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Old Posted Jun 18, 2017, 3:14 PM
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Looks like a bland office building from this perspective.
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People who get a unit on the lower floors on the east side of the building will have a breathtaking view of the office building a few feet away.

How is it that there is still scaffolding on the sides of the ski-jump section at this late date?
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That office building is so ugly.... Maybe a future redevelopment?
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If they want to urbanize what is a very uninviting street they'll triple the width of the sidewalks on both sides, pave it in quality stone, and incorporate trees/plants between the sidewalk and the road. It might require a steeper gradient of Citadel Hill to make more space. I've always hated walking down than sidewalk. There's nothing pleasant about it at all.
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Looks like a bland office building from this perspective.
Luckily almost no one sees it from that perspective. And it will eventually be covered up.
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If they want to urbanize what is a very uninviting street they'll triple the width of the sidewalks on both sides, pave it in quality stone, and incorporate trees/plants between the sidewalk and the road. It might require a steeper gradient of Citadel Hill to make more space. I've always hated walking down than sidewalk. There's nothing pleasant about it at all.
Last I heard Halifax is planning to extend the protected bike lane on Rainnie Drive down to Brunswick and south as far as possible towards Spring Garden. That'll be a good barrier between pedestrians and vehicles but you are correct that the sidewalk needs to be widened.
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Old Posted Jun 19, 2017, 3:59 PM
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People who get a unit on the lower floors on the east side of the building will have a breathtaking view of the office building a few feet away.

How is it that there is still scaffolding on the sides of the ski-jump section at this late date?

Looks like they heard you Keith. Came down yesterday, looks great.
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Last I heard Halifax is planning to extend the protected bike lane on Rainnie Drive down to Brunswick and south as far as possible towards Spring Garden. That'll be a good barrier between pedestrians and vehicles but you are correct that the sidewalk needs to be widened.
If any cyclists ever start to use all these bike lanes we will need barriers between them and pedestrians for their protection given the recklessness most cyclists exhibit. Fortunately for those on foot, the bike lanes are usually empty.
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If any cyclists ever start to use all these bike lanes we will need barriers between them and pedestrians for their protection given the recklessness most cyclists exhibit. Fortunately for those on foot, the bike lanes are usually empty.
The number of cyclists crossing the road on crosswalks has become quite dangerous.
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The number of cyclists crossing the road on crosswalks has become quite dangerous.
Agreed. It must be in the HCC Handbook of Obnoxious Cyclist Behavior.
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I saw a tv on in one of the units over the weekend so they must have occupancy for the lower section.

New lights installed on the crown as well.

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I saw a tv on in one of the units over the weekend so they must have occupancy for the lower section.

New lights installed on the crown as well.

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I live in the building behind, overlooking the Pearl and I can say that the building is at least 40-50% occupied, all the way up to the sub penthouse levels.
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Someone should get out and get some good photos of this one. It is very nearly all trimmed out, and it's looking great. They even allayed my fears and supplied the window coverings to each unit, so they're all the same and the place has a cohesive look. I'm really impressed with the attention to detail on the Pearl.
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I agree that this one turned out really nicely:

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