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Old 05-03-2017, 05:18 PM   #1
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A day without height discussions

It would be funny to see if we could go a day or probably a week without mentioning the height of a building or using the word NIMBY...just to see what would happen. Would we all die? Would the forum's servers explode? Maybe both? Who knows...
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Old 05-03-2017, 09:11 PM   #2
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That's a tall order.
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Old 05-04-2017, 12:45 AM   #3
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That's a tall order.
It would be interesting to see what threads rise to the top of the ArchBoston spire.
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Old 05-04-2017, 07:53 AM   #4
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Be the change you want to see in the world.
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Old 05-04-2017, 09:15 AM   #5
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Re: A day without height discussions

a 400' tower pays the freight for significant affordable units.

a 300' tower is just treading water in our city's dire affordable housing crisis.

We are currently attempting to permit what will likely be the last tall buildings built in the High Spine for a significant number of years... and 4 tall towers in the neighborhoods that will be trend setters for Boston economically and architecturally.

I haven't heard many conversations lately about 'we should put up more tall towers possibly here, or there,' or 'new tallest,' or 'supertall.'

The focus remains to be on permitting the sites being pushed forward by the Building Dept, kicking the shimby's asses, preventing the conversion of great proposals into ____s, and all these great infill and midrise projects. This isn't a height fetish.

i haven't even heard any death threats the past couple weeks.

Let's roll!

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Old 05-04-2017, 12:19 PM   #6
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That's a tall order.
Well it isn't really and order-just a hypothetical question.
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Old 05-04-2017, 12:38 PM   #7
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With your soaring ideals, you expect to tower over this forum from up on high? If only we could all a-spire to be up there on a podium, like you. Don't take this as a set-back, but, at the concrete core of it, you're the one who seems to need an altitude adjustment, buddy.

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Well it isn't really and order-just a hypothetical question.
For fucks sake.
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For fucks sake.
I appreciated the pun train you started.
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I appreciated the pun train you started.
I'm glad you find them punny.
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Old 05-05-2017, 12:46 PM   #11
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With your soaring ideals, you expect to tower over this forum from up on high? If only we could all a-spire to be up there on a podium, like you. Don't take this as a set-back, but, at the concrete core of it, you're the one who seems to need an altitude adjustment, buddy.

Look, I'm not ordering everyone, it's a goddam hypothetical question.
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Old 05-05-2017, 01:11 PM   #12
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The puns in this thread are top notch.
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The puns in this thread are top notch.
I think they've reached a new high point - something (Arch)Boston has craved for a long time.
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Look, I'm not ordering everyone, it's a goddam hypothetical question.
Jeez, grow a high spine.
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Old 05-05-2017, 03:30 PM   #15
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Hey guys, I found a forum where folks can talk about Boston's skyscrapers, height and tall buildings all day long!
Enjoy!
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Didn't everyone migrate from that one to here in 2006?
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