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by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Annexation
Replies: 35
Views: 2281

Re: 2017 Annexation

Let's just rip the band-aid off and do a city-county merger.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: LB 840 Bellevue Development
Replies: 7
Views: 230

Re: LB 840 Bellevue Development

Brad wrote:I don't think residents will be happy with a manufacturing facility out to the west.


True. I missed the part about them wanting industrial development.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: LB 840 Bellevue Development
Replies: 7
Views: 230

Re: LB 840 Bellevue Development

I'm a little confused as to why they are pushing to develop this particular area of green space.

I think Bellevue should be encouraging growth to the west, closer to the rest of the urbanized area, rather than south.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Former OH-K @ 46 & Dodge
Replies: 6
Views: 751

Re: Former OH-K @ 46 & Dodge

They really could have made that into something cool. It has good bones. I have a feeling what replaces it won't be very street oriented.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Sep 08, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Amazon HQ2
Replies: 14
Views: 388

Re: Amazon HQ2

I have suspicion that Amazon will end up like Sears someday...barely holding on as something cooler takes over.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Amazon HQ2
Replies: 14
Views: 388

Re: Amazon HQ2

I just read this on the NYTimes. I knew you'd be all over it. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/07/technology/amazon-headquarters-north-america.html The company, which is based in Seattle, listed a series of requirements for the new location, including a metropolitan area that has a population greate...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Attitude about your state
Replies: 17
Views: 664

Re: Attitude about your state

You Michiganders certainly bring your Michigan-first attitude to Chicago when you all move here for several years after college (Is that like a state mandate?). You're slightly less annoying than Ohioans. I find that most Nebraskans are kinda meh on state pride. Especially transplants here in Chicag...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Woolworth Lofts (1114 Howard)
Replies: 43
Views: 3084

Re: Woolworth Lofts (1114 Howard)

OmahaOmaha wrote:That kitchen looks like a cheap IKEA kitchen. I'm not impressed.


I mean, those are basically the same materials that all managed properties are utilizing these days. Cheap but fashionable.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Woolworth Lofts (1114 Howard)
Replies: 43
Views: 3084

Re: Woolworth Lofts (1114 Howard)

I think it'll look pretty cool. Exposed shelves are fashionable right now.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Alternatives Analysis
Replies: 340
Views: 25979

Re: Omaha Alternatives Analysis

It makes me think of the Baltimore Orioles.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Apple Store (17170 Davenport Street)
Replies: 45
Views: 3710

Re: Apple moving?

Sorry if I missed this, but what space are they moving into?
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Joe's Crab Shack (CLOSED)
Replies: 78
Views: 11666

Re: Joe's Crab Shack (CLOSED)

Add me to the list of people who would like to see Macaroni Grill come back. That was my go-to sit-down Italian place. Although I think the place that was on the Dodge St. frontage rd that led to Old Mill was a little tastier...Grissanti's?
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Photography and Videos
Topic: The Heron's are here
Replies: 5
Views: 318

Re: The Heron's are here

I keep seeing the title to this thread and reading it as "The Heroin's here."
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nebraska License Plates
Replies: 371
Views: 9097

Re: Idea For A Graphic Design For New License Plates In 2017

Coyote wrote:
iamjacobm wrote:Looks like Ernie got Mountain Lion plates in production.

Finally got mine today:

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Cobalt SS, eh? A commendable choice, sir.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Local Car Dealership thread
Replies: 110
Views: 19183

Re: Local Car Dealership thread

Woodhouse has acquired Plaza Buick GMC as of today. http://www.omaha.com/money/woodhouse-acquires-plaza-buick-gmc-dealership/article_7b00e9ae-7709-11e7-82ca-530becc45f8b.html Woodhouse also owns a Buick GMC dealership in Missouri Valley, Iowa. The acquisition brings Woodhouse’s holdings to 16 prope...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: North Downtown Discussion
Replies: 1386
Views: 159023

