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by Tivo_Kenevil
23 Sep 2020 12:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 491
Views: 259403

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

Idk the owners fought to preserve the building..and won the right to operate with less parking. This seems like a set back to me. Looks like they plan to rebuild and likely had insurance
by Tivo_Kenevil
22 Sep 2020 17:08
Forum: Texas Town + City Issues/News
Topic: Houston Highways
Replies: 8
Views: 7690

Re: Houston Highways

If beltline was obese.
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Sep 2020 20:11
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: Dallas Cowboys: Forbes most valuable sports team
Replies: 13
Views: 7539

Re: Dallas Cowboys: Forbes most valuable sports team

tamtagon wrote:Monday morning is unbearable for me when the cowboys lose to the falcons.

This did not age well.
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Sep 2020 15:34
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 414
Views: 167059

Re: DFW Economy

CTroyMathis wrote:
itsjrd1964 wrote:. . .

JRD, hey a random bird told me Thompson Hotel at 1401 Elm has a pretty extensive pre-opening job listing, for well, not even being opened/finished yet. Might be a different brand, but, hey. Passing it along.

Good to hear, lots of hard working folks need a job at the moment.
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Sep 2020 12:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 129
Views: 63663

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

Starting at a low 800K!
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Sep 2020 22:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas: Trinity Groves
Replies: 84
Views: 33773

Re: West Dallas: Trinity Groves

Also Sum Dang Good Chinese as a name ... Is so cringe. Hell, I wouldn't even be surprised if Chinese Americans got offended by it.
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Sep 2020 22:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas: Trinity Groves
Replies: 84
Views: 33773

Re: West Dallas: Trinity Groves

Rendering
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Sep 2020 22:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas: Trinity Groves
Replies: 84
Views: 33773

Re: West Dallas: Trinity Groves

While COVID-19 has impacted many proposed developments in North Texas, it has done little to change the ambitious master plan for Trinity Groves. In fact, additional portions of the West Dallas development could break ground by the end of the year. First to go vertical would be 366 new apartment uni...
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Sep 2020 22:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas:Trammell Crow Tower
Replies: 53
Views: 8029

Re: Uptown Dallas:Trammell Crow Tower

How much longer until the strip mall across the street is redeveloped... I wonder how profitable it is at this point. Them taxes keep goin up...
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Sep 2020 18:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2200 Pacific
Replies: 45
Views: 6474

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2200 Pacific

800' footers just aren't a reality in this climate. And they weren't prior to that , in Dallas anyway. In all likeliness, the FAA request was just testing the waters by the developer.
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Sep 2020 13:52
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 183
Views: 63841

Re: Downtown Progress

Poor pedestrian infrastructure is partly why the scooters are such an issue. According to the Downtown Residents FB group, people riding the scooters on sidewalks are "terrorizing" pedestrians and in several instances, running over their dogs. In a few headlines I've scrolled by, it also ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Sep 2020 13:08
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 183
Views: 63841

Re: Downtown Progress

Poor pedestrian infrastructure is partly why the scooters are such an issue. According to the Downtown Residents FB group, people riding the scooters on sidewalks are "terrorizing" pedestrians and in several instances, running over their dogs. Same can be said for Bicycles. This seems mor...
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Sep 2020 12:00
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 183
Views: 63841

Re: Downtown Progress

IDK see what the problem is with the scooters. City hall complaining as if the downtown pedestrian infrastructure was good.
by Tivo_Kenevil
28 Aug 2020 21:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 314
Views: 140274

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

rono3849 wrote:I think this entire project is a pipe dream. They may get one or two 10-story buildings, but that's about it. Eventually, I see mid-rise apartment buildings littering most of the site.

That's honestly the best thing that could happen at this point. I wouldn't be mad at all if that happen.
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Aug 2020 14:48
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Silver Line
Replies: 345
Views: 154359

Re: Silver Line

Dart designs are always bad
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 Aug 2020 13:03
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 183
Views: 63841

Re: Downtown Progress

They do that on Commerce viaduct too
by Tivo_Kenevil
24 Aug 2020 07:58
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 183
Views: 63841

Re: Downtown Progress

Went to uptown with some buddies tonight.. drove through downtown tonight with some friends, can't believe how packed the discovery district was at 11:30 pm. It was slammed.. Also a good crowd at true kitchen over by the majestic off elm. pretty cool to see both Really hope downtown gets it momentu...
by Tivo_Kenevil
23 Aug 2020 22:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 485
Views: 214522

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

It looks like a mid rise in these pics
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Aug 2020 22:51
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 299
Views: 105997

Re: I-345

Haha this so grotesque it actually is amusing to look at lol
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Aug 2020 19:08
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity River Park
Replies: 340
Views: 130127

Re: Trinity River Park

Why can't we just scrap it? It's ugly.
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Aug 2020 18:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 328
Views: 150656

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

mdg109 wrote:The section closest to The Majestic finally has the windows uncovered. There's still the whole dining room facing Harwood that is still being worked on.

