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by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Dec 2019 18:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Field Street District
Replies: 51
Views: 12245

Re: Downtown Dallas: Field Street District

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... trict.html

"The development team says it will wait to break ground on the project until an anchor office tenant is found."

The project is Nothing more than lure at this point.
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Dec 2019 09:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)
Replies: 188
Views: 90585

Re: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)

So is this the Lexi or the Forum...
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Dec 2019 09:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)
Replies: 188
Views: 90585

Re: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)

exelone31 wrote:15 levels of parking!!!!

I'm still waiting on a 42 story parking tower called The Parker.
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Dec 2019 10:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Field Street District
Replies: 51
Views: 12245

Re: Downtown Dallas: Field Street District

So, segregating systems and people from various companies or even business units within a company is more important than having a single fortress with a hard entry point. This is one of the reason 'campus' offices took off... You can put finance in one section, IT in another, customer care in their...
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Dec 2019 09:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Field Street District
Replies: 51
Views: 12245

Re: Downtown Dallas: Field Street District

Well if the rumors are true..why not consolidate the office towers into one large tower?

The "double" podium would effectively become the second half of the combined tower.
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Dec 2019 11:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 124
Views: 54621

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

The rendering focuses on Trees and an already built Dart station instead of the actual new development -____-
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Dec 2019 12:51
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Arlington Development and Transportation Projects
Replies: 62
Views: 29751

Re: Arlington Development and Transportation Projects

Me: Arlington may have the worst City Plan I've ever seen..

Mesquite:..ahem...
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Dec 2019 10:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 778
Views: 337450

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Long Live the Gypsy Tea Room.
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Dec 2019 21:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Lower Greenville Development
Replies: 147
Views: 61170

Re: Lower Greenville Development

R1070 wrote:That Sam’s spot needs to be re-developed to mixed use.

They should bring back the bronco bowl there
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Dec 2019 16:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 124
Views: 54621

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

TC is the developer? Oh boy.
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Dec 2019 13:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 748
Views: 347359

Re: Victory Park 3.0

I went to Chipotle yesterday. Line was out the door. There needs to more fast casual in the area. Jimmy John's is still there; but it's Jimmy John's... I'd like to see maybe a Torchy's or something along those lines. How was the foot traffic overall in that area when you went? Pretty good actually ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Dec 2019 10:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Shraman South Asian Museum
Replies: 144
Views: 54691

Re: Shraman South Asian Museum

Duda Paine was the design architect on the new Pioneer building in Irving, but HKS was the administrative architect-of-record on that project whose aesthetics are not assthetic Duda Paine actually does great design work. The design on The Republic tower in Austin was great I thought. But this HKS p...
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Dec 2019 10:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Shraman South Asian Museum
Replies: 144
Views: 54691

Re: Shraman South Asian Museum

I want it built for the sake of them filling up those hideous parking lots, but the design is not world class or striking. It's actually a bit ugly to be honest. We need something GORGEOUS there. This is a by product of hiring HKS as your architect. Look at their portfolio. Not one single design th...
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Dec 2019 10:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 748
Views: 347359

Re: Victory Park 3.0

I went to Chipotle yesterday. Line was out the door. There needs to more fast casual in the area. Jimmy John's is still there; but it's Jimmy John's... I'd like to see maybe a Torchy's or something along those lines.
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Dec 2019 09:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Shraman South Asian Museum
Replies: 144
Views: 54691

Re: Shraman South Asian Museum

I want it built for the sake of them filling up those hideous parking lots, but the design is not world class or striking. It's actually a bit ugly to be honest. We need something GORGEOUS there. This is a by product of hiring HKS as your architect. Look at their portfolio. Not one single design th...
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Dec 2019 22:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 314
Views: 148870

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

Very underwhelming development for the area. I realize the east side doesn't have the demand that the Uptown side does, but I hate to see prime real estate used on developments such as this. I mean.... I don't hate it.. there's no business putting a large apartment tower right now.. but would start...
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Dec 2019 18:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Shraman South Asian Museum
Replies: 144
Views: 54691

Re: Shraman South Asian Museum

Looks like a 25 story wall of glass.
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Dec 2019 14:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 328
Views: 159273

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

The_Overdog wrote:I like the name. Doesn't it translate to something like cheesy kiss?

