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Postby ShawJ » Tue Dec 14, 2010 7:34 pm

almighty_tuna wrote:Today the tower crane is disassembling itself.


Crane technology has certainly improved.

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Postby almighty_tuna » Tue Dec 14, 2010 10:12 pm

ShawJ wrote:
almighty_tuna wrote:Today the tower crane is disassembling itself.


Crane technology has certainly improved.


Like this...

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Postby Fromaha » Wed Dec 29, 2010 1:50 pm

I was wondering if anyone knew what the height, in feet, of the two Riverfront Place towers was. I have looked virtually everywhere and cannot find it. I have seen varying opinions regarding how to estimate height based on the number of floors, (8'-12.5' per floor for residential high rises) but I was curious about a more accurate number.

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Postby StreetsOfOmaha » Sun Jan 23, 2011 6:17 pm

I have no idea how long it's been there, but the Riverfront Place web site now says "restaurant and office space also available."

This is excellent as it means they are going ahead with the third phase, or at least testing the market. I hope they are separate entities - the restaurant and the office space - not one or the other.
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Postby city11 » Sat Feb 19, 2011 11:19 pm

I was looking at the Omaha drawings and data forums on Skyscraperpage.com and I find it strange how both of the Riverfront Towers are not listed on any of the drawings or list of buildings?

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Postby almighty_tuna » Thu Apr 07, 2011 9:41 am

They're beginning painting on the second tower today.  Yes, same color as the first.

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Postby StreetsOfOmaha » Thu Apr 07, 2011 10:00 am

That'd be sweet if you could grab a photo!
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Postby StreetsOfOmaha » Tue May 17, 2011 1:20 pm

The automobile storage, oh the humanity!

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Postby Brad » Tue May 31, 2011 1:00 pm

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Postby lgbk » Thu Jun 02, 2011 6:23 pm

What happened to the posts about the flooding.  What is the latest with RFP?

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Postby Coyote » Thu Jun 02, 2011 6:31 pm

lgbk wrote:What happened to the posts about the flooding?


They are here:  Missouri

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Postby Brad » Fri Jun 10, 2011 8:55 am

Looked like they were installing landscaping yesterday.
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Postby iamjacobm » Thu Jun 23, 2011 10:25 am

Someone told me the 2nd tower is being moved into.

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Postby Big E » Thu Jun 23, 2011 10:27 am

iamjacobm wrote:Someone told me the 2nd tower is being moved into.


I'm pretty sure that was the Omaha World Herald.   :;):
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Postby iamjacobm » Thu Jun 23, 2011 10:31 am

Big E wrote:
iamjacobm wrote:Someone told me the 2nd tower is being moved into.


I'm pretty sure that was the Omaha World Herald.   :;):


Ahh of course and my friend acted like he was so in the loop.  What a jerk.

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Postby Omaha_Gabe » Wed Sep 14, 2011 9:01 am


2nd condo tower ready for close-up



Three fully decorated condos and model units at Riverfront Place will be on display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and Sept. 24 and 25.

http://www.omaha.com/article/20110914/M ... r-close-up


The second Riverfront Place tower will be open to the public for the first time this weekend.

Three fully decorated condos and model units will be on display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and Sept. 24 and 25.

The interior design firms D3 Interiors and Designer's Touch of Omaha each designed a condo for the River Dreams Design Tour, a fundraiser for the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts.

Attendees also can enter a contest to have a room in their home designed matching one of the concepts.

Completion of the second tower's construction in July fulfills a 2003 plan to redevelop six acres of city land.

Thirty of the 50 new condos have been sold. They range from a 900-square-foot, one-bedroom option to a 2,500-square-foot penthouse and cost from about $250,000 to $1 million.

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Postby Brad » Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:40 pm

New tower looks good, people were going in today.

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Postby iamjacobm » Sun Oct 02, 2011 8:52 pm

Will that large fenced area in front of the 2nd tower just be a lawn?  It seems like an ideal spot for more row houses in the future.

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Postby Brad » Sun Oct 02, 2011 9:07 pm

iamjacobm wrote:Will that large fenced area in front of the 2nd tower just be a lawn?  It seems like an ideal spot for more row houses in the future.


