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by R1070
18 Jan 2021 18:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 620
Views: 318169

Re: Northpark Center

It should close this week I think.
by R1070
17 Jan 2021 14:34
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Plano: Willow Bend Mall
Replies: 57
Views: 16161

Re: Plano: Willow Bend Mall

The indoor mall needs to be torn down.
by R1070
15 Jan 2021 18:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 516
Views: 252651

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

I like the white color. There’s so much beige and brown and concrete around KWP. This is a good contrast.
by R1070
14 Jan 2021 14:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 430
Views: 227043

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Seems like a waste of good retail space to have a Verizon store on that street.
by R1070
13 Jan 2021 20:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 778
Views: 380490

Re: Victory Park 3.0

I thought there were still plans for residential on the back surface lot.
by R1070
13 Jan 2021 20:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 516
Views: 257646

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

Def need to bring the gas station up to OLC. The store should face Cole and pumps be on the back facing CVS if one is approved.
by R1070
13 Jan 2021 20:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 430
Views: 227043

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Yep. Definitely that store going in.
by R1070
11 Jan 2021 20:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown: Luxury Hotel, 2025 Cedar Springs (Pizza Hut Strip Mall)
Replies: 36
Views: 11971

Re: Uptown: Luxury Hotel, 2025 Cedar Springs (Pizza Hut Strip Mall)

Sigh...This was on my list of “must happen” developments. There’s some lots around Uptown that are dying for an upgrade and this is definitely one of them.
by R1070
11 Jan 2021 14:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 189
Views: 99851

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

It’s a good little infill project. Maybe more ornamental design elements will be added at the end to spice it up a little.
by R1070
09 Jan 2021 13:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 516
Views: 257646

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

I have a feeling the lot with the closed Hot Joy will be combined with this to make one big gas station. There’s already several gas stations around the Uptown area. This is just dumb.
by R1070
08 Jan 2021 09:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 516
Views: 257646

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

I had heard that QT was eyeing that lot for a while. It’s unfortunate, but that block is simply a lost cause. Hope stuff can build up enough around it to minimize the bad development there.
by R1070
04 Jan 2021 21:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Highland Park Village
Replies: 196
Views: 111060

Re: Highland Park Village

Awww... We lost our Christofle.
by R1070
04 Jan 2021 17:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School
Replies: 95
Views: 42210

Re: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School

There were previous plans for a midrise apt building, but I think that had been scrapped. With the park coming along, I can imagine they are re-thinking space for development.
by R1070
01 Jan 2021 19:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 504
Views: 267566

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

I assumed they’d wait until after the holidays to start.
by R1070
28 Dec 2020 20:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 135
Views: 61127

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

The back lot will be the first developed with two office towers (I believe). The large front lot will be converted to underground parking with a mixed use of towers on top.
by R1070
28 Dec 2020 16:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oaklawn: 2929 Oak Lawn
Replies: 55
Views: 22257

Re: Oaklawn: 2929 Oak Lawn

The Eatzi’s lot one is much needed. The Cedar Springs ones are still going through approvals.
by R1070
28 Dec 2020 16:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 135
Views: 61127

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

Once the DART lots are built on, this area will be a lot different.
by R1070
26 Dec 2020 17:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oaklawn: Old Parkland
Replies: 69
Views: 23668

Re: Oaklawn: Old Parkland

Yea, it doesn’t look as awkward as I thought it was going to.
by R1070
25 Dec 2020 12:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 620
Views: 318169

Re: Northpark Center

I’m glad to see GameStop and GNC leave.
by R1070
22 Dec 2020 21:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oaklawn: Old Parkland
Replies: 69
Views: 23668

Re: Oaklawn: Old Parkland

Old Parkland has helped revive that section of Oak Lawn between Maple and Cedar Springs.
by R1070
22 Dec 2020 14:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 620
Views: 318169

Re: Northpark Center

GameStop is as well.
by R1070
21 Dec 2020 19:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0
Replies: 230
Views: 128672

Re: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0

I love small urban infill projects.
by R1070
18 Dec 2020 11:39
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Plano: Willow Bend Mall
Replies: 57
Views: 16161

Re: Plano: Willow Bend Mall

I’d like a Bloomingdales to take the old Sears space at SB.

WB needs lots of housing and a mixture of retail, hotel and office.
by R1070
17 Dec 2020 12:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District: Urby Dallas I + II (~308 FT | 27 ST)
Replies: 43
Views: 13771

Re: Design District: Urby Dallas I + II (~308 FT | 27 ST)

The buildings that were proposed along 35 E would have been great, but those never happened.
by R1070
17 Dec 2020 09:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: 3001 Maple
Replies: 11
Views: 1831

Re: Uptown Dallas: 3001 Maple

CTroyMathis wrote:That one is 2811 Maple:
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=854

Ok that’s what I thought. I think someone accidentally posted pics of that project on this thread last night.
by R1070
16 Dec 2020 21:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: 3001 Maple
Replies: 11
Views: 1831

Re: Uptown Dallas: 3001 Maple

This is the 31 story tower next to Uchi, correct?
by R1070
16 Dec 2020 10:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 604
Views: 271496

