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Exodus Apr 3, 2007 2:51 AM

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Originally Posted by -GR2NY- (Post 1749970)
I thought i already saw something like this in covington before. Maybe it was a cylinder building or something.

You're thinking about the old Days Inn Hotel right off of 75. And I don't understand why everyone thinks it should be taller, this is Covington KY., Not NYC, Chicago, or L.A. Hell it's across the river but it isn't even Cincy. Great building btw:tup:

glowrock Apr 3, 2007 2:53 AM

Yes, it's a great building. And it's in a fantastic location, literally next door to one of the finest pieces of architecture in the nation (Roebling's Bridge)...

Fine work, Covington. Fine, fine work!

Aaron (Glowrock)

Hoodrat Apr 3, 2007 2:54 AM

Man, I'm downright jealous!

How is it that Kentucky (and Tennesee, for that matter) manages to get all these uber-cool projects. Here in Seattle we've got plenty of highrise construction, but they're all these shitty, bland concrete boxes.

The city revised our zoning a while back, but even our latest crop of proposals pale in comparison to your projects.

Much respect:tup:

jmecklenborg Mar 27, 2008 11:05 PM

March 21, 2008

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2...ascent-1-1.jpg

James2390 Mar 29, 2008 9:15 PM

This is one hell of a cool building! I remember seeing its renderings awhile ago, but I hadn't seen it completed. It looks awesome!

jmecklenborg Apr 29, 2008 11:57 PM

People have begun moving in to the building and it's getting better every day. Initially I thought this building was just going to be a toy but I think it's really working now.

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2...ascent-4-1.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2...ascent-3-1.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2...ascent-2-1.jpg

jmecklenborg Jun 23, 2008 9:48 PM

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2.../ascent-50.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2.../ascent-53.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2.../ascent-51.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2.../ascent-54.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2.../ascent-55.jpg

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2...scent-55-1.jpg

Austinlee Sep 9, 2008 4:08 PM

Loooooooooooooooooove this building. Looks like something that would be built in Rotterdam.

KB0679 Jul 10, 2009 5:00 PM

^Yeah I was going to say that it looks quite European. I like it.


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