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by PotatoeEatsFish
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rumors Section Won't Open
Replies: 4
Views: 130

Rumors Section Won't Open

I can open every page but the rumors page, I get a max user error. Anyone else have this issue?
by PotatoeEatsFish
Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 132203

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

PotatoeEatsFish wrote:
MTO wrote:One week Mr Yates, choose wisely.

Watch as nothing happens.


:woot:
by PotatoeEatsFish
Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Official: Capitol District
Replies: 2558
Views: 250144

Re: Official: Capitol District

MadMartin8 wrote:Can't help but think that the courtyard area would be a good place for a farmer's market thing. Kinda like the Rivermarket area in KC.

That's a great idea, keep it full during the summer/fall.
Isn't the ice rink going in during the winter too?
by PotatoeEatsFish
Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 11566

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Why is Mello so against the streetcar?
Is it so bad Omaha wants to plan for the future?
I also think it's funny a liberal is arguing against a mass transit system.
by PotatoeEatsFish
Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Downtown Interstate
Replies: 5
Views: 775

Re: Downtown Interstate

Hey all, I am new here but frequently use this forum to keep up to date on developments going on in Omaha. I guess I just have a pretty simple question regarding our interstates downtown (I-480 in particular), and that is: what is the plausibility of inlaying the interstates? I feel like I-480 in p...
by PotatoeEatsFish
Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Landing (NuStyle redevelops St. Joseph's)
Replies: 145
Views: 16162

Re: The Landing (NuStyle redevelops St. Joseph's)

Coyote wrote:Latest renditions from their TIF proposal:

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Who tf is going to sail in that pond?
by PotatoeEatsFish
Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 16th Street Master Plan
Replies: 340
Views: 42082

Re: 16th Street Master Plan

Unless Hilton agrees to build a new hotel in the place of the old one they shouldn't do this. They just renovated this hotel and we don't need to get rid of a perfectly good hotel when you can just drive a block over. I wonder if they could just cut out a hole of the hotel and put a street through t...
by PotatoeEatsFish
Thu Mar 02, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Nebraska and Iowa
Topic: Dana College
Replies: 30
Views: 4397

Re: Dana College

Otown88 wrote:From what I have heard a deal is in place for Grace University to move out there

Grace won't fill the whole campus. I'd expect other things too.
by PotatoeEatsFish
Thu Mar 02, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Oak View Mall - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 148
Views: 12089

Re: Oak View Mall - Redevelopment Plan

Malls are already dying, Omaha only needs Westroads. Adding a hotel and making Oakview a destination would kill Westroads then we'd have to close it. They should invest in Westroads and redevelop Oakview into something else.
by PotatoeEatsFish
Mon Feb 27, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: Detroit
Replies: 77
Views: 5893

Re: Detroit

Yeah, it's got some truth to it. The job to do in the neighborhoods is nothing short of massive. They did redo the street lights & that had to be done. They are demolishing tens of thousands of abandoned homes. The thing is, what's happening in downtown & midtown & around them is amazin...
by PotatoeEatsFish
Fri Feb 24, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Urban Grocery Store
Replies: 99
Views: 7651

Re: Urban Grocery Store

They should demolish the state building and put it there.
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It would be right on farnam and near the Old Market.
by PotatoeEatsFish
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Landing (NuStyle redevelops St. Joseph's)
Replies: 145
Views: 16162

Re: The Landing (NuStyle redevelops St. Joseph's)

I love living next to an operating room! Is the morgue open for residents too?
by PotatoeEatsFish
Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: City Centre (Journal-Star Building)
Replies: 28
Views: 2144

Re: City Centre (Journal-Star Building)

MadMartin8 wrote:
PotatoeEatsFish wrote:
iamjacobm wrote:Looks awesome! Love the 6-15 floor infill that Lincoln keeps getting.

When will Omaha?



Omaha has for the past 10 years.

We have 3-5 story infill, don't fool yourself.
by PotatoeEatsFish
Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: City Centre (Journal-Star Building)
Replies: 28
Views: 2144

Re: City Centre (Journal-Star Building)

iamjacobm wrote:Looks awesome! Love the 6-15 floor infill that Lincoln keeps getting.

