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Old 02-01-2013, 12:32 PM   #1441
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My Fiancee works for Liberty and she says that, according to the floor plans thats she's seen, the layout is supposed to be very nice for employees, with lots of lower level employees (ie, the kind that don't get dedicated offices) still getting window views and all that.

But then, I'm a sucker for the inside of buildings making life convenient for the inhabitants.
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:55 PM   #1442
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I've heard the same thing. They were looking at "good for the goose/gander" demountable glass panel systems sitting 6x6, 6x12 or 12x12 on a grid, with offices only reserved for VP's and everyone else in the half-height spaces? And everything easily reconfigured (compared to stick built, at least.) Can't remember who told me that though.
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Old 02-01-2013, 07:27 PM   #1443
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Dare I say that I'm genuinely pleased with this building and pleasantly surprised by how it's turning out?
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Old 02-01-2013, 07:31 PM   #1444
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Dare I say that I'm genuinely pleased with this building and pleasantly surprised by how it's turning out?
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Old 02-02-2013, 10:57 AM   #1445
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Exceptional craftsmanship, attention to detail, and quality materials. This building isn't supposed to be a stunner, it houses a company dedicated to minimizing risk. As an office development, I think it's a better tower than Russia Wharf. Street level is a different story, but we'll see how the first floor is built out with Liberty Mutual.
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Old 02-03-2013, 03:41 AM   #1446
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Amazing addition to the city which lacks many of the old style buildings so many other cities bostons age have, we missed out big in that time period but atleast this will bring some more of that look to boston.
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Old 02-14-2013, 05:39 PM   #1447
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From today.

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Old 02-24-2013, 08:48 AM   #1448
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From yesterday.

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Old 02-24-2013, 10:47 AM   #1449
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If only Ronald Regan were alive today to shout..."Mr. Landlord, tear down this billboard!!"
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Old 02-24-2013, 10:55 AM   #1450
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skybridge looks cool,there r too many signs of all types in this city!
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Old 02-24-2013, 11:18 AM   #1451
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This building looks good from almost every angle except from the westbound turnpike. Too bad that so many people see it from that angle after coming out of the TWT.
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Old 02-24-2013, 11:21 AM   #1452
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Personally, I like the billboard. Liberty Mutual has a focused image of consistency and quality and I feel as if the billboard that says "The Dream Lives" complements the classic, understated building rising behind it.
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Old 02-24-2013, 12:41 PM   #1453
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are they really going to leave that gap in between those two crown panels, hell you could iterally put black tape on the backside and it would fix the light getting through making it not noticeable.
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Old 02-24-2013, 02:07 PM   #1454
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Agreed- there were similar problems on the crown (and the vents) on the back of the building at one point; and those were fixed. It looks sloppy on an otherwise well-clad development.
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Old 02-24-2013, 02:55 PM   #1455
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skybridge looks cool,there r too many signs of all types in this city!
But not enough neon!
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Old 02-24-2013, 02:58 PM   #1456
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Personally, I like the billboard. Liberty Mutual has a focused image of consistency and quality and I feel as if the billboard that says "The Dream Lives" complements the classic, understated building rising behind it.

LOL It resembles a democratic picture of Deval Patrick after swindling the taxpayers 50 Million to help enrich his friends build on prime real estate that should never get tax breaks. "Priceless"

The Dream Lives
Now I have to raise taxes on the working class of Mass.

Overall I like the building. Not the greatest in the skyline but definteley acceptable for the backbay. Typical insurance building for the city.

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Old 02-24-2013, 07:54 PM   #1457
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But not enough neon!
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Old 02-24-2013, 11:30 PM   #1458
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they should have made the bottom of the skybridge clear glass... would become a tourist destination for the upward views!
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Old 02-25-2013, 01:09 PM   #1459
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Old 02-28-2013, 05:22 PM   #1460
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