Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland - 18 stories - 179'

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Re: Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland

Postby Nathan » September 8th, 2018, 12:06 am

Mid century is so cool right now. Love it. If it wasn't so convoluted to get them out to this site I'd say go for it

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Re: Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland

Postby elliotDTown » September 10th, 2018, 2:58 pm

Multimodal wrote:
September 7th, 2018, 11:19 pm
elliotDTown wrote:
Multimodal wrote: Skyways.

So very last century?
Not from MN originally but I tend to like the skyways and use them more than not.
A native bachelor farmer wouldn’t use them.
Bob Stinson's Ghost wrote:But pulling on your parka and mittens to walk four frozen blocks is definitely from the century before that.
As are wider sidewalks, bicycles, and streetcars.
Why in the heck would a "bachelor farmer" be downtown to use them anyways, there isn't any stock yards.

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Re: Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland

Postby UrsusUrbanicus » September 10th, 2018, 3:03 pm

And a confirmed-bachelor farmer wouldn't be found in them, either -- they don't go all the way to the Eagle.

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Re: Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland

Postby Multimodal » September 10th, 2018, 10:40 pm

UrsusUrbanicus wrote:And a confirmed-bachelor farmer wouldn't be found in them, either -- they don't go all the way to the Eagle.
A confirmed bachelor farmer would put on his chaps and ride his steed (bicycle) to the Eagle on the Washington Ave bikeway.

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Re: Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland

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Re: Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland

Postby MSPtoMKE » September 13th, 2018, 3:51 pm

Is it my imagination, or does the plan call for a drive thru curb cut in the middle of the aBRT station platform?
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Re: Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland

Postby seanrichardryan » September 13th, 2018, 4:04 pm

Ah, more 'wiggle windows'.
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Re: Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland

Postby HiawathaGuy » September 13th, 2018, 4:36 pm

MSPtoMKE wrote:
September 13th, 2018, 3:51 pm
Is it my imagination, or does the plan call for a drive thru curb cut in the middle of the aBRT station platform?
I believe the BRT Platform would be closer to Park, after that curb cut, which is why I think it's where it is.
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Re: Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland

Postby MSPtoMKE » September 13th, 2018, 4:57 pm

That is certainly possible, but not what is shown in the plans. Perhaps it was shifted? The site plan just shows trees along the sidewalk next to what is labeled as the “BRT Lane”, with a yellow box roughly corresponding to where the platform is shown in the 8th St. BRT layout.
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Re: Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland

Postby Tyler » September 14th, 2018, 9:24 am

Hmm... they easily could have designed this without that curb cut. But then the entrance would be much less obvious, of course.
Also, hate the first level material choice. Almost makes the whole thing look like a parking garage at street level.
Besides that, this is pretty good for this spot.
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Re: Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland

Postby martykoessel » September 14th, 2018, 5:11 pm

This looks okay from the west. From the east, it's boring. I'm guessing the developers thought it was too expensive to repeat the fancy window treatment on the other side.

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Re: Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland

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Re: Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland - 18 stories - 279'

Postby MinnMonkey » November 8th, 2018, 9:30 am

Their plan seems to be a bit misleading. The ground floor starts at 100 ft, so I am thinking this will actually be just 179 feet tall.

Not sure why it is labeled like that.

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Re: Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland - 18 stories - 279'

Postby Tyler » November 8th, 2018, 9:45 am

Better. They basically fixed what I was bitching about a couple posts up.
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Re: Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland - 18 stories - 279'

Postby Silophant » November 8th, 2018, 10:12 am

MinnMonkey wrote:
November 8th, 2018, 9:30 am
Their plan seems to be a bit misleading. The ground floor starts at 100 ft, so I am thinking this will actually be just 179 feet tall.

Not sure why it is labeled like that.

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That's correct - they apparently do that so they don't have to use negative numbers for below-grade levels. You'd think after watching this stuff for five years, I'd remember that, but apparently not. Fixing it now.

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Re: Wells Fargo Redevelopment - 801 Portland - 18 stories - 179'

Postby DFPegg » December 9th, 2018, 6:54 am

looks like barriers and trailer are on on site now


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