Yeah. Which I guess is catchy..
by Tivo_Kenevil
10 Dec 2019 10:26
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 299
Views: 114060

Re: I-345

I think there's a lot of unrealistic expectations from posters here about what will happen if the highway gets torn down. The expectation that the traffic counts would remain the same once the "boulevard" is created is unrealistic. Frankly, that traffic will disperse across different route...
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Dec 2019 17:27
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Replies: 364
Views: 164373

Re: Dallas Area Rapid Transit

Wow, That's pretty progressive. Although, I don't know how helpful this will be if the system is not robust. Perhaps, that's why it will be free.
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Dec 2019 09:38
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 299
Views: 114060

Re: I-345

What would you say if someone proposed totally getting rid of DART. Get rid of every train and bus. You'ld probably say they were crazy. How would all those people get around? I-345 carries about the same number of people as the entire DART system every day, plus an immense amount of goods. And it ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
05 Dec 2019 13:55
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 299
Views: 114060

Re: I-345

I don't see why a regular boulevard is such a bad thing. People on here act like loop 12 doesn't move thousands of cars each day at grade level. It's 1.4 mile stretch. The world will move on if 345 is blown to smithereens.
by Tivo_Kenevil
02 Dec 2019 09:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: Dickies Arena
Replies: 27
Views: 10128

Re: Fort Worth: Dickies Arena

eburress wrote:
texasstar wrote:The seating capacity for this arena is only 14,000. Far too small for an NBA franchise.


I didn't understand the point of going to such expense to build an arena which would never be suitable for major sports events or franchises.


Concerts, Rodeo's, small convention space...
by Tivo_Kenevil
27 Nov 2019 13:38
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: DTD: West End Square
Replies: 37
Views: 12511

Re: DTD: West End Square

Signature parks near White Rock, Casa View, Pleasant Grove, Arcadia Park would be great for the city
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Nov 2019 22:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 483
Views: 236246

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

I'm okay with a cocktail bar. Beer bars are pointless nowadays... They've practically been canabalizd by Local Breweries and Tap Houses... The good thing with a cocktail bars is that each bar will have it's unique cocktail. Something you can't do with just selling beer.. somehow a small dingy tap ba...
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Nov 2019 18:34
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 431
Views: 207712

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

So this is the "iconic" design we were promised? ..... Yawn.
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Nov 2019 18:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 748
Views: 347359

Re: Victory Park 3.0

lakewoodhobo wrote:
willyk wrote:Chipotle under construction.


Update from today

Image


When's it open?
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Nov 2019 11:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District: Virgin Hotel
Replies: 149
Views: 79266

Re: Design District: Virgin Hotel

This building has a great design. I wish there was much more infill of this quality around.
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Nov 2019 14:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 483
Views: 236246

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

Not the normal business opening posted here, but there's a Primrose daycare / pre-school in-progress at Uptown side of North St. Paul Street and Woodall Rogers near KWP. I take this as a very encouraging sign of the maturity and development of Uptown and the CBD / greater Downtown in general. Busin...
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Nov 2019 10:26
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Replies: 364
Views: 164373

Re: Dallas Area Rapid Transit

ART is the future. China leading the way.
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Nov 2019 13:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 494
Views: 273117

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

As someone who lives in this neighborhood, and walks as much as we can to Bishop Arts, I don't know 1 person asking for this Royal Blue. We need a Sprouts or Central Market grocery store. The Tom Thumb on Hampton is not good. I can't understand why the Sprouts at El Fenix or the CM on Beckley/Davis...
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Nov 2019 11:12
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Replies: 364
Views: 164373

Re: Dallas Area Rapid Transit

Wow, hope there's more to this than just a dream.
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Nov 2019 17:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 245
Views: 135242

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

Am I missing something here? Pretty sure Hall himself is a Boomer?
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Nov 2019 11:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 482
Views: 244549

