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Old 06-10-2006, 02:14 AM   #41
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They should install a giant spotlight on top so the NIMBY's don't complain about shadows.
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Old 06-10-2006, 11:10 AM   #42
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They should install a giant spotlight on top so the NIMBY's don't complain about shadows.
:lol: That would be so cruel... and delightfully amusing.
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Old 06-15-2006, 08:55 PM   #43
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Some details from Grabauskas:http://www.mbta.com/insidethet/press...ls.asp?ID=1240
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Old 06-17-2006, 08:56 AM   #44
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I want to know the details of the 40 million dollars of transportation improvement going into South Station as a result of this. Does it have to do with the 5 new tracks talked about in the above link from justin?
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Old 06-17-2006, 10:48 AM   #45
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I want to know the details of the 40 million dollars of transportation improvement going into South Station as a result of this. Does it have to do with the 5 new tracks talked about in the above link from justin?
There was story somewhere this week but I can't find it today. I think it said they will enlarge the bus station, put in new ventalation, upgrade the tracks and signals, do some restoration to the interior of the station...it sounded like a lot of good and needed upgrades.
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Old 06-19-2006, 06:41 PM   #46
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Hmm, I wonder if it will be huge noticable changes or just 40 million dollars of needed stuff that few will ever notice the difference? Either way it is good, I just want to know (aka see renderings )
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Old 06-19-2006, 06:45 PM   #47
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They will substantially increase the number of bus gates. People will notice that.
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Old 06-25-2006, 02:46 AM   #48
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Whoa! I like the South Station Tower, especially over a train station. Jealous I am, wish that would happen here in Chicago.
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Old 06-25-2006, 09:55 AM   #49
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Whoa! I like the South Station Tower, especially over a train station. Jealous I am, wish that would happen here in Chicago.
Oh come on! This must be a joke. Somebody from Chicago is jealous of Boston Architecture? :?
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Old 06-25-2006, 10:33 AM   #50
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^On top of the train station.
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Old 06-25-2006, 10:40 AM   #51
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Yes. It's a pretty cool idea. And I have to say, some of the buildings that have been proposed recently are pretty damn good. If they get built, or not, is another question.
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Old 06-26-2006, 11:36 AM   #52
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Whoa! I like the South Station Tower, especially over a train station. Jealous I am, wish that would happen here in Chicago.
Trade 'ya!

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Old 06-26-2006, 12:59 PM   #53
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^Ugly. They'd better do some refining.

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Old 06-26-2006, 01:31 PM   #54
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Calatrava--Putting the screws to Chicago skyline.
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Old 06-26-2006, 02:06 PM   #55
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unicorn

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Old 06-26-2006, 03:04 PM   #56
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Old 06-26-2006, 06:18 PM   #57
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^Ugly. They'd better do some refining.
Are you being sarcastic?
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Old 06-26-2006, 09:39 PM   #58
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i personally don't love it. call me crazy, but I like buildings that actually look like buildings.

Having said that, its sheer size will be astounding in person, even in a city of giants like Chicago.

I have a feeling the finished product will look much better than that rendering...
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Old 06-27-2006, 02:11 AM   #59
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Are you being sarcastic?
Not in the least. It looks too much like they photoshopped a drill bit into the skyline, and the detached spire makes it look less slender than it should be. I'm sure Calatrava can design a nice-looking building with spiral undulations on the facade. This just isn't it (yet?).

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Old 06-27-2006, 10:24 AM   #60
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I think it needs to be a lil bit fatter and they have to get rid of the spire. It's hideous.
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