alklay

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The bases of the towers are really disappointing. They do not follow the very decent rhythm of the older neighbouring building. And alternatively, they are not interesting in and of themselves, except for the small canopies. In fact, we are really left with a lot of boring glass windows. I would have expected something more interesting. Something better.

And not to derail this thread, but I was in the area on the weekend and I could not help but notice that the public realm in the area, especially David Pecaut Square, looked terrible. The Square particularly looked unkept and unloved for: no plantings where there should have been plantings, weeds everywhere (including much of the paved area) and broken and cracked concrete at every foot. It was run down and looked abandoned. It looked like an abandoned park in Detroit. And this is in the heart of the city, in a major tourist area. I was embarrassed for the city.
 

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I was just thinking about this project, and that it's been nearly ten years since it was first announced. In the event it were to actually be built, realistically, how many more years would it take to finally complete this project?
 

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I was just thinking about this project, and that it's been nearly ten years since it was first announced. In the event it were to actually be built, realistically, how many more years would it take to finally complete this project?
I'd wager it will be done within the next decade. By 2031 this should be part of our skyline in some way, shape or form.
 

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I was just thinking about this project, and that it's been nearly ten years since it was first announced. In the event it were to actually be built, realistically, how many more years would it take to finally complete this project?
I was hoping you'd be the one posting pics of workers throwing up the respective hording when I opened this thread... >.<
 

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I was just thinking about this project, and that it's been nearly ten years since it was first announced. In the event it were to actually be built, realistically, how many more years would it take to finally complete this project?
What @Riseth doesn't mention is while it has in fact been 10 years since the initial proposal, the most recent one is actually first real and thought out proposal that isn't just a vision.

The project now actually has detailed drawings and info about size and dimensions and materials etc. It has a legitimate developer to back it, and it's been modified to meet some of the requests of the city.

This will for sure get built and if I had to put a number on groundbreaking I'd wager 2023
 
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This is going to the Committee of Adjustments for some minor adjustments to the development plan. The most recent docs are dated to July 21, 2021. Main points summarized below:

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This is a huge investment, so not surprising adjustments sought right down to the end of approvals. Seems to indicate it is now a "viable" project.

God knows what it will look like in the sky. I hope they manage to get it right - what looked to me like a change from something earlier that was coherent to a stack of disparate buildings sort of glued together.
 

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