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Forum: Development Projects Today, 09:28 AM
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Posted By odurandina
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

That's some badass shytte.

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us!!!
Forum: Development Projects 12-09-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 32,529
Posted By odurandina
Re: Washington Village | Andrew Square | South Boston

There's no variance of height. Zone it for ~370',

and let the developers get height from lottery balls,

rendering a variance of height in an urban neighborhood in a major US City.


Bonus:...
Forum: Development Projects 12-09-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 32,529
Posted By odurandina
Re: Washington Village | Andrew Square | South Boston

True. But, Spot Zoning gets an unfair rap. We should embrace it, because of the unique opportunities that exist on some parcels; which in turn, allows for new opportunities across the entire spectrum...
Forum: Development Projects 12-09-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 32,529
Posted By odurandina
Re: Washington Village | Andrew Square | South Boston

What does it say when 1 is 245' and the others are below 200' as opposed to 320' and staying around 280' for the rest? "We don't wish to...." What? Solve a housing crisis? What's worse? a few put off...
Forum: Development Projects 12-09-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,002
Posted By odurandina
Re: Union Square Redevelopment | Somerville

big Globe feature....

Somerville’s Union Square neighborhood on the verge of a massive makeover
...
Forum: Development Projects 12-08-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,450
Views: 521,225
Posted By odurandina
Re: Bulfinch Crossing | Congress Street Garage | West End

Yep. But i also dream of the context of the whole project!!

Of course it'll probably take 6~7 years to build..... but at least 2 are in the refrigerator.
Forum: Development Projects 12-08-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,968
Posted By odurandina
Re: Dot Block | Dot Ave, Greenmount St, Hancock St | Dorchester

At the minimum height this and quite many others should have been planned for all along.
Forum: Development Projects 12-07-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2,450
Views: 521,225
Posted By odurandina
Forum: Development Projects 12-07-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 204,275
Posted By odurandina
Re: What's Happening With Project X?

if i'm honest there's about 18 projects i wish were already up.
Forum: Development Projects 12-07-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,890
Posted By odurandina
Forum: Development Projects 12-07-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,221
Posted By odurandina
Re: Motor Mart Tower | 201 Stuart Str. | Park Sq | Boston

astute.


i loved their ugly proposal formally known as Columbus Ctr.

i wish this ugly thing was approved for 420'.

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Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 12-07-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 41,862
Posted By odurandina
Re: Real Estate Deals

Exchange Place sold for $845 million

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2018/12/06/state-tower-sold-for-million/Np1lCP7QpZK9hcPuaeWaIO/story.html
Forum: Development Projects 12-07-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,025
Posted By odurandina
Re: BU Data Sciences Center | 665 Commonwealth Avenue | BU Central

The hell it does.

Lets spike the distopian bullcrap to push a mistake.
Forum: Development Projects 12-06-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 99,423
Posted By odurandina
Forum: Development Projects 12-06-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 99,423
Posted By odurandina
Re: Bulfinch Crossing Residential Tower (GCG Phase I) | 50 Sudbury St | Gov't Center

Way under the radar and the slowest GD building in US history.
Forum: Development Projects 12-06-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,221
Posted By odurandina
Re: Motor Mart Tower | 201 Stuart Str. | Park Sq | Boston

so it went from 370' to 310' neighborhood supertall height?

or straight 310' to 250' Buzzcutchusetts?
Forum: Development Projects 12-05-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 43,312
Posted By odurandina
Forum: Development Projects 12-05-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 60,405
Posted By odurandina
Re: Official City Hall Plaza Proposals

Still not without many challenges–but it seems a door to begin the process of razing City Hall, the low JFK office park, State Service Ctr, Center Plaza, and developing part of the O'Neill Fed (one...
Forum: Development Projects 12-05-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4,265
Views: 735,249
Posted By odurandina
Re: The New Retail Thread

my assumption in 3.... 2.... 1....

Not with working folk of the lower incomes *like 30 years ago they ain't.


*prolly hard to prove.

Either way, the trend of all these bar closings is very...
Forum: Development Projects 12-05-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3,282
Views: 636,294
Posted By odurandina
Re: Downtown Crossing

i would be shocked if so much as a sliver of that building were to be razed for something tall or tallish.
Forum: Development Projects 12-04-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4,265
Views: 735,249
Posted By odurandina
Re: The New Retail Thread

Pretty cryptic. I'm beginning to wonder if some bars are closing because to exist you have to charge prices that a significant portion of the public can no longer afford to pay.
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 12-04-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 18,074
Posted By odurandina
Re: General Boston Discussion.

i moved this from the Bones of Boston thread;

Five plans that would’ve changed the face of Boston
...
Forum: Development Projects 12-04-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 60,405
Posted By odurandina
Re: Official City Hall Plaza Proposals

Holy shit.....

i want to post this here and thank God it was never shown to Kevin White.....
...
Forum: Development Projects 12-04-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3,282
Views: 636,294
Posted By odurandina
Re: Downtown Crossing

But seriously, Midwood needs to put up or shut up with an update for 1 Bromfield Street.
Forum: Development Projects 12-04-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,763
Posted By odurandina
Re: Liberty Tree Plaza

i should have been at the dedication today.

i'm in Chicago.
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