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Forum: Development Projects 05-16-2018, 02:20 PM
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Posted By commuter guy
Re: The New Retail Thread

I think it may actually be relocating to 100 High St. but not 100% sure
Forum: Development Projects 05-15-2018, 04:00 PM
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Posted By commuter guy
Re: The New Retail Thread

Red Barn in Faneuil Hall was my go to spot too, unfortunately I found out last Friday from a city worker behind the construction fence that Red Barn isn't reopening in that location. The first floor...
Forum: Development Projects 01-29-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 13,073
Posted By commuter guy
Re: Kenmore Square North

Count me in for saving the corner building, it's an important visual anchor and even more important these days given the other side of Kenmore Square was almost entirely remade by the Hotel...
Forum: Development Projects 12-15-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3,052
Views: 681,525
Posted By commuter guy
Re: Seaport Square (Formerly McCourt Seaport Parcels)

Fk4, see posts #2910 and 2915 on the previous page of this thread and you will find the demographic information for Boston metro area rather than just city limits.
Forum: Development Projects 12-13-2017, 07:45 PM
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Posted By commuter guy
Re: Seaport Square (Formerly McCourt Seaport Parcels)

I think we are on the same page, just to clarify, the "71% white" figure for Metro Boston is white alone, not of hispanic orgin. 11% are of Hispanic orgin who may consider themselves white or black...
Forum: Development Projects 12-13-2017, 07:32 PM
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Posted By commuter guy
Re: Seaport Square (Formerly McCourt Seaport Parcels)

Metro boston is 71% white, there are larger #'s of Asians and Hispanics than Blacks in the Metro, but as pointed out, the focus seemed to be on Blacks only for the article.

Demographic source: ...
Forum: Development Projects 12-13-2017, 07:05 PM
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Posted By commuter guy
Re: Seaport Square (Formerly McCourt Seaport Parcels)

Overall, my point being is that after reading the seaport article I can help but wonder how much of the unwelcoming environment blacks feel in the seaport is just due to the fact that Metro Boston...
Forum: Development Projects 12-13-2017, 05:55 PM
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Posted By commuter guy
Re: Seaport Square (Formerly McCourt Seaport Parcels)

Although the city of Boston is fairly diverse, I was thinking Metro area demographics which is really controls what you see in Boston center given it's the job, entertainment and nightlife magnet for...
Forum: Development Projects 12-13-2017, 04:57 PM
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Posted By commuter guy
Re: Seaport Square (Formerly McCourt Seaport Parcels)

First off, I think widening income inequality is one of the most pressing issues in this day and age, however those who expect the BRA to do anything significant to mitigate this in the seaport are...
Forum: General 12-11-2017, 05:50 PM
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Views: 496,859
Posted By commuter guy
Re: Open Thread

Depressing...
Forum: Development Projects 11-26-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,398
Posted By commuter guy
Re: Orient Heights BHA Redevelopment | Faywood Ave/Vallar Rd/Waldemar Ave | East Bost

If the goal of the these public housing retrofits is to blend in better with the surrounding neighborhood in an attempt to decrease the stigma of living in what looks to be "public housing" i'd say...
Forum: Development Projects 10-21-2017, 10:54 PM
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Posted By commuter guy
Re: Downtown Crossing

As always Beeline, your pictures are much appreciated, Jeez your pics even make the TJ Maxx/Parking garage building look photogenic....
Forum: Development Projects 09-26-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 63,574
Posted By commuter guy
Re: SBWTC /South Boston Waterfront Transportation Center | Seaport

I'd be skeptical that this garage will help with traffic, anecdotally from what I see in the financial district, it's the cheapskates who circle around and around hoping to find a cheap parking meter...
Forum: Development Projects 08-30-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2,243
Views: 513,671
Posted By commuter guy
Re: Copley Place Expansion and Tower | Back Bay

There is also a qualitative factor in Boston's high housing cost that is hard to analyze with traditional economic supply/demand modeling - there are only so many Beacon Hill/ South End type...
Forum: Development Projects 08-15-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 60,412
Posted By commuter guy
Re: Roxbury Developments

This project generated significant controversy due to the demolition of a large turn of the century beaux arts school building
Forum: Development Projects 08-05-2017, 05:53 PM
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Views: 624,281
Posted By commuter guy
Re: Innovation Dist. / South Boston Seaport

I'm assuming this project sits well within the Fort Point landmark historic district with strict design review, if so, it may be a good example that even in a landmark district the design review...
Forum: Development Projects 08-03-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 113,888
Posted By commuter guy
Re: The Boulevard (née The Times/Littlest Bar) | 110 Broad St | Downtown

Up thread someone inquired about large storage tanks that were on site for much of the excavation process. No one ever answered and I don't know, but my hunch was they were used in some capacity due...
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 07-05-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 56,477
Posted By commuter guy
Re: City Hall Plaza

I think the mbta government center rehab somewhat improved that particular corner of the plaza. The redesign of Cambridge street however, seems to have made it less pedestrian friendly with the...
Forum: Development Projects 06-20-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6,343
Views: 1,043,745
Posted By commuter guy
Re: Rose Kennedy Greenway

Those barriers went up for the Tall Ships event, I noticed they also put up barriers all along the perimeter edges of Long wharf
Forum: Development Projects 06-10-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,323
Posted By commuter guy
Re: Dock Square Parking Garage, 20 Clinton Street

Looking forward to a possible redevelopment of this parcel. The nexus of this parking garage and probably the worst stretch of the greenway create one of the most uninviting areas of downtown Boston.
Forum: Development Projects 05-19-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6,343
Views: 1,043,745
Posted By commuter guy
Re: Rose Kennedy Greenway

Didn't bostonbred envision a roller coaster as part of boston history themed amusement park for the greenway a few years ago? Well, a zip line is coming and I think this is as close as were going to...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 05-16-2017, 08:44 PM
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Views: 630,466
Posted By commuter guy
Forum: Development Projects 04-24-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 78,310
Posted By commuter guy
Re: Our Lady of Good Voyage | Seaport Sq Parcel H | 55 - 57 Seaport Blvd | Seaport

I always wondered why the cross seemed small, this provides an explanation:

"the cross atop the bell tower comes from the former Mary Star of the Sea church in Quincy."

source:...
Forum: General 04-10-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4,494
Views: 496,859
Posted By commuter guy
Re: Open Thread

Apparently, as per a story I heard this eve on NPR, they were going to have to cancel another flight out of Louisville if they couldn't get the 4 crew members down there.

Also never realized the...
Forum: Development Projects 03-29-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3,984
Views: 639,090
Posted By commuter guy
Re: The New Retail Thread

They are considering putting a beer garden in the Greenway:

http://www.bostonherald.com/business/business_markets/2017/03/greenway_eyes_beer_and_wine_garden
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