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Old January 25th, 2011, 07:44 AM   #61
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someone didn’t check what that was a list of.
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Old January 28th, 2011, 06:26 PM   #62
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Interesting. Though, is there a reason Chicago was shot with a directly E-W angle? It makes the skyline seem much less tall than it is...


Those parking lots!!!! GAhhhhh
With what parking costs in downtown Chicago, the last thing they need is fewer parking spaces. Though it would be nice if all those surface lots were replaced with tall buildings containing several floors of underground parking.
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Old January 28th, 2011, 08:02 PM   #63
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What is slightly disturbing to me when I look through those maps is the complete lack of green-space and parkland in a number of cities. Many cities look as if they had never bothered to plan any parks in the history of the city, or perhaps developers just grabbed every bit of space which can lead to a pretty sterile existence.
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Old January 28th, 2011, 08:05 PM   #64
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With what parking costs in downtown Chicago, the last thing they need is fewer parking spaces. Though it would be nice if all those surface lots were replaced with tall buildings containing several floors of underground parking.
Or if the downtown office workers used the more than adequate L and Metra services?
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Old January 28th, 2011, 11:51 PM   #65
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Or if the downtown office workers used the more than adequate L and Metra services?
He said from Halifax to the suburban Chicagoan....
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With what parking costs in downtown Chicago, the last thing they need is fewer parking spaces. Though it would be nice if all those surface lots were replaced with tall buildings containing several floors of underground parking.
We have [arguably] the 2nd or 3rd best transit system in the country, completely focused on getting people downtown. We need fewer parking spaces. I guess I'm all for underground parking, but sacrificing prime real estate for cars is the stupidest thing to ever happen to cities.

"If you plan cities for cars and traffic, you get cars and traffic. If you plan for people and places, you get people and places."
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