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by dd_dweller
21 Aug 2019 12:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 95673

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

https://dallasinnovates.com/uber-taps-dallas-for-major-hub-at-the-epic-in-deep-ellum-bringing-3000-jobs/ Uber plans to occupy around 450,000 square feet in the second planned 23-story office tower, according to Westdale Real Estate Investment and Management, The Epic’s master developer. That tower i...
by dd_dweller
21 Aug 2019 08:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 95673

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Uber Hub Confirmed for Dallas With 3,000 Jobs, $400 Million in Salary Nice video in the article below about vertiports for Uber Elevate https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/business/Uber-Hub-Confirmed-for-Dallas-With-3000-Jobs-400-Million-in-Salary-556881671.html On here it says that they bought the land ne...
by dd_dweller
20 Aug 2019 13:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 95673

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

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by dd_dweller
13 Aug 2019 14:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 95673

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

https://retailtxok.cbre.us/wp-content/u ... preads.pdf

Page 11 has a rendering of phase II or possibly just a placeholder of what could be built. Looks fairly new. Never seen this before.
by dd_dweller
26 Jul 2019 13:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 95673

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

If uber does open up an office at the Epic, I hope they build a platform on whatever building they build. I think that's what the new buildings will be adding as an amenity. Would be cool to see that in phase 2.
by dd_dweller
19 Jul 2019 11:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Routh and Cedar Springs
Replies: 24
Views: 2292

Re: Uptown Dallas: Routh and Cedar Springs

Can anyone snap the photo from the article? I'm not able to read it.
by dd_dweller
19 Jul 2019 11:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 210
Views: 57279

Re: AT&T Discovery District

Where was this located? What an awesome building. Wish we had more like these buildings instead of surface lots.
by dd_dweller
17 May 2019 08:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 95673

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

If Dallas lands Uber, I’m sure phase 2 will get started a lot sooner than later. It mentioned two more towers could be added. I wonder how tall they can go. I hope it’s all mixed use. More residential and office with retail. They’ve done a good job so far. Super excited about this news. Dallas needs...
by dd_dweller
16 May 2019 09:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Hampton Inn (Allen Bldg., 1700 Commerce)
Replies: 15
Views: 4385

Re: Downtown Dallas: Hampton Inn (Allen Bldg., 1700 Commerce)

Well, it's not Fireside Pies, but... Starbucks has been named as the tenant for the storefront by the Hampton Inn. The article doesn't give a timeframe for completion or opening. https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2019/05/07/starbucks-commerce-street-downtown-dallas.html Now if we could get th...
by dd_dweller
08 May 2019 13:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 608
Views: 160835

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Whats going on with the lots around exposition and main? The one random yellow house building and the old tattoo shop are fenced up.
by dd_dweller
10 Apr 2019 09:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 608
Views: 160835

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

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The circled part I believe is different. I only see the plans for the gin site.
by dd_dweller
10 Apr 2019 09:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 608
Views: 160835

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

What’s going on with the demolition of the building on elm and hall? Is it part of the continental gin development?
by dd_dweller
04 Apr 2019 12:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 100
Views: 17176

Re: The Link at Uptown

Do we have any new renderings? The one on the DMN seems a lot boxier than previous renderings. Maybe that's what the backsides suppose to look like. IDK.
by dd_dweller
21 Feb 2019 12:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)
Replies: 317
Views: 113637

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Update on what these units will be? Are they going to be apartments or condos? Downtown lacks new affordable condos.
by dd_dweller
21 Feb 2019 12:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 95673

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Any news about phase 2 as mentioned before? Can't wait to see what it'll look like.
by dd_dweller
23 Dec 2018 10:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Parking Garages
Replies: 139
Views: 38521

Re: Parking Garages

Does anyone know what’s being done to the Neiman Marcus parking garage?
by dd_dweller
05 Dec 2018 13:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Most Exciting Project?
Replies: 24
Views: 4280

Re: Most Exciting Project?

The projects I'm most excited about are:

* The Epic and if successful phase 2
* Carpenter Park
* Discover District - I hope the architecture is bold and iconic

Seems like every corner of downtown is being developed. Hope this keeps going into 2019 and beyond.
by dd_dweller
29 Nov 2018 19:08
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Main Street Garden
Replies: 16
Views: 3471

Re: Main Street Gardens

Any renderings for the park/improvements? I didn’t see any on the DDI Facebook page.
by dd_dweller
20 Aug 2018 14:19
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown: Carpenter Park
Replies: 8
Views: 3373

Re: Downtown: Carpenter Park

Has there been any updates on the status of this project? This is now becoming a homeless camp area the past few weeks. I hope this doesn't become a tent city.
by dd_dweller
01 Aug 2018 16:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 95673

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Has anything been announced in regards to retail/restaurants being signed or lead tenants for the office tower?
by dd_dweller
24 Jul 2018 17:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Sheraton Hotel
Replies: 30
Views: 6124

Downtown Dallas: Sheraton Hotel

I haven’t seen a topic page for the Sheraton.

