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by ShaneofCal
Tue Apr 25, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 644
Views: 55967

Re: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)

I am pleasantly surprised by the details of this project. It seems like an all-encompassing plan, with space for residents, retail, offices, civic engagement, and lots of green. The great thing is that there is ample time to refine the visual components as the project progresses, though I don't hate...
by ShaneofCal
Fri Apr 14, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 534
Views: 63489

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

Here is an updated rendering for the new building on 39th and Farnam. Groundbreaking expected in early May I love it. This project fits in so well with the character of the surrounding neighborhood. GreenSlate does things really well. But, for the sake of greater density, just one or two more floor...
by ShaneofCal
Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:22 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 534
Views: 63489

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

MSizlack wrote:Was told the national indemnity building will be ground floor retail with condos above. Pointed out to that person property is owned by UNMC. said it will be owned by them.


Will the condos be built on top of the existing structure or will the existing structure be leveled?
by ShaneofCal
Wed Nov 02, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 1501 Howard St
Replies: 23
Views: 2033

Re: 1501 Howard St

Lillian Bean wrote:Per the Architectural Offices, this building will be renovated in 2017. It will include space for two commercial tenants, 20 market rate apartments and covered parking.


Hey Lillian Bean,

Do you happen to have a link to the site from which you got that image?
by ShaneofCal
Tue Oct 11, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Missouri River Commons (Riverfront Development)
Replies: 616
Views: 54752

Re: Riverfront Development (Rick's & Storz area)

Whatever happens in this area will ideally flow with the development just west of Century and with any development that occurs on the land that ConAgra is vacating. Massive condo buildings and an observation tower don't really make for a more livable downtown. Both areas (ConAgra and the riverfront)...
by ShaneofCal
Tue Oct 04, 2016 7:59 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Tenth Street Market
Replies: 74
Views: 8290

Re: Year Round Farmers Market (10th and Pierce)

An update from Tenth Street Market's FB page:

https://www.facebook.com/TenthStreetMar ... =3&theater

Also, I think it's time to change the name of this topic to "Tenth Street Market."
by ShaneofCal
Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:49 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 644
Views: 55967

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

MTO wrote:And that 20th street ramp should dump onto Chicago adding two more blocks for this development.


Is that the city's plan?

And I have to ask about the red building southwest of The Civic. Are there any plans in the pipe for it, which don't include a wrecking ball?
by ShaneofCal
Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:46 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2547
Views: 242847

Re: Official: Capitol District

:yes: Even sexier than I imagined. Great pics. Thank you for posting.
by ShaneofCal
Sat Sep 24, 2016 6:59 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2547
Views: 242847

Re: Official: Capitol District

Any photo updates on this project. It's been a little over two weeks since the last pic updates. I bet it's lookin' mighty sexy.
by ShaneofCal
Mon Sep 19, 2016 7:31 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Hupmobile & Holiday Inn Express (24 & Farnam)
Replies: 35
Views: 2905

Re: Hupmobile & Holiday Inn Express (24 & Farnam)

This is a great article on what is happening in the area:

http://www.omaha.com/money/bringing-lif ... 77564.html
by ShaneofCal
Thu Sep 15, 2016 2:26 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Skyboxes on Jackson
Replies: 20
Views: 2012

Re: The Skyboxes on Jackson

ShaneofCal wrote:
RNcyanide wrote:I love it, but I'm sure there's some established individuals in the OM who balk at the thought of some new construction ruining the kitschy feel of their neighborhood.


I certainly hope not. They'll surely refine the design. This type of development is exactly what should be supported in Omaha.
by ShaneofCal
Wed Sep 14, 2016 11:57 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Even Hotel (Omaha Hotel - 24th and Farnam)
Replies: 174
Views: 20019

Re: Even Hotel (Omaha Hotel - 24th and Farnam)

Hotel Hamilton was one heck of a good looking building. Such a shame that it's gone.
by ShaneofCal
Wed Sep 14, 2016 11:54 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Skyboxes on Jackson
Replies: 20
Views: 2012

Re: The Skyboxes on Jackson

RNcyanide wrote:I love it, but I'm sure there's some established individuals in the OM who balk at the thought of some new construction ruining the kitschy feel of their neighborhood.


