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by Bomaha
Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1938
Views: 158895

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

I found this within the website. It's the Closing the Gap Initiative by MAPA. Honestly, the final transit overview isn't far off from a dream system I want some 40+ years from now. CTG Initiative https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_QGDeSaladZU3RPQ1M4bVVHN0E/view Mine: (haven't tweaked it in over a ye...
by Bomaha
Mon Feb 13, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Facebook Data Center
Replies: 99
Views: 5692

Re: Facebook Data Center

Wow. Regardless, I figured whichever one it is, it would be a boon for the area. If Google does another massive expansion accelerated expansion, the area will once again have a shortage of electricians, HVAC, etc.
by Bomaha
Mon Feb 06, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Facebook Data Center
Replies: 99
Views: 5692

Re: TBA: New Massive Project

A 610k sqft building is about the size of three Super Walmarts. And while they don't employ a ton of tech workers, they employee enough overall staff. (Cleaning, logistics, facility maintenance, security, etc ) I do understand the "meh" attitude toward data centers here. They are companies...
by Bomaha
Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Facebook Data Center
Replies: 99
Views: 5692

Re: TBA: New Massive Project

I have a feeling it would be Amazon. While yes, Facebook is growing, they still have their site in Altoona and from the looks of it can grow around their current campus. Four 600,000+ sqft buildings seem almost like an Amazon data center plus possible fulfillment center and would also explain the tu...
by Bomaha
Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 14,000 show up for Omaha Women's March
Replies: 43
Views: 2102

Re: 14,000 show up for Omaha Women's March

I'm very proud of my hometown and for all of those who showed up. I wish I could've been there. It must've been a sight to see with all of those people. Proud to be born and raised in Omaha. :)
by Bomaha
Mon Sep 26, 2016 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Skyscraperpage Forum
Replies: 0
Views: 396

Skyscraperpage Forum

Can I request someone to update the Omaha General Development Thread on:

http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?t=215388

There are soooooo many projects that have been proposed, under construction, and completed.
by Bomaha
Mon Aug 01, 2016 10:47 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 38 St. Lofts on Farnam (Brite Ideas)
Replies: 33
Views: 4705

Re: 38 St. Lofts on Farnam (Brite Ideas)

No, the three story structure is the new building.
by Bomaha
Mon May 16, 2016 11:21 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Grain Elevator to Climbing Gym
Replies: 91
Views: 17847

Re: Grain Elevator to Climbing Gym

I've always thought they would make an excellent apartment project. That would be a lot of new residents in that area. Plus, right along the trail...appeal to the more active, etc. It's certainly possible. Someone contact Jay Noddle since it seems like he has a hand in everything these days. ;) http...
by Bomaha
Mon May 09, 2016 11:10 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2016 U.S. Swim Trials
Replies: 114
Views: 8238

Re: 2016 U.S. Swim Trials

"Also, fans will be treated to special performances from ”O” by Cirque du Soleil, the aquatic masterpiece seen in Las Vegas."

Letting my rainbow flag fly.....YASSSSS KWEEENNN. That will be amazing.
by Bomaha
Mon Apr 25, 2016 11:21 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 967
Views: 99632

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

I've always had the dream of them buying everything to the east and almost everything to the south a couple blocks. - South of the Rosenblatt site, that would be a new veterinary campus with partnership of University of Nebraska with dorms, etc. - Plot of land to the east of Bancroft elementary and ...
by Bomaha
Sat Apr 16, 2016 10:32 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1016
Views: 108698

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Umm.....

