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Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 05-24-2018, 09:08 PM
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Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: Briv

https://www.esquiremag.ph/culture/lifestyle/public-transportation-network-manila-a00203-20180405

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Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 05-24-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,565
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: Briv

It certainly has, not for Boston area, but I know for sure in Green Bay, Seattle, the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Poland, England, etc. Unparalleled breadth of information on major development...
Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 05-24-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,565
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: Briv

Not sure that the world’s leading site for development information is “shit”. Spam to boost post count is a tiny fraction of all posts, and look at the Seattle forum for a good example of...
Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 05-23-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,565
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: Briv

I don’t care that strongly either way, but I find more benefit in joining a global community of urban enthusiasts, including active communities for NYC, NJ, DC, LA, and Seattle, than in staying...
Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 05-21-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,565
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: Briv

Probably not much initially, but more of a long-term guarantee of hosting, moderation, and maintenance. If this site dies it is clearly the best option. It's more about the avoidance of loss than...
Forum: Development Projects 05-08-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 275,510
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: South Boston Infill and Small Projects

No update on 232 Old Colony?
Forum: Development Projects 05-08-2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 24,165
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: UMass Boston Residence Hall 1 | Columbia Point | Dorchester

I would click "Like" if we had that extension. I guess it's the "upscaling" of every corner of Boston, in a way. Now there's gonna be rich kids from the suburbs just like at almost every college or...
Forum: Development Projects 05-07-2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2,742
Views: 650,896
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

Yeah, there's just a severe lack of any street life, so even though it is a historic city, there's nowhere in the area with that city vibe. Just a bunch of old triple-deckers scattered around filled...
Forum: Greater New England 05-06-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 67,851
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: Worcester Improvements

The new apartments downtown on Front Street are semi-complete (one of the two wings looks occupied, some retail opened). The AC Hotel near it seems to be taking forever to finish, maybe the rooms...
Forum: Development Projects 05-06-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2,742
Views: 650,896
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

Worcester is pretty crappy by Boston standards but by "post-industrial New England medium city" standards it is doing OK. Better than Waterbury and Fall River at least. The public realm is very...
Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 05-04-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,565
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: Briv

Well it's based on the amount of user activity. A New Jersey section was set up a few years ago and the NYC section was massively expanded. The quality of discussion isn't much different either. ...
Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 05-03-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,565
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: Briv

I mean if it really comes to it, I have enough clout to get a dedicated Boston section set up on SkyscraperCity. I mean, only if there's enough demand for it, which will only happen if this site...
Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 04-30-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,565
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: Briv

https://whois.icann.org/en/lookup?name=archboston.org
Forum: Development Projects 04-30-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 162,079
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: The Beverly (née Merano) (Parcels 1B & 1C) | Bulfinch Triangle | West End

Well, that means there's a pretty short list of cities that have matched or exceeded what's going on just in this immediate area. Probably NYC, Toronto, DC, LA, SF, Seattle, maybe a few others, but...
Forum: Development Projects 04-30-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 162,079
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: The Beverly (née Merano) (Parcels 1B & 1C) | Bulfinch Triangle | West End

This whole area is pretty impressive in a way. The development in this area alone definitely exceeds that of nearly all New England/Northeast/Midwest smaller cities. Of course it's not as perfect...
Forum: Development Projects 04-30-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 118,158
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: The Boulevard (née The Times/Littlest Bar) | 110 Broad St | Downtown

I guess it'll look fine and no one will really care too much. Things usually look alright when completed, if not always up to our high standards (for architectural design, historic preservation,...
Forum: Development Projects 04-30-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 318,274
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: Allston-Brighton Developments

Well leave the discussion of urbanity (yes, including 5 over 1) to those who want to discuss it. My bad for bringing that up, was a troll moment. Anyway, yeah I remembered something from a while...
Forum: Development Projects 04-30-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 318,274
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: Allston-Brighton Developments

This is perfectly contextual for the modern era. It's a little taller than its surroundings but the massing is perfect for the area, mid-rise urban. Nothing like a suburban car-oriented apartment...
Forum: Development Projects 04-29-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 318,274
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: Allston-Brighton Developments

Truly one of the nicest urban massings going up today. Totally transforms the feel of the area. DHZ22 had to talk shit about my comment predicting this a while back but whatever, fuck him.
Forum: Development Projects 03-15-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 271,841
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Forum: Development Projects 03-15-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 66,487
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: Mixed Use Complex | 345 Harrison Ave | South End

Little red section is fine. Yellow part less so, and I guess I appreciate the effort on the grey part's massing but it just looks off. I'd still live here if I was in the market (I'm guessing their...
Forum: Development Projects 03-08-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 143,757
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Forum: Development Projects 03-08-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 59,941
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: Winter Garden | 100 Federal St. | Financial District

It's a new structure. Quit your bitchin'.
Forum: Development Projects 03-05-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,081
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Forum: Development Projects 02-24-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,269
Posted By BarbaricManchurian
Re: MIT New 450-bed Residence Hall | 121 Vassar St. | Cambridge

Trust me, Yale does not care for anything outside its borders lol. I wouldn't go so far as calling New Haven a "sewer". It is rather poor and ghetto overall but it is almost entirely preserved...
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