Category: Historic tax credits

How many square feet in a cornice? Part 2, the left brain

9 October, 2012 (14:31) | Apartments, Cities, Development, Economics, Historic tax credits, Housing, Redevelopment, Urbanization, Zoning |

[Continued from yesterday's Part 1.]   By:David A. Smith   Yesterday’s post showed us that cheerful spectacle, happily reported in the Boston Globe (September 23, 2012), of the right-brain architect musing about Filene’s emotional qualities while the left-brain real estate developer wants to make sure the sums work:   Comfort, style, and luxury – all at […]

How many square feet in a cornice? Part 1, the right brain

9 October, 2012 (14:29) | Apartments, Cities, Development, Economics, Historic tax credits, Housing, Redevelopment, Urbanization, Zoning |

By:David A. Smith   As the lion may now and then lie down with the lamb, and the left brain may declare a truce against the right brain, behold the cockle-warming spectacle, offered for consumption of the Boston Globe (September 23, 2012) and its readership, of gimlet-eyed developer and gauzy-eyed architect daydreaming about cornices and […]