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by tamtagon
21 Nov 2022 21:41
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: World Cup 2022 Thread
Replies: 4
Views: 214

Re: World Cup 2022 Thread

I think the cowboys won on Sunday
by tamtagon
18 Nov 2022 20:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 356
Views: 186964

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

What this conglomerated property presented as part of the Amazon 2 HQ bid?
by tamtagon
13 Nov 2022 20:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood District: No.14 (388 FT / 27 ST)
Replies: 157
Views: 51091

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

How many more buildings until the whole is done? I have a feeling our underwhelmed disposition to the individual buildings will be overcome by the 'finished' product.
by tamtagon
16 Oct 2022 10:21
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: The Grocery Store Thread 2.0
Replies: 46
Views: 39533

Re: The Grocery Store Thread 2.0

The gigantic companies formed by all sorts of mergers like this over the last couple decades are just the latest debilitating aspect of supply side economics. We've learned that some industries need companies to be ginormous, but I don't think the grocery industry is one. Our food should be more loc...
by tamtagon
13 Oct 2022 05:49
Forum: The Airports
Topic: American Airlines
Replies: 32
Views: 27389

Re: American Airlines

Seems like a pretty big deal.... maybe a signal that the DFW global portal will grow to rival Chicago and Atlanta airports, or more likely it's just cheaper to office in North Texas.... As the population center continues to grow and the AA/DFW fortress hub becomes more massive, hopefully Fort Worth ...
by tamtagon
12 Oct 2022 15:53
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Las Colinas/North Irving Development
Replies: 1317
Views: 854191

Re: Las Colinas/North Irving Development

I was worried the property would downgrade, but sure seems the opposite is happening! That's great!
by tamtagon
08 Oct 2022 11:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Hensley Field
Replies: 7
Views: 6619

Re: Hensley Field

Joe Poole Lake and Mountain Creek Lake could also become a vital part the Trinity River Park & Forest and a critical flood control tool. The West Fork Trinity River seasonal flash flooding could mitigate through the reservoirs, perhaps even a tunnel from the TRA Central Regional Wastewater Syste...
by tamtagon
07 Oct 2022 14:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Hensley Field
Replies: 7
Views: 6619

Re: Hensley Field

Better than White Rock Lake?
by tamtagon
07 Oct 2022 14:57
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Katy Trail 1.0
Replies: 37
Views: 23688

Re: Katy Trail 1.0

What's Minecraft?
by tamtagon
03 Oct 2022 21:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 1011
Views: 549261

Re: Northpark Center

I keep wanting the Crescent to dome their courtyard and go full on designer fashions.... I guess as long as the hotel is mostly business travelers, that won't happen. Maybe the inevitable Goldman development hotel will siphon business travelers causing a shift at the crescent. Whatev
by tamtagon
26 Sep 2022 06:42
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Grand Prairie Development
Replies: 44
Views: 42453

Re: Grand Prairie Development

Sure would like to see another amusement park set up in Grand Prairie, with resort hotel on Mountain Creek.
by tamtagon
25 Sep 2022 16:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 572
Views: 110082

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

Just like a hotel was built on top of the new parking garage to serve the tenants (GS) of the renovated Trammell Crow tower on Ross, I'm sure the new 1,000,000 sqft office space will spur a similar hotel, probably bigger.

It's a little surprising victory park only has The W.
by tamtagon
25 Sep 2022 07:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 572
Views: 110082

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

^people with above average income, disposable income, who want to live in a city rather than the suburbs. Dallas is beginning to provide that environment again.
by tamtagon
22 Sep 2022 13:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 572
Views: 110082

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

These financiers offices will be the foundation for a big hotel, and couple thousand dwellings, restaurants etc. It'll happen.
by tamtagon
19 Sep 2022 17:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas Developments
Replies: 167
Views: 107077

Re: West Dallas Developments

So glad to see the social perception barriers to development in West Dallas diminishing. In a few more years, gentrification will be in full swing..... If only the city could manage the change to shelter poor residents from unscrupulous development.
by tamtagon
18 Sep 2022 14:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Modera St. Paul (16 ST)
Replies: 21
Views: 4020

