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Forum: Development Projects Today, 08:08 AM
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Views: 884,245
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: The New Retail Thread

I don't visit DTX all that often, no, but it seemed to me that the scaffolding went up, the B&N sign came down, and then nothing. Others have made the same comment...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure Today, 06:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,769
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: Unbuilt roads around metro Boston

The original plan had a super tall interchange:

https://i.imgur.com/UnU75dL.png

The one above was intended to shrink the height of the ramps down to something more manageable. I've found a...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 07-16-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,769
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: Unbuilt roads around metro Boston

There was a plan published for the Woburn interchanges ages ago too, but nothing has ever happened for whatever reason:
https://i.imgur.com/WW9Kf7L.png
Forum: Development Projects 07-16-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 40,189
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: One Post Office Square Makeover and Expansion

https://i.imgur.com/XZof9uf.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Jpq0w74.jpg

Lowering a crane part(?) while a small pile driver works behind:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gV3qwUZqsRo
Forum: Development Projects 07-16-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 884,245
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: The New Retail Thread

The are finally working on the old Barnes and Noble space in Downtown Crossing. Here's a view inside:
https://i.imgur.com/FSTtq77.png
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 07-16-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,769
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: Unbuilt roads around metro Boston

How about this proposed reconfiguration of the I93-I95 interchange in Canton? I have only found half decade old documents about this:

https://i.imgur.com/7MNQS90.png
Forum: Development Projects 07-10-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 884,245
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: The New Retail Thread

I don't see anything about a fight or shooting there in the Globe archives. It does say that the whole chain went bankrupt (4 locations) and was bought out by Rock Bottom breweries.

PS:
Q:...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 07-10-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,769
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: Unbuilt roads around metro Boston

Evidently the proponent of the Boston Bypass passed away in 2018 (https://www.morrisfuneralparlor.com/notices/Vincent-Zarrilli).

Some Globe articles from 1989 (!)

At least some people took him...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 07-10-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,769
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: Unbuilt roads around metro Boston

IIRC the proponent of the B.B. was a potter who made and sold novelty Boston Baked Bean pots from a shop in the North End. :) I thought he was some crazed abutter wanting to move construction noise...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 07-08-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,769
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: Unbuilt roads around metro Boston

How about this one? ;)

https://i.imgur.com/4Lxuozj.png
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 06-29-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,988
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: Photo of the Day, Boston Style: Part XII (2019)

https://i.imgur.com/cVJ3cHI.jpg
Forum: Development Projects 06-29-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 107,501
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: Goodwin Procter HQ @ Fan Pier | 90 - 110 Northern Ave - Parcel I | Seaport

https://i.imgur.com/QljifSw.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/onHKymV.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/xQnMf9Y.jpg
Forum: Development Projects 06-29-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 79,674
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: Pier 4 Office Building | 140 Northern Ave | Seaport

Looks nice in the sun:

https://i.imgur.com/9MVsyC0.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/rKvkrsb.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/7NfnyWP.jpg
Forum: Development Projects 06-29-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 64,140
Posted By DowntownDave
Forum: Development Projects 06-29-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 166,487
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: Echelon Seaport | 133-135 Seaport Blvd | Seaport

I'd say i nicely fills in this part of the Seaport:

https://i.imgur.com/obJ4xZJ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/eGGp2Hk.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/mS3z1z4.jpg
Forum: Development Projects 06-29-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 150,253
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: Pier 4 Condo Building (Former Anthony's site) | Seaport

Some more from yesterday:

https://i.imgur.com/Ldcd4IA.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/1gct8Jm.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Ghwbgj7.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Ldcd4IA.jpg
Forum: Development Projects 04-10-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 719
Views: 191,154
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: Quaker Lane + Congress Square | Downtown

All of the top floors are now open. The topmost floor is a cafeteria:

https://i.imgur.com/i1RriWr.jpg

Plenty of outdoor seating (too cold I suppose for it to be open now)
...
Forum: Development Projects 04-06-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,549
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: Office Tower | 125 Lincoln St | Leather District

Here is an interesting picture of the garage when brand new:

https://media.gettyimages.com/photos/construction-on-both-sides-of-central-artery-tunnel-which-symbolized-picture-id697704294

In...
Forum: Development Projects 04-06-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,549
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: Office Tower | 125 Lincoln St | Leather District

The United States hotel was once on that site -- it was torn down in the 30's; not sure what replaced it:...
Forum: Development Projects 04-04-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 23,729
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: 1000 Boylston Street | MassDOT Parcel 15 | Back Bay

Here's a cell phone grab of the same scene yesterday from inside the Hynes. How different this view will be!

https://i.imgur.com/eNENa33.jpg
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 02-26-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,988
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: Photo of the Day, Boston Style: Part XII (2019)

Boston Legal casts a dark shadow across the land....

https://i.imgur.com/GacAqUh.jpg
Forum: Development Projects 02-26-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 125,684
Posted By DowntownDave
Forum: Development Projects 02-26-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4,102
Views: 1,094,746
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

https://i.imgur.com/xno9VhH.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/JDyPi0J.jpg
Forum: Development Projects 02-12-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6,425
Views: 1,209,350
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: Rose Kennedy Greenway

My Cunning Plan here make such a structure atop the ramp parcel by the Dock Square garage and install the Holocaust memorial on it, with a museum or such facing the streets. With the monument...
Forum: Development Projects 02-11-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4,804
Views: 1,067,296
Posted By DowntownDave
Re: Winthrop Center | 115 Winthrop Square | Financial District

This, I imagine?

https://i.imgur.com/KiCUL0t.jpg

From Inventing the Charles River, pg. 340. The book talks about this idea (all buildings) being mentioned and discussed in the Globe amongst...
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