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  1. jahvon09

    Boston / New MBTA Red & Orange Line Cars / Status; Proposed / Est. Del; 2019?

    CNR Changchun Railway Vehicles, other bidders, to submit bids Thursday for MBTA Red and Orange line cars Changchun Railway Vehicles Co., a manufacturer of urban mass transit vehicles based in China, has made a bid to make cars for the MBTA, and is eyeing the former Westinghouse site in...
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    Boston / MBTA / New Type 9 Green Line Trolleys / Status; Proposed / Est. Del.; 2019

    Boston / MBTA / New Type 9 Green Line Trolleys / Status; Proposed / Est. Del.; 2017 New Green Line Trains Will Hit the Tracks By 2017! MassDOT officials voted in favor of a $118 million contract for updated vehicles. By Steve Annear | Boston Daily | May 13, 2014 1:54 pm Riders will soon...
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    Boston / MBTA / Gov't Center Station Rebuild / Status; U/C Est. compl; March, 2016

    Boston / MBTA / Gov't Center Station Rebuild / Status; U/C / Est. Compl; March, 2016 The MBTA is gutting out & rebuilding one of it's oldest stations - one of the most outdated antiquated ones in the system! Gov't Center Station is presently undergoing major renovations will be given a...
  4. jahvon09

    New York | Penn and Moynihan Station | ?m | ?s | Related Companies

    Hudson River Tunnels Have 20 years to Live Amtrak chief gives aging Hudson rail tunnels 20 years to live, tops By Steve Strunsky/The Star-Ledger Email the author | Follow on Twitter on May 05, 2014 at 3:00 PM Workers demonstrated in North Bergen, in support of the ARC...
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    Empire State Building - 350 Fifth Avenue @ 34th Street - by Shreve, Lamb and Harmon

    Once was the world's tallest office building for over 40 years, until the original World Trade Center was built & completed! All other skyscrapers have yet to make that claim! When on September 11, 2001, the Twin Towers were attacked and destroyed by hijacked planes (both from Boston while...
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    New York | Two World Trade Center | 409m | 82s | Silverstein | Bjarke Ingels Group

    This building looks like it will be the fourth one to be built to full height and completed - pending interested rental space from prospective companies desiring office space there. 1. Rendering of tower's top. 2. Outline of towers perimeter being built. 3. Comparison of tower's height with...
  7. jahvon09

    New York | Three World Trade Center | 329m | 80s | Silverstein | Rogers Stirk Harbour

    Here's part of the next planned office tower - 3 WTC, which has been built up to an 8-story temporary stump. Note the part near the the top in black. Looks very reminiscent of the former low-rise buildings of the original WTC! In the bottom 3 pics, concrete core & steel frame begin to rise. ;)
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    NYC / Brookfield Place (formerly the World Financial Center) / Status; Built & Compl.

    Brookfield Place was completed and open for business in the mid to late '80s. It was formerly named the World Financial Center. It consists of four high-rise office towers, with the tallest one having 40 floors and a 3-story glass-enclosed atrium called the Winter Garden.. The complex is part...
  9. jahvon09

    New York | Manhattan West | 291m | 67s | Brookfield Property | SOM

    These two taller office towers look almost reminiscent of the former Twin Towers of the World Trade Center! The shorter low-rise building is planned to be built over the railroad trench just outside of Penn Station. A shorter tower (arrow) is also planned for the site. ;)
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    Philadelphia | Comcast Innovation and Technology Center | 342m | 59s | Comcast | Foster + Partners

    Comcast to Expand Philadelphia Presence with Comcast Innovation and Technology Center Designed by Lord Norman Foster and developed by Liberty Property Trust to achieve LEED Platinum Certification, the 59-story tower will include a Four Seasons Hotel. Thousands of jobs and billions of dollars of...
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    New York | World Trade Center Transportation Hub | ?m | ?s | P.A. of N.Y and N.J. | Santiago Calatrava

    Construction[edit] Construction of the station called for relocation of the landmark World Trade Center cross in 2006. The permanent station is scheduled to be completed and open on December 17, 2015. On July 8, 2008, the first prefabricated "ribs" for the pedestrian walkway under Fulton...
  12. jahvon09

    Jeddah | Jeddah Tower | 1000m | 167s | Jeddah Economic Co. | Smith + Gill

    Here's a link for the Kingdom Tower - which when completed, it will be the world's tallest building ever! ;)
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    New York | Four World Trade Center | 298m | 65s | Silverstein

    4 World Trade Center (also known by its street address, 150 Greenwich Street) is a skyscraper that is part of the new World Trade Center complex in New York City. It opened to tenants and the public on November 13, 2013.[4] It is located on the southeast corner of the 16-acre World Trade...
  14. jahvon09

    New York | Fulton Center | ?m | ?s | MTA | Grimshaw

    NYC / Fulton Center / Status; U/C / Compl; 2015? Here's the link to a time-lapse vid of the completion of the dome's net that was installed inside the station's kiosk. ;)
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    Boston | Millennium Tower | 209m | 60s | Millennium Partners | Handel

    Boston, MA / Millennium Tower / 790 feet / 65 flrs / Status; U/C / Est. Compl; 2016? After going though about 3 years or more of delays, disappointments & arguments, Boston's newest tower - the Millennium Tower is finally under construction! Boston mayor Thomas M. Menino has found a new...