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Old 06-25-2008, 10:08 PM   #41
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Re: Suffolk Dorms / Modern Theatre

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In the model, they appear to be a trio of midrises rising from a plinth.
About 500' to short. Yet another potential lost opportunity...
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Old 06-25-2008, 10:16 PM   #42
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Those models most likely won't be built anyways. Hopefully a new design will be drawn up.
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Old 06-26-2008, 08:56 AM   #43
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Pretty sure that tall model on site of modern theatre is a misplaced 45 Province Street model.
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Old 07-19-2008, 03:22 AM   #44
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nice pic of the front of the future modern theather
http://www.suffolk.edu/29491.html
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Old 11-20-2008, 09:50 AM   #45
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Ground breaking today at 1:30 (11/20/08) for Mordern Theater Residence Hall

They are asking for rsvp agordon@suffolk.edu 617-573-8447
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Old 01-29-2009, 04:57 PM   #46
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pnf is now online:

http://www.suffolk.edu/files/Institi...rnenf_6408.pdf
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Old 01-29-2009, 06:02 PM   #47
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Emerson and Suffolk are two medium sized institutions and the impact they have on downtown Boston is amazing! Boston and Cambridge are so damn lucky to have the universities and colleges that are located here.
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Old 01-29-2009, 06:47 PM   #48
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The interior shots in the PDF demonstrate how the theater is going to be a recreation rather than a restoration. When the roof failed years ago most of the plaster dissolved to the metal lathe. The extensive bracing to keep the building aloft makes it quite clear than a few years ago the threat of collapse wasn't an exaggeration. The Gaiety looked in pristine condition compare to the current state of the Modern, ARGH!

I'm assuming that shortly we shall see extensive work to carefully disassemble the Modern's facade given the numeration on the demolition plans and sketches of those details. It'll be fun to watch the old lady's face be reassembled all dolled up for the first show in a few years.
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Old 03-05-2009, 04:01 PM   #49
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Here we go! 03-05-09
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Old 03-26-2009, 06:26 PM   #50
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The site is enclosed by a construction barricade and today a crane was dismantling the front of the theater.
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Old 03-26-2009, 06:34 PM   #51
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I went by there a little while ago. The scaffolding was mostly down and it looked like the theater is completely gone.
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Old 03-28-2009, 04:02 PM   #52
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Facade completely gone:





This is interesting. Does anyone know of any other buildings in Boston that have had their facades totally disassembled and rebuilt piece by piece?
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Old 03-28-2009, 04:10 PM   #53
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Didn't take 'em long.
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Old 03-28-2009, 07:15 PM   #54
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I'm sure facade is being saved and restored will be attached to the new structure,the rest of the old building will be demolished and rebuilt as a new highrise.^thanks for the cool pixs!
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Old 03-28-2009, 09:36 PM   #55
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The Exchange building was carted off, cleaned, and put back together when Exchange Place went up.

The PDF posted a few pages back has elevations with every piece of stone enumerated for dis/re-assembly.
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Old 04-09-2009, 01:29 PM   #57
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Old 06-01-2009, 08:01 AM   #60
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I like this project, but that's a sad sight.
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