Google
Yahoo
Paypal
EBay
Wells Fargo
by Bomaha
Tue Nov 24, 2015 11:04 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Leavenworth Rows - an Urban Pocket Neighborhood
Replies: 36
Views: 6062

Re: Leavenworth Rows - an Urban Pocket Neighborhood

http://www.omaha.com/money/midtown-poised-to-get-biggest-influx-of-new-homes-for/article_70766b46-5105-5f5c-b4a1-77b07e648ca4.html?mode=story Wow! 98 rowhouses and 1 single-family dwelling. Simply incredible. Living just South of Hanscom Park, it will be amazing to watch this neighborhood continue ...
by Bomaha
Fri Sep 18, 2015 1:43 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 32/Dodge Office
Replies: 1
Views: 326

Re: 32/Dodge Office

Nice!
by Bomaha
Wed Aug 12, 2015 3:01 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1938
Views: 158895

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

Okay here it is. Please be aware that this is I think possibly the first time I have shown this to anyone. https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=z8sOViJrzaUI.k2GAHdIarGTw&usp=sharing Please note the following: These are pie-in-the-sky ideas. Some of the routes don't make perfect sense due to th...
by Bomaha
Thu Jul 23, 2015 4:59 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1938
Views: 158895

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

I will need to break out my dream system maps, etc. I have nerded out and worked on them, on and off, for the past 10 years I think. Thanks Google My Maps for bringing them to fruition. :-) I have a streetcar system, which I just realistically tweaked, a light rail system, and a commuter rail "...
by Bomaha
Thu May 07, 2015 1:22 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: 2015 Interstate & Expressway Projects
Replies: 19
Views: 1928

Re: 2015 Interstate & Expressway Projects

I am still thinking that eventually Hwy 370 could be turned into limited access freeway, at least from Hwy 75 to I80. Would it be difficult? Uhh, yeah, but I think it is necessary, especially for local traffic. All through traffic would go down to the Platteview Freeway. Yes, I realize there would b...
by Bomaha
Fri Aug 08, 2014 11:12 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 655
Views: 61291

Re: Tetrad Development (Civic Auditorium)

I just saw that! That's awesome. God, five years from now will be amazing. Even three years. Just wow.
by Bomaha
Fri Aug 08, 2014 10:51 am
Forum: Projects Never Built
Topic: Old Mill Pedestrian Bridge
Replies: 13
Views: 1175

Re: Omaha Civic Auditorium Discussion

Wait, she squashed the bridge? Was this in line with the "tax break" homeowners got?
by Bomaha
Fri Jul 18, 2014 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Omaha: We Don't Coast
Replies: 32
Views: 1952

Re: Omaha:  We Don't Coast

Congrats!
by Bomaha
Fri Jul 18, 2014 12:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If only.......
Replies: 0
Views: 405

If only.......

I didn't know where to put this so here.....

Hopefully, developers here could get some inspiration, design-wise from some of the low/mid-rises that are going on in NYC. Just a random thought.

http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?t=210918
by Bomaha
Mon Jul 07, 2014 2:28 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Pride 2014 @ Aksarben
Replies: 10
Views: 727

Re: Pride 2014 @ Aksarben

The More You Know.
by Bomaha
Tue Jul 01, 2014 3:07 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Pride 2014 @ Aksarben
Replies: 10
Views: 727

Re: Pride 2014 @ Aksarben

From what I understood, they kind of alienated some parts of the LGBT community and made it almost just for families. There is nothing wrong with that. Minneapolis has a huge family contingent associated with their parade, festival, etc., but there needs to be a balance and something for everyone. M...
by Bomaha
Tue Jul 01, 2014 10:54 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Pride 2014 @ Aksarben
Replies: 10
Views: 727

Re: Pride 2014 @ Aksarben

Pride moved to Aksarben, because a lesbian became President and wanted to make it more family-friendly. (insert bitter queen joke here) I am a fairly new to the "community", so I have not seen what it really was downtown, etc. However, attending the festivities for the past couple years ma...
by Bomaha
Wed Apr 16, 2014 5:02 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Alvine Building (13th and Cass)
Replies: 162
Views: 16747

Re: 13th and Cass (WST Showroom)

That's my friend putting that up. He's an art professor at UNO. That's cool.
by Bomaha
Sat Mar 22, 2014 10:31 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: possible new development in old market
Replies: 9
Views: 1260

possible new development in old market

A friend clued me on a possible brand new building in the old market on one of the parking lots. It's supposed to be big. Vague, I know.

