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Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 03:03 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 35,846
Posted By odurandina
Re: State Street HQ | One Congress | Bulfinch Crossing | West End

^^+1000. Cue the purists and the Public Garden crowd......
Yes, LOVE IT. It's refreshing, and keeping with the State Street signage tradition.
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 165,273
Posted By odurandina
Re: Bulfinch Crossing Residential Tower (GCG Phase I) | 50 Sudbury St | Gov't Center

the obvious related question nobody asked....
how many levels? :)
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 09:16 AM
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Views: 453,455
Posted By odurandina
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

Whigh?? Wow, Welcome back!!
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 09:00 AM
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Views: 453,455
Posted By odurandina
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

^^ Nice. i don't go in for casinos. For Boston however,
it's plainly a huge Wynn to see the hotel rooms added to the total inventory,
+ offering additional playtime options after work-time for...
Forum: Development Projects 06-23-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 257,373
Posted By odurandina
Re: Longfellow Place (née Garden Garage Towers) | 35 Lomasney Way | West End

(Excluding the Seaport), this has to be one of the biggest holes in the rest of the City in the last 30 years--right there with the 1 Franklin/Vornado hole, 111 Huntington and 1 Lincoln St. There's...
Forum: Development Projects 06-22-2019, 01:50 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 35,846
Posted By odurandina
Re: State Street HQ | One Congress | Bulfinch Crossing | West End

^^i think the 0' mark of the resident tower resides at the elevation the architect team is assigning as the base of the site–which roughly appears to be the same as the base of the office tower along...
Forum: Development Projects 06-21-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4,413
Views: 1,306,833
Posted By odurandina
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

DZ,
These are some of your best photos evaar.
Thanks man.
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 06-20-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 28,432
Posted By odurandina
Re: General Boston Discussion.

Brian Golden finalist for Massport CEO.
He's done a commendable job at the BPDA imo.
...
Forum: Development Projects 06-20-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 115,317
Posted By odurandina
Re: 40 Trinity Place | 426 Stuart Street | Back Bay

^^Not terrible. Not great.
Two hundred and ninety three total units are going in.
Forum: Development Projects 06-19-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By odurandina
Forum: Development Projects 06-18-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,958
Posted By odurandina
Re: Roslindale Developments

Yes, indeed it is.

Yes. i was posting in response not only to who is a neighborhood in 21st Century Boston–but HOW Boston will plan increasingly significant sections of the neighborhoods without...
Forum: Development Projects 06-17-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,958
Posted By odurandina
Re: Roslindale Developments

^^Great points made here. But it begs a greater question. Is a neighborhood a town like Belmont? Or is it part of the City of Boston? At what point does the City have the right to build this...
Forum: Development Projects 06-17-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 115,317
Posted By odurandina
Re: 40 Trinity Place | 426 Stuart Street | Back Bay

You have the right to be offended, be can't standing shit, etc.
Congrats on possessing this unalienable right given to you by the Almighty and US Constitution.

Under normal circumstances, a...
Forum: Development Projects 06-16-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 115,317
Posted By odurandina
Re: 40 Trinity Place | 426 Stuart Street | Back Bay

+ social injustice + w/ justifiable outrage.
Kudos to the Shadow Law reference, especially here.
Forum: Development Projects 06-16-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 198,207
Posted By odurandina
Re: The St Regis Residences (former Whiskey Priest site) | 150 Seaport Blvd | Seaport

Some 90,000 civilian slaves and more than 12,000 Allied prisoners died building the Burma Rail Lines. Future generations will look at this small building and ask what the fuss was all about.... to...
Forum: Development Projects 06-16-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 115,317
Posted By odurandina
Re: 40 Trinity Place | 426 Stuart Street | Back Bay

i ponder the likelihood that a Raffles will even exist in Boston in the next 10 years.
Forum: Board Issues and Announcements 06-15-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 7,466
Posted By odurandina
Re: archBOSTON Update: A New Dawn

Yes, yes, yes & yes. Perfection can sometimes be the enemy of the good.
DD's points make sense and this forward course is worthwhile.
The new owner deserves some latitude, imo.
Forum: General Architecture & Urban Planning 06-15-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By odurandina
Re: Skyscraper thread

Nice to see such a hotbed of architecture.
Accordia would have been our 181 Freemont.
Alluding to your positivity from the other evening,
181 Freemont is almost the perfect shaped tower for you...
Forum: Development Projects 06-14-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 15,751
Posted By odurandina
Re: MXD II | 325 Main St. | Kendall Square

Always the optimist--i'm surprised by your dislike.

This looks very good, imo.
i think the more all glass stuff that goes up can be used by nimby's to denounce development.
Forum: Development Projects 06-14-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 15,751
Posted By odurandina
Re: MXD II | 325 Main St. | Kendall Square

^^The original proposal was 33 stories and 395'. Tough to be sure from that render.
Looks like the same number of floors, or maybe 1 or 2 more?
Forum: Development Projects 06-14-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 277,392
Posted By odurandina
Re: What's Happening With Project X?

^^Even more egregious, they print money at the Sheraton.
Sheraton Boston is in a race to the bottom with Hilton (Turtle Bay, North Shore of Oahu)....
Been ripping off 3 generation of surfers with...
Forum: Development Projects 06-14-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 24,278
Posted By odurandina
Re: Parcel 12 | Massachusetts Avenue at Boylston Street | Back Bay

God, that update is terrible. The green was epic.
Nimby Tom Menino would have been all over this.
i'm wondering if Boston has the best BCDC it can have.
659' to 496' at Hub on Causeway LOSE...
Forum: Development Projects 06-13-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 277,392
Posted By odurandina
Re: What's Happening With Project X?

^^When it got approved two and a half years ago, they said "it's close" but they thought the numbers would allow them to build it. Someone suggested rising construction costs increased risk, and the...
Forum: Development Projects 06-13-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 35,846
Posted By odurandina
Re: State Street HQ | One Congress | Bulfinch Crossing | West End

^^It's possible the planners might try--but the nimby's might burn the place down. 42 months ago, i was talking about the end of proposals > ~390' in Boston. That day is here. We haven't seen...
Forum: Development Projects 06-13-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 35,846
Posted By odurandina
Re: State Street HQ | One Congress | Bulfinch Crossing | West End

^^This exactly: it's a no They'd have to replace it with something incredibly tall to pay the way. It won't get very tall before being stopped by the Shadow Law.

And so it goes with Boston: You...
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