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by Warrior2015
07 Nov 2020 15:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 593
Views: 303583

Re: Northpark Center

Eataly is opening next month.
by Warrior2015
02 Nov 2020 10:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 333
Views: 166743

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

I did my usual walk through Downtown today for the first time in months and, despite the weather being pretty perfect, much of Downtown felt pretty dead to me. Victory Park was a ghost town, as was the West End, and Main Street also felt pretty dead as well. Fortunately the Discovery District was b...
by Warrior2015
02 Nov 2020 10:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas: Trinity Groves
Replies: 98
Views: 39400

Re: West Dallas: Trinity Groves

I'm sick of proposals no offense. I get excited when the dirt starts flying.
by Warrior2015
16 Oct 2020 22:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 751
Views: 362538

Re: Victory Park 3.0

dallaz wrote:Good shot of Victory Commons at 1:26

https://youtu.be/FuwwMzM04Rg

A few other project are visible as well for the first 2 mins (The Link, The Swexan Hotel, etc.)

This project is coming along nicely
by Warrior2015
07 Oct 2020 12:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Covid-19 Business Casualties
Replies: 60
Views: 12230

Re: Dallas Covid-19 Business Casualties

Hannibal Lecter wrote:
mdg109 wrote:Drove by Deep Ellum last night, and looks like Punch Bowl Social is open again.


Re-opened a couple weeks back. I walk by it frequently, and have seen almost zero customers in it.

I thought they closed permanently??!
by Warrior2015
06 Oct 2020 10:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School
Replies: 87
Views: 38970

Re: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School

eburress wrote:What a great spot for a tower, at least from a Downtown perspective. It'll partially cover up the dull-looking Sheraton and make use of a relatively undesirable lot. Win win.

Yes this is a great infill project. Affordable housing too. I might get on the waiting list haha
by Warrior2015
05 Oct 2020 21:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School
Replies: 87
Views: 38970

Re: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School

Tnexster wrote:Think I saw the crane when I drove up there one day, it appears to show up on the KDC Epic webcam as well.


Progress on this project. This is the view from a unit at the Gabriella [aka city lights project]
by Warrior2015
01 Oct 2020 15:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: City Lights
Replies: 122
Views: 70568

Re: Downtown Dallas: City Lights

Store should be opening first week of November.
by Warrior2015
24 Sep 2020 12:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 788
Views: 353482

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

by Warrior2015
02 Sep 2020 18:26
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 200
Views: 74989

Re: Downtown Progress

Well so far occupancy is still good downtown according to the podcast I attended the other day. They seemed quite optimistic about the future of downtown.
by Warrior2015
02 Sep 2020 12:52
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 200
Views: 74989

Re: Downtown Progress

Somebody else mentioned this in another thread, but it is concerning. "The downtown protest marches also may have prompted some center city residents to head for the ‘burbs, agents said." I hope this doesn't turn into another white flight. People are already moving out and encouraging oth...
by Warrior2015
26 Aug 2020 17:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown - Warsaw Restaurant Office Tower
Replies: 66
Views: 31768

Re: Uptown - Warsaw Restaurant Office Tower

I'm confused. What is this supposed to be? I don't recall.
by Warrior2015
25 Aug 2020 13:13
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 200
Views: 74989

Re: Downtown Progress

Somebody else mentioned this in another thread, but it is concerning. "The downtown protest marches also may have prompted some center city residents to head for the ‘burbs, agents said." I hope this doesn't turn into another white flight. I believe there will be more protests tonight. It...
by Warrior2015
24 Aug 2020 21:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Thanksgiving Tower
Replies: 44
Views: 23624

Re: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square

Yeah i feel it was on its way to having alot more hotel rooms, but covid changed things up for God knows how long if not indefinitely.
by Warrior2015
24 Aug 2020 17:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Thanksgiving Tower
Replies: 44
Views: 23624

Re: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square

Interesting that they ended up with the highest floors which will cost them more but the tie in with the Tower Club makes sense. A country club without a golf course even with their recent renovations I am sure is still a hard sell. Now with a guaranteed income from hotel access partons. Notice eve...
by Warrior2015
21 Aug 2020 16:06
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 200
Views: 74989

Re: Downtown Progress

All big city downtowns right now are suffering. So at least its not just dallas
by Warrior2015
18 Aug 2020 12:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Covid-19 Business Casualties
Replies: 60
Views: 12230

Re: Dallas Covid-19 Business Casualties

Looks like over half of the restaurants at trinity groves are closed.
by Warrior2015
16 Aug 2020 15:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)
Replies: 155
Views: 70416

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

clcrash19 wrote:Some of you guys overrate houston so much on here its laughable.. i guess its a grass is always greener type deal, I work there every other week, its very bland, most high rises are no different than here.