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

With Uber falling through I'm becoming jealous of Austin's ability to attract Bay Area tech refugees. Even Houston landed HP. Houston. I think HP went to Houston due to a historical presence there. And Austin’s infrastructure and talent pool is only so big. DFW is still an attractive market to comp...
by R1070
15 Dec 2020 09:40
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Plano: Willow Bend Mall
Replies: 57
Views: 16161

Re: Plano: Willow Bend Mall

The mall needs to be rebuilt as mixed use with way less retail.
by R1070
14 Dec 2020 18:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: McKinney/Boll Tower - 2614 McKinney Ave - (18 ST)
Replies: 168
Views: 83174

Re: Uptown Dallas: McKinney/Boll Tower - 2614 McKinney Ave - (18 ST)

I think that’s a pic of the tower that was proposed where One Sette is.
by R1070
14 Dec 2020 13:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: McKinney/Boll Tower - 2614 McKinney Ave - (18 ST)
Replies: 168
Views: 83174

Re: Uptown Dallas: McKinney/Boll Tower - 2614 McKinney Ave - (18 ST)

I really want this and the One Sette site to be re-developed. That would dramatically change the feel of that whole area.
by R1070
10 Dec 2020 21:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0
Replies: 230
Views: 128672

Re: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0

This one is moving quickly. It’s a neat looking development. I’d love to see more of this kind of stuff around the Farmer’s Market and East Quarter.
by R1070
10 Dec 2020 21:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 620
Views: 318169

Re: Northpark Center

Max Stanco is opening in the old Lucky Brand space. Gap is closing this location with a big sale going on now. The downstairs Eataly cafe will open next year. And Balenciaga will open in the Spring.
by R1070
09 Dec 2020 17:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 620
Views: 318169

Re: Northpark Center

The Bulgari store that just opened now is Balenciaga coming spring 2021. I sound like a broken record on here but the amount of money these stores pay for a build out only to move or close shortly after boggles my mind. I’m guessing they are vacating Dallas if they closed a brand new store that had...
by R1070
08 Dec 2020 20:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.14 (388 FT / 27 ST)
Replies: 54
Views: 11309

Re: Harwood Int'l District: No.14 (388 FT / 27 ST)

I would love to see the Lexi built at the same time as this, but that will never happen.
by R1070
08 Dec 2020 14:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas: Trinity Groves
Replies: 124
Views: 43755

Re: West Dallas: Trinity Groves

I think it’s just part of it.
by R1070
07 Dec 2020 10:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)
Replies: 350
Views: 193969

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

I have faith in this development. With Harwood Park coming soon, that will really change that space.
by R1070
04 Dec 2020 15:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 620
Views: 318169

Re: Northpark Center

Didn't they just recently relocate within Northpark? They did move, to make way for the LV Global Store . I do find it odd that they are gone, but they did close their Atlanta location a while back. Re: "LV Global Store" :roll: What does that even mean? I don't think it's a label that LV ...
by R1070
04 Dec 2020 15:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 778
Views: 380490

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Will be interesting to see how they do parking on that small corner lot. It will probably end up being a drive thru ATM and the rest surface parking. lol
by R1070
04 Dec 2020 10:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 620
Views: 318169

Re: Northpark Center

Bvlgari at NorthPark gone? Is that space where Balenciaga is going? I would expect them to move to HP Village with the other luxury jewelers (Harry Winston/Cartier/Piguet/Van Cleef/Rolex/William Noble). Maybe a swap for Balenciaga ? Bvlgari also just debuted a new store concept in San Jose,CA so ma...
by R1070
03 Dec 2020 19:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 620
Views: 318169

Re: Northpark Center

Bvlgari at NorthPark gone? Is that space where Balenciaga is going?
by R1070
03 Dec 2020 13:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DTD: The National/Thompson Hotel (1401 Elm)
Replies: 629
Views: 313815

Re: DTD: The National/Thompson Hotel (1401 Elm)

Very nice! What a great product this building has become.
by R1070
02 Dec 2020 20:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 504
Views: 267566

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

This is going to be a great hotel in a great location!
by R1070
30 Nov 2020 19:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End 1.0
Replies: 230
Views: 128377

Re: West End 1.0

The park is coming along quickly. This will be a great addition.
by R1070
30 Nov 2020 14:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Dream Hotel
Replies: 124
Views: 66140

Re: Uptown Dallas: Dream Hotel

Neighborhood was too picky and the developer probably wasted too much money trying to redesign it, etc.
by R1070
21 Nov 2020 14:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Highland Park Village
Replies: 196
Views: 111060

Re: Highland Park Village

Dallasretail wrote:Glad they are expanding to a larger store! That will leave one more spot other than previous Anne Fontaine. Seems like HPV must have a waiting list because their empty spots are getting filled out pretty quickly.

And the previous YSL space.
by R1070
19 Nov 2020 13:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 620
Views: 318169

Re: Northpark Center

They were said to move to NP when YSL was announced to move. I imagine this is the previous temporary Louis Vuitton space across from YSL.

Dr Martens is opening at NP on the upper level by Lids and the Swarovski store remodel should be completed soon.
by R1070
19 Nov 2020 10:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 92
Views: 25232

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

I agree. The street facing sides need to be redesigned at the lower levels to not seem so walled off.
by R1070
11 Nov 2020 13:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 612
Views: 296529

Re: Oak Lawn

Gayborhoods are shrinking in most cities. We are lucky to still have a scene the size we do.

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