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Forum: Development Projects Today, 03:11 PM
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Posted By statler
Re: Site in Hub top choice for a soccer stadium

Tailgating requires people AND stuff (coolers, food, drinks, grills, etc). Stuff is heavy. Stuff is difficult to carry on the train or by bike or foot. (unless you are young and healthy).
Cars are...
Forum: Development Projects Today, 02:41 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 133,438
Posted By statler
Re: The St Regis Residences (former Whiskey Priest site) | 150 Seaport Blvd | Seaport

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTxV2xwcFmHHBg4Otzo3v9el8tyLyprmV9y9ApNgdPjUx2ppPfDdw
There you go! Have fun. The rest us will be back here in the real world.
Forum: General Architecture & Urban Planning Today, 09:22 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,329
Posted By statler
Re: Inside the mind of a NIMBY

https://i.imgur.com/hEZF4t2.png (https://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/nimby)
Forum: Development Projects Today, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4,333
Views: 873,375
Posted By statler
Re: Winthrop Center | 115 Winthrop Square | Financial District

I'm just glad it's not WYNTRP CXR or some dumb bullshit like that.
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 10-16-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,905
Posted By statler
Re: Ode to Brutalism

https://jacobinmag.com/2018/10/brutalism-architecture-public-housing-urban-planning
Forum: Development Projects 10-12-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3,231
Views: 765,387
Posted By statler
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

OK, thank you. I was a very confused. I pretty much assumed that was the case.
Forum: Development Projects 10-11-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 24,072
Posted By statler
Re: Riverside Station development

ArchBoston in the Planning Newbury St thread in the 19th century:
Forum: Development Projects 10-10-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,043
Posted By statler
Re: BU Data Sciences Center | 665 Commonwealth Avenue | BU Central

Would anyone be too upset if I just left it at BU Central? It not a traditional neighborhood but I think it is the clearest option.

BTW none of this matters but figuring out where neighborhood...
Forum: Development Projects 10-10-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,442
Posted By statler
Re: Center Plaza Renovation | Center Plaza | Government Center

https://i.imgur.com/I224LaN.jpg?1

So, I get the desire to 'soften' Center Plaza but I'm not sure that the faux(?)-wood paneling is the right approach.

Yes, I was 2 feet away from it but I never...
Forum: Development Projects 10-10-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,092
Posted By statler
Re: Revere Developments

It is almost as if people here hate homogenous enclaves and like areas with a diverse mix of incomes and ethnicities with an eclectic mix of developments, retail establishments and restaurants to...
Forum: Development Projects 10-10-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,092
Posted By statler
Re: Revere Developments

But how did Revere become a "bedroom community of the working poor"?

Was is ever a major shipping or fishing center? I never hear about it in the same breath as places like Salem or Gloucester....
Forum: Development Projects 10-10-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,043
Posted By statler
Forum: Development Projects 10-10-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 24,072
Posted By statler
Re: Riverside Station development

I feel as though maybe there are more than those two bad options?
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 10-08-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 425
Posted By statler
Re: Photo of the Day, Boston Style: Part XI (2018)

FYI, I finally realized that we were still posting in the 2017 PhotoOTD thread and moved everything to a new thread. :/
Forum: Development Projects 10-04-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,043
Posted By statler
Re: BU Data Sciences Center | 700 Commonwealth Avenue | Kenmore Square

It's an apartment building, not a mall. It's an office building, not a mall. It's a parking garage, not a mall...
Forum: Development Projects 09-28-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4,333
Views: 873,375
Posted By statler
Re: 115 Winthrop Square | Financial District

It's the color of the little square next to the thread.

White = Proposed
Grey = Under Construction
Black = Completed
Red = Canceled

If you can't remember what a color represents, just mouse...
Forum: Development Projects 09-28-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,421
Views: 501,449
Posted By statler
Re: Bulfinch Crossing | Congress Street Garage | West End

Anyone ever wonder why we (generally) find tall, slender things more appealing than shorter, wider things? I'm sure there is probably some literature on the subject, but it's odd that it seems almost...
Forum: Development Projects 09-28-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4,333
Views: 873,375
Posted By statler
Re: 115 Winthrop Square | Financial District

It's the stop and restart of construction at Filene's that makes me hesitant to mark any project under construction until there is at least some actual building going on. I will probably change it...
Forum: Development Projects 09-28-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4,333
Views: 873,375
Posted By statler
Re: 115 Winthrop Square | Financial District

Per the Globe article above it is all approved and ready to start construction. I will change the status as soon as stuff starts poking out of the ground.
Forum: General Architecture & Urban Planning 09-27-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,853
Posted By statler
Re: San Francisco high-rise sinking, tilting

Boston often gets chastised for being behind the times and slow to pick up new trends but sometimes that works in our favor, I think.
Forum: Development Projects 09-27-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 290,307
Posted By statler
Re: Fenway Center (One Kenmore) | Turnpike PARCEL 7, Beacon Street | Fenway

I was going to correct your misspelling of beaucoup but apparently buku is fairly common? (If the internet is to be believed)
Forum: Development Projects 09-26-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,795
Views: 323,702
Posted By statler
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

All set with that. Thanks.
Forum: Development Projects 09-26-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3,231
Views: 765,387
Posted By statler
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

That is far darker than Boston is on any night of the year.
Forum: Development Projects 09-25-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3,231
Views: 765,387
Posted By statler
Re: The Hub on Causeway (née TD Garden Towers) | 80 Causeway Street | West End

https://i.imgur.com/Z023OL5.jpg?1

Dark cities can be cool!

(Ok Boston isn't Prague, but still!)
Forum: Development Projects 09-21-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 54,187
Posted By statler
Re: Official City Hall Plaza Proposals

I sort of get how selling (or even leasing) the "open, public space' around the edge of CHP would be a political nightmare. But if they could somehow order up some rendering showing people how it...
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