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by texasstar
18 Jan 2020 10:45
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Replies: 316
Views: 95190

Re: Dallas Area Rapid Transit

Wow! A Preston Road line from Dallas to Prosper would be intriguing.
by texasstar
14 Jan 2020 08:20
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity Forest Golf Course
Replies: 86
Views: 24129

Re: Trinity Forest Golf Course

Tucy wrote: Whoever is in charge, most of the really bad decisions seem to be in Dallas, not Frisco, not Plano, not McKinney.


Perhaps because Dallas is MUCH bigger than any of those places.
by texasstar
05 Jan 2020 21:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oaklawn: Old Parkland
Replies: 40
Views: 8883

Re: Oaklawn: Old Parkland

itsjrd1964 wrote:If it's going to be a clock tower, there needs to be more 'clock' instead of 85-95% being the tower, IMO.


Still true.
by texasstar
29 Dec 2019 08:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Butler Brothers Building
Replies: 105
Views: 38266

Re: Downtown Dallas: Butler Brothers Building

joshua.dodd wrote:Look at how beautiful and naturally organic the city looked back then. Wow! Kinda makes me sad.


If you were transported back to then, you would probably find a smelly, unsanitary, dilapidated mess. But, don't let that stand in the way of romanticism.
by texasstar
16 Dec 2019 13:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Field Street District
Replies: 22
Views: 2761

Re: Downtown Dallas: Field Street District

Give me the original 100 plus story concept back in the day any day over that hot mess. Where do people get the idea that a 100 story building could ever be built there? Zoning is irrelevant. The FAA gets the last word. They did force the BOA Tower to reduce its height. So, it seems unlikely we wil...
by texasstar
05 Dec 2019 08:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 229
Views: 101371

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

Great photos texasstar. Your eye never disappoints, but these last two are exceptional. I love that you can create a "visual context" for these evolving projects in downtown. You make the "hodge podge" seem like it may be going somewhere. Thanks, sterling! I've been taking pictu...
by texasstar
02 Dec 2019 15:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: Dickies Arena
Replies: 27
Views: 5096

Re: Fort Worth: Dickies Arena

^ Luka will be retired and already in the Hall of Fame by then. :D
by texasstar
02 Dec 2019 08:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: Dickies Arena
Replies: 27
Views: 5096

Re: Fort Worth: Dickies Arena

The seating capacity for this arena is only 14,000. Far too small for an NBA franchise.
by texasstar
30 Nov 2019 16:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 287
Views: 88093

Re: AT&T Discovery District

Image
by texasstar
29 Nov 2019 11:58
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park
Replies: 203
Views: 58593

Re: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park

Urban Park http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/urbanpark_00.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/urbanpark_01.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/urbanpark_02.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/urbanpark_03.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/urbanpark_04.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/urban...
by texasstar
25 Nov 2019 21:00
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)
Replies: 139
Views: 33703

Re: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)

Or as I like to call it, Little Dubai.
by texasstar
14 Nov 2019 09:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District: Urby High-rise Apartments
Replies: 12
Views: 2259

Re: Design District: Urby High-rise Apartments

The hits just keep on coming!
by texasstar
11 Nov 2019 08:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 447
Views: 170881

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

MC_ScattCat wrote:I'm hoping this will bring in the Conrad and a Mandarin Oriental brands. Get them built in time for when the Superbowl comes back.


It's not coming back. Not until we build a downtown stadium.
by texasstar
11 Nov 2019 08:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)
Replies: 69
Views: 28052

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

Update: November 10, 2019

Image
by texasstar
19 Sep 2019 12:57
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Fairview: misc. developments
Replies: 5
Views: 1758

Re: Fairview: misc. developments

Fairview sounds like a made-up place.
by texasstar
19 Sep 2019 12:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District: Cabana Hotel
Replies: 46
Views: 18871

Re: Design District: Cabana Hotel

Wow, we saved something that other cities demolished. That's a twist.
by texasstar
13 Sep 2019 12:34
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 420
Views: 118472

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Tivo_Kenevil wrote:What dramatic change..I send my condolences to the relocated employees.


Funny, I was sending my congratulations on the huge lifestyle upgrade. :D
by texasstar
02 Sep 2019 20:30
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: The Gate
Replies: 20
Views: 7491

Re: Frisco: The Gate

Actually, I would say it's all "still in the works". That and a good deal more.
by texasstar
20 Aug 2019 22:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 498
Views: 153092

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Kelley USA wrote:Can't read the article because it's locked ...


Only locked if you don't subscribe. :)
by texasstar
08 Aug 2019 21:19
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 420
Views: 118472

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

DPatel304 wrote:
Unfortunately this is behind a paywall, and I'm not sure how to get around it...


I don't know, how about pay.
by texasstar
08 Jul 2019 13:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 681
Views: 231595

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Underwhelming.
by texasstar
30 Jun 2019 22:09
Forum: The Airports
Topic: Addison Airport
Replies: 2
Views: 2026

Re: Addison Airport

When I first move here I lived in an apartment in Far North Dallas that was right under the approach to this airport. I was more than a little nervous to hear single-engine planes flying overhead constantly.
by texasstar
28 Jun 2019 10:20
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Allen: Monarch City
Replies: 9
Views: 3877

Re: Allen: Monarch City

This gives me butterflies.
by texasstar
27 Jun 2019 08:16
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: East Dallas
Replies: 3
Views: 3929

Re: East Dallas

Thanks, Scott! Welcome back!
by texasstar
26 Jun 2019 13:13
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 290
Views: 59636

Re: I-345

longhorn wrote:So how does one go from the fast growing north Dallas area to I-45 bound for Houston if there is no I-345?


High-speed rail.
by texasstar
24 Jun 2019 13:32
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nintendo Switch
Replies: 12
Views: 7846

Re: Nintendo Switch

The last game I played was Everquest.
When it was new.
by texasstar
20 Jun 2019 07:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)
Replies: 166
Views: 50941

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

Hey, how about we're getting yet another 40-story tower.
Thanks, Harwood!!!
by texasstar
17 Jun 2019 18:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel
Replies: 499
Views: 185695

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

Nothing but good news here!
by texasstar
17 Jun 2019 07:57
Forum: Site Issues + Feedback
Topic: Site UI, UX and formatting
Replies: 19
Views: 14683

Re: Site UI, UX and formatting

I'm using the new Chromium-based Edge. It's working today. Probably was just a beta glitch.
by texasstar
16 Jun 2019 16:05
Forum: Site Issues + Feedback
Topic: Site UI, UX and formatting
Replies: 19
Views: 14683

Re: Site UI, UX and formatting

Is it just me, or is Quick Links not working today?
by texasstar
08 Jun 2019 13:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 287
Views: 88093

Re: AT&T Discovery District

Tnexster wrote:That last pic is interesting, what are they doing to the side of that building on the left?


Giant video screen?
by texasstar
01 Jun 2019 14:11
Forum: U.S. + World Urban Development
Topic: Walmart HQ Campus
Replies: 4
Views: 4146

Re: Walmart HQ Campus

Bentonville, AR? Really? I thought close access to an big international airport was important to companies this size.
by texasstar
30 May 2019 18:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 705
Views: 299710

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

^ Like one of those NYC skinny towers.
by texasstar
28 May 2019 18:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 447
Views: 170881

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

^ What they did with the real estate was criminal.
by texasstar
24 May 2019 22:34
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 420
Views: 118472

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Jbarn wrote:Hopefully the fact that Lowe’s wants rail access will automatically disqualify Plano and Frisco.


Plano has DART Rail.

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