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Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 05:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,710
Posted By shmessy
Re: Block L4 | Seaport Square

Is there a bar going into this project? :D
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure Yesterday, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 194,164
Posted By shmessy
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

You didn't click the link. If you did, you would have understood the joke. :)

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Forum: Development Projects 11-16-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 35,597
Posted By shmessy
Re: Kenmore Square North

Hey, if UMass can do it, why can't a big fancy developer be forced to do the same by the city with the hottest real estate market in the nation?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcdRnNzppkQ
Forum: Development Projects 11-16-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 35,597
Posted By shmessy
Re: Kenmore Square North

The rest is Route 128 Brick.

Is THAT a positive?
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 11-16-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 194,164
Posted By shmessy
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Just before Christmas? How are they getting delivered?

https://us.123rf.com/450wm/koya79/koya791211/koya79121100177/16598326-santa-sledge-deers.jpg?ver=6
Forum: Development Projects 11-16-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 35,597
Posted By shmessy
Re: Kenmore Square North

Just got back last night from taking my wife to the Josh Groban/Idina Menzel concert at the Capital One Arena downtown and I must agree. That area is so built up over the past 20 years and the...
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 11-16-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,822
Posted By shmessy
Re: General Boston Discussion.

Honestly, I've reached the end of this discussion with you. This WAS a very direct question.

1) Initially you opposed the Springfield-Worcester-Boston High Speed Rail idea "Lets just print...
Forum: Development Projects 11-16-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,058
Posted By shmessy
Re: Massport Parcel A2 | Seaport

Gooooooooood morning, Dubai!!!!!!!!
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 11-16-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,822
Posted By shmessy
Re: General Boston Discussion.

Sentence #1 - "anywhere" is patent baloney - - Spending $26 billion on a Big Dig in Biloxi, Mississippi wuldn't produce the "multiples" of benefit it produced for Boston/Cambridge.

Sentences #2 -...
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 11-15-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,822
Posted By shmessy
Re: General Boston Discussion.

The discussion in which you were bloviating was about the Springfield-Worcester-Boston high speed rail.

YOU, yes YOU, decided to deride the idea by using the Big Dig as your template.

Then you...
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 11-15-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,822
Posted By shmessy
Re: General Boston Discussion.

That's alot of bloviating obfuscation to avoid answering: Would you spend $25 billion if it benefited the investing entity by "multiples".

You going on about pie in the sky impossibilities such...
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 11-15-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,822
Posted By shmessy
Re: General Boston Discussion.

BTW, regarding your statement about Cambridge and the Biotech sector there.......please tell me what that looked like BEFORE the Big Dig?

Yes, the educators and students were always there.
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Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 11-15-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,822
Posted By shmessy
Re: General Boston Discussion.

If the benefit of the cost is (in your own words) "Multiples", then why not do it?

So let me get this straight, Rifleman: If tomorrow, you could be certain that spending $25 billion on the NSRL,...
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 11-15-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,822
Posted By shmessy
Re: General Boston Discussion.

OMG, your very first sentence!!!!!

If the benefit is MULTIPLES (which is the term you used there), why the &&^&)%*&$$^$ wouldn't any sane entity not jump at the chance to spend that $26...
Forum: Development Projects 11-15-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 35,597
Posted By shmessy
Re: Kenmore Square North

A very sad day. Couldn't they simply attempt to keep that wonderful facade and build whatever the hell they need to around it?

Shame on those people.
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 11-15-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,822
Posted By shmessy
Re: General Boston Discussion.

Evidently, nothing but crickets chirping from Trifleman...........


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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 11-14-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 52,415
Posted By shmessy
Re: Blue Line extension to Lynn

Don't waste your time on that troll. He still hasn't had the spine to answer a very direct question about the value of the Big Dig the 20+ years since it's been completed. He's all hot air.
Forum: Development Projects 11-13-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,057
Posted By shmessy
Re: Amazon HQ2 selected - and not Boston

Someone along the line misunderstood:

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/amazon-confirms-nyc-and-arlington-va-hq2-selections-will-also-add-nashville-facility-2018-11-13

Amazon confirms Long...
Forum: Development Projects 11-12-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 316,463
Posted By shmessy
Re: Cambridge Crossing (NorthPoint) | East Cambridge/Charlestown | Cambridge/Boston

It's November 12th - - can you clarify "later this year"?
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 11-12-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,822
Posted By shmessy
Re: General Boston Discussion.

If you can control your hysteria, how about answering the fackkin' question?

Economics is INPUTS and OUTCOMES. People who look at only one side are crappy economists.

What would Boston be...
Forum: Development Projects 11-11-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,761
Posted By shmessy
Re: UMass Boston to Offer Student Housing in 2018

I read that article today with interest. I found UMB's Chancellor Katherine Newman's reaction to be stunningly nonchalant. I can't imagine UMA's Chancellor Kumble Subbaswammy reacting in that...
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 11-11-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,822
Posted By shmessy
Re: General Boston Discussion.

Was perusing the article in the Business section of the Globe this morning about the possibilities of a Springfield-Worcester-Boston hugh speed rail now that the dems have the house and Neal and...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 11-09-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3,274
Views: 426,474
Posted By shmessy
Re: Biking in Boston

Horrible news this morning of a fatality in an area well-known to be difficult for bicyclists:
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Forum: Development Projects 11-08-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3,421
Views: 812,980
Posted By shmessy
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

Wow, issues much?

Fattony's post was with respect. Yours wasn't.

To the point, I would also add in that bodegas have far lower rents than downtown supermarkets, so the capacity for greater...
Forum: Development Projects 11-06-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By shmessy
Re: NEXUS - THAIC | 250, 280 and 305 Western Avenue | Allston

Wouldn't it be nice if they were as creative with the architecture as they are with the marketing names?
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