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by Tivo_Kenevil
21 Apr 2021 14:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 370
Views: 189594

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

"Downtown has so far to go - it seems to always be on the edge of greatness, or despair, depending on the day of the week." Exactly. You never know which downtown you're going to get. I was out there this past Sunday afternoon and it felt like a real city. Went running last night, and it ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Apr 2021 21:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School
Replies: 124
Views: 49023

Re: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School

Hannibal Lecter wrote:^ Since they're developing a SoGood to the south, it's pretty obvious this area should be NoGood.

After all, many of their patrons are up to NoGood.

Hahaha. I actually like that... SoGood is SoCringe. I can't believe they want to go through with obnoxious, try-hard name.
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Apr 2021 21:29
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 345
Views: 141842

Re: I-345

What is so terribly wrong with the existing I-345 viaduct? TXDOT should refurbish it and use it for another 50 years as is, imho. It's over engineered imo and needlessly large. Why can't TxDOT at least try to make good designs? Go Look up how elegantly Urban overpasses are done elsewhere. And how t...
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Apr 2021 19:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 370
Views: 189594

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

A feel-good story about a downtown restaurant. https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/local/thanks-to-a-loving-grandson-and-a-viral-tiktok-video-a-dallas-restaurant-facing-hard-times-has-new-life/287-d1ce137b-698b-4e52-b613-012409b6efbf It is sad that it took something like this to actually get the down...
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Apr 2021 14:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas: Unnamed Megatel Lagoon Development
Replies: 12
Views: 2023

Re: West Dallas: Unnamed Megatel Lagoon Development

The quality of the homes is nice. Not gonna lie. At least they appear nice from the outside
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Apr 2021 11:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas: Unnamed Megatel Lagoon Development
Replies: 12
Views: 2023

Re: West Dallas: Unnamed Megatel Lagoon Development

The lagoon is so extra. It's almost comical. Lol
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Apr 2021 11:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Henderson Avenue Corridor
Replies: 252
Views: 140988

Re: Henderson Avenue Corridor

Tragic. What a great concept it is.
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Apr 2021 20:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Henderson Avenue Corridor
Replies: 252
Views: 140988

Re: Henderson Avenue Corridor

Agreed. Something's not right about this and what's particularly concerning is that with Open Realty owning most of Henderson Ave, if this development isn't happening then one should assume practically nothing will be happening (from a development standpoint) along Henderson. Well the project is st...
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Apr 2021 17:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Henderson Avenue Corridor
Replies: 252
Views: 140988

Re: Henderson Avenue Corridor

willyk wrote:Benefit of the doubt— hard to get a retail and restaurant development financed in the pandemic?


I suppose that's what happened. But my only problem with that is that this particular development got approved late 2019. So, was the financing not in place? And it's been two years now almost..
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Apr 2021 19:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Henderson Avenue Corridor
Replies: 252
Views: 140988

Re: Henderson Avenue Corridor

This one was just approved. Screen Shot 2018-04-11 at 2.42.57 PM.jpg https://www.dmagazine.com/frontburner/2019/07/lets-check-in-on-that-planned-mixed-use-development-on-henderson-ave/ Safe to say this is dead right? Just passed by the neighborhood... Absolutely no progress.What a shame. Edit: well...
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Apr 2021 23:00
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 345
Views: 141842

Re: I-345

They care about their jobs.. so I could see them going with tearing it down just to have something else to do and they can point to created jobs/ economic impact! look we did something! Fair is fair, I am not a traffic engineer, and I did just use an anecdote to present my case. :mrgreen: Morris an...
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Apr 2021 14:07
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 345
Views: 141842

Re: I-345

I'm a long term Dallasite :D , that while not being a traffic engineer, I am an engineer used to reading long technical reports that hide flaws in fluffy renderings and emotional pandering. Perhaps, your fluff reading abilities are good. But perhaps your road progrnasatcations are shite too. You're...
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Apr 2021 17:54
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 383
Views: 194382

Re: Legacy West

Were the deck park plans abandoned? I hadn't heard anything so I just assumed it was going to happen eventually. Well, this is better than it was before that's for sure. The Legacy developments are so inward facing that it will be difficult to glue them together without a deck park. I don't see why...
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Apr 2021 17:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 846
Views: 403568

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Tacos, good luck. They'll have some very stiff competition!

