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by texasstar
27 Aug 2018 12:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: 1700 Pacific
Replies: 38
Views: 5613

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: 228515

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...
by texasstar
30 Jul 2018 23:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Museum Tower
Replies: 179
Views: 48512

Re: Museum Tower

The seething hatred for this beautiful structure continues to mystify me.
by texasstar
10 Jul 2018 13:25
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Grandacape The Colony
Replies: 4
Views: 1206

Re: Grandacape The Colony

Wow! Two massive developments! The Colony is going nuts!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
by texasstar
26 Jun 2018 14:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 213
Views: 63299

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

In case we forgot what it looked like...

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by texasstar
19 Jun 2018 17:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Thanksgiving Tower
Replies: 34
Views: 12478

Re: Downtown Dallas: Thanksgiving Tower

I believe the owner is the big oil company next door.
by texasstar
17 Jun 2018 20:36
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: The Daily Digital 4.0
Replies: 44
Views: 14069

Re: The Daily Digital 4.0

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by texasstar
17 Jun 2018 20:29
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 328
Views: 78185

Re: Legacy West

Update 06/17/2018 http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/west_legacy_001.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/west_legacy_002.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/west_legacy_003.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/west_legacy_004.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/west_legacy_005.jpg http://www.samcl...
by texasstar
21 May 2018 08:56
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity Forest Golf Course
Replies: 72
Views: 13890

Re: Trinity Forest Golf Course

I would consider the source.
by texasstar
10 May 2018 13:24
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Allen: Monarch City
Replies: 6
Views: 1419

Re: Allen: Monarch City

Why do I visualize a butterfly museum when I see that name?
by texasstar
10 May 2018 05:36
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Stonebriar Centre mall
Replies: 16
Views: 3045

Re: Frisco: Stonebriar Centre mall

That hotel will be the best looking piece of that mall. Stonebriar looks awful. I KNOW! Stonebriar is LONG overdue for an exterior and interior makeover... The entire look and feel is so tacky and awful, for being one of the best performing malls in the country Im surprised they havent modernized o...
by texasstar
27 Apr 2018 12:22
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Aerial (Drone) Tour of Dallas/Fort Worth
Replies: 12
Views: 3271

Re: Aerial (Drone) Tour of Dallas/Fort Worth

Everbody I've shown this to is just blown away. But, I am amazed at the number of people who had no idea we were the 4th largest metro in the nation. How do they not know this?
by texasstar
24 Apr 2018 08:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 591
Views: 123147

Re: Victory Park 3.0

So, based on the Planning Commision application, it will be 39 floors and 432 feet. NOT taller than the W after all. So, somebody saw the 39 floors and made an incorrect assumption?
by texasstar
23 Apr 2018 08:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1054
Views: 228515

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

^ It's been ridiculous from the get-go.
by texasstar
21 Apr 2018 22:25
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Meet-Up 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 5424

Re: Meet-Up 2017

Not for me. I'll be in China from the 10th to the 21st. Just my luck. I'll have to catch the next one.
by texasstar
12 Apr 2018 22:57
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Meet-Up 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 5424

Re: Meet-Up 2017

Count me in.
by texasstar
15 Mar 2018 12:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Convention Center
Replies: 31
Views: 7200

Re: Dallas Convention Center

joshua.dodd wrote:What exactly is going on here? This thread is vague.


