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by texasstar
17 Jun 2019 18:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 443
Views: 105891

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: 8319

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: 8319

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: 152
Views: 37893

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: 3
Views: 169

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: 586
Views: 155373

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: 391
Views: 101541

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: 300
Views: 65315

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.
by texasstar
17 May 2019 08:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 307
Views: 63222

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

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Dallas Morning News
by texasstar
15 May 2019 18:10
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco Station
Replies: 31
Views: 7792

Re: Frisco Station

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by texasstar
14 May 2019 22:33
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: The Star
Replies: 31
Views: 9839

Re: Frisco: The Star

http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/frisco_01.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/frisco_09.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/frisco_04.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/frisco_05.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/frisco_02.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/frisco_07.jpg http://www.samcla...
by texasstar
10 May 2019 08:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 443
Views: 105891

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

I'm looking forward to that re-opened observation deck!
by texasstar
09 Apr 2019 13:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 213
Views: 62516

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

Wow, really nice pics. Thanks, Maconahey!
by texasstar
27 Feb 2019 13:23
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Wade Park
Replies: 87
Views: 19677

Re: Frisco: Wade Park

Is this not the biggest cluster in DFW history?
by texasstar
21 Feb 2019 08:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 213
Views: 62516

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

That reminds me of planes landing over IH-35 at Austin's old airport. :-0
by texasstar
17 Jan 2019 18:41
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Wade Park
Replies: 87
Views: 19677

Re: Frisco: Wade Park

This is very funny thread!
by texasstar
11 Jan 2019 08:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)
Replies: 40
Views: 9299

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

Yikes, I forgot about this one. Great! Thanks.
by texasstar
09 Jan 2019 08:02
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 300
Views: 65315

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

If I were a Lake Dallas resident, I might be a little bit unhappy with the tone in this thread.

Thank God, I'm not.
by texasstar
07 Dec 2018 07:39
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Wade Park
Replies: 87
Views: 19677

Re: Frisco: Wade Park

cowboyeagle05 wrote:Usually through a rolled up 100$ bill based on what I have seen visiting bars up there.


:D :D :D :D
by texasstar
06 Dec 2018 07:55
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Wade Park
Replies: 87
Views: 19677

Re: Frisco: Wade Park

How to you blow something in Frisco?
by texasstar
05 Dec 2018 08:22
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 300
Views: 65315

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

I don't play golf, but this PGA thing appears to be a really big deal.
by texasstar
05 Dec 2018 08:21
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Mountain Creek
Replies: 12
Views: 3862

Re: Mountain Creek

Glad to see things continuing to be announced in my old neighborhood.
by texasstar
28 Nov 2018 13:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District 1.0
Replies: 49
Views: 8619

Re: Design District 1.0

Matt777 wrote:That remodel of the Feizy building looks terrible. The building had seen better days and needed some freshening but was a better architectural design than this render.... yuck.


Impossible to tell really looking at that terrible drawing.
by texasstar
27 Nov 2018 21:32
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Over Dallas - 11/25/2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1282

Over Dallas - 11/25/2018

Over Dallas on Southwest Airlines flight from MSY to DAL - 11/25/2018 http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/overdallas_01.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/overdallas_02.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/overdallas_03.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/overdallas_04.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com...
by texasstar
13 Nov 2018 20:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Davis Building
Replies: 39
Views: 10027

Re: Davis Building

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by texasstar
07 Nov 2018 18:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 584
Views: 120225

Re: Victory Park 3.0

It's not the Mandarin, but it's close enough.
by texasstar
04 Nov 2018 11:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 586
Views: 155373

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

Thanks, Maconahey. Coming along nicely!
by texasstar
24 Oct 2018 12:47
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Wade Park
Replies: 87
Views: 19677

Re: Frisco: Wade Park

texasstar wrote:
jrd1964 wrote:Well, this place seems to have 9 lives.


No kidding!!!
by texasstar
24 Oct 2018 12:46
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Wade Park
Replies: 87
Views: 19677

Re: Frisco: Wade Park

jrd1964 wrote:Well, this place seems to have 9 lives.
ining

No kidding!!!
by texasstar
23 Oct 2018 08:14
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DART D2 Subway
Replies: 271
Views: 53319

Re: DART D2 Subway

^ Pardon my ignorance, but what exactly are the advantages of heavy rail over light rail?
by texasstar
19 Oct 2018 13:14
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Carrollton: Sandy Lake Amusement Park
Replies: 3
Views: 1335

Re: Carrollton: Sandy Lake Amusement Park

I must say I never even heard of it.
by texasstar
24 Sep 2018 16:58
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 326
Views: 76728

Re: Legacy West

The crane has been removed from LVL 29, the 29-story apartment tower adjacent to Plano's Legacy West development. (Tallest building in the Metroplex outside of Dallas and Ft. Worth?) http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/lvl29_001.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/lvl29_002.jpg
by texasstar
24 Sep 2018 16:48
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco Station
Replies: 31
Views: 7792

Re: Frisco Station

Skyhouse Frisco - 09/24/2018

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by texasstar
11 Sep 2018 13:15
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Historic Images of Dallas
Replies: 30
Views: 5635

Re: Historic Images of Dallas

exelone31 wrote:
texasstar wrote:Exelone31 bags the no-prize. This is the exhibit in Frisco.


Woohoo! I've wanted to check that place out, is it pretty cool?


You definitely should. It is awesome!

Image
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by texasstar
10 Sep 2018 20:45
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Historic Images of Dallas
Replies: 30
Views: 5635

Re: Historic Images of Dallas

Exelone31 bags the no-prize. This is the exhibit in Frisco.
by texasstar
10 Sep 2018 13:21
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Historic Images of Dallas
Replies: 30
Views: 5635

Re: Historic Images of Dallas

Nope, but I will have to check that out.
by texasstar
08 Sep 2018 17:55
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Historic Images of Dallas
Replies: 30
Views: 5635

Re: Historic Images of Dallas

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Stunning recreation of Dallas' Union Station in the 1950's. Gold plated No-Prize to whoever can say where this is located.
by texasstar
06 Sep 2018 17:49
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 300
Views: 65315

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

^ Now Nr.3 in Fortune 500 HQ's after New York and Chicago. Not bad at all.
by texasstar
01 Sep 2018 21:16
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 228
Views: 54416

Re: DFW Economy

Wow, our real estate is among the most valuable in the nation, and we have one of the highest property tax percentages in the country, but our city still can't pay for police, keep roads in decent condition, beautify, build parks, upkeep schools, really nothing. We need a military coup at city hall...
by texasstar
29 Aug 2018 08:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 584
Views: 120225

Re: Victory Park 3.0

^ But, it may have the most levels.
by texasstar
27 Aug 2018 12:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: 1700 Pacific
Replies: 38
Views: 5465

Re: 1700 Pacific

Sad to see this. 1700 Pacific is where I worked when I first moved here back in 2001. At the time, I thought it was the coolest building ever. I was on the 34th floor, overlooking the greatest city in the world. I thought I had died and gone to heaven.
by texasstar
23 Aug 2018 21:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1054
Views: 225190

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Not to mention, it may even make the city consider tearing down parts of our uselessly oversized convention center that are not needed and taking up prime real estate. This is truly the strangest hobbyhorse of the Dallas urbanism crowd- There's plenty of "prime real estate" in the form of...

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