Re: Downtown Dallas: Modera St. Paul (16 ST)

Make it all residential!
by tamtagon
16 Sep 2022 06:11
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Fair Park
Replies: 152
Views: 104998

Re: Fair Park

For goodness sakes. Bind the money to Fair Park. Now, how about finding someone to get Liga MX to expand and someone to put a team at The Cotton Bowl. There's already enough teams along the Rio Grande to show support for expansion into El Paso, San Antonio, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Corpu...
by tamtagon
15 Sep 2022 13:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox District / Knox Park
Replies: 768
Views: 421800

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

I'd love if Highland Park would agree to allow streetcars from SMU to Dallas McKinney Ave.
by tamtagon
09 Sep 2022 15:52
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Dallas Water Commons
Replies: 10
Views: 945

Re: Dallas Water Commons

At least it's an attempt to work with nature instead of control it.
by tamtagon
02 Sep 2022 19:16
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Las Colinas/North Irving Development
Replies: 1317
Views: 854191

Re: Las Colinas/North Irving Development

How many people live downtown Las Colinas now?
by tamtagon
30 Aug 2022 06:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: The Shops at Clearfork
Replies: 10
Views: 5606

Re: Fort Worth: The Shops at Clearfork

Somebody needs to fix the state law that prohibits online auto sales.
by tamtagon
23 Aug 2022 21:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Two Arts Plaza
Replies: 31
Views: 12316

Re: Two Arts Plaza -Billlingsley

While even the former Spire acerage is getting play, this prominent development is hybernating. Guess the Cypress campus is too appealing.
by tamtagon
19 Aug 2022 21:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 764
Views: 492887

Re: Oak Lawn

Maybe we'll get something that's new.... Like an architectural innovation that delivers the product but is different from before, that'd be nice.
by tamtagon
11 Aug 2022 14:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Deck Park Redevelopment
Replies: 6
Views: 1376

Re: Oak Cliff Deck Park Redevelopment

Unchecked gentrification coming to Oak Cliff.
by tamtagon
10 Aug 2022 20:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: 2500 Cedar Springs (3 Towers)
Replies: 85
Views: 27338

Re: Uptown Dallas: 2500 Cedar Springs (3 Towers)

^astute observation

We need more stoops
by tamtagon
08 Aug 2022 14:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 502
Views: 295936

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

I have a feeling this will be my favorite of the 2017 bond program parks with the way it's surrounded by historic buildings and even preserves the one building for a multi-use rec space. Is the city working up a plan to get good pedestrian and cyclist connections between the downtown parks? Getting...
by tamtagon
08 Aug 2022 06:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District 1.0
Replies: 103
Views: 59953

Re: Design District 1.0

When the remnant course of Turtle Creek is restored to a living part of the environment from Reverchon park to the levee, then the design district will have a focal point.
by tamtagon
05 Aug 2022 15:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: 2401 McKinney (406 FT / 29 ST)
Replies: 114
Views: 44152

Re: Uptown Dallas: 2401 McKinney (406 FT / 29 ST)

I liked the bloody Marys, with horseradish. That might have been fog city diner, though ...
by tamtagon
03 Aug 2022 13:33
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!
Replies: 79
Views: 15253

Re: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!

Aren't they following a similar strategy as when they entered Houston? Affluent fast growing suburbs, then infiltrate the established neighborhoods, something like that.
by tamtagon
01 Aug 2022 21:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 1011
Views: 549261

Re: Northpark Center

Back before the turn of the century, I used to browse NM at fashion island on my lunch break. I loved that mall! Bought a couple suits at Nordstrom the same day KC and the Sunshine band gave a free concert. Hahaha
by tamtagon
01 Aug 2022 19:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 1011
Views: 549261

Re: Northpark Center

How much business does the North Park Nordstrom do? Is it in line with the NM, Macy's and Dillard's as top preforming stores in the chains?
by tamtagon
31 Jul 2022 21:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 1011
Views: 549261