Disclaimer: My friend is kind of a a$$, so he could be feeding me |expletive|. :)
by Bomaha
Mon Dec 23, 2013 6:20 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Abelardo's Authentic Mexican Food (35th and Center)
Replies: 22
Views: 2710

Re: Abelardo's Authentic Mexican Food (35th and Center)

It's true and I am ridiculously excited. Carne asada nachos!
by Bomaha
Wed Oct 23, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Google Maps & Google Earth
Replies: 294
Views: 46284

It looks like a large section of Omaha has been updated on Google Maps. Shows Dodge street resurfaced EB lanes, etc. So like a month ago or so? Didn't do any more research than that. :-)
by Bomaha
Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:23 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Crossing Outlet Mall(Gretna)
Replies: 600
Views: 99874

If that WOWT article is correct, add Saks Fifth Avenue to the list.
by Bomaha
Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:20 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: 2.5% restaurant tax boycott
Replies: 47
Views: 5243

As a former employee of said business, from what I understand, the daughter is the accountant/bookkeeper, etc. Then again, I was last employed by them three or four years ago, so things could have changed. And even though this is probably biased, yes, it is whining, especially from that family. :-)
by Bomaha
Fri Jun 28, 2013 4:38 pm
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Team Jack - Jack Hoffman
Replies: 5
Views: 439

Re: Nebraska Football 2013

So many feels!!!!! From the Spring Game: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Jmisv1Spck Jack Hoffman’s Husker spring game TD up for ESPY award Jack’s touchdown in among the choices fans can vote on in the Best Moment category. The other Best Moment finalists are Alex Morgan’s winning goal against Canada...
by Bomaha
Fri Jun 14, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Midtown Crossing
Replies: 1950
Views: 277318

Now all we need is one at Memorial Park. :-)
by Bomaha
Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:56 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Spaces - 501 Park Ave Apartments
Replies: 92
Views: 12926

Just incredible
by Bomaha
Sat Jun 23, 2012 9:57 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Multisports Complex
Replies: 202
Views: 17524

iamjacobm wrote:
nebport5 wrote:Awesome...now in keeping with the DT master plan, the UP land north of Cuming would be ideal.   The Union Pacific Natatorium and and Tournament Complex?


I like it!


How about we shoot for both? We could easily stay one of the sports capitals of the country for decades. Go big or go home!
by Bomaha
Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Gavilon HQ (World Herald Block)
Replies: 509
Views: 79833

Louie wrote:
OmahaJaysCU wrote:Speculating eh Brad?

Let me speculate:

3 stories and approx 100,000 sf. :;):

Most likely not what all of you were hoping for.


Is this true and/or correct information?


Because you are "new to the neighborhood" and don't know any better, I will let you know that his post was sarcasm.
by Bomaha
Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:08 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1938
Views: 158895

That map looks so similar to the one I made on some scratch paper awhile ago. Granted I expanded it quite a bit. :-) I had no time on my hands and even created timetables, mileage, and dream ridership stats. :-) I will have to scan and upload it here. I think I had about 50 miles of streetcar lines....
by Bomaha
Wed Dec 14, 2011 12:36 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Omaha getting a bathhouse?
Replies: 19
Views: 7593

I second that.
by Bomaha
Mon Dec 12, 2011 2:04 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: DIY car wash
Replies: 12
Views: 2112

Pretty sure that the one on 24th and vinton is still open and self wash.
by Bomaha
Tue Nov 22, 2011 9:50 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 134973

You will obviously categorize this in the rumor section of this particular thread, but a friend from work is in an architecture class and had a guest lecturer, the Omaha city planner. Apparently, nordstroms and macys are set for here and they are trying desperately to get rid of Sears. They want th...
by Bomaha
Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:30 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Hyatt Place (12th and Jackson)
Replies: 735
Views: 132143

Also, from the baffoon at work. Apparently, hyatt or whoever there wanted TIF financing and didn't get it or the city wouldn't give it to them but told them that if they build on 10th and Jackson they would get it. I honestly think its just something to one up me because I know everything before hi...
by Bomaha
Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: $700 million I-80/29 reconstruction project
Replies: 215
Views: 45273

No, that's correct, the fifth lane is only between the western 80/29 split and 13th, where it will exit. I'm like 95 percent sure.

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