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Old 05-19-2019, 06:43 AM   #2901
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Architect: "Well, I was begging for change in front of a Holiday Inn Express and this woman walking by was wearing turquoise jewelry so, ya know..."
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Old 05-22-2019, 08:25 AM   #2902
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Miami coloration is a nice touch in New England. More of it please.
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Old 05-22-2019, 07:09 PM   #2903
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Miami coloration is a nice touch in New England. More of it please.
Though I respectfully disagree, I would be amenable to an 'exchange program' in which Boston sends some of its clunky 'Boston Boxes' to Miami. Hell, I'd be ok with a neon-pink high-rise in the shape of a flamingo if it meant getting better proportioned buildings downtown.
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Old 05-22-2019, 07:33 PM   #2904
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Only if it's tastefully designed in streamlined art deco
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Old 05-23-2019, 10:32 AM   #2905
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The building is the architectural equivalent of a mullet: Interesting at street level. Tacky up top.

I would love to have seen more deco or streamline moderne buildings in Boston, but today we would just get tacky retro approximations.
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Old 06-09-2019, 08:55 PM   #2906
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50 Rogers Street



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Old 06-22-2019, 09:36 PM   #2907
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Old 06-23-2019, 05:36 PM   #2908
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Old 06-23-2019, 06:52 PM   #2909
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I really dig that but I doubt it will age well.
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Old 06-24-2019, 05:45 PM   #2910
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The Tobin School will be the next one to get the full rebuild treatment, starting next summer.
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Old Today, 06:32 PM   #2911
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10 Essex


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