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by dallaz
03 Dec 2020 09:52
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park
Replies: 157
Views: 67979

Re: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park

clcrash19 wrote:Game changer.. will draw so many more people to that side of the park as well, curious with how this will work with the dog park so close but interesting to see the fallout

I thought they were moving the dog park across the street.
by dallaz
02 Dec 2020 15:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 495
Views: 258541

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

Finally!!!

Downtown Dallas hotel high-rise starts next week

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... next-week/

Sam Moon Group and Stream Realty Partners will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the project on Dec. 10.
by dallaz
25 Nov 2020 17:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 495
Views: 258541

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

I don’t think these renderings have been posted.

https://www.sammoongroup.com/jw-marriott-dallas

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by dallaz
23 Nov 2020 10:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Preston Center
Replies: 49
Views: 17071

Re: Preston Center

New office and residential tower are on the way in North Dallas’ Preston Center https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2020/11/23/new-office-tower-on-the-way-in-north-dallas-preston-center/ A North Dallas office tower and an apartment high-rise in the works could start construction early ne...
by dallaz
13 Nov 2020 21:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DTD: The National/Thompson Hotel (1401 Elm)
Replies: 629
Views: 304472

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

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by dallaz
02 Nov 2020 10:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas: Trinity Groves
Replies: 98
Views: 40061

Re: West Dallas: Trinity Groves

Proposed tower would be the tallest in West Dallas https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2020/11/02/proposed-tower-would-be-the-tallest-in-west-dallas/ “The request seeks to develop the site with a 400-foot tower office use with a maximum floor area of 650,000 square feet, and mixed uses ...
by dallaz
19 Oct 2020 18:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.14 (388 FT / 27 ST)
Replies: 51
Views: 9583

Re: Harwood Int'l District: No.14

Dragon_Lady wrote:This reminds me of the Perot museum. Ugly as sin. Long for sleek, taller, revival styles of bygone days, which appear to be deemed worthless by many of architects today. Brutal looking modern architecture reigns the day. My two cents.

Honestly, I feel the exact same way.
by dallaz
16 Oct 2020 14:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.14 (388 FT / 27 ST)
Replies: 51
Views: 9583

Re: Harwood Int'l District: No.14

Found this

“Kengo Kuma Interview on Harwood No. 14”

https://youtu.be/wKc4KC1rBXk
by dallaz
16 Oct 2020 00:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.14 (388 FT / 27 ST)
Replies: 51
Views: 9583

Re: Harwood Int'l District: No.14

Another view, because why not. https://media.bizj.us/view/img/11879374/s040sh0200compemailt01v060000.jpg https://media.bizj.us/view/img/11879374/s040sh0200compemailt01v060000.jpg So, we're looking at a building that's been vaguely described. It's probably 27 stories-ish, slightly under half of the ...
by dallaz
26 Sep 2020 20:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 424
Views: 189771

Re: AT&T Discovery District

I found this on YouTube. It’s a vlog of a weekend trip to Dallas. Skip to 5:36 to see AT&T discovery district. I’m surprised it’s that busy.

From the video, it looks very successful so far...even with COVID

https://youtu.be/mPvYmeoydmA
by dallaz
28 Aug 2020 20:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 314
Views: 156908

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

R1070 wrote:ANYTHING urban-ish is better than that Sam’s club proposal.

Facts
by dallaz
06 Aug 2020 10:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DTD: The National/Thompson Hotel (1401 Elm)
Replies: 629
Views: 304472

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

Now, it pretty much looks how it did originally. When they were testing the lights, it was pretty dim. You couldn’t really see them that well from a distance. I actually went to a friend’s house in Oak Cliff last Wednesday when the lights were tested. Driving 67 north, it wasn’t really easy to see.....
by dallaz
03 Aug 2020 15:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 502
Views: 243807

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

^^^COVID is playing a major part and the heat doesn’t make it any better.
by dallaz
02 Aug 2020 11:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 424
Views: 189771

Re: AT&T Discovery District

From WFAA

Construction of AT&T Discovery District nears completion in Downtown Dallas

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=you ... PT_hNEvOQ8
by dallaz
29 Jul 2020 21:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DTD: The National/Thompson Hotel (1401 Elm)
Replies: 629
Views: 304472

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

The lights are on



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by dallaz
20 Jul 2020 12:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Field Street District
Replies: 51
Views: 13738

Re: Downtown Dallas: Field Street District

Found this...

