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  1. bring back Orbit!!!!!!!!!!!! I certainly prefer the nod to the original logo, it was a good simple team logo, and I was always disappointed by the 'open star' logo they changed to. If it's a choice of keeping the 'open star' or old school, I pick old school, if it's a choice of old school, or unknown, I pick old school, I'm a pessimist and do believe that they would have made something even worse.
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  2. Every 800+ footer in the state was built when Texas *was* the developing world, like China is today. When these buildings reach the end of their design lives, will their investors see fit to reconstruct them? Now to your question. There are investors who have paid so much for their land (901-999 Louisiana, 3200 Post Oak, and so on) that the only revenue-generating thing it can be used for, besides a parking lot, under current tax codes, is a trophy property. But a trophy property need not be a very tall one. If you build something to command $40 per square foot rents, in fact, it's unlike
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  3. Not a huge addition to the Uptown skyline (as seen from Montrose) but at least it's something...
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  4. This survey is awful. Whoever wrote it has only a rudimentary understanding of writing surveys, urban planning issues, or urban economics. I told them off in the 'Other' boxes.
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  5. There have been multiple studies done indicating that eyes on the sidewalk/public spaces decrease crime rates. Starting with Jane Jacobs' work, this is a concept that has been reinforced by subsequent researchers.
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