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by Thymant
18 Jun 2019 19:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place
Replies: 76
Views: 21165

Re: Downtown Dallas - Fountain Place

Tnexster wrote:South face of the parking garage is finally getting some glass.


Beat me to it, saw that as well!
by Thymant
14 Jun 2019 23:09
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: The Cedars: Old City Park & Dallas Heritage Village
Replies: 19
Views: 3395

Re: The Cedars: Old City Park & Dallas Heritage Village

exelone31 wrote:Hopefully there is no "old wiring" in either of these buildings.


Yeah this part of the Cedars lost a lot of its magic with the loss of the Ambassador. Its like if Cinderella's castle at Disney World got burned down.
by Thymant
14 Jun 2019 19:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 565
Views: 124912

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. Bummer. A New 7-Eleven (Complete With Gas Pumps And All) Will Open In Deep Ellum’s Eastern Edge In 2020, Replacing A Popular Instagram Photo Shoot Destination. https:...
by Thymant
02 Jun 2019 04:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 340
Views: 78920

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

Mockingbird Diner Closes Was it the staff? The size? Restaurateur 'befuddled' over Mockingbird Diner's closure https://www.guidelive.com/food-and-drink/2019/06/01/mockingbird-diner-closed-near-dallas-love-field-airport Anybody else try this place besides me? The ownership was arrogant and rude. You...
by Thymant
28 May 2019 05:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Cedars Developments
Replies: 143
Views: 35045

Re: The Cedars Developments

Looks like it's a total loss.
by Thymant
04 May 2019 22:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon
Replies: 126
Views: 32860

Re: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon

I’m glad to hear there will be some residential included in this development. I don't think there will be residential included in this project, the residential they were referring to was the residential tower that was approved to be added to the Cabana Hotel along 35. The article made it easy to co...
by Thymant
25 Apr 2019 13:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas Developments
Replies: 68
Views: 18843

Re: West Dallas Developments

Saw over the last week or so that two projects appear to have broken ground. The Toll Brothers site on W Commerce and Pittman has been moving dirt and is the most active of the two. https://dallas.towers.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2017/10/TollBros-W-Dallas-Apts.jpg And on W Commerce and Beckle...
by Thymant
24 Mar 2019 00:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Red Bird Mall
Replies: 44
Views: 10616

Re: Red Bird Mall

Construction should pick up on Tuesday, hearing that Brodsky has changed some of the plans and will cut up the old mall into even more pieces basically gutting the mall. This will no longer be a mall at all and will be a series of office buildings with some retail scattered about in between the off...
by Thymant
22 Mar 2019 20:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 178
Views: 51196

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

Maybe need to see this in full sunlight but I work nearby and this building is hideous. The glass or whatever design you'd call what they have on the Ross side is really not pleasant to look at. Weird I've seen this building in full daylight and think it looks nice. Plus its rare to find new reside...
by Thymant
14 Feb 2019 20:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 92
Views: 10287

Re: The Link at Uptown

Seems rather tall!
by Thymant
23 Jan 2019 09:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Dream Hotel
Replies: 107
Views: 31807

Re: Uptown Dallas: Dream Hotel

^^^^ Agreed, this is definitely not a reflection of the market as a whole. The dream hotel has been in limbo from the start, the fact that even came back to life is quite shocking. Plus there are 2 upscale hotels that recently started near by showing it's quite possible to move development of this s...
by Thymant
20 Jan 2019 21:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 307
Views: 63380

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

From this Weekend:

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The Hamilton by Thymant, on Flickr
by Thymant
12 Jan 2019 04:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 565
Views: 124912

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

From Last Week:
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Novel Deep Ellum by Thymant, on Flickr
by Thymant
12 Jan 2019 04:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas: Trinity Groves
Replies: 75
Views: 20208

Re: West Dallas: Trinity Groves

Trinity Grove phase 2 apartments https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4910/32753034538_d058b6f421_b.jpg Trinity Groves Apartments by Thymant , on Flickr https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7825/46627209931_aec5b214b5_b.jpg Trinity Groves Apartments by Thymant , on Flickr
by Thymant
15 Nov 2018 23:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 391
Views: 101731

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

itsjrd1964 wrote:
cowboyeagle05 wrote:Still no hotel flag correct?