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

Ugly design
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Nov 2019 18:00
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-30 South & East Dallas reconstruction
Replies: 115
Views: 56248

Re: I-30 South & East Dallas reconstruction

I feel like this design leaves a lot to be desired.
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 Oct 2019 09:42
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 492
Views: 204158

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

^True but Cypress waters is in Dallas and offers that Office park style HQ these companies drool over.
by Tivo_Kenevil
24 Oct 2019 23:18
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 492
Views: 204158

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Dallas is just being used for leverage. They'll probably go to Charlotte. They got Lowe's, might as well SW get too.
by Tivo_Kenevil
24 Oct 2019 14:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 314
Views: 148870

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

7 story garage with 5 story apartment building. Lol this the architectural equivalent of all hat no cattle.
by Tivo_Kenevil
21 Oct 2019 14:46
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park
Replies: 208
Views: 97069

Re: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park

Passed by this afternoon. Saw children playing on the swings. Way to go Dallas!
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Oct 2019 15:39
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park
Replies: 141
Views: 63658

Re: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park

Nobody goes to a visitors center when they travel. Lol
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Oct 2019 14:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End 1.0
Replies: 220
Views: 117765

Re: West End 1.0

cowboyeagle05 wrote:As long as it's not turned into another CoWorking office space...


I think it would make a cool restaurant and bar. It definitely needs better lighting. Hopefully a fresh new concept comes through. The area could use something like that. There's no bar in this area.
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Oct 2019 11:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 591
Views: 246068

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

This building will be slightly taller than the Christopher at the Union
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Oct 2019 22:41
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)
Replies: 160
Views: 71195

Re: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)

DPatel304 wrote:If you ignore the towers going up Uptown, Knox, Victory Park, the Design District, and Deep Ellum, then I suppose you could say Dallas is being surpassed by Austin.


I specifically said Downtown. I am comparing Downtowns
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Oct 2019 22:02
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)
Replies: 160
Views: 71195

Re: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)

Austin's Downtown has surpassed Houston's and Dallas' Downtowns. They're building towers left and right. I feel like there's so much land in Downtown Dallas that's just being held on to by developers who are dreaming of luring a big fish. I wish more of that land was dedicated to residential and Hot...
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Oct 2019 13:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 748
Views: 347359

Re: Victory Park 3.0

It will be interesting to see what they do on the Houston st. side. That side of the North End Apartment is dying for some street interaction. To bad the W, and the other builds on the other side have their buttholes (parking exits) facing the street.
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Oct 2019 15:57
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park
Replies: 141
Views: 63658

Re: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park

Kelley USA wrote:Really loving that Pearl Street fountain addition!!

I believe the original KWP plans had a fountain. For whatever reason, they left it out. Good to see the fountain idea was revisited.
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Oct 2019 12:45
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park
Replies: 141
Views: 63658

Re: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park

Looks like they are shooting for a completion date of late 2023 (possibly early 2024). I wasn't initial a huge fan of this project, but it's really warmed up to me. I could see the event space being extremely popular which will bring in some nice revenue, and this will the pedestrian experience on ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Oct 2019 10:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End 1.0
Replies: 220
Views: 117765

Re: West End 1.0

Spaghetti Warehouse closes longtime location in West End Dallas http://dallas.culturemap.com/news/restaurants-bars/10-14-19-spaghetti-warehouse-west-end-closed/ Honestly haven't been here in a long time so I can't speak on the quality of the food here, but it's been a part of the West End for so lo...
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Oct 2019 23:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Two Arts Plaza -Billlingsley
Replies: 13
Views: 5232

Re: Two Arts Plaza -Billlingsley

12 - stories? They waited all this time to develop this? I thought they had plans of grandeur
by Tivo_Kenevil
07 Oct 2019 17:55
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 418
Views: 180370

Re: DFW Economy

I can't trust the opinion of someone who thinks it's reasonable to commute 3 hours each day. In his defense, he's a 'lake guy' (lives on Eagle Mountain Lake) and I believe Eagle Mountain is the closest (or one of the closest) lakes to DFW where you can own waterfront and build a boatdock. That's st...

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