archBOSTON.org

Go Back   archBOSTON.org > Boston's Built Environment > Boston Architecture & Urbanism

Boston Architecture & Urbanism Discussions and photos regarding Boston area architecture and urbanism.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-10-2018, 11:04 PM   #561
Beton Brut
Senior Member
 
Beton Brut's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Orient Heights
Posts: 3,932
Re: Aerials

Quote:
Originally Posted by vanshnookenraggen View Post
The more I see the Seaport being built out the more I think that they should have looked at a Red Line extension/relocation as a more serious option.
Yup, and the Ted should have had a third tube, carrying the Red Line to Logan.
__________________
This discussion has gone on far too long. Someone might wander by and get the impression that this is an architecture forum.

~ Justin7
Beton Brut is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 11:16 PM   #562
vanshnookenraggen
Moderator
 
vanshnookenraggen's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: New York City
Posts: 6,174
Re: Aerials

Na not like that. I just mean moving the Red out with an extra stop in the Seaport and a relocated Broadway closer to the heart of Southie.
__________________
http://www.vanshnookenraggen.com | http://futurembta.com | http://hyperrealcartography.tumblr.com
brivx: well, my philosophy is: as designers, we make a good theater, we dont direct the play
vanshnookenraggen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2018, 11:49 PM   #563
Beton Brut
Senior Member
 
Beton Brut's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Orient Heights
Posts: 3,932
Re: Aerials

Make no small plans, Van...

Those giant parking garages at Alewife and Quincy would make even better sense, and the Red/Blue Connector would be (somewhat) unnecessary.
__________________
This discussion has gone on far too long. Someone might wander by and get the impression that this is an architecture forum.

~ Justin7
Beton Brut is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2018, 02:21 PM   #564
vanshnookenraggen
Moderator
 
vanshnookenraggen's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: New York City
Posts: 6,174
Re: Aerials

Yeah but you'd kill Braintree and Alewife service levels. The RL can't take any more branching.
__________________
http://www.vanshnookenraggen.com | http://futurembta.com | http://hyperrealcartography.tumblr.com
brivx: well, my philosophy is: as designers, we make a good theater, we dont direct the play
vanshnookenraggen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2018, 04:01 PM   #565
DZH22
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 4,586
Re: Aerials

Quote:
Originally Posted by Beton Brut View Post
.....Those giant parking garages at Alewife and Quincy would make even better sense.....
The giant parking garage at Alewife makes plenty of sense, considering it regularly fills up during work hours!
DZH22 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2018, 05:17 PM   #566
Mike
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Weymouth
Posts: 1,025
Re: Aerials

aerials of the cbd and seaport taken just days ago, january 10


http://lesvants.com/stock/BOSTON/Bos...2018/index.htm

http://lesvants.com/stock/BOSTON/Bos...2018/index.htm
Mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2018, 03:23 PM   #567
Mike
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Weymouth
Posts: 1,025
Re: Aerials

flickr find aerial

Boston by Tim Fitzwater, on Flickr
Mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2018, 07:47 PM   #568
Charlie_mta
Senior Member
 
Charlie_mta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 1,207
Re: Aerials

That's awesome, man. Love it.
Charlie_mta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2018, 09:55 PM   #569
vanshnookenraggen
Moderator
 
vanshnookenraggen's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: New York City
Posts: 6,174
Re: Aerials

It makes me chuckle, when I look at Boston like that, how we are here arguing about the heights of buildings and don't take time to realize that Boston is a city that almost every other city in the US wishes it could be a fraction as great. Boston pulls off the big city with a small town feel (or maybe the other way around) while most other places can't. Be grateful for what you have.
__________________
http://www.vanshnookenraggen.com | http://futurembta.com | http://hyperrealcartography.tumblr.com
brivx: well, my philosophy is: as designers, we make a good theater, we dont direct the play
vanshnookenraggen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2018, 10:01 PM   #570
kz1000ps
Senior Member
 
kz1000ps's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: man hat tan
Posts: 7,529
Re: Aerials

b-b-b-but Boston has only completed one 600+ foot tower in the last 30 years, tied with freaking Omaha!