Food aside, great design.
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Apr 2021 17:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 833
Views: 413768

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Not exactly my definition of a plaza given that it's mostly grass. But nonetheless, it can serve as a nice pocket park for the neighborhood
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Apr 2021 00:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: City Lights
Replies: 127
Views: 78375

Re: Downtown Dallas: City Lights

mdg109 wrote:Awesome. Anyone have an update on the damaged property next door?

I forget about that accident. Any word ??
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Apr 2021 00:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 833
Views: 413768

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Must we allow all parking monoliths to not even try to cover up their buttholes?
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Apr 2021 19:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 523
Views: 273178

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

Great addition, totally agree. Make downtown a Brickell^^
by Tivo_Kenevil
10 Apr 2021 11:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 153
Views: 81861

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

Something Unreported is about to go down on greenbriar st. with direct access to the Trinity... More affordable 1M townhomes i presume..
by Tivo_Kenevil
05 Apr 2021 13:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 153
Views: 81861

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

Tnexster wrote:I have never been in there, are those donuts any good?

Yes, highly recommend. The donuts are really loaded up with toppings. And they have lots of baked goods on sale other than donuts. They even sell popcorn!

Their hours of operation are good for a donut shop too. They close at 6!
by Tivo_Kenevil
04 Apr 2021 20:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 153
Views: 81861

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

Another one bites the dust
by Tivo_Kenevil
04 Apr 2021 19:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 153
Views: 81861

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

MC_ScattCat wrote:https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2020/10/02/new-apartment-community-planned-for-oak-cliff-will-overlook-downtown/

I'm curious if they are tearing down the little church or building around it.


They tore down the church.
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Apr 2021 19:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 502
Views: 312008

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

Has anyone seen the new retail spaces over there on Davis by the Sherwin Williams?! Last i went over there they looked like stucco turds.
by Tivo_Kenevil
29 Mar 2021 22:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 833
Views: 413768

Re: Victory Park 3.0

I think the Tom Thumb has been a major plus. I go to that Tom thumb once a week. That's the biggest draw for me!
by Tivo_Kenevil
27 Mar 2021 11:35
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: DART: Bus system
Replies: 76
Views: 31912

Re: DART: Bus system

Thanks for posting! How exciting!

Remember when Dart said this: iT WiLl TaKe uS tEn yEArS To ChANge eR BuS RoUtes!
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Mar 2021 14:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School
Replies: 124
Views: 49023

Re: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School

Pompous would be the names of some of these poorly made buildings with their cheap and terrible looking architecture. I Feel free to criticize the architecture and the build quality and the names (wishing the Chole had not a mis-print), but the names you gave implicated the renters, not the archite...
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Mar 2021 14:50
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 444

Re: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!

Addison wrote:
Tivo_Kenevil wrote:I don't really care we have Central Market already. Lol


It's not the same though.


Meh.. close enough.
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Mar 2021 14:04
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 444

Re: H-E-B Has Finally Arrived in DFW!!!

I don't really care we have Central Market already. Lol
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Mar 2021 08:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor
Replies: 150
Views: 89531

Re: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor

The project was always planned to be a generic apartment wrap. It just so happened that they were forced to incorporate some vestiges of the old building. So it's like 70% generic apartment wrap project now.
by Tivo_Kenevil
24 Mar 2021 21:53
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DART D2 Subway
Replies: 441
Views: 204724

Re: DART D2 Subway

Per Twitter D2 Passed. Again. https://www.dmagazine.com/frontburner/2021/03/dart-d2-subway-dallas-city-council-resolution-vote/ So they split D2 into zone A and B? Does that mean its over? What is the point of this? It’s a just in case they change their mind about deep Ellum? What are the deep ellu...
by Tivo_Kenevil
24 Mar 2021 18:06
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DART D2 Subway
Replies: 441
Views: 204724