Mostly a place to post crazy talk about getting rid of our convention center.
by texasstar
04 Mar 2018 21:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Courtyard by Marriott (12 St)
Replies: 122
Views: 35261

Re: Downtown Dallas: Courtyard by Marriott (12 St)

This one when completed will almost certainly outshine the rendering.
by texasstar
19 Feb 2018 20:55
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: The Daily Digital 4.0
Replies: 44
Views: 14069

Re: The Daily Digital 4.0

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by texasstar
16 Feb 2018 08:15
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Wade Park
Replies: 87
Views: 19989

Re: Frisco: Wade Park

I wouldn't pooh pooh the whole thing just yet. A 25-story Skyhouse was announced for Frisco Station today. Frisco will be fine.
by texasstar
26 Jan 2018 13:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: 1900 Pearl (362 FT | 25 ST)
Replies: 200
Views: 63714

Re: Arts District: 1900 Pearl (362 FT | 25 ST)

Wow, that's kinda artsy!!!!
by texasstar
01 Jan 2018 16:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 179
Views: 52038

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

gbud wrote:Image



Edit:
ImageHall Residence by g bud, on Flickr


Why do we have ugly overhead wires downtown?
by texasstar
15 Dec 2017 08:20
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: Frisco: National Soccer Hall of Fame
Replies: 7
Views: 2766

Re: Frisco: National Soccer Hall of Fame

Nobody cares about Columbus.
by texasstar
11 Dec 2017 13:21
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forum Activity
Replies: 11
Views: 3957

Re: Forum Activity

I'm not seeing that. What browser are you using?
by texasstar
23 Nov 2017 20:17
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: The Daily Digital 4.0
Replies: 44
Views: 14069

Re: The Daily Digital 4.0

Image
by texasstar
23 Nov 2017 19:44
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Margaret McDermott Bridge by Santiago Calatrava
Replies: 99
Views: 18752

Margaret McDermott Bridge by Santiago Calatrava

http://www.newlogic.us/images/bridge000.jpg http://www.newlogic.us/images/bridge001.jpg http://www.newlogic.us/images/bridge002.jpg http://www.newlogic.us/images/bridge003.jpg http://www.newlogic.us/images/bridge004.jpg http://www.newlogic.us/images/bridge007.jpg http://www.newlogic.us/images/bridg...
by texasstar
18 Nov 2017 21:48
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: The Daily Digital 4.0
Replies: 44
Views: 14069

Re: The Daily Digital 4.0

Image

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by texasstar
18 Nov 2017 21:30
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: The Daily Digital 4.0
Replies: 44
Views: 14069

Re: The Daily Digital 4.0

Image
by texasstar
15 Nov 2017 07:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: 1900 Pearl (362 FT | 25 ST)
Replies: 200
Views: 63714

Re: Arts District: 1900 Pearl (362 FT | 25 ST)

Good looking tower! Who knew?
by texasstar
07 Nov 2017 12:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Mid Elm Lofts
Replies: 70
Views: 18624

Re: Mid Elm Lofts

The absolute longest construction project in the history of mankind.
by texasstar
01 Nov 2017 13:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 590
Views: 159112

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

^ I think he was talking about the parking garage under construction behind this site.
by texasstar
25 Oct 2017 16:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: McKinney & Olive Tower (335 FT | 21 ST)
Replies: 56
Views: 19458

Re: Uptown Dallas: McKinney & Olive Tower (335 FT | 21 ST)

CTroyMathis wrote:Just for the heck of it, thought it was a cool vantage point:

Image
(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DHWjrVxVoAAbakR.jpg)
https://twitter.com/CTroyMathis/status/ ... 2482193408


Nice, Troy.
Iconic, even.
by texasstar
23 Oct 2017 13:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1054
Views: 228515

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

I was at Kroger's yesterday and picked up a six-pack of Miller Lite to take home to watch NFL Football and was properly informed by a store employee that I couldn't buy the beer until 12 Noon. I thought to myself, Amazon would not want to HQ in a place as backward as this.
by texasstar
18 Oct 2017 08:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Smart District
Replies: 106
Views: 27545

Re: Dallas Smart District

Omigod! Omigod! Omidgod!
by texasstar
12 Oct 2017 12:57
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9
Views: 3302

Re: What are you listening to?

Pretty Blue Eyes - Steve Lawrence
by texasstar
26 Sep 2017 12:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 391
Views: 102919

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

I'm so confused. What the heck are they actually building here?

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