When will Omaha?
by PotatoeEatsFish
Sat Feb 18, 2017 2:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OMAHA Architecture
Replies: 24
Views: 1091

Re: OMAHA Architecture

https://www.cardcow.com/images/set316/card00328_fr.jpg Look at how good it is without the letters! Ugh... In my opinion it makes a huge difference. I would also add a garden on top of the base. Also does anyone know whats in the top glass part? It would be an amazing spot for an observation deck.
by PotatoeEatsFish
Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: Projects Never Built
Topic: Jobbers Canyon Architectural Rendering
Replies: 45
Views: 6019

Re: Jobbers Canyon Architectural Rendering

I'm with you on that brother! (or sister) I cringe when I think of all that has been lost in Omaha and not replaced with anything nearly as significant. I have been hopeful they won't find a new tenant for the old ConAgra HQ buildings so they can be dispensed with to re-extend the grid further east...
by PotatoeEatsFish
Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OMAHA Architecture
Replies: 24
Views: 1091

Re: OMAHA Architecture

I have several problems with the woodmen. The base is too large for the size of the tower and very bland. The tower itself isn't a square, it's a rectangle which just seems odd if you see both sides. The lettering is also a big problem I have with it. I've seen pictures without the lettering and it ...
by PotatoeEatsFish
Fri Feb 17, 2017 1:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OMAHA Architecture
Replies: 24
Views: 1091

Re: OMAHA Architecture

My favorite buildings in Omaha are:
-Oprpheum Tower
-The one with the green roof next to the Orpheum
-Landmark Center
-UP Center
-Central High
-Mutual of Omaha
-The Blackstone Hotel

My least favorites:
-The Woodmen.
by PotatoeEatsFish
Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 132203

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

From http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/la-vista-will-spend-nearly-million-to-build-parking-at/article_29fa7f5b-4313-5d6e-9d01-b45abdae9ece.html Building a new parking garage for a Crossroads Mall redevelopment at 72nd and Dodge Streets has been discussed, Kratz said, along with a number of other park...
by PotatoeEatsFish
Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:36 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 132203

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

Let's just keep target and make it a modern park. Better than a dead mall sitting there for the next 20 years.
by PotatoeEatsFish
Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:34 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Facebook Data Center
Replies: 99
Views: 5247

Re: Facebook Data Center

Girls make more long term friendships and talk on FB a lot. HS is a good metaphor. From my perspective High School is 4 years of |expletive| that you had to wade through in order to go to college. I was one of the outcasts in school and don't miss these people. I try to establish current era connec...
by PotatoeEatsFish
Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9
Views: 835

Re: Minecraft

advcomp2019 wrote:I always wonder how many other people played Minecraft too. I like building buildings too.

I do, just finished up my version of the Nebraska Capitol. I'll send pics tommorow.
by PotatoeEatsFish
Tue Feb 14, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Conagra campus development plans
Replies: 44
Views: 5132

Re: Conagra campus development plans

Guest wrote:A company is going to be announcing plans for the Conagra campus soon. The development is going to be very good for downtown.

Sunday?
:;):
by PotatoeEatsFish
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Lady GAGA
Replies: 8
Views: 638

Re: Lady GAGA

I don't scalp tickets or like Lady GAGA but it seems to me like this concert would be a ticket scalpers dream. By the time that concert gets here in August I bet her little monsters would be ready to pay 3 or 4 times what those tickets face value are. Past her prime. The 12 year old girl who can ma...
by PotatoeEatsFish
Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1876
Views: 153660

Re: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion

I think the smartest option would be a light rail from Omaha to Lincoln.
The list of stations should be:
-Riverfront/TD Ameritrade
-Downtown Omaha
-Midtown Crossing
-Aksarben
-Ralston
-Millard
-Gretna
-Ashland
-Greenwood
-Waverly
-UNL East Campus
-UNL/Memorial Field
-Haymarket/Pinnacle
by PotatoeEatsFish
Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 1200 Landmark Center
Replies: 67
Views: 7973

Re: 1200 Landmark Center

I still don't get the disdain for the Landmark Center building. I really like this building and feel it adds a lot to the skyline: https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7740/28092521835_acd3a13af1_k.jpg DSC_1800 by Athomsfere , on Flickr Really my only gripe is probably the width from the river, but it ble...
by PotatoeEatsFish
Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Seventy Five North (former Pleasantview Homes projects)
Replies: 51
Views: 6919

Re: Seventy Five North (former Pleasantview Homes projects)

