Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Now, That's Just Not Right

'Landscraper' going up near Platte

...An ambitious, multiphase, 15-acre riverfront development that encompasses residential, office and retail in the emerging River North neighborhood. Heavy equipment operators are scraping the site to make way for a sleek, 550-foot-long, four-story "landscraper" that will hug the ground and play off the diagonal of the Platte River. Had it been built vertically as a skyscraper, the building would have climbed 55 stories. Read more at; http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/stories/2006/03/13/story1.html?i=32309

This is what happens when planner fads get out of control. Laugh? Cry? Throw up your hands or just plain old throw up?

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