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by Tnexster
18 Jul 2019 16:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 182
Views: 43658

Re: AT&T Discovery District

I like all the fountains. Hadn't noticed that before.
by Tnexster
17 Jul 2019 22:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 608
Views: 179201

Re: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)

This will be great fun to watch, thats going to add some significant height to this tower.
by Tnexster
17 Jul 2019 22:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Alpha + Inwood
Replies: 19
Views: 6779

Re: North Dallas: Alpha + Inwood

This is much more than I had expected out of this development. Looks great!
by Tnexster
17 Jul 2019 17:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 178
Views: 36968

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

Kelley USA wrote:Already reported, but another article about Cibo Divino's opening DT.

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/downtow ... cibodivino


This is exciting! Lots of good stuff coming downtown these days.
by Tnexster
17 Jul 2019 14:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Red Bird Mall
Replies: 48
Views: 12185

Re: Red Bird Mall

More construction underway, this time the parking lot on the far west side closest to Westmoreland is being torn out, this should be the location of the two new apartment buildings. https://static1.squarespace.com/static/58f4f432893fc07c27b37960/t/5cf6e07ba65a2d0001ed537a/1559683232161/Design+Plan.pdf
by Tnexster
17 Jul 2019 14:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 222
Views: 68356

Re: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)

This place will have a ton of parking, didn't they go down at least two levels plus a podium going up six?
by Tnexster
17 Jul 2019 13:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 396
Views: 108704

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

IF I remember correctly, and it might be on here somewhere, Grati is taking a large corner space on Ross. This one has been in the works for a long time, glad they stuck with it.
by Tnexster
16 Jul 2019 15:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 222
Views: 68356

Re: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)

Looking down at this tower going up every day one can't help but notice the base of this structure is enormous. Taking up the entire block and rising six floors now, going on seven. Those poor folks on the lower levels over at Museum will be looking at a parking garage forever.
by Tnexster
16 Jul 2019 15:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 463
Views: 116135

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

soco wrote:It was kind of a soft white glow. It wasn't nearly as bright as the building used to be. While I've seen the crews working on the white panels I could not tell what type of light was installed.


Interesting and good to know, thanks!
by Tnexster
16 Jul 2019 14:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 463
Views: 116135

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

My apartment is across the street and overlooks what will become the amenity deck. There are workers reattaching the marble slabs to the podium and vertical supports. There also crews working on the amenity deck itself, the new structure that was built but not completed, and the vertical light pane...
by Tnexster
16 Jul 2019 11:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 463
Views: 116135

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

Is this even called The Drever anymore? They used to have a twitter page but I have not been able to find it which just makes me wonder what the building is being called now.
by Tnexster
15 Jul 2019 21:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place
Replies: 81
Views: 24086

Re: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place

One of those giant panes of glass is already broken, shattered from top to bottom but still standing. Looks like somebody took a shot at it.
by Tnexster
15 Jul 2019 14:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 463
Views: 116135

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

I see it about every day, still lots of exterior tile placement including some of the pillars now also being worked on. That part is looking better all the time. No clue on the inside. Maybe somebody that lives close can offer some insight.
by Tnexster
15 Jul 2019 12:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: Panther Island
Replies: 12
Views: 3512

Re: Fort Worth: Panther Island

There river projects just don't seem to come together as planned. Always a problem.
by Tnexster
15 Jul 2019 12:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor
Replies: 137
Views: 42476

Re: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor

Nice looking place, much better than the vacant auto sales lot it's replacing.
by Tnexster
12 Jul 2019 11:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place
Replies: 81
Views: 24086

Re: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place

Apparently it's 700,000 sf

Downtown Dallas' landmark Fountain Place tower sports a new look inside

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... ook-inside
by Tnexster
12 Jul 2019 11:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 134
Views: 29835

Re: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)

To be totally honest I really don't care for the name Swexan.
by Tnexster
11 Jul 2019 21:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)
Replies: 311
Views: 100570

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Well, they did say the parking was of immediate need for the DMN HQ and the Hotel. I am sure they want the units to come online around the time the park is going up and Harwood Park is still in the process. I doubt leasing of those units will go very well until there is a park going forward. Reason...
by Tnexster
11 Jul 2019 15:42
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Plano: misc. developments
Replies: 21
Views: 5426

Re: Plano: misc. developments

Plano sets a vote that could repeal the master development plan that split the city

https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/comm ... split-city
by Tnexster
11 Jul 2019 15:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 134
Views: 29835

Re: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)

Did that rendering disappear from Harwood's website? I can't find it.
by Tnexster
11 Jul 2019 15:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 608
Views: 179201

Re: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)

Downtown Dallas' tallest skyscraper construction project hits a high point on the skyline

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... nt-skyline
by Tnexster
10 Jul 2019 16:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 364
Views: 88571

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

A little luck....maybe something good will happen here.
by Tnexster
08 Jul 2019 15:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 608
Views: 179201

Re: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)

A few more floors to be added? Or is this it? They are done with floors but they are not done with the crown or the actual peak of the building. It's still going up, once they start assembling the structure on top we will start getting a better idea. I still have some confusion about how this build...
by Tnexster
08 Jul 2019 10:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 178
Views: 36968

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

Tnexster wrote:Where is Clean Juice?


