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Old 10-12-2017, 11:56 AM   #161
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Re: Bulfinch Crossing Residential Tower (GCG Phase I) | 50 Sudbury St | Gov't Center

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Reminds me of that dorm Suffolk put up a couple of years ago; can't recall what the final consensus was here on those flat fake-perspective panels.
The panels they used were different than these, but the also had really stupid window layouts and used different widths of "fake perspective" panels which ruined the whole effect.
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Old 10-12-2017, 12:32 PM   #162
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I remember the poor reception, but there is also a tendency to trash every part of a project during construction before turning around and saying "oh, actually turned out pretty okay" when seeing the completed thing. I don't remember if the same thing happened over at Suffolk.

Either way, while I think these are a poor substitute for actual depth, it's better than nothing.
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Old 10-12-2017, 05:30 PM   #163
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Looks like they are removing more of the garage.




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Old 10-12-2017, 05:33 PM   #164
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Old 10-12-2017, 05:37 PM   #165
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It looks like these panels are legitimately textured, and not just faking it. Nice! I'm looking forward to it.

It's tough to tell from pics, but do the panels appear more metallic, or more concrete-ish?
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Old 10-12-2017, 09:15 PM   #166
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Yep... pretty much roundly ripped.
untimely ripped? hehe
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Old 10-12-2017, 10:33 PM   #167
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It looks like these panels are legitimately textured, and not just faking it. Nice! I'm looking forward to it.
This has promise...Regardless of the level of sublime, it is going to be additive to the area.
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Old 10-16-2017, 07:19 PM   #168
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Old 10-23-2017, 10:54 PM   #169
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Old 10-24-2017, 07:37 AM   #170
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The logistics with this project are quite impressive but I still worry that until this thing starts rising, a change in the economy for the worse could shelve this project for years. Hopefully I'm wrong and too much has already been invested to stall this or better yet the economy stays strong for the next 5-7 years while all of these phases are built.
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Old 10-24-2017, 07:42 AM   #171
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The logistics with this project are quite impressive but I still worry that until this thing starts rising, a change in the economy for the worse could shelve this project for years. Hopefully I'm wrong and too much has already been invested to stall this or better yet the economy stays strong for the next 5-7 years while all of these phases are built.
If piles are being driven...which it looks like we're at the start of that...then we're well ahead of where we were at the time of the vornado filene's hole. Can't speak for the rest of this development, but my strong bet is this tower's going up...
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Old 10-25-2017, 01:40 AM   #172
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1 great caveat if Amazon chooses Suffolk Downs from the floodgates of caveats: Bulfinch Crossing roaring ahead (+ fingers crossed/1 Congress). But it seems to follow, Amazon would energize the groundbreaking at every residence and hotel currently approved. ...along with a rush to get so many more projects in the pipeline-moving.
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Old 11-08-2017, 09:57 AM   #173
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Old 11-08-2017, 10:02 AM   #174
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Another bay being demolished.







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Old 11-14-2017, 05:22 PM   #175
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Just a friendly reminder:

























View from the office tower















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Old 11-14-2017, 05:46 PM   #176
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Imo this view is just as good as the views from those towers going up in NYC with views of central park that have condos going for hundreds of millions of dollars. Your literally looking right up the center of the Charles river, its amazing.

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Old 11-14-2017, 06:14 PM   #177
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The office tower should not be posted in this thread. This thread is about Phase I only.
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Old 11-14-2017, 07:30 PM   #178
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I cant even imagine what rent is going to be here. Whether office or condo this is about as good a location you can get, right on transit too. The resi doesnt have a roof deck but looks to have an outdoor patio with probably an indoor lounge and possibly a restaurant. I wouldnt be surprised if they do throw a roof deck on top of the garage though.
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Old 11-24-2017, 06:39 PM   #179
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Old 11-26-2017, 12:27 AM   #180
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Heres a what if for the corner of city hall plaza and the triangular parcel directly across the street from Bulfinch crossing. Just to show theres always more room...




Tower would go on the grey area:


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