It looks like new renderings with some refinements

https://www.kaizendp.com/projects/Field-St-District
by dallaz
10 Jul 2020 16:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 508 Young Street (old Dallas Morning News building)
Replies: 85
Views: 28370

Re: Downtown Dallas: 508 Young Street (old Dallas Morning News building)

Here’s Ray Washburne discussing the plans for the Old DMN Building.

https://youtu.be/AnWfSuR_fuM
by dallaz
09 Jul 2020 22:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 760
Views: 367819

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Good shot of Victory Commons at 1:26

https://youtu.be/FuwwMzM04Rg

A few other project are visible as well for the first 2 mins (The Link, The Swexan Hotel, etc.)
by dallaz
02 Jul 2020 22:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District
Replies: 215
Views: 72375

Re: Dallas Smart District

I just came across this by trying to find new info about the Newpark project. This was posted June 21st. What do y’all think?

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=S7XvL6VWCHI

https://youtu.be/XnQEvuAosIg

There’s also a construction sequence video as well

https://youtu.be/Ks4uHmv44KE
by dallaz
25 Jun 2020 19:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 502
Views: 243807

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

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by dallaz
24 Jun 2020 23:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: City Lights
Replies: 122
Views: 71299

Re: Downtown Dallas: City Lights

Tom Thumb to open on the street level of a 14-story apartment building this fall https://www.dallasnews.com/business/retail/2020/06/24/tom-thumb-to-open-on-the-street-level-of-a-14-story-apartment-building-this-fall/ A long-awaited Tom Thumb supermarket just east of downtown Dallas plans to open thi...
by dallaz
22 Jun 2020 13:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District: Urby Dallas I + II (~308 FT | 27 ST)
Replies: 36
Views: 11844

Re: Design District: Urby High-rise Apartments

Apartment tower project moving ahead northwest of downtown Dallas




https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... wn-dallas/
by dallaz
27 May 2020 14:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Hillwood Urban's ~50 storey tower on former BoA motorcourt
Replies: 288
Views: 128237

Re: Downtown Dallas: Hillwood Urban's ~50 storey tower on former BoA motorcourt

^^^That’s disappointing as hell...but it’s better than what’s there now. I was really hoping for a supertall.
by dallaz
27 May 2020 14:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2200 Pacific
Replies: 45
Views: 9179

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2200 Pacific

830 ft! Wow.

I wonder what they’re planning....
by dallaz
22 May 2020 09:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Sheraton Hotel
Replies: 46
Views: 18535

Re: Downtown Dallas: Sheraton Hotel

^^^That looks so nice to me. I’m a big fan of midcentury modern architecture. I would love to see this building restored...like The Statler.
by dallaz
18 May 2020 15:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 502
Views: 243807

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

^^^I think there’s 2 or 3 more floors to go. I think it’s at 36 or 37 floors right now.
by dallaz
13 May 2020 17:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)
Replies: 158
Views: 71865

Re: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)

The Victor

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Bonus: Victory Commons is rising as well. It looks to be 5 floors or so above ground (may have to zoom in)
by dallaz
07 May 2020 14:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 152
Views: 62997

Re: The Link at Uptown

Update: I just passed through the area. The building is at 4 stories now. Sorry, guys...I forgot to take a pic. :( Hopefully, I can very soon.
by dallaz
23 Apr 2020 12:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DTD: The National/Thompson Hotel (1401 Elm)
Replies: 629
Views: 304472

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

^^^ The marble looks fantastic...
by dallaz
16 Apr 2020 12:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)
Replies: 188
Views: 95073

Re: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)

^^^Now, that makes sense. I just can’t imagine a single building needing a stand-alone parking garage and a parking garage in the office building itself.
by dallaz
16 Apr 2020 10:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)
Replies: 188
Views: 95073

Re: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)

clcrash19 wrote:https://candysdirt.com/2020/03/30/harwood-development-boats-big-parking-structure-office-tower-and-little-else/

Update on this project, the no 12 site off caroline.