Re: Official: North Downtown Discussion

darn. That was one of my go-to places when I lived in Council Bluffs. Really I'm surprised it held on this long. There hasn't been enough traffic in North Downtown yet.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modifications to eOmahaForums
Replies: 718
Views: 65545

Re: Modifications to eOmahaForums

I recently started having issues with chrome where if I don't put a www in front of the address, it doesn't think the website exists.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Jul 26, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Elkhorn School Bond $130 Million
Replies: 21
Views: 1155

Re: Elkhorn School Bond $130 Million

I can kind of see the rationale for building a third high school if they're expecting growth far to the north. But judging from Google Maps they could double the size of Elkhorn High if they moved the tennis courts next to the football field. Maybe at that point it would cost the same as building a ...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Loveland Flats (88th & Center)
Replies: 13
Views: 1377

Re: Loveland Flats (88th & Center)

OH MY GOD IT'S GOING TO BE MAYHEM ON THESE ONCE QUIET PEACEFUL STREETS IN WESTSIDE. HOW ARE THESE NEIGHBORS GOING TO BE ABLE TO FUNCTION WITH LIKE TWO CARS PASSING IN FRONT OF THEIR HOMES EVERY FIFTEEN MINUTES?! AND BUILDINGS AS TALL AS NORMAL HOUSES?! THEY'LL BLOCK OUT THE SUN! EVERYONE IS GOING TO...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP [Insert Dead Celebrity here] :(
Replies: 648
Views: 68269

Re: RIP [Insert Dead Celebrity here] :(

Chester Bennington - lead singer for Linkin Park dead from suicide.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Zag Apartments (51st & Mayberry)
Replies: 77
Views: 8734

Re: 51st & Mayberry

Omaha_corn_burner wrote:I don't understand these $1000 a month studios. Who is their target demographic?


It looks like the "studio" actually has a bedroom, just no door for it. 676 sq. ft is pretty big for a studio.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If The North Freeway Was Extended to I-680...
Replies: 83
Views: 2749

Re: If The North Freeway Was Extended to I-680...

I think many people don't go for the "New Urbanism" developments because everybody's aware it is against the norm, they know the development is set apart as unique & different (If they buy/build there, does that make them unique & different people, too? Will their friends laugh?),...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If The North Freeway Was Extended to I-680...
Replies: 83
Views: 2749

Re: If The North Freeway Was Extended to I-680...

Then every city looks clunky then -- including Chicago. Regardless of your nice ideals, freeways are always going to be needed. Yes, I do believe every city looks a bit clunky from freeways. And that's not to say that I think we shouldn't have freeways at all. Mostly I have a complete lack of confi...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1144
Views: 128724

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

What a cluttered plan, just really bad design. Omaha needs quality urban design with a sense of place, not this scrambled mess. Couldn't agree with this more. Can you both expand? What would you do differently? Are you both designers? I just feel ANY plan could be submitted, and in general, somebod...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Aksarben Village
Replies: 1846
Views: 254180

Re: Official: Aksarben Village

I hate to be a Negative Nancy but...wth is this? :sly: http://i.oodleimg.com/item/4194955599u_3x424x360f_apartments_for_rent_in_omaha_ne/?1491211716 https://thumbs.frmonline.com/imgs/fr/propertyFiles/027/242/1001/resized/02_14834755690487408052002938000A020.jpg From a distance this place looks nice....
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If The North Freeway Was Extended to I-680...
Replies: 83
Views: 2749

Re: If The North Freeway Was Extended to I-680...

Will everybody who lives in that area of fanning suburbia always have to scratch their head, and think "Should I take I-680 to 72nd, then go south to Sorensen?" or "Should I take Highway 36 to Mormon Bridge Road to Sorensen?" or "Should I take I-680 to 30th or 48th St, then...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If The North Freeway Was Extended to I-680...
Replies: 83
Views: 2749

Re: If The North Freeway Was Extended to I-680...