BOSTON = OMAHA
__________________
Politicians, ugly buildings and whores all get respectable if they last long enough.
kz1000ps is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2018, 10:10 PM   #571
Charlie_mta
Senior Member
 
Charlie_mta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 1,207
Re: Aerials

No.
Charlie_mta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2018, 09:41 PM   #572
DZH22
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 4,586
Re: Aerials

Found on flickr. I recommend viewing the larger version here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/timjay...85462/sizes/o/


Boston from Above by Tim Fitzwater, on Flickr
DZH22 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 03:48 AM   #573
vanshnookenraggen
Moderator
 
vanshnookenraggen's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: New York City
Posts: 6,174
Re: Aerials

That's Egelston Sq if anyone is wondering. Not much of a thought about place since the Orange Line doesn't stop there anymore. Great infill housing though. This is the stuff that doesn't make it on the board but it's the neighborhoods of Boston which make this city so special.
__________________
http://www.vanshnookenraggen.com | http://futurembta.com | http://hyperrealcartography.tumblr.com
brivx: well, my philosophy is: as designers, we make a good theater, we dont direct the play
vanshnookenraggen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 09:31 AM   #574
CSTH
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 1,587
Re: Aerials



CSTH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 10:58 AM   #575
tysmith95
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: North Shore
Posts: 2,121
Re: Aerials

Looking at that there are so many short stubby buildings along Comm Ave and Newbury Street. WE NEED TO BUILD TALLER TO BE A REAL CITY.
tysmith95 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 06:32 PM   #576
Java King
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Scituate, MA
Posts: 93
Re: Aerials

Quote:
Originally Posted by kz1000ps View Post
b-b-b-but Boston has only completed one 600+ foot tower in the last 30 years, tied with freaking Omaha!

BOSTON = OMAHA
Nothing against Omaha, as I believe it's a very nice mid-size Midwestern city; but it's NOWHERE near Boston. (I do very much like the First National Bank tower, though. Very nicely done.)

I grew up 3 hours northwest of Omaha and we visited and shopped in Omaha like someone from Newton might go shopping at the Pru. 3 hours was not a great distance in Nebraska and there is not another large city unless you head west to Denver.

Metro Omaha is about a million people. Boston is four times that.
Java King is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 10:19 PM   #577
chrisbrat
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: Winter Hill, Somerville
Posts: 451
Re: Aerials

Quote:
Originally Posted by tysmith95 View Post
Looking at that there are so many short stubby buildings along Comm Ave and Newbury Street. WE NEED TO BUILD TALLER TO BE A REAL CITY.
sarcasm, yes?
chrisbrat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-2018, 10:48 AM   #578
Poolio
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 146
Re: Aerials

Clearly. Ditto for kz's Omaha statement.
Poolio is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2018, 08:35 PM   #579
odurandina
Senior Member
 
odurandina's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Posts: 3,858
Re: Aerials




Last edited by odurandina; 02-07-2018 at 06:21 AM.
odurandina is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-07-2018, 08:04 AM   #580
DZH22
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 4,586
Re: Aerials

Odurandina, that 2nd one is quite old, from late 2009. It's actually pretty cool to realize just how much has been built since then, linking Longwood towards downtown via Fenway and Huntington.

CSTH, those 2 pictures are really amazing! Did you take them yourself? Were you in a helicopter?
DZH22 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
London Aerials Lrfox General 2 10-30-2008 11:30 PM
Amazing Manchester Aerials. M. Brown Greater New England 4 03-07-2007 11:04 PM
Balloon Aerials bowesst Boston Architecture & Urbanism 7 08-22-2006 05:08 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:41 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.