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    New luxury tower proposal in Seaport

    Did anyone else see this? http://www.bostonherald.com/business/real_estate/2017/06/upper_echelon_deal_for_seaport EDIT: disregard, this appears to be the M parcels. Please move it over.
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    Before and after

    This is kind of old but pretty cool: http://boston.curbed.com/2015/4/24/9967574/10-views-of-boston-before-and-after-major-developments
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    Your opinion on the State Street building

    Share you thoughts on this building. People seem to like it or hate it.
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    Downtown skyline around 1980

    Just for perspective. Boston has come a long way. today:
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    Recent underrated projects

    4 projects that did not get enough props when built, so I'll give some now. 1. Hayward Place. It took forever to fill this lot but the end result was worth it. I love the dark glass. Extends Downtown Crossing and links it with the area around Millennium Place and beyond. 2. Liberty Mutual...
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    Midtown Hotel Redevelopment | 220 Huntington Avenue | Back Bay

    Why is it still there? How has it survived multiple waves of redevelopment? Any chance it could be redeveloped soon?
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    The Midtown Hotel

    Why is it still there? How has it survived multiple waves of redevelopment? Any chance it could be redeveloped soon?
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    Say something good about One Beacon Street

    The quintessential 1960's/70's building block tower:
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    Boston in 1903

    This is astounding: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqCZG2zXRsM
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    One Center Plaza

    Does anyone like this building? Its one redeeming quality is that it has ground floor retail, but otherwise I think it sucks. Once the larger mistakes of government center are corrected (e.g. the Congress Street garage), this one should be next on the chopping block. Thoughts?
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    Best spots for supertalls

    Thoughts on where are the best spots for possible 800'-1,000' footers? - Winthrop Square garage - Hancock garage - Congress St garage (we wont get that tall but its a good spot for it) Others? I remember about 10-12 years ago there was talk about a skyscraper over St Anthony's Shrine on Arch...
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    Russia/Atlantic Wharf appreciation thread

    I dont think that this development got the credit that it deserved. They did an excellent job of preserving the facades on 3 old buildings, and the tower is handsome (albeit short, but tall-ish by Boston standards). This is also the one legit highrise that got snuck in during the down period...
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    International Place Appreciation Thread

    I know some people on here question the architectural merits of the International Place complex, particularly the windows, but I've never had a problem with that. I love the presence this complex has; just immense by Boston standards. I hope what we end up getting at the Harbor Towers garage...
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    Good book

    Bought this last week; lots of great historical Boston photos going as far back as the 1850's. http://www.amazon.com/Historic-Photos-Boston-Photos/dp/1596523050

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