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Old 11-28-2007, 12:39 AM
 
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Quarry Village - Currently Under Construction.

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Old 11-28-2007, 12:54 AM
 
Location: NW KCMO 64151
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Awesome find! I hadn't seen any sort of renderings about what this is supposed to eventually look like. From the video, it's pretty obvious there's going to be a lot more there than just the two uncompleted buildings that are up right now.

I am a bit confused though, as the southermost of the existing two buildings looks unmistakably like a parking garage, and yet I don't see anything in either the renderings or the video that looks like one.
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Old 11-28-2007, 12:59 AM
 
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Those two structures under construction are the parking garages, they will be in the middle of the residential buildings.



You can see the parking space markers in the middle of both buildings, that is the parking garages. They're both 4 or 5 stories.

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Old 11-28-2007, 01:37 AM
 
Location: San Antonio. Tx 78209
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Jaw meet floor. I am blown away by this. This will cement the quarry as one of San Antonio's most unique shopping destinations.
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Old 11-28-2007, 01:46 AM
 
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Wow, a much-needed shot in the arm over here! I've been pretty bummed about the Quarry slipping over the last couple o' years, but now...whew!
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Old 11-28-2007, 07:38 AM
 
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I am a bit confused though, as the southermost of the existing two buildings looks unmistakably like a parking garage, and yet I don't see anything in either the renderings or the video that looks like one.
I was confused about that too for a while, but then I realized what they were going to do. I lived at the Meridian in college, and it has a similar setup, with the three and four story parking structures surrounded by the ring of apartments. If the Artessa is built in a similar manner, you won't even realize there's a parking garage until you're inside of it.
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Old 11-28-2007, 09:01 AM
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That is cool. It'll be interesting to see whether San Antonians find New Urbanism to be an appealing concept. I have a feeling that the residential/retail interface is going to present some challenges.

It's too bad for the people who will live there that the Quarry Market isn't more pedestrian/bike friendly. The Village residents who walk/bike over to the Market to shop are going to face significant challenges navigating across that parking lot. If those challenges cause them to drive, that will negate one of the big advantages of New Urbanism.
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Old 11-28-2007, 10:44 AM
 
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When I lived at the Meridian, I would walk to the Quarry all the time, and while it wasn't the most pedestrian friendly place ever, it was still easy enough to make it worthwhile. I would walk to Stonewerks, the movies, Whole Foods (if I didn't have too much to drag home), Starbucks, and sometimes to Office Max.
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Old 11-28-2007, 11:52 AM
 
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Bowie, Quarry Village isn't New Urbanism, it's just a mixed-use development. A very nice mixed-use development.
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