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Forum: Development Projects 10-19-2009, 05:21 PM
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Posted By callahan
Re: Rose Kennedy Greenway

It was also a major public funding project. The Greenway would be just as amazing as the High Line Park, which, by the way, truly is beautiful, if the public donated money as much money to it. The...
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 11-14-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,567
Posted By callahan
City Hall: #1 world's biggest eyesore?

Travel Picks: 10 top ugly buildings and monuments

SYDNEY (Reuters Life!) ? Travel can open your eyes to some of the world's most beautiful sights and buildings -- and to some of the ugliest.
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Forum: Development Projects 06-14-2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,583
Posted By callahan
Ideas For the Common

Taste of N.Y. on the Common?
Boston considers Central Park-style restaurant
Email|Print|Single Page| Text size ? + By Jonnelle Marte
Globe Correspondent / June 14, 2008

NEW YORK - A clutch of...
Forum: Development Projects 08-19-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 914,737
Posted By callahan
So, you're saying that Belkin allowed only one...

So, you're saying that Belkin allowed only one architect, to submit proposals? Why, then, did they advertise for architects to submit renderings? It's odd.

Personally, I don't think this thing...
Forum: Development Projects 08-19-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 914,737
Posted By callahan
Why is it that San Francisco got multiple...

Why is it that San Francisco got multiple proposals/renderings and Boston got one?
Forum: General 08-04-2007, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,240
Posted By callahan
Bob Dylan

Any fans? *shrus*
Forum: Development Projects 07-27-2007, 11:56 AM
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Views: 1,116,937
Posted By callahan
Here's a link to Libeskind's site for the Center...

Here's a link to Libeskind's site for the Center for Arts and Culture on the greenway. If you click on the black and white pics it will give you a slightly more detailed color picture....
Forum: Development Projects 06-19-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,116,937
Posted By callahan
:shock: He has!? That's great! But who will run?...

:shock: He has!? That's great! But who will run? What this city needs is somebody who actually has a big city vision. Somebody like Michael Bloomberg.
Forum: Development Projects 06-19-2007, 03:40 PM
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Views: 1,116,937
Posted By callahan
My mistake. Millennium Park is the top tourist...

My mistake. Millennium Park is the top tourist destination in Chicago. Chicago was the number ten tourist destination in the country. Sorry 'bout that.
Forum: Development Projects 06-19-2007, 11:57 AM
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Views: 1,116,937
Posted By callahan
Millennium Park has been in the top three tourist...

Millennium Park has been in the top three tourist destinations in The USA since its opening. Imagine the amount of dollars that brings to the city.
Forum: Development Projects 06-19-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,116,937
Posted By callahan
My comments are mainly directed toward the people...

My comments are mainly directed toward the people who are complaining that we're building a park at all.
Forum: Development Projects 06-19-2007, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,116,937
Posted By callahan
You people are a bunch of miserable complainers....

You people are a bunch of miserable complainers. The Greenway has had a very rough start, I'll agree. But the idea of it is great. It's not going to "suburbanise" Boston. That's ridiculous. I wonder...
Forum: Development Projects 06-03-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 68,509
Posted By callahan
Actually, I just reread the article. Lyons is...

Actually, I just reread the article. Lyons is going to build a 2,500 person capacity club. Then I googled Avalon's capacity. Here's what I got:



So, it's not going to be that much bigger....
Forum: Development Projects 06-03-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 68,509
Posted By callahan
There's still The Paradise Rock Club up on Comm....

There's still The Paradise Rock Club up on Comm. Ave. It's not as big as Avalon, but it tends to get similar bands.

I'm wondering about this "movable stage". Maybe that will be a plus?
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 06-01-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,152
Posted By callahan
Wow! That completely captures the feel of Boston....

Wow! That completely captures the feel of Boston. You just reminded me why I love this city so much. Thanks, I needed a reminder.
Forum: General 05-19-2007, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,720
Posted By callahan
This just may be the most pathetic thread I've...

This just may be the most pathetic thread I've ever seen posted on any forum. Seriously.
Forum: Development Projects 05-07-2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,489
Posted By callahan
As i said, I don't necessarily agree with every...

As i said, I don't necessarily agree with every statement in the article. However, I think it's worth considering the subject. the writer raises a good general point. Many Boston neighborhoods are...
Forum: Development Projects 05-05-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,489
Posted By callahan
Ha! :lol: Maybe I can see if I can get a link...

Ha! :lol: Maybe I can see if I can get a link to it. By the way, I don't necessarily agree with all of the writer's opinions, but I do think that the sentiment of the article is true. Basically...
Forum: Development Projects 05-04-2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,489
Posted By callahan
Unfortunately, I don't have a scanner. But the...

Unfortunately, I don't have a scanner. But the issue is worth picking up.
Forum: Development Projects 05-03-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,489
Posted By callahan
Copycat City, USA

There's an interesting article in the most recent issue of Boston Magazine. It concerns Boston's mediocrity when it comes to deciding what gets built here.
And the reason I put this into the New...
Forum: Development Projects 04-28-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,805
Posted By callahan
Good! I hope the city takes on more...

Good! I hope the city takes on more responsibility ion leading the way to cleaning up the environment. If you ask me, this is more important than building skyscrapers.
Forum: Boston Architecture & Urbanism 04-26-2007, 01:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,568
Posted By callahan
I take offense to that. :P

I take offense to that. :P
Forum: Development Projects 04-24-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 151,797
Posted By callahan
I stand corrected. But I have also heard that the...

I stand corrected. But I have also heard that the original design was actually sold to another developer. ( Maybe in Chicago?) In any case, I guess my point is that it's common that architect's...
Forum: Development Projects 04-24-2007, 08:31 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 151,797
Posted By callahan
But I don't think this situation is uncommon....

But I don't think this situation is uncommon. I've heard that Philip Johnson walked off the 500 Boylston Street project. The original design had two of that building connected at the rotunda and it...
Forum: Development Projects 04-22-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6,375
Views: 1,116,937
Posted By callahan
Global warming. I say plant as many trees as...

Global warming. I say plant as many trees as possible.
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