It will eventually it will be developed.  The original plan was more row houses, but not sure if it is still on the agenda.
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Postby Brad » Tue Apr 24, 2012 11:26 pm

Cool view from the ballpark

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Postby iamjacobm » Fri Jun 22, 2012 8:59 pm

Future development will have to be by new developers the existing lots are up for sale.

http://www.rejournals.com/2012/06/22/nai-np-dodge-brokers-list-three-key-lots-in-downtown-omaha/

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Postby koberaptor » Sat Jun 23, 2012 12:01 am

Maybe a cinema could be added to one of those lots

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Postby Busguy2010 » Sat Jun 23, 2012 11:55 am

koberaptor wrote:Maybe a cinema could be added to one of those lots


Something other than living space or entertainment would be nice.  Every time I visit that area of the riverfront it seems so slow and boring.  You would probably want a car to live there, too, since there's no good pedestrian connection to North Downtown (not that there's anything you'd go there for on a daily basis) and any grocery is about a mile away.  The bus runs to and from there every 30 to 90 minutes, but "the bus isn't a viable option" for most Omaha residents (even though it really is).  Still, there should be some stores, salon, restaurants.  A mainstream cinema would be nice, too.

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Postby iamjacobm » Mon Oct 29, 2012 4:57 pm

I hadn't seen this one before.

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Postby Coyote » Mon Oct 29, 2012 5:03 pm

Nice find!
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Postby Brad » Sun Jun 23, 2013 7:48 pm

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Postby Brad » Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:13 pm

Riverfront may add commercial projects

http://www.omaha.com/article/20130928/M ... l-projects

Omaha World-Herald wrote:Developers of the Riverfront Place condominiums are starting a push to add commercial projects to the area.

“We're hoping to have these lots sold with new product out of the ground within a year,” said Chad Hansen of CBRE/Mega, the firm providing brokerage services.
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Postby RNcyanide » Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:17 pm

Would these be bays in the condos or another existing building or a fresh building project?
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Postby Brad » Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:20 pm

RNcyanide wrote:Would these be bays in the condos or another existing building or a fresh building project?


Seriously?  Do you read or just start asking questions?
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Postby Linkin5 » Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:20 pm

I wasn't expecting anything high density but the building in that rendering looks like something you would see in the suburbs.

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Postby RNcyanide » Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:23 pm

Brad wrote:
RNcyanide wrote:Would these be bays in the condos or another existing building or a fresh building project?


Seriously?  Do you read or just start asking questions?


Sometimes and sometimes not.
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Postby iamjacobm » Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:23 pm

Linkin5 wrote:I wasn't expecting anything high density but the building in that rendering looks like something you would see in the suburbs.


The Riverfront isn't exactly a beacon of urbanity as it is.  I would just be happy to get another dinning option down there.

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Postby Brad » Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:30 pm

iamjacobm wrote:
Linkin5 wrote:I wasn't expecting anything high density but the building in that rendering looks like something you would see in the suburbs.


The Riverfront isn't exactly a beacon of urbanity as it is.  I would just be happy to get another dinning option down there.


It isn't the worst either.  The row houses on the street with parallel parking and underground garages are are decent, and the new building would be mostly street oriented too.  There just isn't a lot you can do with a river on one side and railroad tracks on the other with public space next to it.

I agree, its going to be nice to see more down there.  Now they just need to get that extension of the ped bridge finished.
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Postby iamjacobm » Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:54 pm

Brad wrote:
iamjacobm wrote:
Linkin5 wrote:I wasn't expecting anything high density but the building in that rendering looks like something you would see in the suburbs.


The Riverfront isn't exactly a beacon of urbanity as it is.  I would just be happy to get another dinning option down there.


It isn't the worst either.  The row houses on the street with parallel parking and underground garages are are decent, and the new building would be mostly street oriented too.  There just isn't a lot you can do with a river on one side and railroad tracks on the other with public space next to it.

I agree, its going to be nice to see more down there.  Now they just need to get that extension of the ped bridge finished.


For the two good examples we have Gallup, Nation Park Service and Storz all with large parking lots.  Don't worry I am not taking to the "Streets" on this issue.  The river will always be a destination more than a neighborhood, just the facts of life.  And it would of been strange if Gallup made a really urban building fronting the street and completely ignored the river.

I still think there is a future in a few apartment buildings and dinning options in the area down there though.  Just wouldn't expect anything mixed use.

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Postby RNcyanide » Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:58 pm

I don't entirely mind the suburban feel here. The point of the area is to feel more nature-ish. I think the buildings in the rendering leave a little to be desired, but I'm sure they'll look better in real life.
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Postby Brad » Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:59 pm

I didn't catch that you meant the whole riverfront, I thought you were talking just riverfront place.
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