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Old 12-21-2017, 09:51 AM   #1
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Innovation Square (iSQ) | 6 Tide St. | Seaport

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MAYOR BREAKS GROUND ON INNOVATION SQUARE, WELCOMES MASS INNOVATION LABS

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Old 12-21-2017, 10:00 AM   #2
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Surface parking for a 3 story office building. Sad!
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Old 12-21-2017, 10:05 AM   #3
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Surface parking for a 3 story office building. Sad!
Totally true. If this was proposed in Burlington or Waltham, the towns would probably ask them to make it bigger.
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Old 12-21-2017, 10:30 AM   #4
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I must say that the final design looks much better than some of the earlier renderings.

It's worth noting that this is directly under the flight path for airplanes taking off and landing at Logan - 3 floors is better than nothing!
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Old 12-21-2017, 10:37 AM   #5
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any speculation as to why they didn't incorporate underground parking into the design? too costly?
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Old 12-21-2017, 11:01 AM   #6
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Old 12-21-2017, 11:06 AM   #7
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Maan Im tellin ya some of these buildings in the seaport have amaaaaazing views. I love these ones especially where your looking directly out over the harbor and can watch boats coming and going and planes flying right overhead while your working. Cant lie Im jealous of whoever gets to work in some of these buildings.
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Old 12-21-2017, 11:11 AM   #8
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There is no way you'll get those kind of views from a three story building.
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Old 12-21-2017, 11:24 AM   #9
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Any street retail? Would be nice to bring some weekend traffic down to this area.
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Old 12-21-2017, 01:12 PM   #10
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Not that it is a big deal, but this is a four story building, not three as has been stated in many of the prior posts.
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Old 12-21-2017, 10:10 PM   #11
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There is no way you'll get those kind of views from a three story building.
There are literately no other building around this. The views may be a bit off in the renders, but I don't doubt them, particularly the one facing the airport.
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Old 12-21-2017, 11:52 PM   #12
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You can see the ground outside the pic. It looks like what id imagine 40' above that to look like.
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Old 12-22-2017, 08:50 AM   #13
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There are literately no other building around this. The views may be a bit off in the renders, but I don't doubt them, particularly the one facing the airport.
You can see over the roof of the world trade center in these renderings. This is pushing the limits of reality here.
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Old 12-22-2017, 09:51 AM   #14
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It is embellished but your still going to have a great view of the harbor and airport. Yu dont have to be high up to have good views, just need to be unobstructed with something good to look at. Id be very happy to have this view.

The first post shows this to be pretty high quality for a low rise office building as well.
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Was this already approved? The “proposal” that started this thread was barely a month ago
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Was this already approved? The “proposal” that started this thread was barely a month ago
First LOI ~2012
Approved ~2013
Groundbreaking Dec 2017

Hopefully they submit an NPC at some point to build over that quarter block parking lot...yeesh
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First LOI ~2012
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Hopefully they submit an NPC at some point to build over that quarter block parking lot...yeesh
In reality it took so long to break ground I never learned it existed, thanks! The marine park is unfortunately really underutilized, there's hardly a shortage of surface lots to build on.
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Old 01-25-2018, 06:30 PM   #20
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In reality it took so long to break ground I never learned it existed, thanks! The marine park is unfortunately really underutilized, there's hardly a shortage of surface lots to build on.
Agreed, though with the massive renovations of the Innovation and Design Building and 25 Fid Kennedy, the breaking ground of Innovation Square, and the hopefully near-future groundbreakings of Marine Wharf and Parcel Q1, development will take off.

There are some vacant lots to develop, but past that, the battle will be:



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