Found it, will check it out today. Been looking for one close to the office.
by Tnexster
08 Jul 2019 10:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 178
Views: 36968

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

Where is Clean Juice?
by Tnexster
08 Jul 2019 09:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 610
Views: 134534

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Maybe he means Dart station as opposed to a subway station? I'm reaching but I don't know what else to attribute that to. While I am glad they are building some new office product in VP, they could have used something more significant. Hope Harwood comes out of the ground with that 40 story million ...
by Tnexster
07 Jul 2019 19:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Cedars Developments
Replies: 150
Views: 38275

Re: The Cedars Developments

Here's what happens after the burning of the Ambassador Hotel left a hole in Dallas' skyline https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2019/07/05/happens-after-burning-ambassador-hotel-left-hole-dallas-skyline Lake now says he will rebuild, using as many of the leftover bricks as possible — rem...
by Tnexster
07 Jul 2019 16:05
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)
Replies: 101
Views: 13840

Re: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)

Hey Look, the Old Ginger Man Facade is Back at the Hotel ZaZa

https://austin.towers.net/hey-look-the- ... otel-zaza/
by Tnexster
07 Jul 2019 16:04
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Katy Trail 1.0
Replies: 7
Views: 1677

Re: Katy Trail 1.0

Where does that tie in?
by Tnexster
07 Jul 2019 16:03
Forum: The Airports
Topic: Dallas Love Field Airport
Replies: 78
Views: 19642

Re: Dallas Love Field Airport

Alaska Airlines drops two routes at Love Field and cuts expansion plans as airport trial looms

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/bus ... rial-looms
by Tnexster
07 Jul 2019 15:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0
Replies: 157
Views: 47964

Re: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0

When this Anglican bishop saw the Dallas skyline, he heard God's voice https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2019/07/07/anglican-bishop-saw-dallas-skyline-heard-gods-voice We decided to keep the building the way it was; it's an old car dealership, built back in '24. So it's about 100 years ...
by Tnexster
04 Jul 2019 11:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 182
Views: 43658

Re: AT&T Discovery District

I'd love to see him outside, would make a great Instagram shot attraction.
by Tnexster
03 Jul 2019 14:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 182
Views: 43658

Re: AT&T Discovery District

I walked through the AT&T lobby today for the first time in maybe years and realized that the Golden Boy was gone. I don't remember any mention of removing him or moving it to another location. Any info on this? Here is some info.... http://www.mrlocalhistory.org/goldenboy/ Game of Thrones Deth...
by Tnexster
03 Jul 2019 13:30
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Houston Development News
Replies: 2
Views: 318

Re: Houston Development News

Houston’s office market may not have hit rock bottom after all

https://www.houstonchronicle.com/busine ... 20(Premium)&utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=referral
by Tnexster
02 Jul 2019 09:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place
Replies: 81
Views: 24086

Re: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place

The lobby renovation is largely complete, most of the interior work appears to be finished and they are starting to reassemble the plaza area and were working on one of the fountain areas this morning. Looks very nice, and very bright. Between the sun and lights you almost need sunglasses in the lob...
by Tnexster
02 Jul 2019 09:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 182
Views: 43658

Re: AT&T Discovery District

It looks like it will be very nice and welcome addition to that side of downtown, still think some of those surface lots nearby need to be converted to some residential. Hopefully this will attract some interest.
by Tnexster
01 Jul 2019 16:20
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Issues/News
Topic: What is a suburb today?
Replies: 52
Views: 21732

Re: What is a suburb today?

American Suburbs Swell Again as a New Generation Escapes the City https://www.wsj.com/articles/american-suburbs-swell-again-as-a-new-generation-escapes-the-city-11561992889 Millennials priced out of popular big cities are flocking to Frisco, Texas, Nolensville, Tenn., Lakewood Ranch, Fla., and Scot...
by Tnexster
29 Jun 2019 10:43
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 317
Views: 71372

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

clcrash19 wrote:Its all about landing Uber.. Dallas has to close that one.


Yeah, I am a little concerned what it says if we don't land Uber.
by Tnexster
29 Jun 2019 10:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 608
Views: 179201

Re: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)

mwaskow wrote:Best building added to the Dallas skyline since the 80's!


Definitely a great addition! Would like to see a couple more added, especially on the other side of downtown.
by Tnexster
29 Jun 2019 10:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Turtle Creek : 2999 Turtle Creek Blvd
Replies: 22
Views: 5841

Re: Turtle Creek : 2999 Turtle Creek Blvd

With a grain of salt, just go ahead and call this a Mandarin Oriental if they like the local plans approved in March-ish and their own spreadsheets. This week was interesting with the tire-kicking (competitor comparisons) at other locations in the area such as at least one high-end hotel around Low...
by Tnexster
28 Jun 2019 14:38
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 185
Views: 34974

Re: I-345

Cbdallas wrote:Like this in Albuquerque.


That's pretty awesome! Wish we could do that here.
by Tnexster
28 Jun 2019 14:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Red Bird Mall
Replies: 48
Views: 12185

Re: Red Bird Mall

Dallas County aims to open full-service health clinic at old Red Bird Mall by next year

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/souther ... -next-year
by Tnexster
28 Jun 2019 12:04
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 317
Views: 71372

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

I wonder if certain companies have no interest in Dallas, but, since we known for ponying up the big bucks, they like to use us for leverage. I definitely felt that way about HQ2, and it could have been the case here as well. They went where they really wanted to go, the talent base alone heavily f...
by Tnexster
28 Jun 2019 11:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon
Replies: 149
Views: 36104

Re: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon

What site are these images from ??? They're hosted on the Omniplan website. Not sure if they have a page for this project like they do for East Quarter and Red Bird, but that's where they come from. https://www.omniplan.com/work/index.html Funny they don't have a page setup for this one, especially...
by Tnexster
27 Jun 2019 15:10
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 317
Views: 71372

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Lowe's picks Charlotte after dangling potential of 2,000 new tech jobs in Dallas

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/ret ... obs-dallas
by Tnexster
26 Jun 2019 21:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon
Replies: 149
Views: 36104

Re: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon

That tower attached to Central Market looks nice, would like to see the rest of it though.

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