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Old Posted May 11, 2018, 7:42 PM
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Definite activity on site, they're bringing in staging equipment, were a couple tractor trailers unloading stuff behind the barrier. No digging yet, but something's clearly afoot:















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Old Posted May 11, 2018, 9:37 PM
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Am I the only one who can't see his updates?
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Old Posted May 11, 2018, 10:03 PM
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Am I the only one who can't see his updates?
I linked them directly from my Google photos with [img][/img], and they're set on share so hopefully it's just a temporary snag for you. But if anyone else can't see them, please let me know and I'll find the problem.
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Old Posted May 11, 2018, 11:23 PM
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I cannot see them either

It's probably because we don't have permissions to view direct google drive images
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Old Posted May 11, 2018, 11:29 PM
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I cannot see them either

It's probably because we don't have permissions to view direct google drive images
Hmmm, they work on the other fora I go to. But no worries, I shall use postimg.cc from now on - I'll go fix em.

Thanks for the heads up - mod feel free to clean this up
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Old Posted May 12, 2018, 1:54 AM
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Thanks for the update, can't wait for this to start again
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Old Posted May 13, 2018, 1:09 PM
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That is movie production stuff. Those are HMI lights, and you only use that for cinema or other ultra-high-end production (like a iconic photo shoot). I have seem similar setups, where they have the lights outside to hit exterior windows.
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Old Posted May 13, 2018, 4:52 PM
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That is movie production stuff. Those are HMI lights, and you only use that for cinema or other ultra-high-end production (like a iconic photo shoot). I have seem similar setups, where they have the lights outside to hit exterior windows.
Interesting, I thought it looked a little too clean. I wonder what the hell they're up to?

Edit: I went and looked at Aggreko's (name on the equipment) website and it seems they do provide power solutions for highrise construction : https://www.aggreko.com/en-ca/case-s...igh-rise-build
So maybe they're using those lights for another purpose? Their website doesn't mention anything about film and tv.

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Old Posted May 13, 2018, 10:28 PM
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Those scissor lifts look brand new.
Looks good to go!
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Old Posted May 14, 2018, 11:57 PM
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Clearly this is movie filming equipment. I see these lights in my neighborhood somewhat frequently.
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Old Posted May 18, 2018, 12:17 AM
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Unfortunately you guys who spotted it as film equipment were correct, I was just there and all the equipment is gone, so false alarm - sorry everyone! I'll keep my eye on it.

If anyone finds out what they were filming there, it would be interesting to know.
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Old Posted May 18, 2018, 12:32 AM
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Haven't seen this axo on here, thought I'd add it to whet our appetites a bit while we wait....

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We've seen it, but it doesn't hurt to see it again. Here's another look from Flatbush, along with the render...






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I love this render NYguy, I just hope that this tower doesn’t suffer the same "value engineering" fate as 3WTC.
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I love this render NYguy, I just hope that this tower doesn’t suffer the same "value engineering" fate as 3WTC.
That would be awful. Enough great projects have already been downgraded, we don't want the best looking designs all butchered like 3WTC, Tower Verre, 3 HY, etc.. So, no thanks to that.
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God this is a sexy building.
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I love this render NYguy, I just hope that this tower doesn’t suffer the same "value engineering" fate as 3WTC.
This is on track. Similar to Stienway, there's a lot of preliminary work. I don't see any sign of value engineering in the near future with this. Not sure whats making folks speculate that either.

You want a tower that will head in that direction, look to 2 WTC, but not 9 Dekalb.
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We have enough evidence on the skyline of "value engineering" Nimbyism to express concern, chris08876.
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