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by Pistol
Mon Oct 16, 2006 4:34 am
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: ONH: [Port Adelaide] Newport Quays | $1.2b
Replies: 734
Views: 126696

Because of the history of those places But they weren't going to change the actual name of the suburbs only the area where the development is. To attract more investors into the area that are going to pay large sums for the privilege they should change the names of the area that these developments ...
by Pistol
Thu Oct 12, 2006 12:54 pm
Forum: The Pub
Topic: S-A ROLL CALL
Replies: 17
Views: 5113

Name: Peter

Suburb: Adelaide

Best thing about Adelaide: Our beautiful parklands. This is all of Adelaide's backyard so lets keep it that way.
by Pistol
Wed Oct 04, 2006 1:35 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Rundle Lantern
Replies: 1009
Views: 176406

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Ho Really wrote:
Pistol78 wrote:I have heard that the original HJ carpark was designed without the prison bars...
The prison bars were added at a later date because of suicides.

Cheers
Yeah appararently there were land speed records for people to escape from Glenside and jump.
by Pistol
Tue Oct 03, 2006 9:02 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Rundle Lantern
Replies: 1009
Views: 176406

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you really wanna know Pistol78 what was inplace before HJ & those carparks. Go to the forum page 'Picture Posts' and the topic 'Adelaide's Greatest Losses' I have heard that the original HJ carpark was designed without the prison bars and actually had vines falling down the outside of the building....
by Pistol
Tue Oct 03, 2006 4:21 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Rundle Lantern
Replies: 1009
Views: 176406

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Is this actually going to be a large TV screen or a large fluoro advertisement? I don't think HJ's will be giving up its domination of that area any time soon. Hopefully when the council decides to finish the Pulteney St. upgrade to North Terrace this might clean up this area. It would have to be on...
by Pistol
Tue Oct 03, 2006 3:12 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: Crane Counter: CBD 7 | Metro 3 | Total 10
Replies: 1612
Views: 443105

Westpac has naming rights to the building and are going to occupy some of the floors left vacant by Santos. The rest...
by Pistol
Sat Sep 30, 2006 2:13 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Low/Mid-Rise CBD Development
Replies: 1763
Views: 543972

Saw an ad in today's Advertiser Real Estate section for a 5 storey luxury apartment building at 65 South Terrace. Looked pretty nice from the renders in the ad and said for more info go to brockharcourts.com. Apparently the apartments are ranging from $850-2m. I think we will see a lot of low rise q...
by Pistol
Fri Sep 29, 2006 3:32 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [COM] Ernst & Young Tower | 51m | 13lvls | Office
Replies: 319
Views: 77690

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Walked passed construction site today and the old Advertiser building is all but gone... down to the ground floor at the moment. Are they going to build CC2 on the existing footing? Being a building of similar size I would say they would.
by Pistol
Thu Sep 28, 2006 6:20 pm
Forum: Regional Development
Topic: Goolwa/Hindmarsh Island | Developments & News
Replies: 18
Views: 19057

I read that heading and was expecting 50 storey buildings down there! Ha. Yeah I am baffled as to how this compares with with The GC. There are so many parts of South Australia that are apparently the new Gold Coast - Glenelg, Victor and now Hindmarsh Island. I sometimes get confused which state I l...
by Pistol
Thu Sep 28, 2006 3:32 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [COM] Bakewell Underpass | $30m
Replies: 216
Views: 72837

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CONSTRUCTION work on the $41 million Bakewell underpass will begin on Sunday, October 15, the State Government has announced. Transport Minister Patrick Conlon said the new underpass would provide two lanes of traffic in each direction and a wide shared footpath. Henley Beach Rd – west of the...
by Pistol
Thu Sep 21, 2006 12:16 pm
Forum: General Development Discussions
Topic: News & Discussion: Planning Issues & Challenges
Replies: 146
Views: 57684

Not everyone wants to be a latte-sipping, greens-voting, professional asshole living in a small, shitty, inner-city apartment. Families want a house and a backyard. Are you serious?? I live in what you call a small, shitty, inner-city apartment and I can not think of any other way of living. Walk t...