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Forum: General Today, 05:58 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 16,753
Posted By odurandina
Re: Temporary Habor Garage discussion thread until project is officially launched

1. Chiofaro team told me 2 years ago, "it's only a few residents. We have the general support from most of the Harbor Towers residents."

i barely believed them. This was a mistake that probably...
Forum: Development Projects Today, 10:00 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 25,574
Posted By odurandina
Re: 14 West Broadway | South Boston

Doesn't it seem this building sings '1970s.'

Could go for some more 10 Farnsworth treatment as a soft demarcation between the Seaport and Southie (already too late)... and anywhere near i-93...
Forum: General Today, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By odurandina
Re: Crashed his Blackbird.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOjEeGY4QCM
Forum: General Yesterday, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By odurandina
Re: Crashed his Blackbird.....

Background on the SR-71;

http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/weapons_blackbird.html


Without doubt one of the most spectacular and distinctive military aircraft in history the SR-71 Blackbird...
Forum: General Yesterday, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By odurandina
Crashed his Blackbird.....

fantastic read.....

http://www.barthworks.com/aviation/sr71breakup.htm


Test Pilot Bill Weaver tells about a Mach 3.18 in-flight breakup

of his SR-71 Blackbird
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2,803
Views: 671,295
Posted By odurandina
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

thanks!



yes, i've been in Park City, UT.

a magical place 7,000' above sea level at the base.

if you get a chance to visit Park City, don't miss it.
Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 09:48 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 107,705
Posted By odurandina
Forum: Development Projects 07-13-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 164,778
Posted By odurandina
Re: What's Happening With Project X?

somebody moved 40 Trinity to the u/c category.....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tallest_buildings_in_Boston

odd.
Forum: Development Projects 07-13-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4,263
Views: 830,553
Posted By odurandina
Re: 115 Winthrop Square | Financial District

Let's not even have an official groundbreaking.....

Marty in CHARRRRGGGE!!
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 07-13-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,365
Posted By odurandina
Re: Why can't Boston build tall?

sezz who?? :)

https://www.skyscrapercity.com/showpost.php?p=150398805&postcount=892
Forum: Development Projects 07-13-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2,803
Views: 671,295
Posted By odurandina
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

has the resident tower has slowed up or paused altogether?
Forum: Development Projects 07-13-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 979,986
Posted By odurandina
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

yepp.... it gets even better as you recede back into the *intersection

and get some of the Cathedral wall in it....


*taking extra care not to get run over. :)
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 07-13-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 87,835
Posted By odurandina
Re: Flickr Finds

that's awesome. especially the large file on Flickr.
Forum: Development Projects 07-13-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 979,986
Posted By odurandina
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

anyone have a time table for completion?

Beeline/DZ, etc... There's a very cool view of 1 Dalton framed inside this block...

Walk up into Union Park St next to the Cathedral at Harrison Ave.
...
Forum: Development Projects 07-12-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,564
Posted By odurandina
Re: Residential Tower | 26 Court St. | Government Center

your approval notwithstanding, does anyone think this would ever have a snowball's chance in hell?
Forum: Development Projects 07-12-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,256
Posted By odurandina
Re: 150 Kneeland Street | Chinatown

Are projects this significant w/ 'no-brainer-approve-it-yesterday' value to Boston approved fast enough? No, they are not. Good bldg. Add some special provision to speed up the process on certain...
Forum: Development Projects 07-12-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,564
Posted By odurandina
Re: Residential Tower | 26 Court St. | Government Center

No.... it would cast it's rapidly sweeping shadow on Beacon Hill, incl the State House, the West End and North End...

Could very well go higher than 700'.

# of floors indicates about 725'. FAA...
Forum: Development Projects 07-11-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,729
Posted By odurandina
Re: Flower Exchange Redevelopment | South End

^^tons of housing going up along the corridor several blocks down.

Of course we wish it was all closer, but

this is a good office matchup overall in the South End.
Forum: General 07-11-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 16,753
Posted By odurandina
Harbor Towers sue to stop 600' Central Wharf Tower

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2018/07/11/condo-residents-sue-stop-foot-tall-tower-harbor-garage-site/K8TQNho0uYl5OXkSV7Z2hO/story.html

we don't have an active thread for a project that...
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 07-11-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,113
Posted By odurandina
Re: Best public observation decks?

not sure we'll get one if/when 65 Martha Rd roars to life, but i'd be pushin for that.
Forum: Development Projects 07-11-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 188,691
Posted By odurandina
Re: Longfellow Place (née Garden Garage Towers) | 35 Lomasney Way | West End

Despite the short nimby spat 2.5 years ago, this project flew fairly-well-under the radar for many of the proletariat masses. When people happen upon the Bullfinch area and see a giant hole where the...
Forum: Development Projects 07-11-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 979,986
Posted By odurandina
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

it's going to look very good from those close in angles....

it's companion [30 Dalton] is 150~200' too low.

Maybe if/when Christ Scientist Garage (CSG) goes up,

no shadow issues, and it will...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 07-10-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,806
Posted By odurandina
Re: Green Line Type 10 Procurement

i always thought ALL GL trolleys basically lived until they were crashed by meteors and such.
Forum: Development Projects 07-10-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,514
Posted By odurandina
Re: 60 Kilmarnock St | Fenway

It would be a good meeting to attend if i could make it. At BCDC i might say; "the market will cause the retail space to be broken up. Do it now. You need way more frontage for food, drink, retail...
Forum: Development Projects 07-10-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 47,964
Posted By odurandina
Re: Official City Hall Plaza Proposals

Thanks Charlie,

i have been looking for a diagram like this for some time.

That street grid could have been modernized with widening of some of the streets and elimi —nope i was wrong. Scollay...
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