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Forum: Development Projects Today, 04:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,585
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Redevelopment of Symphony Huntington Properties

Storefront retail is in decline, other than showroom retail and ubiquitous banks and drugstores. There was a recent article in the NY Times about restaurants with no seats, their raison d'etre ...
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 08:45 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 189,664
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Bulfinch Crossing Residential Tower (GCG Phase I) | 50 Sudbury St | Gov't Center

A last digression.

The city of Boston has 155 linear miles of combined sewer, and three miles of combined sewer overflow pipe (into the harbor). Every times there is sufficient rain, raw sewage...
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 04:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,248
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Suffolk U dorm (Ames Hotel)

Suffolk is financially weak. Its debt exceeds its endowment value. The value of its net assets grew by about $500,000 in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018.
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Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 04:19 AM
Replies: 667
Views: 189,664
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Bulfinch Crossing Residential Tower (GCG Phase I) | 50 Sudbury St | Gov't Center

A remarkable observation from someone who trivializes climate change yet magnifies the overflow release of 2.5 million gallons of sewage flow into the Los Angeles 'river' from a collapsed section of...
Forum: Development Projects 08-21-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,585
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Redevelopment of Symphony Huntington Properties

If the BSO has engaged DS+R, methinks there will be a major cultural component to this.

See:
https://dsrny.com/?index=true&section=studio&view=list&tags=cultural
Note particularly projects done...
Forum: Development Projects 08-12-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 339,039
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Harvard - Allston Campus

The general palette complements the other former WGBH building directly across the street.

Wait for the crimson????
...
Forum: Development Projects 08-12-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 339,039
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Harvard - Allston Campus

^^^^Thanks as always for the pix, Beeline. The 'playground' is a child care center. The renovated former WGBH building will be administrative offices for the Science Engineering Complex building.
...
Forum: Development Projects 08-12-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 17,470
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Harvard SEC (Science & Engineering Complex) | Western Ave | Allston

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48506407946_495db3e04f_b.jpg


This hints there is a beveled, reflective face to the lattice screening, and on the south, east, and west facades, it will...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-08-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4,217
Views: 833,954
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Logan Flight Additions

Some of this may be related to uncertainty over when 737 Max deliveries resume, and when it can begin flying again.

American ordered 100, with 24 delivered.
United ordered 137 with 14 delivered.
Forum: Development Projects 08-08-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By stellarfun
Wonderland

Starting its own thread, as the property is up for sale.

33 acres, currently owned by Vornado and Boston businessman Joe O'Donnell.

Offers being accepted through September, winner to be chosen...
Forum: Development Projects 08-07-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,390
Views: 480,093
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

Globe article on possible expansion.



https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2019/08/06/wynn-resorts-hints-future-development-everett-casino/8xCrym4X8zPJdPAkG1Q4JN/story.html
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 08-07-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 45,843
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Amtrak / Regional Rail Discussion Thread

F-Line, you are a fount of knowledge.
Forum: Development Projects 08-05-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 46,574
Posted By stellarfun
Re: State Street HQ | One Congress | Bulfinch Crossing | West End

Yes. I believe these spaces return to the pool, and developers of future projects can request them.
...
Forum: Development Projects 08-05-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 339,039
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Harvard - Allston Campus

Where 'in the back' would you tuck it? This is next to the ramps for the Mass Pike. If it was moved next to the back yards of the homes on Windom St, the residents wouldn't be happy.
Forum: Development Projects 08-04-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Developer in talks for Newbury Street hotel

I would think so. It is a 20,000 sq ft lot.
Forum: Development Projects 08-03-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 339,039
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Harvard - Allston Campus

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2019/08/02/harvard-sees-strong-interest-from-developers-for-its-allston-land/snQvk4uNnTE7yJpeIkJLUP/story.html

Globe's update on initial phase of Harvard's...
Forum: Development Projects 07-31-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 179,785
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Fort Point

Land area for the Necco St. garage is almost two acres.

Sold for $34 million in 2013, $56 million in 2015, $81 million in 2019. My house should appreciate so much.
Forum: Development Projects 07-27-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 355,555
Posted By stellarfun
Re: South Boston Infill and Small Projects

https://www.bostonglobe.com/resizer/6zqi2PTbQuX5HMyZRpwox1Ebblw=/820x0/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-bostonglobe.s3.amazonaws.com/public/SKZE6VFPWMI6TJPIHE2PSPSJ2I.jpg
799 East Third St. in Southie....
Forum: Development Projects 07-26-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 38,611
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Old Boston Edison Plant | Summer St | South Boston

The NIMBY holding the cards.

https://www.massport.com/massport/media/newsroom/jobs-business-activity-on-the-rise-at-the-port-of-boston/
Forum: Development Projects 07-24-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 355,555
Posted By stellarfun
Re: South Boston Infill and Small Projects

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48356833891_92493c4f4d_b.jpg

What is with the building in the background, with the blue sales and rental sign, that looks like a propped front for the mansard...
Forum: Development Projects 07-22-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 355,555
Posted By stellarfun
Re: South Boston Infill and Small Projects

The shadows cast by Pruitt Igoe and its brethren are indeed long and persistent. Pruitt Igoe, with nearly 3,000 apartments, lasted less than two decades. Fully opened in 1956, demolished in 1972. ...
Forum: Development Projects 07-22-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 1,087,433
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Winthrop Center | 115 Winthrop Square | Financial District

https://www.bostonglobe.com/resizer/JcUgQqrypDz1_eX1W_yWl2uNyPE=/820x0/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-bostonglobe.s3.amazonaws.com/public/UZACFXCUUMI6TKVE2RURKBLIPM.jpg

^^^Current, from the April 1...
Forum: Development Projects 07-18-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 196,706
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Boston College Master Plan

Beeline,

I believe this is the wooded parcel you photographed.

https://goo.gl/maps/U7c8AB4s69LB1M5g9

According to the Boston City Assessor, it is this parcel (the hill is 100' feet high on...
Forum: Development Projects 07-18-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 38,611
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Old Boston Edison Plant | Summer St | South Boston

The cooling water intake pipes (I assume that's what they are) at the bottom left of the site plans, are these north or west of the buildings titled Block D and Turbine I?
...
Forum: Development Projects 07-18-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 38,611
Posted By stellarfun
Re: Old Boston Edison Plant | Summer St | South Boston

Jumbobuc,

pdf p. 3 on the owner's latest submission to BCDC is an aerial view that shows the haul road, and the Channel (the water), to be to the left of the site, not north of the site....
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