Oh for |expletive|'s sake!!! Are you seriously measuring Omaha's worth as a city by its freeway system? Do you realize that these uncompleted freeway nubs exist in every |expletive| city? There's one on Lake Shore Drive here in Chicago RIGHT by Navy Pier. Completing the north freeway would serve abs...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1144
Views: 128724

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

FirebirdEngineer wrote:
Chungus wrote:What a cluttered plan, just really bad design.
Omaha needs quality urban design with a sense of place, not this scrambled mess.


Urban design in a suburban area?


Urban design is a term that encompasses all developed areas not just downtown as it might imply.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 270
Views: 25964

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Make no mistake, I'm grateful HDR decided to stay and build their new corporate headquarters in Omaha.. From a project standpoint.. I couldn't be less impressed, excited, interested.. And underwhelmed... Ciao..LiO...Peace Agreed. I guess if anything that triangular carve out is the one thing settin...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1144
Views: 128724

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

Bet if it goes through he gets Phase 1 built and cancels the rest due to cost overruns.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1144
Views: 128724

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

I'm not sure that's quite what the Omaha Master Plan called for, but looks...okay. They're clearly taking the approach that many suburban developers take to urban development and kind of orienting things to the street, but ensuring the most visible and enticing entrances and nodes are adjacent to th...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Alternatives Analysis
Replies: 340
Views: 25979

Re: Omaha Alternatives Analysis

Are those two bicycles riding themselves? What a time to be alive!
by TitosBuritoBarn
Sat Jul 01, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: North Downtown Discussion
Replies: 1386
Views: 159023

Re: Official: North Downtown Discussion

Most large cities still have a lot of surface parking. Sometimes they're not located in the most obvious places. We still have a number of surface lots in Chicago.

That said, we should try to get rid of as many as we can. They're not a very efficient use of space
by TitosBuritoBarn
Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Seventy Five North (former Pleasantview Homes projects)
Replies: 49
Views: 6317

Re: Seventy Five North (former Pleasantview Homes projects)

Judging from the renderings on the website, this could pass for the "European Village" that keeps getting joked about - it looks like something you might find built in Germany or Scandinavia. I think they're a little optimistic on people being open to the location though.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 240
Views: 19435

Re: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)

Another thing: Do you think Omaha will be able to support all this, the new planned shops on Giles, new planned shops at Southport, and the new LaVista development? Along with the indoor malls, Village Point & Shadow Lake, and the outlet mall, these new urban style developments (Aksarben Villag...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Jun 22, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)
Replies: 240
Views: 19435

Re: West Farms/South Farms (144th Dodge/Pacific)

Another thing: Do you think Omaha will be able to support all this, the new planned shops on Giles, new planned shops at Southport, and the new LaVista development? Along with the indoor malls, Village Point & Shadow Lake, and the outlet mall, these new urban style developments (Aksarben Villag...
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2549
Views: 244796

Re: Official: Capitol District

Hmm, I guess this looks okay. The previous office buildings looked quite a bit nicer though.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: J Coco new concept to Dundee
Replies: 11
Views: 1717

Re: J Coco new concept to Dundee

None for you J Coco.
by TitosBuritoBarn
Sat Jun 10, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Holland's Greenspace
Replies: 569
Views: 35214

Re: Holland's Greenspace

Apartments over a parking garage? What sorcery is this? Only in the most preposterous of novels is this a thing! Such a farce! The Omaha Performing Arts Society requires precisely one uninterrupted city block for expansion or else such things are utterly impossible! Impossible I say! Fibble fabble!
by TitosBuritoBarn
Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Statistics
Topic: 2016 Census Estimates
Replies: 23
Views: 1385

Re: 2016 Census Estimates

I'm just curious why Council bluff's who has a large county way bigger then Douglas has never expanded as greatly as Omaha has. Stigma is my guess. It's a lovely town east of South Expressway, but many don't venture that far and only know it for what they see immediately over the river. Maybe River...

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