posted By odurandina
Re: Kenmore Square North

Fenway is now a lot closer to the average on MLB seating capacity than 25 years ago. The trend with new parks has been like, 40~42,000 seats. ....Fenway could increase seating by 3~5,000 and they'd...
Forum: Development Projects 09-13-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 79,041
Posted By odurandina
Re: Development Map and Chart

The Boston Globe math;

After decades of building nil highrises, and very little squat infill,

It's a miracle: Boston has become unaffordable.... from... that's right; NOT BUILDING.

Of...
Forum: General 09-13-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,669
Posted By odurandina
Re: Surfing magnificence around the Boston Metro....

Here's the Matunuck, RI cam; 5-7' perfection....

https://www.surfline.com/surf-report/matunuck/5842041f4e65fad6a7708e40
Forum: Development Projects 09-13-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 79,041
Posted By odurandina
Re: Development Map and Chart

i DO believe it's a combination of flagrant Marxist bullshit, selfish nimbyism among wealthy small-scale apartment owners..... and a few grouchy, old people who think Boston should stay in its '1900...
Forum: Development Projects 09-13-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 79,041
Posted By odurandina
Re: Development Map and Chart

Abject hysteria. i was stoned to death by an angry mob up there. The rhetoric and narrative has spiraled out of control–with much thanks to the Boston Globe stirring up trouble with outright lies....
Forum: Development Projects 09-13-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 25,462
Posted By odurandina
Re: Kenmore Square North

The Citgo sign is a Boston favorite with many people. i can't deny sharing camaraderie for the sign as a visual beacon and nostalgic presence in the area.

i'm an unapologetic anti-communist. But,...
Forum: Development Projects 09-13-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 51,785
Posted By odurandina
Re: Official City Hall Plaza Proposals

Brut;

Let's kick the mule:

what is the proper engineering method to demo City Hall and the State Services Bldg?
Forum: Development Projects 09-13-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 51,785
Posted By odurandina
Re: Official City Hall Plaza Proposals

NO. i don't believe he's talking about streets with cars.

i thnk he's talking about a return to something more 'Scollay Square-ish.'

Changing Scollay and the West End to several humongous...
Forum: Development Projects 09-13-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,169
Posted By odurandina
Re: Motor Mart Tower | 201 Stuart Str. | Park Sq | Boston

It seems logical to keep the North entrance open.

The Hertz location/access is convenience bordering on badass.

Even better (having it) as the density of the area increases.
Forum: Development Projects 09-13-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 72,243
Posted By odurandina
Re: Mixed Use Complex | 345 Harrison Ave | South End

It's slightly extravagant. Could pass for a shopping mall in Ontario, CA, but falls far short of how egregious it could have been. NO RETARDED alternating window floors, 90 degree cantilevered puke...
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