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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure Today, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 171,241
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: North-South Rail Link

It's not supposed to be funded. It's a study to kill the idea.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure Yesterday, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 641,723
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

I kinda like the Congress option best. They make a good point that we don't need to keep the stations in the same place, which were dictated by circumstantial over 100 years ago, and can be built...
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2,978
Views: 631,501
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: Innovation Dist. / South Boston Seaport

The ICA really gets lost in the mess of glass boxes.
Forum: Development Projects 06-16-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 306,197
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Forum: Development Projects 06-16-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 29,958
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: The Huntington | 252, 258, and 264 Huntington Avenue

If any of you care about the bull shit from the last page and a half I moved it here http://www.archboston.org/community/showthread.php?t=5632
Forum: Development Projects 06-15-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 165,443
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: Boston College Master Plan

That gym building looks straight out of 1954! I kinda dig it.
Forum: Development Projects 06-15-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 42,881
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: The Lucas | 136 Shawmut Ave | South End

Zoning incentives. This is a hold over from the 1961 zoning code which allowed taller buildings if developers built public plazas out front. They work in small doses but the more you have the more...
Forum: Development Projects 06-15-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 280,851
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: Harvard - Allston Campus

This is a perfectly forgettable building.
Forum: Development Projects 06-15-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 2,742
Views: 649,943
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

I've always argued the value of background buildings. Except for One Canal I have no issue with these as they fill in the urban fabric fine. One Canal was the place for a landmark building and it's...
Forum: Development Projects 06-14-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 42,881
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: The Lucas | 136 Shawmut Ave | South End

I hate it but I suppose it's still better than ripping it down, or worse https://tinyurl.com/ycjocabr
Forum: Design a Better Boston 06-14-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3,336
Views: 474,094
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: Crazy Transit Pitches

That would have gone a long way to restoring the lost mile of the Charles but it was bad transit. Once the NS Link is built the need for North Station as a hub is greatly lessened. It's only real...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-14-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 171,241
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: North-South Rail Link

Elon Musk is a distraction from real transit problems. Chicago never has money for transit so this isn't really surprising.
Forum: Development Projects 06-14-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2,742
Views: 649,943
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

The city realized the mistakes of the past and have done a good job of infilling the city. But the West End especially is probably a lost cause. It's mostly privately owned by people who have money...
Forum: Development Projects 06-13-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 66,441
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: Mixed Use Complex | 345 Harrison Ave | South End

As boxes go these are nicer than most. Certainly nicer than the Seaport.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-12-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 116,588
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: Commonwealth Avenue Improvement Project

Now that's how you separate a bike lane!
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 06-08-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 23,470
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: Photo of the Day, Boston Style: Part X (2017)

The thing that I always forget about Boston (maybe because I spend too much time here) is how successful it really is as a city. On Twitter the other day I spotted a picture taken along a tram line...
Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 06-06-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,542
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: Briv

I wouldn't be too concerned, I always have my domains on auto renew.
Forum: Development Projects 06-01-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,372
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Forum: Development Projects 06-01-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 18,273
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: Allston Yards (Stop and Shop) | 60 Everett St | Allston

So they are calling this Allston Yards? What asshole came up with that confusing name?
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 06-01-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: New Yorkers want to move to Boston

I don't believe it. After you've lived in NYC it's hard to move anywhere smaller. Even my old roommate who moved to LA told me pretty much everyone out there is from NY anyway!
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-26-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 641,723
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

The fact that they don't have a street running back up in criminal.
Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 05-25-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,542
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: Briv

I did and he popped back in for a second to activate some members. He asked me about having some members take over but then fell off again before anything was settled.
Forum: General Architecture & Urban Planning 05-23-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: Santa Fe, New Mexico, an Architecturally Unique American City

Great pictures but it really seems this is the Disney version of Santa Fe.
Forum: Development Projects 05-22-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,896
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
Re: Arsenal Yards | Arsenal Mall Redevelopment | Watertown

Closing this so you guys can cool off.
Forum: Development Projects 05-16-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 129,174
Posted By vanshnookenraggen
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