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by dallaz
16 Sep 2019 14:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 641
Views: 226924

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

I came across this video on YouTube. It shows the AMLI quite nicely going over the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=you ... RTFouIRh1k
by dallaz
16 Sep 2019 12:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 226
Views: 55460

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

Developers seek zoning for high-rise complex on North Central Expressway https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2019/09/16/developers-seek-zoning-for-high-rise-complex-on-north-central-expressway/ DeLaVega is wants to amend the existing zoning "to allow for the redevelopment of the sub...
by dallaz
16 Sep 2019 06:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel
Replies: 489
Views: 138762

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

Seen this on my way to work today.

Went to NBCDFW skycam and took a screenshot.
by dallaz
13 Sep 2019 08:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: TC Area: 2727 Turtle Creek Blvd
Replies: 18
Views: 3652

Re: TC Area: 2727 Turtle Creek Blvd

Three new high-rises will replace vacant office block on Dallas' Turtle Creek

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... tle-creek/
by dallaz
11 Sep 2019 09:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 94014

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

I hope this will spur growth among the sea of surface lots in the east part of Downtown. I feel like this area has great potential for some condo towers like in uptown. Just a dream though... With Pacific Plaza's construction wrapping soon, I'm betting we see those nearby lots built upon much soone...
by dallaz
07 Sep 2019 18:06
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: The Daily Digital 4.0
Replies: 49
Views: 17749

Re: The Daily Digital 4.0

A few pics I came across on Skyscrapercity https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48690887221_b08a0c0736_h.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48690887211_e96391b993_h.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48690887196_cc21a627eb_h.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48690887136_a04644a474_h.j...
by dallaz
06 Sep 2019 10:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 101
Views: 23689

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

eburress wrote:Jefferson Blvd sure seems to be next up on the gentrification railroad, but yes, perhaps not in this cycle. 10 years from now though I can see it having Bishop Arts-level momentum, especially if the I-35 deck park happens.

Great point. I forgot about the 35 deck park.
by dallaz
06 Sep 2019 10:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 101
Views: 23689

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

I just drove down Jefferson Blvd tonight and it has been awhile. I noticed quite a few of the historical retail buildings have for lease signs on them. I also noticed a strip of buildings that looks completely renovated and it also has for lease signs. The renovated buildings where across from the ...
by dallaz
05 Sep 2019 23:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 101
Views: 23689

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

I just drove down Jefferson Blvd tonight and it has been awhile. I noticed quite a few of the historical retail buildings have for lease signs on them. I also noticed a strip of buildings that looks completely renovated and it also has for lease signs. The renovated buildings where across from the J...
by dallaz
30 Aug 2019 19:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 641
Views: 226924

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

^^^It’s starting to look better than I originally thought.

IMO it’s by far the best looking building built in Dallas in decades.
by dallaz
22 Aug 2019 11:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 633
Views: 163397

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Does anybody know what happened to the Hines Victory Park office tower? Is it dead? I haven’t heard anything about that project in a long time...
by dallaz
20 Aug 2019 14:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 94014

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

I think this is going to spark a lot of redevelopment in inner city Dallas. Areas like South Dallas maybe become more attractive due to its proximity. I’m excited on what this could do for Dallas!
by dallaz
15 Aug 2019 01:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 94014

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

I'd like to learn more about these buildings. Things are looking troubling for Uber at the moment; Wall St has been brutal to their stock. I wonder how the jobs comin' here will play out Same here. I have a lot of the same questions. Maybe they think they will be more successful in Dallas. Lower co...
by dallaz
14 Aug 2019 23:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 94014

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

According to NBC5, Uber is officially moving to Deep Ellum. Also up to 5 additional buildings are planned on the adjacent land. (Info from the 10 o’clock news) I'd like to learn more about these buildings. Things are looking troubling for Uber at the moment; Wall St has been brutal to their stock. ...
by dallaz
14 Aug 2019 22:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 94014

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

According to NBC5, Uber is officially moving to Deep Ellum. Also up to 5 additional buildings are planned on the adjacent land. (Info from the 10 o’clock news)
by dallaz
15 Jul 2019 19:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 633
Views: 163397

Re: Victory Park 3.0

It looks like they’ve started. I’ve seen construction equipment and ground torn up (on the site) driving south on Stemmons. Maybe 1 or 2 good piles of debris.
by dallaz
07 Jun 2019 15:54
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Historic Images of Dallas
Replies: 32
Views: 8639

Re: Historic Images of Dallas

cowboyeagle05 wrote:That's the Arts District.

