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Old 02-08-2018, 10:20 PM   #481
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Re: Quaker Lane + Congress Square | Downtown

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is the old building really bearing the load of the new bit?
Not exclusively. It's resting upon a new core.

It's likely additional columns were also installed.
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Old 02-17-2018, 09:51 PM   #482
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Old 02-18-2018, 04:15 AM   #483
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I was holding out hope this would turn out ok but that glass work looks like a tumor.
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Old 02-18-2018, 08:29 AM   #484
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It looks goofier in person if you actually look at it. But the good news is that mostly the streets are narrow and busy, so there is less time to contemplate the silliness. Also, the anodyne 2-D quality of the glass helps it recede somewhat.
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Old 02-18-2018, 08:52 AM   #485
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it's hiding part of the upper Preggo. Win.
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Old 02-18-2018, 11:15 AM   #486
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Itís so decoupled from the base architecturally that it creates effect of the top being from another building behind the base. And thatís the best thing I can say about this...
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Old 02-18-2018, 11:22 AM   #487
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They should have darkened the material behind the whiter portion of the glass.
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