There was brief rumor/talk somewhere, I don't remember where I saw it, that Hyatt's Centric brand was considered or looked at for this, but I've seen nothing more about it.


Hyatt Centric was the hotel flag placed on earlier more detailed renderings for this project.
by Thymant
06 Oct 2018 23:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 188
Views: 41303

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

I like the Galleria because it's feels more convenient and quick than a trip to Northpark. It's honestly not in as bad of shape as some people here seem to think. I've also not seen many vacant storefronts. A few, but not many. I don't spend thousands or even hundreds on each garment I buy, so I ap...
by Thymant
05 Oct 2018 03:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 183
Views: 29585

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

They look at Frisco with salivation and want that here. This is all on Dallas. Nothing in Frisco has been built with a giant surface lot until you get to nearly Prosper. The most anti-urban thing Frisco has done recently is slightly widen their main street. And the downzoning of US75 to drive-thus ...
by Thymant
24 Sep 2018 00:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District: Virgin Hotel
Replies: 110
Views: 37275

Re: Design District: Virgin Hotel

tamtagon wrote:hahaha people are going to hate it in 50 years so i'll be scrapped off and modernized!


????? Why exactly?
by Thymant
23 Sep 2018 01:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District: Virgin Hotel
Replies: 110
Views: 37275

Re: Design District: Virgin Hotel

Still no sign of the lace like exterior. Wonder when that will start going up? https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1953/44789932822_322609c574_b.jpg Virgin Hotel by Thymant , on Flickr https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1911/44789934932_d4ae5860a5_b.jpg Virgin Hotel by Thymant , on Flickr
by Thymant
19 Sep 2018 06:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0
Replies: 148
Views: 42868

Re: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0

I wish we could get a nice block of 8-10 mid rise buildings throughout this side of town. This here I agree with. If you hop over to Oaklawn near Old Parkland you can witness a perfect example of this. it hasn't quite reached 8-10 mark but with the apartments they have built along with new town hom...
by Thymant
22 Aug 2018 00:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 565
Views: 124912

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Novel Deep Ellum apartments https://farm1.staticflickr.com/937/43099235145_63dcc98a4c_b.jpg Novel Deep Ellum by Thymant , on Flickr The Crosby Apartments https://farm1.staticflickr.com/939/42196012940_f112e9d4e9_b.jpg The Crosby by Thymant , on Flickr
by Thymant
27 Jul 2018 16:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No. 10 Harwood (22 ST)
Replies: 107
Views: 33426

Re: Harwood Int'l District: No. 10 Harwood (22 ST)

Tnexster wrote:Saw the glass from 35 today, saw it twice and don't know what to say except....it looks dark.


Didn't look dark to me from close up, it similar tent to the renderings. Maybe there was a reflection?
by Thymant
25 Jul 2018 12:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Lower Greenville Development
Replies: 69
Views: 15222

Re: Lower Greenville Development

Has anyone seen the Trammel Crow development? I had high hopes for it as they had multiple tower cranes on the site and went reasonably far below grade for parking, so I was expecting something much, much larger/nicer/denser than what we ended up with. Even worse, the units that front Greenville lo...
by Thymant
12 Jun 2018 04:04
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity River Park
Replies: 242
Views: 44553

Re: Trinity River Park

Sorry to get everyone's hopes up and bumping this topic, I don't have any updates regarding the Trinity River Park. I was wondering if anyone here has actually utilized the existing trails and park space as it is. I've only briefly used the trails here, so I really don't know much of anything about...
by Thymant
10 Apr 2018 10:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 565
Views: 124912

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

cowboyeagle05 wrote:Which apartment project is The Gabrielle and which one is the Crosby. A googling to straighten me out did not help.