They'll surely refine the design down the road. This type of development is exactly what should be supported in Omaha.
by ShaneofCal
Tue Sep 13, 2016 8:29 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 644
Views: 55967

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

When the demolition of a structure takes place, such as that of the Civic, does anyone know the fate of the materials, such as the bricks, concrete, and metals? Do they sort through the material and then reuse it? Insight would be helpful.
by ShaneofCal
Fri Sep 09, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 271
Views: 24848

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

One Company - Many Solutions (HDR) and OPAS were too stubborn to make it happen. http://www.restorationexchange.org/2016/08/29/reos-gang-5-team-local-architects-met-opas-needs-without-demolishing-buildings/ It wasn't an addition. HDR had a whole city block to craft their solution. (addition to down...
by ShaneofCal
Thu Sep 08, 2016 8:31 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2547
Views: 242847

Re: Official: Capitol District

For anyone who has the time/want.... is it possible to get a shot from the southeast looking northwest? I'm curious to see more of the "courtyard" area, plus curious to see how it looks from the street level now. Also, I'm still curious when they will start the office buildings. I wouldn'...
by ShaneofCal
Sun Aug 28, 2016 10:10 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Mansion Flats (Arthur Metz mansion)
Replies: 33
Views: 2908

Re: Mansion Flats (Arthur Metz mansion)

I hope the remaining portico, as as photographed by Coyote, is incorporated into the new structure.
by ShaneofCal
Sun Aug 28, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Construction at Kiewit Building
Replies: 13
Views: 2130

Re: Construction at Kiewit Building

PotatoeEatsFish wrote:
iamjacobm wrote:Definitely getting a new color scheme. Looks nice for the part they have done, interested to see the finished product.

Could someone please take a photo?
Thanks!


I second this request!
by ShaneofCal
Thu Aug 25, 2016 7:07 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 644
Views: 55967

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

ShaneofCal wrote:Q. Second, are you referring to this? : Logan Building to go Apartments


A. Yes. You've made me a happy man. Well, sorta. Sad to see that the plans to renovate the building have fallen through.
by ShaneofCal
Thu Aug 25, 2016 6:57 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Logan Building to go Apartments (18th and Dodge)
Replies: 76
Views: 13193

Re: Logan Building to go Apartments (18th and Dodge)

TitosBuritoBarn wrote:Good thing we got rid of those row homes. Monstrosities.


Those are in the same vein as the famous San Francisco Victorians. Such a shame.
by ShaneofCal
Thu Aug 25, 2016 6:54 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 644
Views: 55967

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

Q. Second, are you referring to this? : Logan Building to go Apartments[/quote]

A. Yes. You've made me a happy man.
by ShaneofCal
Thu Aug 25, 2016 6:41 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 644
Views: 55967

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

Pretty much only the facade left of the mancuso hall. image.jpeg Will be interesting to see how they deal with the overhang that nearly reaches 17th street. Out of curiosity, does anyone know the status of the white building in the background, appearing behind the Episcopal Cathedral and next to Sl...
by ShaneofCal
Fri Jun 24, 2016 5:49 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Gallery 1516 (1516 Leavenworth)
Replies: 15
Views: 1709

Re: Gallery 1516 (1516 Leavenworth)

Yikes. Bummer for whomever was driving that truck.

Also, the name of this gallery is Gallery 1516, so a name change seems to be in order for the thread.
by ShaneofCal
Sun Jun 19, 2016 6:25 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Kaneko Museum
Replies: 61
Views: 9226

Re: Kaneko Museum

Thanks for all of the construction updates.
by ShaneofCal
Sun Jun 19, 2016 6:22 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Howard Street Apartment District
Replies: 62
Views: 7368

Re: Howard Street Apartment District

Coyote wrote:Image


This is an incredible project--especially for Omaha.
by ShaneofCal
Sat Jun 18, 2016 9:35 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Kaneko Museum
Replies: 61
Views: 9226

Re: Kaneko Museum

iamjacobm wrote:
ItsAllAboutMe wrote:Steel is going up!


Looks like the steel is almost all up.


Pictures!!
by ShaneofCal
Sun Jun 12, 2016 10:15 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Wrecking ball discussion
Replies: 83
Views: 10326

Re: Re:

Sorry the image is so big but I really like this view...one of the more clear pictures I have seen of Omaha. http://www.city-data.com/forum/members/papillion1707-423124-albums-historic-omaha-i-pic18769-looking-southeast.jpg That is a great picture, isn't it? Even though I like the height modern sky...
by ShaneofCal
Sun Jun 12, 2016 10:12 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Blackstone Business Improvement District
Replies: 534
Views: 63489

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

Coyote wrote:Image


It's looking good!
by ShaneofCal
Sat Jun 11, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Benson Lights
Replies: 47
Views: 6653

Re: Benson Mixed-Use Project

According to City Venture's website, the name of this project is "Benson Lights." Seems like it's time for a name change.

