State Street HQ | One Congress | Bulfinch Crossing | West End

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you haven't?!!!? this one has been posted here a bunch, as have other similar renders. certainly looks to be lit up.
I couldnt tell if it was really lit or just appears that way, but youre right it does look to be. Hopefully those are leds across each floor plate.
 

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There is some more activity on the east side/Haymarket side of the garage. A large crane is now in place and it looks like some good portions of the office roof have been removed.
 

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An immense apology if this has been posted but this was the first time I've watched this particular video on the project. They had one prior that was Winthrop Square quality but I think this is pretty cool. Take a look if you haven't yet.

Fantastic, Gunner, thank you!!!!

I noticed those great city skyline views with it all finished, from 1:36- 1:42 and 1:46-1:52 don't even include the two new towers from the Hub on Causeway. That skyline view will be even more impressive in real life.
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Fantastic, Gunner, thank you!!!!

I noticed those great city skyline views with it all finished, from 1:36- 1:42 and 1:46-1:52 don't even include the two new towers from the Hub on Causeway. That skyline view will be even more impressive in real life.
Nor do they include the Alcott (aka Garden Garage Tower). The State Street headquarters will tie these all together and we'll likely view the area between Government Center to North Station as the most visually transformative of the 2020's!
 

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Nor do they include the Alcott (aka Garden Garage Tower). The State Street headquarters will tie these all together and we'll likely view the area between Government Center to North Station as the most visually transformative of the 2020's!
DZH -- I think you will be able to make a fairly strong case for South Station & Winthrop as being major visually transformative for the 2020-2025 period -- especially when viewed from the perspective of South Boston or Dorchester
 

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Taken today. I’ve previously posted photos of this set up located in the parking lot of Suffolk Downs in the Revere thread. I’m posting them here now because I’m pretty sure these are the samples for One Congress (if I’m overstepping, please move to the Revere thread). The sample on the left is new and still being constructed. They disassembled one that was previously in this spot. The one on the right was created with the original about six months ago. You can see in this new sample the curve (sail) of One Congress. HYM now owns Suffolk Downs so I’m not sure why they are putting them here, maybe lack of space on site.
Previous photos http://archboston.com/community/threads/revere-infill-and-small-developments.4883/post-356437

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I love the touch of realism with the inclusion of the ventilation grate. That's honesty. Too often a glass tower is presented as a shimmering wall of solid glass in pre-construction renders and mock-ups. Then the reality... Vertex on Northern Ave was disappointing for this reason, and don't even get me started on the Pierce.

I also like the door to nowhere. You'll need to be really careful if you work in this building. :)
 

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Prom Queen turned Dewey Square after Uber ride through the Tunnels.
We always knew:
The star is the one that just topped.
 

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What's the point of assembling these so far from site? They can't just put them on a truck and haul them into town because they're too tall... so they need to disassemble it again?
 

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What's the point of assembling these so far from site? They can't just put them on a truck and haul them into town because they're too tall... so they need to disassemble it again?
This is just a mock up so they know how it will work and work out any kinks. This isn't going on the building.
 

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Maybe legal's involved with it too, but I always thought a big part of the reason samplers exist is so that stakeholders can see how the facade will look at that specific site. I know of a few projects where shadows and light angles on certain parts of the facade hid/covered desired details and the facade went back into design afterward.
 

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