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joeDowntown    664

I figured 601 Bond needed it's own thread. Drove by after work and they are much farther along than I imagined. Also, for the Crane lovers out there, look at what's popping up in the middle of the foundation. Should be a tall one!

 

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GRDadof3    1830
58 minutes ago, SupercityGR said:

I cant find the renderings. Is this project brick and 16 stories?

That seems to be the general consensus. 

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I did find this too way back in my stash @Lmichigan

I don't know if it's still applicable though, it was from 2015. 

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16 hours ago, joeDowntown said:

I figured 601 Bond needed it's own thread. Drove by after work and they are much farther along than I imagined. Also, for the Crane lovers out there, look at what's popping up in the middle of the foundation. Should be a tall one!

 

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Two tower cranes in Monroe North: glorious.

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Lmichigan    9

It does appear that elevation massing is a bit different from the rendering, as you can see an extra mechanical level above the deck.  EDIT: Actually, maybe everything else is correct on the massing and it simple doesn't show the mechanical penthouse.

Anyway, what I found interesting was the height limit, and the bonus given.  What is this parcel zoned, and how did they get the bonus height?  Always been interested in this kind of stuff.

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joeDowntown    664
9 hours ago, GRDadof3 said:

Two tower cranes in Monroe North: glorious.

It will look impressive. Driving on I-96 today, the crane at embassy suites looked big. 601 Bond should tower over that area. 

Joe

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GRDadof3    1830
On 8/30/2017 at 4:35 PM, Lmichigan said:

It does appear that elevation massing is a bit different from the rendering, as you can see an extra mechanical level above the deck.  EDIT: Actually, maybe everything else is correct on the massing and it simple doesn't show the mechanical penthouse.

Anyway, what I found interesting was the height limit, and the bonus given.  What is this parcel zoned, and how did they get the bonus height?  Always been interested in this kind of stuff.

It's not a matter of zoning, it was part of the revised master plan covering Monroe North. It's a very complicated equation to get height bonuses, part of which is ground floor retail, etc..

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thebeerqueer    200
On 9/1/2017 at 8:38 PM, GRDadof3 said:

It's not a matter of zoning, it was part of the revised master plan covering Monroe North. It's a very complicated equation to get height bonuses, part of which is ground floor retail, etc..

I know  for the downtown overlay district expansion height bonuses are awarded for green aspects, public art, percentage of affordable housing and a few more. It seemed fairly non-transparent how these are awarded. 

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