I drove by yesterday and it looks like they’re starting to remodel the entrance. It’s all blocked off now. There’s some picture at the parking garage. Anyone know what all is getting done?
by dd_dweller
25 Jun 2018 12:52
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Downtown: Cesar Chavez & Pearl re-do's
Replies: 47
Views: 14050

Re: Downtown: Cesar Chavez & Pearl re-do's

What are they doing to the intersection of Elm and Harwood st? It's close to this but I see the sidewalks being expanded but don't know if there's something more to it than just wider sidewalks.
by dd_dweller
06 Jun 2018 12:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: The Spire Mixed Use Project
Replies: 76
Views: 22027

Re: Arts District: The Spire Mixed Use Project

Drove by today and they tore down the liquor store along Ross. I know we shouldn't be too optimistic about this project.
by dd_dweller
22 May 2018 13:38
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Downtown: Cesar Chavez & Pearl re-do's
Replies: 47
Views: 14050

Re: Downtown: Cesar Chavez & Pearl re-do's

Driving by, I've seen them working on this road. Hopefully it's continuous work and not on and off again. This road has taken years to build.
by dd_dweller
21 May 2018 13:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Retail
Replies: 239
Views: 63369

Re: Downtown Dallas: Retail

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/retail/2018/05/21/forty-five-ten-changing-downtown-dallas-store-boost-walk-traffic-after-less-two-years

With Tenoversix moving over to Forty Five Ten, what are they going to do with the current Tenoversix space?
by dd_dweller
18 Apr 2018 12:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: The Spire Mixed Use Project
Replies: 76
Views: 22027

Re: Arts District: The Spire Mixed Use Project

Does anyone know an update on this property? The liquor store closed down last weekend. They said they're tearing down the building.

Maybe Spire is finally making a move on its property.
by dd_dweller
21 Mar 2018 13:48
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Downtown: Cesar Chavez & Pearl re-do's
Replies: 47
Views: 14050

Re: Downtown: Cesar Chavez & Pearl re-do's

This project is never consistent. They have people working on it one day and the next few days nobody is on site. I don't understand that. No wonder this project is taking forever! Are they short on labor or something? Anyone have any info as to why the crew is seldom there?
by dd_dweller
10 Feb 2018 11:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: City Lights
Replies: 99
Views: 27934

Re: Downtown Dallas: City Lights

Across the street from the Gabriella is another worksite at Texas and Live Oak. The contractor is SunTech. I was looking on their website and I couldn't find anything. They do retail sites and standalone CVS stores. Anyone know how to find out whats being built on that site?
by dd_dweller
23 Jan 2018 12:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AC Hotel and Residence Inn by Marriott (Mercantile Commerce Building/1712 Commerce St)
Replies: 58
Views: 21109

Re: Downtown Dallas: AC Hotel and Residence Inn by Marriott (Mercantile Commerce Building/1712 Commerce St)

Construction has started back up again on the parking garage. How many floors will the garage be? From previous renderings and articles, it does seem to have retail space in the parking garage. You can kind of see the layout of it driving down jackson. They have a ramp that goes up from jackson to t...
by dd_dweller
15 Jan 2018 10:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: City Lights
Replies: 99
Views: 27934

Re: Downtown Dallas: City Lights

This project has started! I've been seeing work being done on all these sites. I'm excited to have a grocery store within walking distance. The lot across from this site, on live oak st is getting a lot of work done too. I think its part of this project. Phase 2 on the back side is completely fenced...
by dd_dweller
04 Dec 2017 12:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 188
Views: 52789

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

I haven't heard anything about the Lifetime project anymore. Is this still happening or has this been killed?
by dd_dweller
29 Nov 2017 11:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 608
Views: 160835

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

cowboyeagle05 wrote:I assume you are referring to the Tom Thumb/residential tower site. Maybe they are finally starting.