Also, does anyone have any construction updates on this project?
by ShaneofCal
Sat Jun 11, 2016 1:46 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2547
Views: 242847

Re: Official: Capitol District

Construction cam, eh? Oh, that does look nice... http://www.workzonecam.com/projects/shamrock/capitaldistrict/workzonecam It sure does look great! Am I alone in hoping (beyond hope) that one day the section of 480, between the river and 75, will be torn down and turned into a pedestrian friendly bo...
by ShaneofCal
Fri Jun 10, 2016 4:16 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2547
Views: 242847

Re: Official: Capitol District

Construction cam, eh? Oh, that does look nice... http://www.workzonecam.com/projects/shamrock/capitaldistrict/workzonecam It sure does look great! Am I alone in hoping (beyond hope) that one day the section of 480, between the river and 75, will be torn down? Imagine how great--tranformational, rea...
by ShaneofCal
Tue Jun 07, 2016 7:22 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: W. Dale Clark Library
Replies: 114
Views: 5735

Re: W. Dale Clark Library

You guys have to be |expletive| kidding me! I get design standards and so forth but some of you will find any excuse to complain about progress. If you don't like change then move far far away MTO, the stance you take with regard to development is similar to that which allowed for the destruction o...
by ShaneofCal
Tue May 31, 2016 11:23 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: St. Patrick's Church going apartments
Replies: 19
Views: 1550

Re: St. Patrick's Church going apartments

It is a good looking building! I'm not sure how unique it really is (from the outside it looks like a lot of other churches). On the new apartments, that doesn't sound interesting. Apartments without a demographic yet... Unfortunately, I think this will be a hugely missed opportunity. I would have ...
by ShaneofCal
Fri May 27, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Landing (NuStyle redevelops St. Joseph's)
Replies: 136
Views: 14354

Re: NuStyle redevelops St. Joseph's

Erik wrote:What a waste. This building would make for a great state pen and I am being serious. Has anyone walked inside? This city has no developers with any kind of vision.


:?:
by ShaneofCal
Thu May 12, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Highline 2.0
Replies: 184
Views: 18300

Re: Highline 2.0

Nick808402 wrote:I moved in at the start of this month and I absolutely LOVE living here, even though construction wakes me up every morning.


Glad to know it's working out. Provide some updates on construction with pictures, if possible.
by ShaneofCal
Thu Jan 14, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Colonial Hotel conversion (Blackstone)
Replies: 3
Views: 415

Colonial Hotel conversion (Blackstone)

http://www.omaha.com/money/m-conversion ... d173a.html

Hopefully this isn't a redundant topic. From what I can tell, it's not. Just added momentum for the area.
by ShaneofCal
Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:36 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Holland's Greenspace
Replies: 569
Views: 34975

Re: Holland's Greenspace

I felt compelled to comment on the mayor's FB page. Here's what I wrote. A bit long, I know. But I am sad and angry. ___ The irony coming out of by my hometown of Omaha is unbelievable—and unbearable. ConAgra decides to relocate its headquarters to a historical building in Chicago, having demolished...
by ShaneofCal
Thu Nov 05, 2015 8:44 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Holland's Greenspace
Replies: 569
Views: 34975

Re: Holland's Greenspace

For those of you who have not seen this from one of Omaha's finest Chefs: Le Bouillon, sits on the location that created the Old Market. That's not by coincidence. From that evening that saved the Galinsky building until today this city scorns and annihilates its historic places. We can blame robbe...
by ShaneofCal
Sun Oct 18, 2015 11:29 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Atlas Apartments 1609 Binney St
Replies: 4
Views: 688

Re: Atlas Apartments 1609 Binney St

This is exactly the type of development news worth sharing!
by ShaneofCal
Fri Oct 16, 2015 4:14 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Holland's Greenspace
Replies: 569
Views: 34975

Re: Holland's Greenspace

I really (really, really, really, really) hope that Omaha (at large) has reached a point, especially with the exit of Conagra's HQ, where short-term corporate interests will not placed ahead of long-term, intelligent community planning. I also hope, and suspect it may be so, that those who are in ch...

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