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    Haha, well that is one bizarre spot for it. I...

    Haha, well that is one bizarre spot for it. I guess the work on that building is more serious than it looks if they need a crane (ordinary apartment building).
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    Mystery slab appears!

    Hi Guys,

    I was hoping you could solve a little bit of a construction mystery for me. As of maybe two or three months ago a giant concrete slab has appeared between Lexington and Park on 27th...
  3. I think this is definitely one of the better...

    I think this is definitely one of the better designed Con Ed power stations in the city.... :)
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    I never understood how 1WTC and Fulton Center...

    I never understood how 1WTC and Fulton Center were designed around the same time and yet stand at such extreme odds of security concern.

    We have this extreme-engineering base protecting employees...
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    I have a major issue with whoever is designing...

    I have a major issue with whoever is designing MTA's signage at this station. Every day there are so many people lost in these corridors because the MTA refuses to add some simple labeling like "For...
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    I'm glad they're covering this, hopefully it will...

    I'm glad they're covering this, hopefully it will implore them to design some kind of a more aesthetically pleasing casing for that signal. It's a two line system, one would think that they don't...
  7. I can't wait (I know it will be a while) for the...

    I can't wait (I know it will be a while) for the sculpture to be installed. I really hope they widen the sidewalk there or do some kind of an island. I think if they were to eliminate the lamppost on...
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    The subway exit into the Huys building opened...

    The subway exit into the Huys building opened today - I hope that's a sign that they'll start work on that awesome southern one soon.

    It's pretty ordinary, not improved in any particular way...
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    Wow that last PA photo really brings home the...

    Wow that last PA photo really brings home the scope of the project.

    Looks beautiful - let's hope one day they don't raze the top portion to put a new MSG on top :/
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    I'm having trouble attaching the image but...

    I'm having trouble attaching the image but thought you'd appreciate an update:

    http://imgur.com/Ox9JxQN


    http://i.imgur.com/Ox9JxQN.jpg?1
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    Ah that will do it, thank you. I wasn't even...

    Ah that will do it, thank you. I wasn't even aware of one across the street.

    It looks pretty topped out at this point, the top has the makings of a very striking statement.
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    How do developers usually handle constructing...

    How do developers usually handle constructing over active subway entrances? The renderings make is look like that (amazing) triangle entrance will be going right over the current, and only, one there...
  13. I love how much this ever rising pursuit of...

    I love how much this ever rising pursuit of Central Park views is a testament to what a great public space can do for a city both in terms of development and value. Nevermind the inaccessibility of...
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    ^What association is that? I always thought it...

    ^What association is that? I always thought it was a pretty fitting memorial, a surprised, helpless soldier stabbed in the back by an "allied" bayonet. Why would there be an anti-semitic connotation,...
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    That's the US mission to the UN, you can find...

    That's the US mission to the UN, you can find more about it here:

    http://wirednewyork.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4617&page=13&highlight=mission

    The building was designed following 9/11 when...
  16. Really cool but is it just me or is it a sort of...

    Really cool but is it just me or is it a sort of bizarre fusion of all the recent towers - 4,7 WTC, NYT, and Bloomberg?
  17. Do you guys know if they have more things like...

    Do you guys know if they have more things like this on the calendar?
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    Did I miss some revision regarding "two...

    Did I miss some revision regarding "two horizontal beams of light"? I was always under the impression that any light was going to be the vertical beam.
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    I was on the outbound Metra in Chicago yesterday...

    I was on the outbound Metra in Chicago yesterday where you see the John Hancock Center in profile and was shocked at the similarities to what 1WTC should appear like - the dimensions are not that far...
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    12184 An hour ago...

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    An hour ago...
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    12183 An hour ago...

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    ^Everything you need to know about the real New...

    ^Everything you need to know about the real New York in one shot - we have 1000' skyscrapers and wooden posts with electrical or communications or whatever wires hanging off them.
  23. I love this building but I think that leaving the...

    I love this building but I think that leaving the apex hollow and not a continuation of the rest is a horrible aesthetic mistake.
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    Poll: ^That short is just fantastic! Thank you!

    ^That short is just fantastic! Thank you!
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    ^Perfect! That's seriously so useful.

    ^Perfect! That's seriously so useful.
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