Interesting concept. But would adding more storefronts on the side render the grass in front of it useless?Saw this little rendering in the channel 13 story for the new fountain in Fountain Square.
They interviewed Craig Von Deylen of PVA about their new IMOCA building and also talked to him about the Murphy building. Anyway, as you can see from the rendering, it looks like they've got plans to put in more storefronts. For those not familiar with the building, none of those windows or awnings on the right facade are there right now.
Not really digging the blue, btw.
News today:Yeah, whichever way any of it goes, it all is corporatified... Need to go lie down.
I'd prefer that kind of approach too. Or at least some sort of additional gallery space. I'd always envisioned some sort of glass gallery cap to that end of the building.There's more than enough room there for a two- or three-story apartment building (built off a single-loaded corridor that hugs the side of the Murphy Building) and still have room for storefronts on the first floor.
I still don't fully get this "Aerotropolis" concept. It seems like it's just a fancy new name for something that has been going on for a long time.So the airport authority just spent 50 years buying out residential neighborhoods around the airport, partly for noise reasons. Now they're going to try to sell the idea of living underneath the nightly parade of FedEx planes on High School Road?
Also in the story, this is a $2 million "feasibility study", with an undetermined "fee" to the UNC professor who devised the "Aerotropolis" concept.
Hah! My only relationship with the airport authority is having them quote me at events they don't invite me to.Aaron, have you hung out your "transportation consultant" shingle yet? Apparently there's big money in that field. :nuts:
H2O Sushi. Executive Chef John Adams is great! The service staff is also impressive!Hey, gonna break things up abit. Need to know the best restaurant to take a first date in Broad Ripple, Thanks.
I know Greg. Very nice guy that totally gets it.Guys, I want to highlight a blog you all need to check out and add to your reader. It's called "Urban Out" by Greg Meckstroth:
As the name implies, it's written by a 20-something gay guy pretty recently out of college who works and lives in downtown Indy. Like most Indy blogs, he's not solely focused on Indy but writes about other cities too. It's also not just a gay blog either but covers lots of urbanism issues. He's an Ohio State grad and Cincy partisan, but don't hold that against him! I think he's pretty fair on most issues. Check it out.