The Gabrielle is the Tom Thumb apartment project by greystar and The Crosby is the 5 story apartment project by Stillwater Capital.
by Thymant
09 Apr 2018 19:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 565
Views: 124912

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

We now have 7 cranes in Deep Ellum! The Epic - 2 cranes (down 1) Texas A&M Dental School - 2 cranes The Gabrielle - 1 crane The Crosby - 1 crane Crescent Deep Ellum - 1 crane https://farm1.staticflickr.com/813/40639485304_caa626e400_b.jpg Deep Ellum Cranes by Thymant , on Flickr
by Thymant
02 Apr 2018 15:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Alexan Katy Trail (~184 FT / 15 ST)
Replies: 24
Views: 9282

Re: Uptown Dallas: Alexan Katy Trail (~184 FT / 15 ST)

From last week:

ImageCarlisle and Vine by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/156360625@N07/]Thymant/url], on Flickr
by Thymant
02 Apr 2018 15:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Ventana (12 ST / 12 ST)
Replies: 32
Views: 9046

Re: North Dallas: Ventana (12 ST / 12 ST)

From Last week:

ImageVentana by Buckner by Thymant, on Flickr
by Thymant
14 Mar 2018 22:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 188
Views: 41303

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

I wonder if this is going to be another midrise or if they are going to go for a highrise at this site.
by Thymant
22 Feb 2018 00:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor
Replies: 128
Views: 38946

Re: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor

Plain beige EIFS stick built apartment in Dallas. Groundbreaking. Ross Ave isn't Uptown. To get high-end construction and design, you have to be able to fetch high-end prices, and you're just not going to get that here. It's either the unexciting midrise that will bring 600 more people and their vi...
by Thymant
21 Feb 2018 15:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor
Replies: 128
Views: 38946

Re: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor

Former credit union on Dallas' Ross Avenue to become 300-unit apartment project Steve Brown February 20, 2018 https://dallasnews.imgix.net/1519166536-cypress.jpg?auto=format%2Cenhance&crop=faces%2Centropy&fit=crop&q=40&or=0&w=1024&h=543 [url="https://www.dallasnews.com/...
by Thymant
29 Jan 2018 20:38
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 330
Views: 79396

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

That garage is an insult to the progress that The Cedars has made so far, it's almost like going backwards in time. I really hope they don't plan to just build a massive bank garage in the neighborhood.
by Thymant
23 Jan 2018 15:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 565
Views: 124912

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Dallas' Deep Ellum is getting another rental community, with 336 apartments https://dallasnews.imgix.net/1516727322-DeepEllumFlats_ForRent2.jpg?auto=format%2Cenhance&crop=faces%2Centropy&fit=crop&q=40&or=0&w=1024&h=543 Dallas-based Stillwater Capital is building the 336-unit...
by Thymant
20 Jan 2018 09:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End 1.0
Replies: 158
Views: 35476

Re: West End 1.0

Additional Security Coming to Dallas’ Historic West End Dallas’ Historic West End has long had a reputation as dangerous. The neighborhood association dedicated to the enhancement of the area—the West End Association—scored a long-anticipated win Tuesday with the hiring of safety patrol Landmark Se...
by Thymant
18 Jan 2018 11:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 426
Views: 120020

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

DPatel304 wrote:Thanks for the pictures! This will be such a nice entrance into Bishop Arts for people who are arriving via Streetcar.


