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Old 01-03-2017, 09:12 PM   #8481
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A friend sent me this on New Year's Eve
wow. to have that as the view out MY living room (or whatever room) window...
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Old 01-04-2017, 12:37 AM   #8482
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That is an absolutely phenomenal view. Apparently both sides are amazing in their own right. The other side of the building you look out over the towers of downtown over the custom house tower and into the harbor. I like how this view shows from the common on through the back bay and you can see the pierce in the distance and then into the hills with the Charles bordering it in on the right and the high spine on the left. Their view is what a great photograph of the back bay would be.
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Old 01-04-2017, 11:36 AM   #8483
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wow. to have that as the view out MY living room (or whatever room) window...
Chrisbrat -- you can't get that view without a quite long telephoto lens

this is closer to what the view really looks like to your eyes -- taken from a most recent post on the Future Skyline Thread contributed by Odurandina

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Old 01-04-2017, 02:03 PM   #8484
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Chrisbrat -- you can't get that view without a quite long telephoto lens

this is closer to what the view really looks like to your eyes -- taken from a most recent post on the Future Skyline Thread contributed by Odurandina

i'd still take it
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Old 01-04-2017, 02:22 PM   #8485
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That is an absolutely phenomenal view. Apparently both sides are amazing in their own right. The other side of the building you look out over the towers of downtown over the custom house tower and into the harbor. I like how this view shows from the common on through the back bay and you can see the pierce in the distance and then into the hills with the Charles bordering it in on the right and the high spine on the left. Their view is what a great photograph of the back bay would be.
1 Congress resident tower, and Garden Garage too!

we also need a spy or 2 at Avalon Nashua. :thumbup:

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Old 01-04-2017, 02:43 PM   #8486
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Again not my pics (there Wd have been 100's more lol)
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Old 01-04-2017, 02:53 PM   #8487
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And a more morbid Millenium Tower view...

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Old 01-04-2017, 03:27 PM   #8488
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Chrisbrat -- you can't get that view without a quite long telephoto lens

this is closer to what the view really looks like to your eyes -- taken from a most recent post on the Future Skyline Thread contributed by Odurandina

Ummmmm.......that view is not from the Millenium Tower.
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Old 01-04-2017, 03:35 PM   #8489
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Ummmmm.......that view is not from the Millenium Tower.
Exactly. I love (not) how someone posts the actual view from Millennium Tower, he responds saying it's not the view and then provides a photo of something that is not the view for proof.
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Old 01-04-2017, 03:48 PM   #8490
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Listings....

http://www.luxuryboston.com/Millennium-Tower
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Old 01-04-2017, 04:21 PM   #8491
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Exactly. I love (not) how someone posts the actual view from Millennium Tower, he responds saying it's not the view and then provides a photo of something that is not the view for proof.
If only he could stay on point.......
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Old 01-04-2017, 04:22 PM   #8492
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Exactly. I love (not) how someone posts the actual view from Millennium Tower, he responds saying it's not the view and then provides a photo of something that is not the view for proof.
And nowhere even close to what the view would be (both height and location) - its multiple blocks off and not even close to the height.
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Old 01-04-2017, 06:23 PM   #8493
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Don't go too hard on him. He's never actually been to Boston.
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Old 01-04-2017, 09:43 PM   #8494
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OK, just resized these so they wouldn't post upside down, forgot you had to take AB seriously when it says, "resize to 600 x 600." Anyway, from top of MTower, last summer:










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Old 01-05-2017, 11:16 AM   #8495
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Ummmmm.......that view is not from the Millenium Tower.
Shmessessy -- Never said that it was -- here's what I actually said with the addition of the word [unaided] and highlighting in bold

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this is closer to what the view really looks like to your [unaided]eyes -- taken from a most recent post on the Future Skyline Thread contributed by Odurandina
I love how no one bothers to read the post -- they just look at the picture

My post was however from approximately the right distance and without the obvious foreshortening in the "view from Millenium Tower"

I can take and have taken a photo of my Droll Yankee Centrifugal Squirrel Proof Feeder which hangs above the back of my deck, and with a bit of zoom it look like it can be reached from my kitchen door, with the big pine which borders my neighbor seemingly directly behind the feeder
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Don't go too hard on him. He's never actually been to Boston.
Justin -- well not since Sunday anyway -- so I suppose that there could have been a sudden fracture and separation followed by the subduction of the North American Plate and the Back Bay might have disappeared
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Shmessessy -- Never said that it was -- here's what I actually said with the addition of the word [unaided] and highlighting in bold



I love how no one bothers to read the post -- they just look at the picture

My post was however from approximately the right distance and without the obvious foreshortening in the "view from Millenium Tower"

I can take and have taken a photo of my Droll Yankee Centrifugal Squirrel Proof Feeder which hangs above the back of my deck, and with a bit of zoom it look like it can be reached from my kitchen door, with the big pine which borders my neighbor seemingly directly behind the feeder
Except... its not in any world closer to the view from the Millennium tower. You posted a random picture that is a quarter mile off where the Millennium Tower is, with a completely different view/orientation to the Common. Not to mention the height differences - nothing in that photo has anything to do with the Millennium tower or its view. You basically just took a random pic of the common from a completely unrelated location and claimed it was:

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this is closer to what the view really looks like to your eyes -- taken from a most recent post on the Future Skyline Thread contributed by Odurandina
Which is completely false. You could have just posted an unzoomed random picture of Copley Square for the argument you are trying to make - which seemly seems to be that the pic you posted isn't zoomed, even though everything else about it is unrelated.
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Old 01-06-2017, 02:22 PM   #8498
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Shmessessy -- Never said that it was -- here's what I actually said with the addition of the word [unaided] and highlighting in bold



I love how no one bothers to read the post -- they just look at the picture

My post was however from approximately the right distance and without the obvious foreshortening in the "view from Millenium Tower"

I can take and have taken a photo of my Droll Yankee Centrifugal Squirrel Proof Feeder which hangs above the back of my deck, and with a bit of zoom it look like it can be reached from my kitchen door, with the big pine which borders my neighbor seemingly directly behind the feeder
Point is (and the THREAD is, but that never keeps you) about the Millenium Tower and ITS views.

Everyone else here understands that. Only one person does not.

You seem to have had some book learning and you could have much to add to these discussions. I look forward to you someday gaining an ability to stay on subject. Towards that end, may I suggest some Adderall?

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Old 01-07-2017, 09:24 AM   #8499
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From the beginning of the year

IMG_3767 by David Z, on Flickr
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