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by NorthOak
Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Two Light - 14th & Grand
Replies: 582
Views: 76560

Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

from "Bond James Bond" https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4456/37552240132_2979b22f3d_o.jpg https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4498/23731585928_be0f8c536e_o.jpg I like this side of the building best and think it would have fit best into the overall skyline view from the south. https://farm5.static...
by NorthOak
Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Two Light - 14th & Grand
Replies: 582
Views: 76560

Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

The final product of the lettering is tacky.
Font is too bold making it appear blocky - not attractive.
Viewing from the south the letters are so large it makes the building look shorter and blockier.
by NorthOak
Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: One Kansas City Place
Replies: 126
Views: 14164

Re: One Kansas City Place

New tallest at 12th & Grand. I can feel it coming.
Take that desmoi, ohm-ha and okey. Take it like a man.
by NorthOak
Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: "Flashcube" Building - 720 Main
Replies: 65
Views: 8766

Re: "Flashcube" Building - 720 Main

I like the building but I'm afraid they are going to mess up the rehab by not interacting with the street efficiently.
(grass, grass, grass,grass,grass,grass,grass,grass,grass,grass,grass, grass,grass, grass,grass,grass, grass, grass,grass,grass, grass,)
by NorthOak
Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: New Broadway Bridge
Replies: 287
Views: 23065

Re: New Broadway Bridge

1. Doubling the lanes is literally impossible. No, it's literally not impossible. 1) Look at a satellite image after the bridge. 2 more lanes can be added by encroaching into the Airport. R. Gebaur Rd, the frontage to Wheeler has virtually NO traffic on it at all. A flyover would be required betwee...
by NorthOak
Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: New Broadway Bridge
Replies: 287
Views: 23065

Re: New Broadway Bridge

I agree, we should not be demolishing this bridge unless we are going to go all in on making 169 a much larger road. We should be building a NEW bridge and doubling 169's lanes. We built a new 670 viaduct to handle a tiny amount of traffic - sort of a waste. However if the West Bottoms ever took off...
by NorthOak
Fri Sep 29, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Should Jackson Co. relocate the Correctional Facility?
Replies: 27
Views: 1135

Re: Should Jackson Co. relocate the Correctional Facility?

1) Bring back the death penalty for rape, child molestation, first degree and anyone with 3+ felonies. 2) Create dirt cheap homeless camps like Sheriff Arpaio had in AZ to get dopers, drunks and homeless off of the street. That would save trillions over years. Use the saved $$ to make a real differe...
by NorthOak
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Two Light - 14th & Grand
Replies: 582
Views: 76560

Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

... there are at least 7 people with signed leases who would be considered wealthy african americans currently. You're counting? Now that's some funny cracker $hit right there. :lol: :lol: :lol: Oh, and the guy painting the murals was once a homeless african american who is now a highly respected m...
by NorthOak
Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Two Light - 14th & Grand
Replies: 582
Views: 76560

Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Nothing says urban-hip like having ol' dead negroes from the past painted on a high-rise where only rich crackers live.
by NorthOak
Sun Sep 24, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - ARTerra (21st and Wyandotte)
Replies: 325
Views: 29223

Re: OFFICIAL - ARTerra (21st and Wyandotte)

KCPowercat wrote:
grecobs wrote:God damn that's a pretty city. I can't wait to see a few more cranes pop up over the next few months.


where are you expecting more cranes?


Three Light
Lowes Convention Hotel
Hampton Inn, 16th & Main
by NorthOak
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Amazon searching for second HQ
Replies: 208
Views: 10236

Re: Amazon searching for second HQ

Sprint campus is ready to go. 3.9 million sq feet. Soon to be vacated and lots of tech employees available. Implode it ASAP. KCPowercat wrote: If we don't respond with a downtown urban core site we are wasting our time. 30 miles from urban center might work for an NYC or Chicago bid but not for KC....
by NorthOak
Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Amazon searching for second HQ
Replies: 208
Views: 10236

Re: Amazon searching for second HQ

* Central Location * Low Cost of Living * Midwest Workforce * Most Amenities - 2 million Peer Metros * Being able to change the entire direction of a city's urban landscape while improving the company's negative "trendy" and "elite attitude" images * Underground Data Centers for ...
by NorthOak
Sun Sep 10, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Amazon searching for second HQ
Replies: 208
Views: 10236

Re: Amazon searching for second HQ

The north loop - imagine if we had the foresight and energy to have eliminated that monstrosity 5 years ago. Amazon could easily build a dense urban campus complex in the 30-35 acres it would free up. The East Village may be better for KC. There is still plenty of infill lots available to the east a...
by NorthOak
Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Amazon searching for second HQ
Replies: 208
Views: 10236

Re: Amazon searching for second HQ

The entire north loop of I-70 should be given to them and once built the city can call 6th street to 8th street "Amazonia." Or what about that huge parcel in the east Crossroads just south of Hospital Hill? Instant game-changer for KC, it would shock the world. But KC could easily attract ...
by NorthOak
Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Bryant Building
Replies: 7
Views: 487

Re: Bryant Building

beautyfromashes wrote:Funny, this is one of my favorite buildings DT.


Mine also. This building is a gem!
by NorthOak
Tue Sep 05, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Oak Tower
Replies: 33
Views: 3069

Re: Oak Tower

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by NorthOak
Tue Sep 05, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Oak Tower
Replies: 33
Views: 3069

Re: Oak Tower

She was once a grand lady. https://uniim1.shutterfly.com/ng/services/mediarender/THISLIFE/010060881148/media/53309651805/medium/1504632148850/enhance https://uniim1.shutterfly.com/ng/services/mediarender/THISLIFE/010060881148/media/53309651956/medium/1504632158813/enhance https://uniim1.shutterfly.c...
by NorthOak
Mon Sep 04, 2017 1:17 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Oak Tower
Replies: 33
Views: 3069

Re: Oak Tower

I'm building up a collection of unbuilt/alternative project proposals for Kansas City buildings and was wondering if you ever came across those articles. I'd love to include them. Is the R.H. Sailors Project (1986) included? It was one of the top 10 worst failures in KC development history. The Sai...
by NorthOak
Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:35 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: KC in TV and Movies
Replies: 1628
Views: 139771

Re: KC in TV and Movies

You're right, and the joke didn't fail. I got a good laugh out of it. You don't understand. It is not always about actual distance/depth. Video uses a multitude of effects to create depth and distance; shadowing, blur, etc. In myopia the eyes pick up what is clearest and focuses on it. Obviously, i...
by NorthOak
Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Missouri Suburbs
Topic: Bannister Mall/Cerner
Replies: 539
Views: 53086

Re: Bannister Mall/Cerner

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