The sites across the street from that project.
by dd_dweller
29 Nov 2017 09:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 608
Views: 160835

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Does anyone know why the site on live oak & Texas st is being cleared? At first I thought it was being cleaned up.
by dd_dweller
15 Nov 2017 13:20
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Downtown: Cesar Chavez & Pearl re-do's
Replies: 47
Views: 14050

Re: Downtown: Cesar Chavez & Pearl re-do's

Does anyone know what the streets going to look like once its finished? I like that the side of Cesar Chavez by the farmers market has trees in the middle. Will this new road have that as well or will it all just be a huge rode?
by dd_dweller
31 Oct 2017 12:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 608
Views: 160835

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

I was walking by the new bar/restaurant, Bottled Blond, which opened in Deep Ellum and it was very busy! It seems isolated now but I'm sure things will open around it soon. With that said, I saw the building next door had a for lease sign that was taken down and people were moving out. There were n...
by dd_dweller
23 Oct 2017 12:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 608
Views: 160835

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

I was walking by the new bar/restaurant, Bottled Blond, which opened in Deep Ellum and it was very busy! It seems isolated now but I'm sure things will open around it soon. With that said, I saw the building next door had a for lease sign that was taken down and people were moving out. There were no...
by dd_dweller
19 Oct 2017 16:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Smart District
Replies: 106
Views: 31827

Re: Dallas Smart District

The only thing that bugs me is that it looks like the 105 year old Eagle's Nest Cathedral would be demolished, and a parking structure put in its place. It's hard to tell but I don't see it in the renderings. There's got to be a way to preserve it. It doesn't take up much land and could become a gr...
by dd_dweller
05 Oct 2017 14:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1054
Views: 259550

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Quick question, with all these other small cities within the DFW putting a bid, doesn't it mean that they too have meet the requirements of being a city with 1million people? Do they think (suburbs) they meet the criteria because they're part of the DFW? I just don't think the suburbs are as attract...
by dd_dweller
05 Oct 2017 13:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 208
Views: 48806

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

There's been some activity at the old vertigo salon on main street. I haven't seen any signs go up. It's been getting cleaned out. Hopefully this is good news and they have a new retailer.
by dd_dweller
05 Oct 2017 08:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)
Replies: 317
Views: 113637

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

I love all that’s going on with this property but I wish we would get retail. All that gets announced Downtown is new restaurants. People need places to shop downtown. Don’t get me wrong, I’m very happy with all the activity going on downtown. We just need some new retailers people who live downtown...
by dd_dweller
02 Oct 2017 11:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)
Replies: 317
Views: 113637

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

It seems like the lot next door is finally being prepped. Most of it has already been cleared.

Does anyone know what’s actually getting built? More apartments and a garage? Any renderings?
by dd_dweller
31 Aug 2017 11:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 608
Views: 160835

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

https://dallas.eater.com/2016/8/31/1272 ... gh-acheson

I haven't seen an update on this in awhile. Anyone have any news or updates regarding this?
by dd_dweller
19 Jul 2017 11:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas: Cricket Stadium
Replies: 14
Views: 6180

Re: Dallas: Cricket Stadium

If done right, this could be a big draw for Dallas. If developed by a DART station, people from the suburbs could commute to the stadium. Even fans from the Dallas area could use dart. I know our city fails us sometimes but there is hope that this could be done right. They want to build new hotels a...
by dd_dweller
19 Jul 2017 10:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas: Cricket Stadium
Replies: 14
Views: 6180

Re: Dallas: Cricket Stadium

This is something the downtown Dallas core has always wanted. A stadium that could host more than its intended sport. Hopefully the old Reunion Arena site is being looked at as well as the Spire site. This would be a big win for downtown. I'm not opposed to the Las Colinas site where the Texas Stadi...
by dd_dweller
11 Jul 2017 11:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)
Replies: 317
Views: 113637

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

I'm happy for all the restaurants but is there no actual retail in this building? Downtown is filling up with restaurants but no where to really shop. Everyone cant afford neimans, traffic, or forty five ten. We need some retail options that most people can buy. I was hoping some stores would open w...
by dd_dweller
20 Jun 2017 13:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 95673

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Two cranes are up on this site.

Does anyone have the official floor count on the residential building? This building seems to be a lot taller than what was mentioned on the DMN article. I'm basing this off of the renderings they released.
by dd_dweller
13 Jun 2017 12:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 95673

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

maconahey wrote:Crane going up now (from KDC's webcam)
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This project is moving fast! I'm so glad this is happening.

Now I wish Elan Citylights new apartment tower would go up. This area needs a grocery store to walk to.
by dd_dweller
20 Mar 2017 14:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 608
Views: 160835

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Over the weekend, the whole property at the Epic site was fenced in. Looks like they might be prepping the site.
by dd_dweller
16 Mar 2017 13:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 608
Views: 160835

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Today there was work being done on the Epic site. I saw work along pacific. Anyone know if they are moving forward with this site?

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