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Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism Today, 08:10 PM
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Views: 165,240
Posted By odurandina
Re: Aerials

The problem with all these aerials is they're too high, too steep & too wide. The best aerials, imo range from hobby-drone level to maybe ~50-70% higher–from more interesting angles/vistas, and not...
Forum: Development Projects Today, 10:33 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 57,684
Posted By odurandina
Re: Kenmore Square North

^^which is *what likely happens here in less than 50 years anyway (50 years because it's Boston).

*the only redeeming facet of a squat building in the middle of the 21st Century High Spine...
Forum: Development Projects Today, 10:05 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 57,684
Posted By odurandina
Re: Kenmore Square North

This project is absolutely dreadful.

6 horrors of this cycle in you-decide order of offenses:

1. BU Science Bldg (utter/complete garbage)
2. Kenmore North (an unnecessary loss of a...
Forum: Development Projects Today, 08:45 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 39,697
Posted By odurandina
Re: One Post Office Square Makeover and Expansion

I'd like to see the red swapped out for 'signal green,' as green goes so nicely with Blue.
...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure Yesterday, 07:27 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 107,624
Posted By odurandina
Re: Northern Avenue Bridge Fort Point Channel

My God: we're still at the 'talking about the bridge for years' stage? :roll:
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 57,684
Posted By odurandina
Re: Kenmore Square North

This one ranks near the top.
Forum: Development Projects 07-15-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 121,715
Posted By odurandina
Re: 40 Trinity Place | 426 Stuart Street | Back Bay

this



and this. nice.

lurking and looking up at the tall peaks in Grand Teton Natl Park (i can't do heat). :roll:
Forum: Development Projects 07-13-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 121,715
Posted By odurandina
Re: 40 Trinity Place | 426 Stuart Street | Back Bay

^^this

^^and this


i want to agree. But 1 Dalton, MT, Winthrop, SST & Harbor Garage, the four additions at North Station &, podium along with GCG (in its totality) are all incredible additions...
Forum: Development Projects 07-13-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 121,715
Posted By odurandina
Re: 40 Trinity Place | 426 Stuart Street | Back Bay

1. They really couldn't go higher (than the 331') without running afoul with shadow/s on the Public Garden.

2. What he said.
Forum: Development Projects 07-11-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 463,470
Posted By odurandina
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

Any of you folks ever taken a serious study of Craps? i'm not a gambler. But, i once heard a lesser known strategy for Craps--where you can improve your odds significantly first by making "odd" bets...
Forum: Development Projects 07-11-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,775
Posted By odurandina
Re: Readville Complex

Speaking to that trailer park: kind of an odd thing, w a quaint cemetery across the duckweed & swampy waters, and not far beyond, stone walls, and sprawling estates hidden away behind gorgeous, windy...
Forum: Development Projects 07-11-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 365,225
Posted By odurandina
Re: Fenway Center (One Kenmore) | Turnpike PARCEL 7, Beacon Street | Fenway

btw, is it me--or does this project score like a "9.4" for impact-ful?
Congratulations to us for the best project until the Huntington rises, (which will also be great). :dance:
Forum: Development Projects 07-11-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 365,225
Posted By odurandina
Re: Fenway Center (One Kenmore) | Turnpike PARCEL 7, Beacon Street | Fenway

Anyone have any insight about the possible, eventual construction of the Main Air Right's tower?
Forum: Design a Better Boston 07-11-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 59,274
Posted By odurandina
Re: Whats left to build on?

Very soon to be, and all but ending is the era of >390' construction in Boston. Excepting for South Station Tower, the Harbor Garage site, and possibly, 1 Bromfield, we are effectively 'wrapping up.'...
Forum: Development Projects 07-11-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 174,653
Posted By odurandina
Re: Bulfinch Crossing Residential Tower (GCG Phase I) | 50 Sudbury St | Gov't Center

Some call these 'thread derails.' However i disagree, i will assert my opinion of *(the everything matter of aB & Boston construction) here.
...
Forum: Development Projects 07-10-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 33,506
Posted By odurandina
Re: Old Boston Edison Plant | Summer St | South Boston

How many total units? i think the original number was like 1,600 or whatnot.

TOTALS:
750 residential Units
330,090 Sq ft office
344 hotel rooms
81,220 Sq ft retail
469,810 R&D space...
Forum: Development Projects 07-10-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,314
Posted By odurandina
Re: Union Square Redevelopment | Somerville

Almost a go??

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2019/07/10/neighborhood-group-near-deal-controversial-union-square-project/Ul9YqOI7KZvPK4jwZatPeO/story.html#comment-93664158
Forum: Development Projects 07-10-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
Posted By odurandina
Re: EXP | 795 Columbus Avenue | Northeastern University

Wow/ ok now that thing looks awesome!!
Forum: Development Projects 07-10-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 121,715
Posted By odurandina
Re: 40 Trinity Place | 426 Stuart Street | Back Bay

This is going to be a big win and positive addition to Back Bay
Forum: Development Projects 07-10-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 363,456
Posted By odurandina
Re: Cambridge Crossing (NorthPoint) | East Cambridge/Charlestown | Cambridge/Boston

Paris is extremely well developed w/ virtually nothing below 6~8 stories....
Like others have mentioned before, consistency is underrated.
Forum: Development Projects 07-09-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 27,919
Posted By odurandina
Re: Marine Wharf (Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites) | 660 Summer St | Seaport

Classic bait in switch. They have enough money to build it right. They chose the cheapest thing they can knowing they'll still reap insane revenues regardless of the appalling, VE'd skin. What is...
Forum: Development Projects 07-09-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 174,653
Posted By odurandina
Re: Bulfinch Crossing Residential Tower (GCG Phase I) | 50 Sudbury St | Gov't Center

You must be new here.

One of the very few parcels in the City left, and developed in the current cycle, capable of supporting 1 Dalton height, now gone. Squandered might be too harsh a word. But,...
Forum: Development Projects 07-09-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 174,653
Posted By odurandina
Re: Bulfinch Crossing Residential Tower (GCG Phase I) | 50 Sudbury St | Gov't Center

Rob Lowe: Face it dad, we're just a ****ed up family, not just the home to some of the most horrendous architecture, but the US capital of buildings ranging from quite fat, to Orca fat, to 'you can't...
Forum: Development Projects 07-09-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 363,456
Posted By odurandina
Re: Cambridge Crossing (NorthPoint) | East Cambridge/Charlestown | Cambridge/Boston

^^come on: what do your eyes tell you at the T.O.D. sites.
btw, Boston is the 3rd densest for cities over 500,000 pop.
Forum: Development Projects 07-07-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 26,759
Posted By odurandina
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