205 ft parking garage :shock:
by dallaz
15 Apr 2020 11:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: 1899 McKinney (McKinney/Akard/St. Paul Triangle)
Replies: 64
Views: 27672

Re: Uptown Dallas: 1899 McKinney (McKinney/Akard/St. Paul Triangle)

New Uptown Dallas high-rise will have towering wall of plants https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2020/04/15/new-uptown-dallas-high-rise-will-have-towering-wall-of-plants/ Developer Rastegar Property Co. says its McKinney Avenue high-rise will have the tallest living wall of plants in No...
by dallaz
03 Apr 2020 16:06
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 424
Views: 193193

Re: DFW Economy

Dallas developers with new projects say they’re moving ahead through the uncertainties

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... rtainties/
by dallaz
31 Mar 2020 16:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Preston Center
Replies: 49
Views: 17071

Re: Preston Center

Two high-rise projects eyed for Preston Center block

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... ter-block/
by dallaz
30 Mar 2020 11:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: 2711 N. Haskell
Replies: 42
Views: 20279

Re: Cityplace East: 2711 N. Haskell

Dallas’ Cityplace Tower developers say hotel will open in 2022

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... ower-redo/
by dallaz
30 Mar 2020 00:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 760
Views: 367819

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Great video. Is that yours or are you just reposting? Asking because I'd love some more info about the drive through testing if you know any. I'm guessing it wasn't open at this point (either for the day or it hadn't been brought online yet in totality) due to the lack of cars. Sorry, it’s not my v...
by dallaz
29 Mar 2020 19:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 760
Views: 367819

Re: Victory Park 3.0

It looks like Victory Commons is at street level now. *Bonus* The Victor and the Swexan Hotel (in the background)

This could be the end of the building boom due to Covid-19. I’m satisfied with what has gone up in the last few years.

https://youtu.be/n2CVknE0WaY
by dallaz
05 Mar 2020 11:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 132
Views: 72114

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

Apartments would replace landmark Oak Cliff’s El Fenix restaurant https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2020/03/05/apartments-would-replace-landmark-oak-cliffs-el-fenix-restaurant/ The planned 8-story Lake Cliff Apartments would take up a big chunk of the block at 120 E. Colorado Boulevard...
by dallaz
04 Mar 2020 15:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Novel Turtle Creek
Replies: 13
Views: 6962

Re: Novel Turtle Creek

Groundbreaking set for Oak Lawn high-rise this week


https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... this-week/
by dallaz
18 Feb 2020 13:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 784
Views: 463352

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

Tnexster wrote:They had the roof open for a while this morning, anybody see that? Looked like it lifts straight up.

Yes, I’ve noticed that too
by dallaz
18 Feb 2020 01:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)
Replies: 158
Views: 71865

Re: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)

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by dallaz
18 Feb 2020 01:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 784
Views: 463352

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

^^^I agree with the posters above. It’s a nice addition to the skyline.

In the second photo, cranes for the Swexan Hotel, Flora and Olive Tower, and The Victor can also be seen.
by dallaz
17 Feb 2020 16:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 502
Views: 243807

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

^^^It looks like they might have started the setback. So, I’d say around level 25?
by dallaz
16 Feb 2020 14:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 314
Views: 156908

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

I’m not sure if this was posted... $2.5 billion project in the works north of downtown builds on the Uptown boom https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2020/02/16/1-billion-project-in-the-works-north-of-downtown-builds-on-the-uptown-boom/ Plans for the first phase of The Central include a 1...
by dallaz
07 Feb 2020 13:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: El Centro relocation
Replies: 9
Views: 5464

Re: El Centro relocation

Dallas’ 7 Community Colleges Plan to Become 1 https://www.dallasobserver.com/news/dallas-seven-community-colleges-plan-to-become-one-11858965 Nothing new here in terms of the lawsuit keeping DCCD from building its new campus, but it seems like the wheels are turning in the effort to merge the seven...
by dallaz
29 Jan 2020 07:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 109
Views: 41549

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

Mega mall makeover: Plans show ideas for Galleria Dallas redo

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... llas-redo/
by dallaz
24 Jan 2020 12:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 92
Views: 23536

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

Was an estimated start time given?

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