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Forum: Development Projects Today, 10:09 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 88,169
Posted By odurandina
Re: SBWTC /South Boston Waterfront Transportation Center | Seaport

Logan's idea of economy parking is a bad joke.
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 05:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,387
Posted By odurandina
Re: Residential Tower | 41 Lagrange Street | Chinatown

as long as it gets built by ~2022~23

instead of 2025~29....
Forum: Design a Better Boston Yesterday, 11:45 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 24,400
Posted By odurandina
Re: Housing a Changing City: Boston 2030

interesting.....


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExgxwKnH8y4
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism Yesterday, 09:54 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,238
Posted By odurandina
Re: General Boston Discussion.

in the movie Love Story, on Jenny & Oliver's trip out of Boston to visit Oliver's parents,

there's a nice backdrop shot of Downtown, and you can see 1 Boston Pl u/c, topped out.
Forum: Development Projects 02-20-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4,121
Views: 1,202,252
Posted By odurandina
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

i bumped it....

i f___ing bumped it






Why was this conversation posted on Project X? The 1 Dalton thread is bumped daily, when not hourly. Stodgy, aB thread bump avoidance etiquette has...
Forum: Design a Better Boston 02-20-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,583
Posted By odurandina
Re: Kendall Square

Developers are scrambling for the next Kendall Square...

Where will it be?

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2019/02/19/the-next-kendall-square/iCZz1e7eIECMPufD3UJtiO/story.html

had to...
Forum: Development Projects 02-18-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3,783
Views: 958,205
Posted By odurandina
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

"The tunnel was built with the future in mind."

said no one ever.
Forum: Development Projects 02-18-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4,457
Views: 809,517
Posted By odurandina
Re: The New Retail Thread

The Durgin Park situation is tragic--

the area is going to be overflowing with people after 5 pm in 5-10 years.
Forum: Development Projects 02-18-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4,121
Views: 1,202,252
Posted By odurandina
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

During the day anyway!! Never mind 'lit up...'

Visible rooftops (showing tower rooftops actually exist) aren't allowed after twilight hours in Boston.






So sad there is virtually no...
Forum: Development Projects 02-18-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 208,342
Posted By odurandina
Re: Marriott Moxy Hotel | 240 Tremont Street (Parcel P-7A) | Theater District

Yes, and well earned; added to my adjective list with no joy for construction post 1949. I'm standing pat, as there have been so many projects that have ruined not only the blocks upon which they...
Forum: Development Projects 02-18-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 208,342
Posted By odurandina
Re: Marriott Moxy Hotel | 240 Tremont Street (Parcel P-7A) | Theater District

it's shocking that human beings would conspire to create this level of morbidity.
Forum: Development Projects 02-18-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 178,506
Posted By odurandina
Re: General Electric HQ (Phase 1 - Necco Buildings Reno) | 244-284 A Street | Fort Po

in what universe would this be desirable to anyone?

These buildings are TRUE Boston treasure.....

as opposed to garbage like 133 Fed and the State Service Ctr bldg.
Forum: Development Projects 02-17-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4,121
Views: 1,202,252
Posted By odurandina
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

that crane is gonna come down any minute.
Forum: Development Projects 02-17-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3,783
Views: 958,205
Posted By odurandina
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

If only it had been 659' (to the top of the mech screen) as originally approved--it would look like a mini JHT....

And the shaved off 163'.... for what? so 0.08% more of the sky is visible for...
Forum: Development Projects 02-17-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4,457
Views: 809,517
Posted By odurandina
Re: The New Retail Thread

this opinion is totally insane.
Forum: Development Projects 02-16-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4,121
Views: 1,202,252
Posted By odurandina
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

why does JHT look like someone sunk the bottom 15~20 floors into the Back Bay muck??
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 02-16-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 111,464
Posted By odurandina
Re: Flickr Finds

Is it showing too much of a sarcastic attitude to ask, "when is BU going to implode the triple dorms so they can put up something worse?"
Forum: Development Projects 02-15-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,460
Posted By odurandina
Re: Amazon HQ2 selected - and not Boston

Correct. I like some of what Ocasio-Cortez is doing, because at some point the truth about what is possible will come out. But utopian-based rants in realism free zones will succeed in getting these...
Forum: Development Projects 02-15-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4,457
Views: 809,517
Posted By odurandina
Re: The New Retail Thread

Payless GONE from USA...........

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2019/02/15/payless-shoesource-shutter-all-its-remaining-stores/en56JanHcr8RKWieBjDF3L/story.html
Forum: Development Projects 02-15-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,460
Posted By odurandina
Re: Amazon HQ2 selected - and not Boston

Ocasio-Cortez' arguments about a new energy grid can't be dismissed out of hand. She has some good ideas, and she has some very not good ideas. The required study from experts to crunch numbers, and...
Forum: Development Projects 02-15-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,460
Posted By odurandina
Re: Amazon HQ2 selected - and not Boston

CHESTO MEANS BUSINESS
GE, Amazon HQ shifts could increase the scrutiny for public incentives
...
Forum: Development Projects 02-15-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,460
Posted By odurandina
Re: Amazon HQ2 selected - and not Boston

It would be great to ultimately see maybe 4~5M sq ft from Amazon. Amazon will soon realize the folly of Nashville and begin to quietly eat up more and more of the Boston labsphere.
Forum: Development Projects 02-14-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,460
Posted By odurandina
Re: Amazon HQ2 selected - and not Boston

Thanks it's a start. i would love it if we could get a list of Amazon's emerging presence in the City/Metro.
Forum: Development Projects 02-14-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 178,506
Posted By odurandina
Re: General Electric HQ (Phase 1 - Necco Buildings Reno) | 244-284 A Street | Fort Po

Those who called it 'never getting built,' just shy of 2 years ago;

y'all beat the official news by what, 22 months?

Nicely done.
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 02-14-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 152,119
Posted By odurandina
Re: Aerials

i have flown in and out of Boston about 12 times in the past few months and, despite having a good camera now, i keep getting skunked on any decent aerial snapshots. Despite having great window seats...
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