What's this place supposed to be?
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Aug 2020 11:31
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 183
Views: 63841

Re: Downtown Progress

I think looking at Asian countries who've dealt with epidemics more recently are a good proxy on how to determine how downtowns react to these circumstances. American cities haven't experienced anything like this in over 100 yrs. So it's really myopic to say, city centers will never bounce back... ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Aug 2020 11:24
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 183
Views: 63841

Re: Downtown Progress

I think looking at Asian countries who've dealt with epidemics more recently are a good proxy on how to determine how downtowns react to these circumstances. American cities haven't experienced anything like this in over 100 yrs. So it's really myopic to say, city centers will never bounce back... T...
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Aug 2020 21:15
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 183
Views: 63841

Re: Downtown Progress

I was in downtown Wednesday night. I actually thought it was quite lively for week day. This is where having more people in downtown can help mitigate these closures. The workforce really is hurting the businesses that rely on the lunch crowd. I can only imagine that all the tunnel restaurants are d...
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Aug 2020 13:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Hillwood Urban's ~50 storey tower on former BoA motorcourt
Replies: 288
Views: 113418

Re: Downtown Dallas: Hillwood Urban's ~50 storey tower on former BoA motorcourt

Hillwood has been sitting there for a while now.. my Guess is that if he had trouble getting a tenant in the previous climate; it will be even more difficult now. I wouldn't think much of this.
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Aug 2020 11:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 314
Views: 140274

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

cowboyeagle05 wrote:You mean the 2020 warning tower...that tower predicted the year so far and the length it took to finally come down.


The Omen tower?!
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Aug 2020 11:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)
Replies: 147
Views: 59939

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

vman wrote:
Tivo_Kenevil wrote:
vman wrote:

I would STILL say my OPINION is that the buildings constructed in Houston look better than the buildings constructed here.

K
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Aug 2020 19:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)
Replies: 147
Views: 59939

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

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. I don’t think I’m overrating Houston at all. It’s just my observation and opinion. In Houston...
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Aug 2020 09:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.14
Replies: 14
Views: 4983

Re: Harwood no 14 uptown

"The high rise will feature a grand motor court off Harry Hines"

So Harwood.
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Aug 2020 23:01
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Margaret McDermott Bridge by Santiago Calatrava
Replies: 100
Views: 43579

Re: Margaret McDermott Bridge by Santiago Calatrava

The bridge was finally lit up. It looks amazing
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Aug 2020 21:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 416
Views: 164854

Re: AT&T Discovery District

clcrash19 wrote:drove by yesterday after work and they put up the new pegasus city brewery sign.. looks really good and was lit up nicely.

Commerce street really improving with all of this and will only get better with hawthorn and pegasus city opening soon.
by Tivo_Kenevil
07 Aug 2020 17:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Smart District
Replies: 155
Views: 59498

Re: Dallas Smart District

The mroe marketing material I see the more I think that this project is less likely to happen lol
by Tivo_Kenevil
07 Aug 2020 11:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel
Replies: 601
Views: 270409

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

Back in the day people didn't live across the street from it. Back then downtown was a office complex where people stayed in a hotel room or went home to the suburban homes outside of the CBD. I assume they will end up lowering it some but anyone who moves in Downtown will notice a lifelong change ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Aug 2020 21:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel
Replies: 601
Views: 270409

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

"There she glows, There she glows again..."
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Aug 2020 11:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 485
Views: 214522

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

dbent wrote:How about you not comment on every post. I’m gonna say what a lot of people think but don’t say; we really don’t care to see you post every day on every thread.

???? That's the point of the forum..lol To post, to have promote discussion. Come on guy, chillax.
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Aug 2020 10:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel
Replies: 601
Views: 270409

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

I hope it stays gold and doesn't change colors often .. it looks good like that.
by Tivo_Kenevil
05 Aug 2020 17:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 595
Views: 255657

Re: Oak Lawn

Okay, I like this progress!
by Tivo_Kenevil
04 Aug 2020 19:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 485
Views: 214522

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

Converting streets to pedestrian/bike only does nothing to address the fundamental truth that Dallas is either hot or storming 80% of the year. Hyperbolic much? Dallas has excellent weather for walking outside of day time in the summer and the fact its flat makes ideal for biking. The real problem ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
30 Jul 2020 17:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel
Replies: 601
Views: 270409

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

THRILLHO wrote:Roughly how long has it been since it was last fully lit up?


I think they're last up in 2009. So over a decade
by Tivo_Kenevil
21 Jul 2020 18:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas Developments
Replies: 117
Views: 52165

Re: West Dallas Developments

Beckley has some potential given the pedestrian improvements on Commerce. this could be a nice area. However, I would like to see mixed use along Beckley. There's already commerical along Beckley, I wish a developer would come along and build a little mid rise with some small storefronts. The Trinit...
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Jul 2020 15:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 582
Views: 274574

Re: Northpark Center

Expect another retail apocalypse. I think another lockdown is around the corner.
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Jul 2020 10:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 411
Views: 197853

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Covid has been hard on retail.
by Tivo_Kenevil
07 Jul 2020 18:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Henderson Avenue Corridor
Replies: 233
Views: 115133

Re: Henderson Avenue Corridor

YOU'RE ALL MANIFESTING THIS INTO EXISTENCE. HAVEN'T YOU READ THE SECRET?! Don't invoke powers you don't understand! (Obviously I'm joking. But we already have one terrible CVS in the neighborhood and NO DOUBT somebody is going to knock down the Mexican grocery store with the dank af taco bar and bu...
by Tivo_Kenevil
02 Jul 2020 19:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 780
Views: 420118

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

What's up with the developer dragging their feet on finishing putting glass on the garage? Are they really gonna leave this garage's butthole exposed to the world?
by Tivo_Kenevil
22 Jun 2020 13:36
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 482
Views: 190086

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

West Coast University at Dallas. Lol
by Tivo_Kenevil
22 Jun 2020 13:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District: Urby High-rise Apartments
Replies: 36
Views: 9485

Re: Design District: Urby High-rise Apartments

"Urby just filed plans with the state for the first of two towers planned on the site."

So tower 1 will be 27 stories ..a bit shorter than the 30 that was first advertised.

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