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Re: Three Light

Post by TheLastGentleman » Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:27 pm

I guess I'm just frustrated that architects never seem to have any fun with skybridges. Like, if you're going to do it, do something dramatic.

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Re: Three Light

Post by grovester » Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:37 pm

NO WIMPY HONKY TUBES!

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Re: Three Light

Post by KCPowercat » Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:40 am

I'm sure we will lose this one but I'm not a fan...not s Hill to die on.

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Re: Three Light

Post by mykn » Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:09 am

grovester wrote:
Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:37 pm
NO WIMPY HONKY TUBES!
SAD.

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Re: Three Light

Post by TheLastGentleman » Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:34 am

mykn wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:09 am
grovester wrote:
Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:37 pm
NO WIMPY HONKY TUBES!
SAD.
WE NEED. TO BUILD. A SKYWALK.

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Re: Three Light

Post by flyingember » Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:58 am

The sky bridge will provide shade certain times of the day. That will be nice for people out walking

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Re: Three Light

Post by DaveKCMO » Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:17 am

KCPowercat wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:40 am
I'm sure we will lose this one but I'm not a fan...not s Hill to die on.
Why not?

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Re: Three Light

Post by KCPowercat » Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:27 am

I mean if we are dying on hills, I'm on board.

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Re: Three Light

Post by TheLastGentleman » Sat Jul 28, 2018 12:05 pm

I just noticed that the images I posted show the roof slopping the opposite direction as in previous renderings

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Re: Three Light

Post by WoodDraw » Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:29 pm

I'm open to being wrong here. What's the objection to the bridge for private residents? I completely understand the objection for public buildings, but I don't get it here.

If someone wants to throw on a cover-up, walk to the pool, and not have to go through traffic and crosswalks, what's the objection?

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Re: Three Light

Post by KCPowercat » Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:34 pm

I don't visually like skybridges at that height. I don't see the hassle of riding the elevator to L instead of 4 to go across the street. I don't like taking pedestrians off the street.

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Re: Three Light

Post by WoodDraw » Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:51 pm

KCPowercat wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:34 pm
I don't visually like skybridges at that height. I don't see the hassle of riding the elevator to L instead of 4 to go across the street. I don't like taking pedestrians off the street.
I guess I'd argue they're not pedestrians, they're residents. I'm a little more open to the visual argument though.

But I don't think you're taking pedestrians off the streets in any impactful way. If it keeps ground level retail open to the public I'm all for it. I just don't think anyone is like I was going to go to the gym or pool, but now that I'm on the street I'm going to buy a bagel and coffee as I walk across a block.

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Re: Three Light

Post by KCPowercat » Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:58 pm

It insulates those residents from the environment. Can lead to them turning their retail or amenities more intenral not street facing.....

I just don't see the need for it...

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Re: Three Light

Post by WoodDraw » Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:06 pm

KCPowercat wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:58 pm
It insulates those residents from the environment. Can lead to them turning their retail or amenities more intenral not street facing.....

I just don't see the need for it...

I just don't see it, and really the opposite. Amenities are always going to be insulating. If we can keep the exclusive amenities up and keep the ground open to the public, I think that's a win for everyone.

If I wake up at 7 to make coffee and watch a soccer game, I don't want to go outside. Especially for younger people that don't pay for cable. I have no problem dieing on hills, but this won't be mine.

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Re: Three Light

Post by KCPowercat » Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:30 pm

I get the not dying on a hill for it....I won't be addressing pz&e committee.on it

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Re: Three Light

Post by mykn » Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:12 pm

TheLastGentleman wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:34 am
mykn wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:09 am
grovester wrote:
Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:37 pm
NO WIMPY HONKY TUBES!
SAD.
WE NEED. TO BUILD. A SKYWALK.
LOCK CORDISH UP! LOCK CORDISH UP!

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Re: Three Light

Post by KC_JAYHAWK » Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:40 pm

Couple surveyors were in this parking lot this morning and it was blocked off from parking. Maybe getting ready to start construction?

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Re: Three Light

Post by Chris Stritzel » Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:48 pm

KC_JAYHAWK wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:40 pm
Couple surveyors were in this parking lot this morning and it was blocked off from parking. Maybe getting ready to start construction?
I'm not sure they're there yet. Surveyors were testing the soil for One Cardinal Way in St. Louis about two months before the actual ground was broken. We'll see!

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Re: Three Light

Post by Highlander » Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:16 pm

Chris Stritzel wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:48 pm
KC_JAYHAWK wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:40 pm
Couple surveyors were in this parking lot this morning and it was blocked off from parking. Maybe getting ready to start construction?
I'm not sure they're there yet. Surveyors were testing the soil for One Cardinal Way in St. Louis about two months before the actual ground was broken. We'll see!
What's the occupancy of Two Light?

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Re: Three Light

Post by normalthings » Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:16 am

Chris Stritzel wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:48 pm
KC_JAYHAWK wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:40 pm
Couple surveyors were in this parking lot this morning and it was blocked off from parking. Maybe getting ready to start construction?
I'm not sure they're there yet. Surveyors were testing the soil for One Cardinal Way in St. Louis about two months before the actual ground was broken. We'll see!
Agreed.

Another example.... It appears there are survey stakes of some sort around Terminal A but demo won’t start till the EA is approved next month.

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