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Old 06-25-2019, 01:33 PM   #161
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Re: General Boston Discussion.

"Sprawl is over in the Boston area, report says"

https://boston.curbed.com/2019/6/25/...on-walkability

Link to report: https://smartgrowthamerica.org/resou...ic-ahead-2019/
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Old 06-27-2019, 09:08 AM   #162
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Re: General Boston Discussion.

Not quite sure what the best place for this is, it's not transit but it's a crazy roadways pitch:

EITHER

Eliminate one of Storrow Drive or Memorial Drive (Land Blvd can stay as a local road)

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make each of them one-way and make them work as a loop, giving the lanes in the opposite direction back to parkland.

I'm not a traffic engineer but it really doesn't feel like we need both. Please discuss.
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Old 07-12-2019, 12:27 PM   #163
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Re: General Boston Discussion.

Melnea Cass Design Project is starting up and there is dome controversy already with a number of old growth trees that need to be cut? Has this been in the forum?

https://www.universalhub.com/2019/tr...ty-melnea-cass

https://www.facebook.com/notes/the-b...9060683155378/

https://www.boston.gov/departments/t...design-project
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Old 07-12-2019, 10:47 PM   #164
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Re: General Boston Discussion.

Can't they fit in a couple of 4' wide bike lanes without cutting down old-growth trees? Eliminate a traffic lane for crying out loud. It's not rocket science.
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Re: General Boston Discussion.

Since we were passed by the art deco limestone wonders of the 20s and 30s, how cool would it be for Boston to have a couple brick art deco towers instead.. Even just one as a foil to the custom house tower would be amazing.

The Kollhoff tower in Germany was completed in 1999.




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Re: General Boston Discussion.

Too bad we didn't get any when they were being built.
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Old Today, 11:13 AM   #167
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Re: General Boston Discussion.

That tower is from 99 there wasnt ever really a brick art deco era, or specific brick skyscraper phase, brick towers make up the entire spectrum of time. Hmm maybe there should be one..?? Haha. That red/brown really is Bostons pallette though a 30 park would be nice.
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Wow I really didn't read the whole post and just looked at the pics. I like it.
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