Two Light - 14th & Grand

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by flyingember » Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:47 am

NorthOak wrote: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.
Only from a random, subjective distance.

In counterpoint, it's almost too small to read from 71. Could be larger and blockier so it's more visible from a distance.

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by smh » Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:39 am

I reiterate my suggestion that Three Light should simply have a stylized "3" on top of it. Very cool and understated, imho.

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by Riverite » Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:57 am

Can we revisit the red light green light on top of three and four?

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by normalthings » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:05 pm

Does anyone else think this building looks pretty good?

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by kboish » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:09 pm

I do

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by NorthOak » Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:02 pm

from "Bond James Bond"

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I like this side of the building best and think it would have fit best into the overall skyline view from the south.
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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by normalthings » Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:14 pm

I think it looks great from a distance. Can't wait to see three, four, five, and 6 lights

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by KCPowercat » Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:55 pm

I haven't really seen it from far off but I do like it up close...very girthy. Hoping the covering of the parking garage goes well.

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by kboish » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:29 pm

Yeah, I'm interested to see what the parking garage screening looks like as well. I also am looking forward to walking along Truman Rd to see how that pedestrian experience feels. This (plus 3 and 4 light) is THE key connector to the crossroads. Looks good so far.

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by WoodDraw » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:45 pm

I think it looks really nice in person. It doesn't always photograph well, but I like it.

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by joshmv » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:06 pm

Hopefully they still put the angled accent piece on top like the rendering. Doesn't look bad without it, just seems like it would even it out a little bit.

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by flyingember » Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:31 am

joshmv wrote:Hopefully they still put the angled accent piece on top like the rendering. Doesn't look bad without it, just seems like it would even it out a little bit.
It's in the image on their website, that seems like it means it's more likely to be added than not.

It doens't look structural so it could be put up near the end.

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by moderne » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:14 am

I think that was an earlier rendering and what is there now is the finished product.

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by horizons82 » Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:46 pm

Some shots from further out, I really love how it's added to the skyline.

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by jbean3535 » Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:45 pm

Everything about this looks great but am I the only one thinks that the "TWO LIGHT", with the bolded "TWO" looks odd? Especially since the One Light sign behind it isn't matching.

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by JBmidtown » Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:37 am

So how many months until Three Light groundbreaking?

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by KCPowercat » Sun Oct 15, 2017 2:07 pm

Yeah I'm worried about the non led screen portion...but that's BS of the city shuts that part down.

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by horizons82 » Sun Oct 15, 2017 2:36 pm

Shouldn't the city have already approved the LED screen when the final development plans went thru Planning, full council, etc? Or are digital displays subject to a seperate review?

It'd be idiotic to deny the screen, it helps inject a kinetic energy that is sorely lacking all over downtown right now.

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by kboish » Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:42 am

Two light tower crane is coming down today according to their twitter account. Does this mean three light ground breaking is coming?

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Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Post by smh » Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:45 am

StrangerThings wrote:
kboish wrote:Two light tower crane is coming down today according to their twitter account. Does this mean three light ground breaking is coming?
Won't break ground this year.
Do I hear spring 2018? ;-)

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