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Old 11-17-2017, 04:07 PM   #984
goldenretrievers
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Re: Fenway Center (One Kenmore) | Turnpike PARCEL 7, Beacon Street | Fenway

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Originally Posted by Hydrobus View Post
Don't wanna be a downer . . . but I feel like phase two is never going to happen and this whole project was maybe a pretext to get approval for phase 1. Which maybe is OK. Phase 1 looks dense, urban and well massed.

I dont understand how they could build a supermarket over the mass pike in suburban Newton in the 80's but now it is prohibitively expensive to deck, even in a much more valuable location.
Can there be construction approvals with stipulations attached? In this case, could authorities have mandated that Phase I include Building 1, Building 2, and the highway decking, and then Phase II would include Buildings 3 and 4 and the parking garage? That way any sort of developer leverage from the possibility of air rights development would be eliminated.
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