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by ebird
05 Sep 2018 06:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn: Parkland Knight (Knight and Fairmont) (4 ST)
Replies: 19
Views: 7840

Re: Oak Lawn: Parkland Knight (Knight and Fairmont) (4 ST)

Matt777 wrote:Looks really nice. I'd love to see more of these smaller, pedestrian friendly, boutique office buildings pop up in Oak Lawn.



Would like to see more of these in all urban parts of the city actually.
by ebird
24 Aug 2018 06:19
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Paper or Plastic (or not)?
Replies: 13
Views: 5075

Re: Paper or Plastic (or not)?

Yes, they plan on offering paper bags for free like Central Market and Trade Joes currently does.
by ebird
17 Jan 2018 07:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 355
Views: 153736

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2018/01/17/knox-street-district-apartment-project-will-mix-affordable-units A new apartment project in the works for Dallas' Knox Street district will bring affordable rental units as part of the deal. Developer Alliance Residential plans to build the ...
by ebird
03 Aug 2017 20:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon
Replies: 175
Views: 70714

Re: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon

I don't have any inside info, just looking a the total lack of any activity since the announcement ten months ago. Owning land does not = development. A suburban Starbucks does not = development.
by ebird
02 Aug 2017 20:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Canyon In Oak Cliff
Replies: 53
Views: 20590

Re: The Canyon In Oak Cliff

The folks at city hall simply dont understand urban planning at all, sad to say.
by ebird
02 Aug 2017 20:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon
Replies: 175
Views: 70714

Re: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon

It appears the the second kroger planned for Hall St.
has stalled as well. Uptown/East dallas sure can use a second
full service grocery to take some of the pressure off of the
cityplace kroger.
by ebird
05 Jul 2017 20:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 229
Views: 107064

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

JoninATX wrote:Any updates?


Drove by yesterday. Nothing yet.
by ebird
15 Jun 2017 20:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 304
Views: 105176

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

One of the most significant development sites near Dallas' Uptown neighborhood has been sold to a local developer and investor who plans to build a mixed-use project. The more than 10-acre Xerox property at the northeast corner of North Central Expressway and Haskell Avenue just north of downtown ha...
by ebird
07 Mar 2017 20:46
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: The Cost of City Living
Replies: 12
Views: 7902

Re: The Cost of City Living

Tivo_Kenevil wrote:[quote="The_Overdog"
My thought exactly. Dallas needs more townhomes. I think Row homes would be ever so popular if they were abundant.[/quote]



I always thought that the farmers market area and the cedars neighborhood would be excellent locations for row homes with their large amount of vacant or underutilized land.
by ebird
26 Jan 2017 18:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Noteworthy New Construction
Replies: 27
Views: 13877

Re: East Dallas: Noteworthy New Construction

Is it my imagination or is there an article out there about a new apartment building replacing the Credit Union of Texas on Ross. I thought I read it a couple of days ago, but can't seem to find it. Here ya go http://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2017/01/23/lake-highlands-developer-headed...
by ebird
05 Dec 2016 22:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Parking Garages
Replies: 139
Views: 46433

Re: Parking Garages

It's too bad that it is not going to have retail on the first floor
like the garage next door.
by ebird
24 Oct 2016 23:16
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: The West End
Replies: 24
Views: 11077

Re: The West End

art_suckz wrote:Is it possible to walk from West End to Victory straight under the overpasses?
I have done it many times. It is not big of a deal. Hopefully, redevelopment of the brewery property will add some interest to the area.
by ebird
23 Oct 2016 21:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 742
Views: 262593

Re: Victory Park 3.0

In order for victory to become a true neighborhood, it is going to need more of a retail mix
other than restaurant, bars, and entertainment.

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