Which urban core do you prefer dallas or Houston?
by Warrior2015
10 Aug 2020 17:01
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 200
Views: 74989

Re: Downtown Progress

I wish downtown dallas had a vision similar to this of seattle for the decade. https://youtu.be/mxc-J1oqhsQ Their renderings need more homeless people. :D Jk. We have alot going for us here too, but we can't seem to get out of our own way. The Trinity river park or whatever its called now, should h...
by Warrior2015
10 Aug 2020 14:36
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 200
Views: 74989

Re: Downtown Progress

I wish downtown dallas had a vision similar to this of seattle for the decade.

https://youtu.be/mxc-J1oqhsQ
by Warrior2015
06 Aug 2020 11:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DTD: The National/Thompson Hotel (1401 Elm)
Replies: 615
Views: 300300

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

The residents here will be able to have grocery service via the Thompson hotel.
by Warrior2015
04 Aug 2020 17:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 497
Views: 240385

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

It sucks having so much competition nearby for office workers such as plano, frisco, etc. How does that suck? Competition is the best thing for us all. Competition drives everyone to step up their game. Competition is fine, but too much of anything can be bad. When we have to compete with Irving,pl...
by Warrior2015
03 Aug 2020 17:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 497
Views: 240385

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

What else can they do to draw people downtown besides sports venues? Discovery district is a good start but we need more Also once the national and east quarter opens, that will probably help out alot too. Alot of these new projects in dallas nowadays actually overdeliver. Projects actually turn ou...
by Warrior2015
03 Aug 2020 17:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 497
Views: 240385

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

What else can they do to draw people downtown besides sports venues? Discovery district is a good start but we need more I think tons of more residents. It sucks having so much competition nearby for office workers such as plano, frisco, etc. Also once covid gets under control, I feel just more hot...
by Warrior2015
03 Aug 2020 16:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School
Replies: 87
Views: 38970

Re: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School

clcrash19 wrote:Yes this has been going on for a few months

Here is some footage.

Screenshot_20200803-143156_YouTube.jpg
by Warrior2015
03 Aug 2020 16:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 591
Views: 257828

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

BigD5349 wrote:A peek inside the Knights of Pythias through the front window...

IMG_8521.jpeg

This is truly beautiful. I'm really digging the new construction of these projects in dallas. Very nice on the inside.
by Warrior2015
03 Aug 2020 16:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 497
Views: 240385

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

^^^COVID is playing a major part and the heat doesn’t make it any better. It really hasn't been that hot though. Discovery district has been packed even though its been hot. I think we need more game changer projects like that and a ton of more residents. We need a reason for more people to come do...
by Warrior2015
03 Aug 2020 15:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 497
Views: 240385

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

dalbert wrote:IMG_1705.jpg


Dallas has got to have the most deserted urban core out of all major cities. Maybe besides Houston. Nice photo though !
by Warrior2015
27 Jul 2020 18:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 591
Views: 257828

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

The Hamilton new high-rise apartments hits 25 percent occupancy in Deep Ellum https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2020/07/27/hamilton-westdale-streetlights-epic-deep-ellum.html The Hamilton apartment high-rise in Deep Ellum, which opened just as the COVID-19 pandemic hit North Texas, is about 2...
by Warrior2015
27 Jul 2020 12:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 424
Views: 187667

Re: AT&T Discovery District

It really is game changer. It turned out so nice and all of the historical architecture around it makes it even better. My friend from CA was very impressed with the Discovery District when we went last month.
by Warrior2015
22 Jul 2020 10:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas Developments
Replies: 134
Views: 59787

Re: West Dallas Developments

Steve Brown calls it an apartment "block" which conjures up images of a typical stick built Dallas donut, but with 280 units on such a small parcel of land it sounds like we might get a midrise here. I'm guesstimating about 10 floors of apartments on top of 2-3 floors of garage? An underg...
by Warrior2015
21 Jul 2020 00:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 497
Views: 240385

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

OLIVE.AAA.jpgOlive.B.jpg Olive.South.jpg Olive.D.jpgOlive.E.jpg The Flora & Olive Tower's facade is moving up the building rather quickly. Remarkably, the 39-story tower is actually about the same height on the skyline as the Hall Arts Residences' Tower, which is 30 stories. Why is it short for...
by Warrior2015
16 Jul 2020 07:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 424
Views: 187667

Re: AT&T Discovery District

Thanks for the pictures, the finished product looks amazing! I'm planning on walking over down here over the weekend to check it out myself. I went about 2 weeks ago on a friday or saturday night and it was very active. Jaxon was pretty packed and they had a big fan that kept the temps very cool on...
by Warrior2015
03 Jul 2020 23:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Henderson Avenue Corridor
Replies: 241
Views: 126624

Re: Henderson Avenue Corridor

malachi896 wrote:
eburress wrote:That makes sense. I looked back at the plans and was bummed to see the road surface is going to be asphalt, rather than concrete.