Re: DART D2 Subway

by Tivo_Kenevil
24 Mar 2021 16:29
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 523
Views: 246535

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Austin taking over, telling u guys. I know your comment was kind of tongue in cheek, but there is truth to that. It literally seems to be turning into San Francisco Bay Area 2.0 Yep. Plus they're constantly being rated as one of the best places to live. The way things are going i wouldn't be surpri...
by Tivo_Kenevil
24 Mar 2021 16:15
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 523
Views: 246535

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Austin taking over, telling u guys.
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Mar 2021 16:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: The Quadrangle
Replies: 42
Views: 17743

Re: Uptown Dallas: The Quadrangle

What's a quadrangle? Is that some sort of muscular injury?
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Mar 2021 16:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0
Replies: 235
Views: 137825

Re: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0

Cool. Side note that same architectural firm that's listed here did addison circle multifamily as well
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Mar 2021 16:04
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DART D2 Subway
Replies: 441
Views: 204724

Re: DART D2 Subway

I haven't followed the *dramatic saga of DART D2* as closely as many, so from my limited knowledge on the topic... This basically means it's dead in the water for now, right? No.See patrick kennedys twitter. Basically ,he's saying engineering the subway and a trenched 345 is NOT the point of conten...
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Mar 2021 09:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: The Assembly - 301 Crowdus
Replies: 4
Views: 1000

Re: Deep Ellum: The Assembly - 301 Crowdus

Any news on this
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Mar 2021 13:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown: Jackson at Market Parking Garage
Replies: 15
Views: 894

Re: Downtown: Jackson at Market Parking Garage

I have no hopes for this.
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Mar 2021 13:14
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DART D2 Subway
Replies: 441
Views: 204724

Re: DART D2 Subway

I haven't followed the *dramatic saga of DART D2* as closely as many, so from my limited knowledge on the topic... This basically means it's dead in the water for now, right? No.See patrick kennedys twitter. Basically ,he's saying engineering the subway and a trenched 345 is NOT the point of conten...
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Mar 2021 14:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 833
Views: 413768

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Noice!
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Mar 2021 10:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 342
Views: 175359

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

I'm so tired of stucco..and idk what it is... But I've yet see decent stucco apartments in this city

We don't know how execute the style properly and the stucco quality looks cheap
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Mar 2021 10:11
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DART D2 Subway
Replies: 441
Views: 204724

Re: DART D2 Subway

Yeah reducing the foot print is a good compromise. But TXDot only knows how to expand
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Mar 2021 00:18
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DART D2 Subway
Replies: 441
Views: 204724

Re: DART D2 Subway

Nothing will be built lol
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Mar 2021 20:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 342
Views: 175359

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

So the JPI and Street light development would make up the 700+ Apartments listed in the description? That alone make it's better than anything previously proposed on this site.
by Tivo_Kenevil
05 Mar 2021 16:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DDI Annual Meeting
Replies: 11
Views: 836

Re: DDI Annual Meeting

The 508 Young project is a disgrace! what they plan to do to the front of building and turn into a drive through is ridiculous. The Rock of truth won't be what ppl first see when they approach the building..but rather a valet service. So sad. George Dahl would be livid. This city doesn't know how t...
by Tivo_Kenevil
05 Mar 2021 12:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2200 Pacific
Replies: 52
Views: 12126

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2200 Pacific

undefinedprocess wrote:Also, shameless plug to both of you (Tnexster & Tivo_Kenevil), are y'all in the DFWU Discord yet? If not, you need to join.

Haven't joined yet
by Tivo_Kenevil
05 Mar 2021 10:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: McKinney/Boll Tower - 2614 McKinney Ave - (18 ST)
Replies: 173
Views: 89966

Re: Uptown Dallas: McKinney/Boll Tower - 2614 McKinney Ave - (18 ST)

Wow i've always liked the original plan. Hopefully it remains the same.
by Tivo_Kenevil
05 Mar 2021 10:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 95
Views: 29159

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

Tnexster wrote:Still possible, we are about to bust out of this pandemic.


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