I agree-it is embarrassing that a Venezuelen oil company's sign is a Boston treasure.From the misleading angle that suggests one of Bostons most prized possessions (a lit up Venezuelan gas company logo) is entirely covered by this and the subsequent anger they can no longer see it, to the comments calling this a) a parking garage and b) a skyscraper, I had a good laugh.
I can still see that freakin sign.Took a good hard look at it today... yes overall it's crap but the massing is fine and I don't really find these precast brick panels to be horribly worse than 90% of the other precast brick panels as people here seem to think? They just look like typical IDGAF precast to me.
Also, check out this bitchin' precast
Ha, no, I was referring to the people on the Twitter page, which to Bananamara's latest observation of the page, there were no profile pictures with folks with masks, which is now correct. It was definitely different yesterday.The photo I use was taken before Covid hit, It was when I was visiting Victoria BC.
I don't know about the designer, but it's clear what the developer was saying: "Eff Boston and the many generations of people who have lived there, giving the city an actual history. I'll cheapen the city permanently to enrich myself temporarily. So long, suckas!"I don't know what the designer was trying to say with this.
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They picked the best design, but why not in the red/orange?
[EDIT] I've now reread this thread. Here's the full evolution (credit to mssro to posting this at the time):Requesting a permanent ban for this individual