Agreed. It needs a concrete resurfacing!

How come?
by Warrior2015
27 Jun 2020 16:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)
Replies: 155
Views: 70416

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

R1070 wrote:They should be finishing the top now.
by Warrior2015
29 May 2020 15:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 488
Views: 255052

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

https://www.dmagazine.com/commercial-re ... ion-phase/

So looks like construction should be starting in a month on july 1st
by Warrior2015
29 May 2020 14:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 488
Views: 255052

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

Tnexster wrote:Maybe they are waiting to see how AMLI and Atelier do before committing to another new residential project so close to Ross. Don't those two account for close to 700 units?

Actually over 700. Somewhere around 740.
by Warrior2015
28 May 2020 10:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 488
Views: 255052

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

If the hotel starts whats the likelihood we would get the residential portion since we haven't seen new construction residential in Downtown Dallas except in the Farmers Market area. Up until now everything apartment residential in the CBD has been old building conversions. I mean we are basically ...
by Warrior2015
21 May 2020 15:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: TC Area: 2727 Turtle Creek Blvd
Replies: 40
Views: 16882

Re: TC Area: 2727 Turtle Creek Blvd

clcrash19 wrote:Yes, They were working on it the other day when I drove by

Like has vertical construction started? Also do you know if all 3 buildings started at the same time or will they be built in phases?
by Warrior2015
21 May 2020 13:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: TC Area: 2727 Turtle Creek Blvd
Replies: 40
Views: 16882

Re: TC Area: 2727 Turtle Creek Blvd

Has this project started ?
by Warrior2015
19 May 2020 15:58
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 147
Views: 63155

Re: New Census Population Estimates

If Dallas were somehow able to adequately develop south Dallas those numbers would likely turn. In order for that to happen there would have to be a black exodus and a white interest in order for development to take off down there.Other than that, its going to keep being "charity" like de...
by Warrior2015
09 May 2020 18:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School
Replies: 87
Views: 38970

Re: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School

New article in the DMN regarding the affordable housing high rise. Nothing new to note but it does appear the project is officially breaking ground. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2020/03/03/new-downtown-dallas-high-rise-will-bring-affordable-housing/ Developers are breaking ground...
by Warrior2015
08 May 2020 18:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 424
Views: 187667

Re: AT&T Discovery District

mdg109 wrote:The finish out of this project is really good. It will definitely be a destination for downtown once everything is up and running. I really like how they made the dead space along Commerce into a large patio.


Looks incredible. Seems like a good date night spot.
by Warrior2015
02 May 2020 19:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oaklawn: 2929 Oak Lawn
Replies: 48
Views: 20395

Re: Oaklawn: 2929 Oak Lawn

JDumont146 wrote:In case this hasn't been updated already, Office Depot has been demolished and digging for the underground parking has been going on for a few days now. Can't wait to see this one!


So construction has started? How about the other high rise down the street from this one?
by Warrior2015
30 Apr 2020 10:33
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown: Carpenter Park
Replies: 27
Views: 11421

Re: Downtown: Carpenter Park

Hadn't seen this update elsewhere. Figured itd fit here. First Look: The Redesign of Downtown Dallas’ Carpenter Park ...A new green space in Dallas’ urban core is expected to spark more development in Deep Ellum, a neighborhood that has emerged in recent months as an office, residential, and retail...
by Warrior2015
29 Apr 2020 16:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 591
Views: 257828

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

mdg109 wrote:It's good to see the front of the Knights of Pythias building finally redone. Went running through here a couple days ago. The new sidewalks and trees would make it a pretty pleasant walk all the way to the East Quarter.


Wow that hotel is looking really nice
by Warrior2015
28 Apr 2020 09:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 591
Views: 257828

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

uber.headquarters.dallas.jpg Here's better rendering of the Uber tower in the Epic development that's currently coming out of the ground. Do you think uber will survive through this pandemic? IDK, the drivers I've talked to lately have all said they haven't been to DFW in at last 2-3 weeks, and are...

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