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Re: Three Light

Post by chingon » Fri May 04, 2018 11:52 pm

GRID wrote:I still think people just can't get past the name. As stupid as that may sound. The name "Kansas" City just comes with too many stereotypes built in that are just extremely difficult to overcome.
Oh, bullshit. Denver had an awful reputation as a smoggy, dusty, run-down shithole. Portland had a reputation as a cultural backwater in a dismal, rainy armpit of the country, Nashville is just barely out from under its reputation of basically being Kansas City. Things change. Faddish boomtowns are a fickle enterprise. There’s not much predicting them. Certainly there’s a lot of cities that were quite cosmopolitan in the early 20th century that no one would have ever imagined would lose their luster. It has fuck all to do with what they are called.

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Re: Three Light

Post by KCPowercat » Sat May 05, 2018 12:26 am

Agreed...hell we have "KC" built in...look how many cities have to try and make a "cool" shortened name....

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Re: Three Light

Post by warwickland » Sat May 05, 2018 10:18 am

nashville has shifted into ludicrous-speed development, i agree with the other post that people don't realize how much is happening there. i also think that that's potentially good for the lower midwest...nashville is really outgrowing its britches with terrible traffic, bro-sters just overrunning everything good, real estate skyrocketing, the same condo box copy +pasted block after block...

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Re: Three Light

Post by warwickland » Sat May 05, 2018 10:19 am

also, the massive transit plan which they desperately need just got destroyed by a vote:

https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/2 ... 573756002/

it's still has a bass-ackward metro region surrounding an overheated core.

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Re: Three Light

Post by warwickland » Sat May 05, 2018 10:24 am

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Re: Three Light

Post by KCPowercat » Sat May 05, 2018 10:29 am

downtown tunnel was the downfall IMO. People don't see the need for something like that in a metro like Nashville.

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Re: Three Light

Post by warwickland » Sat May 05, 2018 10:35 am

i dont think nashville has any kind of history of big civic works like midwestern cities do (not that transit votes are often any better but sometimes they are). i think this plan was overly ambitious, however. denver style jumbo-plans are not the way to go in most interior cities. chipping away at the block with smaller votes are better approach, like kc did with the streetcar and st. louis with the metro extension.

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Re: Three Light

Post by KCDowntown » Thu May 17, 2018 8:50 am

This project shows up on the Chapter 353 meeting agenda on May 23rd for trying to earn a blight designation. A brief description of the project included in the notes says, "Includes the construction of a new apartment complex with approximately 300 residential units, commercial space, and related infrastructure improvements." There's nothing we didn't know there - but it looks like this project is starting to get into motion.

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Re: Three Light

Post by KCPowercat » Thu May 17, 2018 9:46 am

Blight?

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Re: Three Light

Post by kboish » Thu May 17, 2018 10:03 am

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Re: Three Light

Post by wahoowa » Thu May 17, 2018 1:37 pm

holy shit ST leaves and a week later cordish is preemptively requesting to fix the glass wall blight issue in advance, what a month for this website!

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Re: Three Light

Post by cityscape » Thu May 17, 2018 2:38 pm

Wait, ST left??? Did I miss something? Did KCP and ST go fist to cuffs?

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Re: Three Light

Post by KCPowercat » Thu May 17, 2018 2:50 pm

Me?

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Re: Three Light

Post by KC_JAYHAWK » Thu May 17, 2018 3:04 pm

cityscape wrote:Wait, ST left??? Did I miss something? Did KCP and ST go fist to cuffs?
It's like he was never here....

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Re: Three Light

Post by cityscape » Thu May 17, 2018 4:12 pm

Odd, can't find any replies from ST now.

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Re: Three Light

Post by kboish » Thu May 17, 2018 4:16 pm

He went back to the upside down.

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Re: Three Light

Post by kboish » Wed May 23, 2018 1:44 pm

PIEA recommends approval of incentives for three light. It now only needs the full council's approval.

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Re: Three Light

Post by moderne » Wed May 23, 2018 2:49 pm

Kansas City's P&L not only boring identical buildings: https://austin.towers.net/huh-these-tow ... dont-they/

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Re: Three Light

Post by FangKC » Wed May 23, 2018 3:20 pm

Groups opposing tax incentives for new high-rise apartments Three Light

http://www.kmbc.com/article/groups-oppo ... t/20877832

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Re: Three Light

Post by FangKC » Thu May 24, 2018 5:45 pm

Three Light Incentives Gain Qualified Support from Advisory Board

https://cityscenekc.com/three-light-inc ... ory-board/

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