Re: Northpark Center

Maybe the mall add department stores, instead of replacing Dillard's.... Add a second floor between NM and Dillard's, and between Dillard's and Macy's, each addition is another department store.
by tamtagon
30 Jul 2022 12:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Energy Plaza
Replies: 125
Views: 26833

Re: Downtown Dallas: Energy Plaza

It does seem like one of the 'plazas' downtown would benefit from the interesting environment of a bookstore, and would find a way to help on open and stay in operation. Or, maybe the city library could branch out into one of the parks with a cafe and reading room setup.
by tamtagon
25 Jul 2022 16:11
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Arlington Development and Transportation Projects
Replies: 111
Views: 57463

Re: Arlington Development and Transportation Projects

I'm hoping Six Flags takes part in all the upgrades finally settling in Arlington. The theme park needs to expand into something much more than it is today. North Texas is turning into a world city, and the Arlington - Grand Prairie corridor will become have more stuff for visitors to do. That old m...
by tamtagon
25 Jul 2022 16:04
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 339
Views: 234038

Re: DFW Airport

^there's plenty of room to expand Love Field, and with international gates. That being said, DFW has all the room, and expressed interest in terminals dedicated to transfer/connecting flights, and that would be an ideal setting for Southwest. Competition at DFW really needs another carrier to develo...
by tamtagon
25 Jul 2022 05:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 1011
Views: 549261

Re: Northpark Center

If the higher end housing stock keeps growing in uptown, west village and Knox, I suppose it's inevitable we'll see more higher end retail in the area....
by tamtagon
24 Jul 2022 21:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 1011
Views: 549261

Re: Northpark Center

Would be interesting if Knox area started to land some of these brands.
by tamtagon
23 Jul 2022 14:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 1011
Views: 549261

Re: Northpark Center

It's been interesting to watch out for subtle changes in the Atlanta scene as the film and music industries settle into permanent role. Celebrities are all over town, all the time, spending money. There may be more opportunities for exclusive brands in the Atlanta market than in markets with bigger ...
by tamtagon
18 Jul 2022 16:14
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 235
Views: 127638

Re: New Census Population Estimates

Two demographers and one census manager I know are pretty sure an undercount happened in the cities. The count is what it is, though, and will not be changed.
by tamtagon
17 Jul 2022 19:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas: Medical District
Replies: 164
Views: 114228

Re: Dallas: Medical District

Thank goodness

I wish something like this would happen to Reverchon and the tollway.
by tamtagon
17 Jul 2022 07:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas: Medical District
Replies: 164
Views: 114228

Re: Dallas: Medical District

There's a plan, or at least a plan forming, to plant trees throughout the medical district, but what about bui a park? Is that in the works?
by tamtagon
16 Jul 2022 11:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Energy Plaza
Replies: 125
Views: 26833

Re: Downtown Dallas: Energy Plaza

All these plaza redevelopments really underscore the importance of the city parks. The combinations should dramatically improve quality of life for CBD residents.
by tamtagon
15 Jul 2022 21:28
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: North Texas Colleges and Universities
Replies: 5
Views: 9879

Re: North Texas Colleges and Universities

I wouldn't mind seeing UNT make a shift, put more resources into building up the satellite campuses to become the technology and medicine research facilities pushing the system to tier one prominence, allowing the Denton campus to increase creative education, music, art, video...
by tamtagon
14 Jul 2022 21:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Energy Plaza
Replies: 125
Views: 26833

Re: Downtown Dallas: Energy Plaza

The_Overdog wrote:I believe they stretch the borders of downtown Dallas when it's convenient.


Can't stand data splicing like that! Becomes meaningless.
by tamtagon
14 Jul 2022 21:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 995
Views: 622576

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Word
by tamtagon
13 Jul 2022 19:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Museum of Street Culture
Replies: 13
Views: 12726

Re: Museum of Street Culture

How's this place doing?