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by tamtagon
11 Aug 2022 14:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Deck Park Redevelopment
Replies: 4
Views: 408

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: 76
Views: 22465

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: 495
Views: 275764

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: 93
Views: 54931

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: 98
Views: 36788

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: 62
Views: 10846

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: 951
Views: 505738

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: 951
Views: 505738

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: 951
Views: 505738

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: 120
Views: 20506

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: 106
Views: 52585

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: 335
Views: 218722

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: 951
Views: 505738

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: 951
Views: 505738

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: 951
Views: 505738

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: 117224

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: 163
Views: 107796

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: 163
Views: 107796

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: 120
Views: 20506

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: 9191

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: 120
Views: 20506

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: 984
Views: 584784

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Word
by tamtagon
13 Jul 2022 19:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Museum of Street Culture
Replies: 13
Views: 11975

Re: Museum of Street Culture

How's this place doing?
by tamtagon
12 Jul 2022 21:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 951
Views: 505738

Re: Northpark Center

Still want this mall to add hotels
by tamtagon
11 Jul 2022 20:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Energy Plaza
Replies: 120
Views: 20506

Re: Downtown Dallas: Energy Plaza

^is there a way to show that in dollars per square mile?
by tamtagon
10 Jul 2022 10:52
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Arts District: Master Plan
Replies: 31
Views: 29907

Re: Arts District: Master Plan

What's going on with this master plan
by tamtagon
09 Jul 2022 08:10
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 450
Views: 315894

Re: DFW Economy

I wonder what's going to happen to all the data center warehouse buildings when someone figures out a better to store data.

and I wonder if another chip manufacturer will move into Grayson County.
by tamtagon
08 Jul 2022 18:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Energy Plaza
Replies: 120
Views: 20506

Re: Downtown Dallas: Energy Plaza

ArtVandelay wrote:https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2022/07/08/downtown-dallas-tower-redos-will-replace-acres-of-empty-offices-with-apartments/


If all complete, another 2,500 units. That's great.

I keep looking at Sheraton Dallas, specifically the ballroom facility across from the park. Nice re
by tamtagon
03 Jul 2022 22:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 413
Views: 77293

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

I'm disappointed the science museum wasn't given expansion space here.
by tamtagon
02 Jul 2022 17:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: 2401 McKinney (406 FT / 29 ST)
Replies: 98
Views: 36788

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

This is the one that CBRE is moving to?
by tamtagon
29 Jun 2022 20:27
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 722
Views: 383693

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Counting the Exxon relocation, DFW has (had) 22, so with Caterpillar, 23 Fortune 500 companies. Again, counting the Exxon relocation, Houston has 25. Looks like Chevron is finally moving to Houston, too, so that will change the tally a bit more. haha I don't know what's going to happen with the fos...
by tamtagon
24 Jun 2022 18:36
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 527
Views: 344928

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

So, maybe the first CEO was simply intended to get the thing through most of the red tape, and the next CEO will be the one who gets it built. Then another change, a CEO geared to operate the line.
by tamtagon
24 Jun 2022 05:54
Forum: The Airports
Topic: Dallas Love Field Airport
Replies: 95
Views: 75291

Re: Dallas Love Field Airport

I hope it doesn't take ten years to approve additional gates to Love Field, with international gates. There's no reason to restrict flights to/from Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. I'm all for noise and emission parameters, though, and encouraging private aircraft to use Red Bird Airport is even be...
by tamtagon
11 Jun 2022 11:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Field Street District
Replies: 77
Views: 31831

Re: Downtown Dallas: Field Street District

^sure would be nice to see the cool seeking tech firms 'discover' the areas south and east of Fair Park,
by tamtagon
11 Jun 2022 10:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 413
Views: 77293

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

Noticeably tall or not, the most recent generation of growth to the downtown Dallas skyline certainly needs a skyscraper that is uniquely recognizable as 'Dallas'. The Crescent doesn't stand out anymore, as it should be, but so far the Uptown/Victory addition to Downtown Dallas is visually Anywhere ...
by tamtagon
11 Jun 2022 09:37
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: The Daily Digital 4.0
Replies: 113
Views: 74072

Re: The Daily Digital 4.0

Really would like the Belo Mansion to become a museum. Surely the lawyers are ready to take up an Uptown location and donate the building for a Modern Art Museum.
by tamtagon
11 Jun 2022 09:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 951
Views: 505738

Re: Northpark Center

Wouldn't mind seeing Northpark make another big push to grow the trade from Latin America. Before the Great Recession, the mall staged a weekend fashion show and extravaganza with particular marketing to Mexican and South American customers. With another million residents in the population center si...
by tamtagon
25 May 2022 16:25
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 400
Views: 220028

Re: I-345

The engineering is remarkable.

HAHAHAHAHA

Rebuild the elevated highway, with equally remarkable engineering to unify the ground level experience.

At least the elevated hwy comes with some shade in the summer.
by tamtagon
15 May 2022 11:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas (Eastside): 2 mixed-use towers
Replies: 88
Views: 19480

Re: Downtown Dallas (Eastside): 2 mixed-use towers

If Austin follows the past, it'll cool off for a few years pretty soon.... Maybe that's when the high profile technology office construction will swing to Downtown Dallas for while. Get some more decision makers downtown! At least the city is turning into a place to live. Finance and lawyers on the ...
by tamtagon
13 May 2022 14:26
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity River Park
Replies: 433
Views: 258345

Re: Trinity River Park

So silly!!! The only logical place for a park overlook is in the south side of the levee. Oak Cliff is just about the best part of Dallas, but it's skyline is not a good backdrop. The northern levee-side developments need complete and total access to the park, but a overlook with rooftop dining only...
by tamtagon
08 May 2022 20:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District
Replies: 356
Views: 152709

Re: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District

Baseball stadium in the background!!
by tamtagon
08 May 2022 14:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District
Replies: 356
Views: 152709

Re: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District

It was built to support a skyscraper.
by tamtagon
07 May 2022 23:39
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: NFL Expansion in Dallas
Replies: 6
Views: 965

Re: NFL Expansion in Dallas

^totally
by tamtagon
07 May 2022 07:33
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: NFL Expansion in Dallas
Replies: 6
Views: 965

NFL Expansion in Dallas

https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/local/does-dallas-fort-worth-need-another-nfl-team-dallas-cowboys/287-71c55587-5ab8-4284-96c8-d27b581c266d?fbclid=IwAR28Bblekvm5JGOjhiaeib0M7XqblTERNa6cIcTY4cU30P6r2v9NvJkrCkw In response to an NFL on CBS tweet asking about which city deserves a pro football expansi...
by tamtagon
02 May 2022 17:51
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown: Carpenter Park
Replies: 56
Views: 24884

Re: Downtown: Carpenter Park

looking forward to seeing your pics!
by tamtagon
01 May 2022 13:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District
Replies: 356
Views: 152709

Re: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District

If the train to Houston stays on track, the tif investment in Newpark will be more than worth it. Hotel tax for the convention center should pass, and $3 billion dollar investment will be luck to break even in a generation. The city better get a building that looks fantastic. It's part of the sales ...