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Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,505
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Scape Student Housing | 1252-1268 Boylston Street | Fenway

I have zero patience for the ageism at play in these arguments, which happen literally everywhere in the country that a university exists. STFU and let people live where they need to live.
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 08:43 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 31,639
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Allston Yards (Stop and Shop) | 60 Everett St | Allston

BCDC:

http://www.bostonplans.org/documents/planning/urban-design/2019/presentations/allston-yards-bcdc-presentation-2019-07-16
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 08:39 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 58,042
Posted By Equilibria
Re: One Kenmore Square | 560 Commonwealth Avenue | Kenmore Square

BCDC with some more renders:

http://www.bostonplans.org/documents/planning/urban-design/2019/presentations/one-kenmore-square-(kenmore-hotel)-bcdc-presentati

I hadn't quite realized how...
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,335
Posted By Equilibria
Re: 99 A Street | 99 A Street | South Boston

Some revisions (BCDC):

http://www.bostonplans.org/documents/planning/urban-design/2019/presentations/99a-street-bcdc-presentation-2019-06-16
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 07-18-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4,147
Views: 819,390
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Logan Flight Additions

Correct. Vertex would still be in Cambridge without the I-90 tunnels.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 07-18-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,957
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Unbuilt roads around metro Boston

As a consultant in Mass I can promise you we aren't looking to spin our wheels. We want our work used.
Forum: Development Projects 07-18-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,275
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Parcel P (Foundation Medicine) | 400 Summer Street | Seaport

This has been obvious for some time, but Foundation Medicine has officially signed on for this:
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Forum: Development Projects 07-17-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,411
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Worcester Ballpark & Redev

There is nothing conflicting here. They were preliminary. They were produced before the project had an architect and before Janet Marie Smith was even involved. They have been replaced by the...
Forum: Development Projects 07-17-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,411
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Worcester Ballpark & Redev

Again, they aren't. The website does not have the most recent renderings from last week.

The renders in the master plan are out-of-date conceptions that don't represent the actual design.
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Forum: Development Projects 07-17-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,348
Posted By Equilibria
Re: East Cambridge / Infill and Small Projects

I believe it's the new DCR maintenance facility.
Forum: Development Projects 07-17-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,427
Views: 283,629
Posted By Equilibria
Re: What's Happening With Project X?

Is that just for the Marathon Bombing Memorial?
Forum: Development Projects 07-17-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 33,758
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Old Boston Edison Plant | Summer St | South Boston

Why would one expect that? It's Massport's property. It has nothing to do with 776 Summer.
Forum: Development Projects 07-17-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 33,758
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Old Boston Edison Plant | Summer St | South Boston

I believe that Massport has addressed this in their board slides. They've been very clear that they don't see an issue.

I'm not sure I see your point on the DC story - the developer got screwed as...
Forum: Development Projects 07-17-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 33,758
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Old Boston Edison Plant | Summer St | South Boston

I don't see any residential fronting the haul road, and since Massport owns it I doubt they'd allow non-commercial traffic. I see a back entrance, potentially for fire lane access, but all car access...
Forum: Development Projects 07-16-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 23,267
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Parcel P-12 | 286-290 Tremont St | Chinatown

This has now been advanced to the BPDA:

http://www.bostonplans.org/getattachment/1ec6de3b-cb7f-4c39-a3a7-113fa72121e0
Forum: Development Projects 07-16-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 403,089
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Allston-Brighton Developments

Some pretty standard-issue 5-on-1 prefab apartments for the intersection of Lincoln and Cambridge:

http://www.bostonplans.org/getattachment/3c56e958-3a41-4e93-ae5d-376c541c60e0
Forum: Development Projects 07-15-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 256,405
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Possible Boston soccer stadium | Discussion

This was proposed in the 60s and again in the 90s, generally centered on what is now the Seaport. We've discussed it in so many threads that I believe we have a drinking game for it :).
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Forum: Development Projects 07-12-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,794
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Commonwealth Pier Revitalization (née Seaport WTC)| 200 Seaport Boulevard | Seapo

Hey! The Logan Airport control tower is technically a skyline...
Forum: Development Projects 07-12-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 365,331
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Fenway Center (One Kenmore) | Turnpike PARCEL 7, Beacon Street | Fenway

The Turnpike Authority ceased to exist almost exactly 10 years ago.

MassDOT has spent 2019 working with several different developers to develop design standards and construction...
Forum: Development Projects 07-11-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 464,218
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2019/07/11/wynn-offers-investors-glimpse-everett-development-potential/Y1alZ7tIRVCvWcwRCnVWRK/story.html?event=event25
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Forum: Development Projects 07-11-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 23,476
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Jamaica Plain Infill

When I see six stories on a building like this - that's because the developer wants to build with wood, not because of NIMBYs or a lack of ambition. Wood on steel/concrete is a maximum 5 + 1...
Forum: Development Projects 07-11-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,411
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Worcester Ballpark & Redev

A twitter user has the updated render we expected from the (still going on) groundbreaking:

https://twitter.com/agreenphotog/status/1149407249607118854

Looks like more of a steel...
Forum: Development Projects 07-11-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 23,476
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Jamaica Plain Infill

PNF for 6 stories of mixed use in Jackson Square:

http://www.bostonplans.org/documents/projects/development-project-filings/letter-of-intent-1595-1599-columbus-avenue
Forum: Development Projects 07-11-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 705,927
Posted By Equilibria
Re: Cambridge Developments

Some big changes are potentially coming for Roosevelt Towers (four buildings on Evereteze Way and the big one at the end with the two cupolas.
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Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 07-11-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By Equilibria
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