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Forum: Development Projects 11-26-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 70,678
Posted By Merper
Re: Boston 2020 Olympics

having grown up in Seoul during the 80's, I can attest first hand what the long term and some permanent affects an Olympics can leave on a city. Like a previous poster said, those affects in this...
Forum: Development Projects 10-04-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 35,420
Posted By Merper
Re: MIT - Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research

if it has ground floor retail, it will be a success.
Forum: Development Projects 09-18-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,113,291
Posted By Merper
Re: Rose Kennedy Greenway

slide 34 of the shorter presentation (#5 i think) - what happened to this???
Forum: Development Projects 09-10-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2,192
Views: 481,988
Posted By Merper
Re: Atlantic Wharf (formerly Russia Wharf)

i didn't realize the sides tapered a little....

http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn80/boston02124/052-14.jpg
Forum: Development Projects 08-12-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,113,291
Posted By Merper
Re: Rose Kennedy Greenway

.... both of these parcels should be developed.
Forum: Development Projects 08-12-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 17,214
Posted By Merper
Re: Mass College of Pharmacy

"bisected corner of the Tremont Street Entrance to the Fens restored"

can you elaborate on that?
Forum: Development Projects 08-08-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,630
Views: 353,947
Posted By Merper
Re: Allston-Brighton Developments

"Maintaining this setback will help to reinforce the residential scale of this street,? said architect Eric Robinson."

which really means "maintaining this setback will help reinforce the...
Forum: Development Projects 07-19-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 720,964
Posted By Merper
Re: The Boston Arch (Aquarium parking garage)

will it really ever be the world's tallest? aren't there other projects under construction that will be taller?
Forum: Development Projects 07-12-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 170,888
Posted By Merper
Re: Shreve, Crump & Low bldng may be replaced w/ new develop

the 'hole in the ground' argument would be irrelevant if it wasn't so true.
Forum: General Architecture & Urban Planning 07-05-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,977
Posted By Merper
Re: Demolished! 11 Beautiful Train Stations that Fell to the Wrecking Ball

anyone care to put together a list of best current stations?
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 06-27-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,514
Posted By Merper
Forum: Development Projects 06-27-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 638,947
Posted By Merper
Re: Cambridge Developments

glass is going up at Koch, and I think the Mormon project is moving very fast....
Forum: Design a Better Boston 11-25-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 26,449
Posted By Merper
Re: Harvard Square in Allston?

too much of it missing.
Forum: Development Projects 11-16-2008, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4,250
Views: 733,450
Posted By Merper
Re: The New Retail Thread

That out of place suburban sign on the sidewalk was acceptable when it was 'local'.

An example of 'good' grit?

Its now spiffy and new, an eyesore.
Forum: Development Projects 11-16-2008, 03:27 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 35,420
Posted By Merper
Re: MIT - Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research

i'm not sure, but aren't most buildings in kendall square, fronting main street, MIT buildings (directly or indirectly)? And don't most have street fronting retail?
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 11-01-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,761
Posted By Merper
Re: Scale on Boylston and Newbury

never seen anything proposed for the back side...
Forum: Development Projects 10-24-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 21,347
Posted By Merper
Re: Fan Pier

... i'm just hoping these buildings lend themselves well for future improvements (modifications) at street level...
Forum: Development Projects 10-15-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,113,291
Posted By Merper
Re: Rose Kennedy Greenway

i like how the tunnel in the 2nd pic takes 98% of ALL traffic away.
Forum: Development Projects 09-28-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 638,947
Posted By Merper
Re: Cambridge Developments

... don't the mormons tend to do pretty high quality construction?

... or am i wrong?
Forum: Design a Better Boston 09-28-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,112
Posted By Merper
Re: My City is Bigger Than Your City

"Riffgo's right, land mass for Miami is around 38 square miles, Boston is around 50."

is that for Miami 'proper', that is, the core not including the surrounding communities that more accurately...
Forum: Design a Better Boston 09-27-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,112
Posted By Merper
Re: New tower at Aquarium parking garage.

" Miami, for one, has a much smaller footprint than Boston"

???
Forum: Development Projects 09-22-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 64,075
Posted By Merper
Re: Mega-Lab in East Cambridge

... is there a worse way to 'fix' a project that is too large than by adding more 'open space"?
Forum: Development Projects 09-20-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 288,799
Posted By Merper
Re: New Tower(s) Planned For Prudential Center

at the risk of sounding like a nimby, i'm not sure an all glass tower of this scale is appropriate here.

... btw, this is definitely NOT a tower.
Forum: Development Projects 09-14-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,714
Posted By Merper
Re: 303 Third St (Kendall Square)

... that pretty much sums up Kendall Square.

at least its 'improving'.
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 09-14-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,514
Posted By Merper
Re: One Broadway Cambridge

..i'd have to disagree ablarc. DESPITE the hideous architecture of large block development, I notice at least an honest attempt to reorient life towards the street. One can actually walk from the...
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