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    Winthrop Center | 115 Winthrop Square | Financial District

    View from One Financial today:
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    Crazy Transit Pitches

    This might be a bit of a stretch for Crazy Transit Pitches, but would it be feasible to use the VFW/Boston Providence Highway as a right of way for an elevated (or cut and cover) extension past West Roxbury to Dedham/128? It would require a lot of TOD to make it reasonable, but there's plenty of...
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    Harvard Enterprise Research Campus | 100 Western Avenue | Allston

    Out of curiosity for anyone in the know, has Harvard ever directly commented on the inclusion of the urban ring in the planning of the Allston campus?
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    MBTA Commuter Rail (Operations, Keolis, & Short Term)

    Not sure if it fits here, but I came across this fun video of the history of Boston's commuter rail (starting in the MBTA era): It doesn't include non-MBTA routes (only marking those subsidized as far as I can tell), so it would also be kinda interesting to see the other passenger service...
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    Green Line Extension to Medford & Union Sq

    It's been mentioned before on this thread, but I think there could've been some better names: Magoun Square would probably be more appropriate as Somerville Junction, but it works alright. Brickbottom is more memorable in my opinion than East Somerville Someone said Tufts / Medford would be...
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    Union Square Somerville Infill and Small Developments

    Out of curiosity I looked up Bostonography's crowd sourced map from 2017, and that area just appears as a no man's land between Spring Hill, Porter, Union, and Duck Village. Assuming GLX-Porter ever happens the area will probably just be called whatever the station there is.
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    ACC/NU Residence Hall | 840 Columbus Ave | Northeastern University

    Northeastern has been in somewhat of a housing crisis in the past few years actually. I was off campus after my second year (about four years ago now), but even by then people were having so much trouble getting housing in dorms that people were ending up in mission hill as sophomores, which by...
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    South Station Tower | South Station Air Rights | Downtown

    Can't wait for this to go vertical
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    Watertown Infill and Small Developments

    I don't think anyone's posted about this yet, but there's another building going up on Watertown's Arsenal Street corridor. The design is nothing revolutionary, but it's way better than an empty lot. As mentioned above, some kind of BRT is certainly going to be needed given all the development...
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    Seaport Neighborhood - Infill and Discussion

    I was lucky enough to get to see the top floor of One Financial yesterday, crazy views up there! Anyone who worked up there would've seen Seaport's transformation
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    Biking in Boston

    When it opens it's going to be a really nice alternative to the Charles River path, especially to get to all the other paths that converge at Alewife. I would say that the Watertown Branch already has fairly heavy use on the first segment, even in spite of the lack of connectivity (for bikes...
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    Watertown Infill and Small Developments

    I actually just visited here yesterday. It does feel more like a new-age mall than the walkable, mixed-used neighborhood they've been saying it'll be (with all the parking everywhere), but hopefully when the housing comes online it'll really come into its own. That being said, it really needs...
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    South Station Tower | South Station Air Rights | Downtown

    Slightly blurry pic, but my office has a pretty good aerial of the project. They've been digging quite a bit this week.

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