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Forum: Development Projects Today, 10:45 AM
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Views: 16,574
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Hood Business Park | 480-570 Rutherford Avenue | Charlestown

3 new revised documents:

www.bostonplans.org/documents/projects/development-project-filings/100-hood-park-drive-pda-development-plan-amendment
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Forum: Greater New England Today, 08:45 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 85,909
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Worcester Improvements

Note to all you aspiring stadium developers out there: don't ever say your facility will "smell like" its host city. Even if your host city actually smells great, that just doesn't sound good.
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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure Today, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 202,584
Posted By Equilibria
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Rollout on Tuesday in Springfield:

https://www.wwlp.com/news/local-news/hampden-county/crrc-in-springfield-to-unveil-next-generation-mbta-rail-cars/1658280472
Forum: Development Projects Today, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 352,466
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

I have to disagree there. Folks I know in DC have had corporate functions at the MGM, as it has the largest ballrooms in the area. That's very different from the Encore (I mean, just look at the MGM...
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 09:41 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 124,857
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Bulfinch triangle

Parcel 2 park design-build is on tonight's BPDA agenda:

http://boston.siretechnologies.com/sirepubbra/view.aspx?cabinet=published_meetings&fileid=265834
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 352,466
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

I think it is, actually. I can see the name clearly from my apartment, and it was definitely brighter earlier in the evening. I think they turn it down as people (at Assembly?) need to sleep.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 12-12-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5,498
Views: 741,062
Posted By Equilibria
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

That's not quite true. They're doing rail rehab and full-depth reconstruction on the D branch this year to eliminate the slow zones there...
Forum: Development Projects 12-12-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 352,466
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

I noticed that too. It's... um... visible.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 12-11-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 216,549
Posted By Equilibria
Re: North-South Rail Link

MassDOT: Currently spending $2 billion to extend the Green Line to Medford.
Forum: Development Projects 12-11-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,112
Posted By Equilibria
Re: East Cambridge / Infill and Small Projects

Some documents on the minor changes being proposed at Cambridgeside:

https://www.cambridgema.gov/~/media/Files/CDD/ZoningDevel/SpecialPermits/sp66/sp66_appnarrative_20181116.pdf?la=en
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Forum: Development Projects 12-10-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By Equilibria
Proposed Boynton Yards | 1-2 Earle Street | Somerville

I had thought we had a thread on this, but I've searched a bunch of ways and found nothing.
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Forum: Development Projects 12-07-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 100,923
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Bulfinch Crossing Residential Tower (GCG Phase I) | 50 Sudbury St | Gov't Center

It's an interesting thought that after a certain point buildings became essentially immune from facadectomies... you can't do it with a curtain wall.
Forum: Development Projects 12-07-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,971
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Seaport World Trade Center To be Redeveloped?

I don't have a problem with it. A mix of forms is important in the Seaport, and I'm not sure that 2 or 3 more 200' bricks would be any better than this... we've got enough of those coming as it is.
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Forum: Development Projects 12-06-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,457
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Motor Mart Tower | 201 Stuart Str. | Park Sq | Boston

Fair enough. I'm just going with what the presentation says.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 12-06-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 43,405
Posted By Equilibria
Re: North Washington St Bridge

MassDOT has produced a video rendering traffic flow during construction:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYEYbUsq9cY&feature=youtu.be

The absurd one is during Phase 2, where 1 bridge lane NB...
Forum: Development Projects 12-06-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Whittier Choice Neighborhood | 1158 Tremont Street | Roxbury

Thanks! I think this gets its own thread now that we have documentation. It's a big project.
Forum: Development Projects 12-06-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By Equilibria
Whittier Choice Neighborhood | 1158 Tremont Street | Roxbury

If there was a Phase 1 with the towers I don't see any discussion of it here.

BCDC:
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Forum: Development Projects 12-06-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,261
Posted By Equilibria
Re: BU Data Sciences Center | 665 Commonwealth Avenue | BU Central

BCDC presentation - the saving grace here is all the diagonal lines and trusses - otherwise, it would look like the same modern crap that both colleges have lining the Charles. Also, the street-level...
Forum: Development Projects 12-06-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,457
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Motor Mart Tower | 201 Stuart Str. | Park Sq | Boston

BCDC presentation - cut 60' off, but it wasn't that tall to begin with, so no big loss. Still looks good.
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Forum: Development Projects 12-06-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,393
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Residential Tower | 41 Lagrange Street | Chinatown

BCDC presentation - a design and presentation that truly says: look at the much nicer building next to me!

www.bostonplans.org/documents/planning/urban-design/2018/presentations/41-lagrange-street
Forum: Development Projects 12-06-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 43,548
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Alexandra Hotel Renovation | 1769 Washington St | South End

BCDC presentation - note the different options for restoring facade metalwork at the end:
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Forum: Development Projects 12-06-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 41,721
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Suffolk Downs Redevelopment

BCDC Update:

www.bostonplans.org/documents/planning/urban-design/2018/presentations/suffolk-downs-pda-master-plan-update-bcdc-presenta
Forum: Development Projects 12-03-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 43,548
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Alexandra Hotel Renovation | 1769 Washington St | South End

EPNF:

http://www.bostonplans.org/documents/projects/development-project-filings/alexandra-hotel
Forum: Development Projects 11-29-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 303,922
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Harvard - Allston Campus

He's also been very successful in moving development forward on MassDOT's RE parcels in the Seaport, which is a similar situation (RE investment and development on parcels far from an organization's...
Forum: Development Projects 11-28-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,629
Posted By Equilibria
Re: BGI Office Tower (Massport Parcel A2) | 401 Congress Street | Seaport

All of this is why I'm waiting for the PNF and its floor plans to firm up judgment.
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