Your welcome,this corner will bring an impressive amount of density to the area.
by Thymant
18 Jan 2018 10:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor
Replies: 128
Views: 38946

Re: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor

From Yesterday: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4654/27984612529_134ec50302_b.jpg Alexan Ross 1 by Thymant , on Flickr https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4703/39053667884_545bc282e5_b.jpg Alexan Ross 2 by Thymant , on Flickr https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4626/25891327898_9be922a994_b.jpg Modera Hall St...
by Thymant
18 Jan 2018 10:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor
Replies: 128
Views: 38946

Re: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor

From December:

ImageModera Hall Street by Thymant, on Flickr

ImageModera Hall Street by Thymant, on Flickr
by Thymant
18 Jan 2018 10:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 426
Views: 120020

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

From Yesterday: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4697/24893422067_060fd1d55a_b.jpg Crescent Bishop Arts by Thymant , on Flickr https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4615/38864358255_5b7e7fb4bb_b.jpg Crescent Bishop Arts by Thymant , on Flickr https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4719/27984638809_0054dd27d7_b.jpg ...
by Thymant
20 Dec 2017 17:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 426
Views: 120020

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4598/38307910405_54093e8c2e_b.jpg Bishop Arts CVS 1 by Thymant , on Flickr https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4680/25318667288_7da10fc96f_b.jpg Bishop Arts CVS 2 by Thymant , on Flickr Well for what it's worth it's the best stand alone CVS that I have seen
by Thymant
18 Dec 2017 16:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District: Virgin Hotel
Replies: 110
Views: 37275

Re: Design District: Virgin Hotel

I agree with you about Levee street. I'm not sure how likely it is, but if those power lines could be buried/moved, then you could potentially have a direct connection to the Pedestrian bridge from Levee street and some of the buildings that face the Trinity River could be turned into restaurants o...
by Thymant
30 Nov 2017 09:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 188
Views: 41303

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

It's too bad it could fail hard if they cant get the mall torn down and move forward. I don't think this hotel would be able to hold out for a generation like the W Hotel did when Victory Park tripped and fell the first time. I think it will do just fine, it's right next to the galleria, other hote...
by Thymant
30 Nov 2017 03:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 188
Views: 41303

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

AC Hotel and Modera near the Galleria from Friday https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4545/38643719691_08896f46ab_h.jpg A.C. Hotel Galleria by Thymant , on Flickr https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4521/38643735001_cd87c075c8_h.jpg Modera near the Galleria/ A.C. Hotel by Thymant , on Flickr
by Thymant
18 Nov 2017 21:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 448
Views: 106434

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

I would say that too if I was running PR for The Drever. Yeah but work has not seemed to stopped so they do have that going for them. But in other news there is a large LED display on the north side of the building near the upper floors that is similar to the Omni. Have not noticed these before, wa...
by Thymant
16 Nov 2017 23:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0
Replies: 148
Views: 42868

Re: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0

Can't support retail everywhere without density. You're only going to get that with midrise once you have midrise everywhere, not just a few here and there (which I would completely support). And even our high-rises aren't particularly dense. A developer friend of mine in Oakland is building a 20-s...
by Thymant
14 Nov 2017 02:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0
Replies: 148
Views: 42868

Re: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0

Apartment project kicks off at downtown Dallas' Farmers Market Steve Brown https://dallasnews.imgix.net/1510609290-lyndfarmrs2.jpg?w=724&h=500&auto=format&q=60&fit=clip https://dallasnews.imgix.net/1510609298-lyndfarmers3.jpg?w=724&h=500&auto=format&q=60&fit=clip Lyn...
by Thymant
14 Nov 2017 01:45
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Las Colinas/North Irving Development
Replies: 841
Views: 198310

Re: Las Colinas/North Irving Development

Irving apartment project starts near new Music Factory Steve Brown https://dallasnews.imgix.net/1510608791-Jefferson-on-Promenade.jpg?auto=format%2Cenhance&crop=faces%2Centropy&fit=crop&q=40&or=0&w=1024&h=543 Developers are building an apartment community near Irving's new T...
by Thymant
12 Oct 2017 14:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas Developments
Replies: 68
Views: 18843

Re: West Dallas Developments

Nice to see this kind of height and scale on this side of commerce!

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