We went to Big Mama's Kitchen today and she sat down and talked to us. I didn't know they were moving but I'm glad they'll finally get a restaurant people can easily find. Her food is amazing by the way!!! I have been meaning to try it. Where are they moving to again? It's part of the Seventy 5 Nor...
by PotatoeEatsFish
Sat Feb 11, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Seventy Five North (former Pleasantview Homes projects)
Replies: 51
Views: 6919

Re: Seventy Five North (former Pleasantview Homes projects)

We went to Big Mama's Kitchen today and she sat down and talked to us. I didn't know they were moving but I'm glad they'll finally get a restaurant people can easily find. Her food is amazing by the way!!!
by PotatoeEatsFish
Sat Feb 11, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Official: Omaha Streetcar Discussion
Replies: 1876
Views: 153660

Re: Blackstone Business Improvement District

I think the streetcar is going to happen and as a result there will be a drive to build bigger, higher occupancy buildings along Farnam and Harney. The one thing I worry about is the number of sitting duck single family homes that are more common to this area than I realized. Many of these homes ar...
by PotatoeEatsFish
Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 1200 Landmark Center
Replies: 67
Views: 7973

Re: 1200 Landmark Center

The Landmark is still my favorite tower in Omaha.
by PotatoeEatsFish
Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Central High School
Replies: 5
Views: 843

Re: Central High School

Meh, they should've put it somewhere less visible.
by PotatoeEatsFish
Fri Feb 10, 2017 12:30 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Downtown office vacancy rate
Replies: 78
Views: 9638

Re: Downtown office vacancy rate

http://www.colliers.com/-/media/files/marketresearch/unitedstates/markets/ne%20research/16q4%20oma%20office.pdf DT obviously took a big hit in 2016 with ConAgra and Gavilon. Still really strong showing city wide. Lets hope one of those mystery companies that have toured the ConAgra space pull the t...
by PotatoeEatsFish
Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Projects Never Built
Topic: ConAgra Campus?
Replies: 115
Views: 8568

Re: ConAgra Campus?

buildomaha wrote:Please tell me someone has to know something about when Conagra is releasing their plans!

They'll probably wait till the hype over Midtown 2050 has died down.
by PotatoeEatsFish
Wed Feb 01, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: New addition to Willis (Sears) Tower
Replies: 22
Views: 3148

Re: New addition to Willis (Sears) Tower

TitosBuritoBarn wrote:I asked a colleague who works there about it. She wasn't sure but thinks it could be the unveiling of a plan to update/expand retail offerings to "make it cool again."


I like how it looks now, but okay I guess?
You can just walk down the street and shop...
by PotatoeEatsFish
Wed Feb 01, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Nebraska Medicine
Replies: 1002
Views: 122309

Re: Nebraska Medicine

nebraska wrote:The metal shed on the iExcel lot is coming down as I type this.

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Forever in our hearts....
by PotatoeEatsFish
Tue Jan 31, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The Landing (NuStyle redevelops St. Joseph's)
Replies: 145
Views: 16162

Re: The Landing (NuStyle redevelops St. Joseph's)

I'm starting to feel like I'm the only one who likes the look of the building. I usually hate these kinds of buildings but the way parts hang out of it makes it unique. I agree it is kinda gloomy though but I think it'll change.
by PotatoeEatsFish
Tue Jan 31, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: HDR Aksarben Office
Replies: 319
Views: 32009

Re: HDR Aksarben Office

Exciting! I love the new design. It makes sense that they chose Aksarben Village, if not choosing downtown, with a desired headquarters building of that kind of architecture. That design fits in an urban-style setting, and on straight streets & sharp street corners best (over suburban-style set...
by PotatoeEatsFish
Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A New Take On KMTV's Old Logo
Replies: 11
Views: 846

Re: A New Take On KMTV's Old Logo

Why would you even watch Channel 3 when Channel 7 is a thing?
by PotatoeEatsFish
Sat Jan 14, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: Elsewhere
Topic: 800 Room Convention Hotel Annoinced for KCMO
Replies: 39
Views: 2264

Re: 800 Room Convention Hotel Annoinced for KCMO

I'm a little late but I prefer the new rendering. I hated the first one, I think the only thing most people liked about it was the height.
by PotatoeEatsFish
Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan
Replies: 1152
Views: 132203

Re: Crossroads - Redevelopment Plan

MTO wrote:The only thing holding it up is this hellish winter, after the blizzards stop and all this snow melts it'll be on like donkey king.

Or ya'know this thing is just a mess behind the scenes.

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