True, I forgot about the Winspear. Much intimate venue.
by dallaz
06 Jun 2019 12:03
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Historic Images of Dallas
Replies: 32
Views: 8639

Re: Historic Images of Dallas

Also, the 1920's venue was more auditorium rather than a true Theater. You can tell because the sound is just so terrible and it had none of the amenities expected in 1970's musical theater compatible venue. It's really a hard thing to do to maintain history with this building and still make it use...
by dallaz
03 Jun 2019 11:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown - Warsaw Restaurant Office Tower
Replies: 57
Views: 17336

Re: Uptown - Warsaw Restaurant Office Tower

Apartment tower in the works next to Uptown Dallas' Crescent complex Preliminary plans for the project show a 12-story residential tower that would front on Maple Avenue south of Cedar Springs Road, according to information supplied to Dallas' Oak Lawn Committee. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/...
by dallaz
29 May 2019 18:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 196
Views: 44166

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

NdoorTX wrote:935D7E8A-AA97-4B17-B3AD-2D7DA0205B12.jpeg

Anyone see this alarmist IG post??

Wow, they can’t be serious. This is downtown, what are they expecting to be built?
by dallaz
28 May 2019 08:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Cedars Developments
Replies: 152
Views: 45903

Re: The Cedars Developments

I was looking forward to the building’s restoration. Now, there’s no telling how long this site will be vacant. I wonder was there anyone in the building that set the fire? I know this isn’t the first time... sounds kinda fishy to me.
by dallaz
27 May 2019 16:50
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Historic Images of Dallas
Replies: 32
Views: 8639

Re: Historic Images of Dallas

Exterior and interior pics of the Music Hall at Fair Park before the heavy renovation/addition in the 70s. Pretty much all of the 1920s decor was ripped out during the renovation. What's there now is a 70s style theater in a 1920s building. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47937430676_a20d5a3441_...
by dallaz
14 May 2019 17:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 641
Views: 226924

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

Oh that looks sweet. You can really see it there^^^
by dallaz
14 May 2019 16:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 641
Views: 226924

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

Tnexster wrote:That's awesome and if you zoom in on the last pic in the series you get a great view of the sloping roof line. Thanks for posting!

You can start to see it on pic #2 on the backside as well. It’s going to be beautiful when complete and I can’t wait.
by dallaz
14 May 2019 16:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 633
Views: 163397

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Thanks for the positive update. It's very surprising to hear there was some activity considering it's a Tuesday during the day. I really think the Stars getting so deep into the playoffs really helped bring a TON of people out to the area at just the right time. So many people were telling me they ...
by dallaz
14 May 2019 16:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 100
Views: 16918

Re: The Link at Uptown

Warrior2015 wrote:
dallaz wrote:Progress is coming along quickly

Does that have to come down?

Yes, it’s going to be torn down to make way for the new building.
by dallaz
14 May 2019 14:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 633
Views: 163397

Re: Victory Park 3.0

I walked down to Victory Park this morning/early afternoon and was surprised at all the people that were patronizing the businesses. It actually had some type of energy. I also seen someone who I assume to be a part of the redevelopment of Victory Park, talking to someone about the new restaurants ...
by dallaz
14 May 2019 14:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 633
Views: 163397

Re: Victory Park 3.0

I walked down to Victory Park this morning/early afternoon and was surprised at all the people that were patronizing the businesses. It actually had some type of energy. I also seen someone who I assume to be a part of the redevelopment of Victory Park, talking to someone about the new restaurants t...
by dallaz
14 May 2019 13:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 100
Views: 16918

Re: The Link at Uptown

Progress is coming along quickly
by dallaz
14 May 2019 13:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 641
Views: 226924

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

Gotta few different angles...it’s looking pretty good
by dallaz
14 May 2019 13:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 136
Views: 36945

Re: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)

Finally able to contribute pics
by dallaz
07 May 2019 07:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 633
Views: 163397

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Developer Hillwood files building permits for Victory Park office project

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... ce-project

A formal announcement of the development and groundbreaking are expected this summer.
by dallaz
03 May 2019 11:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District: Cabana Hotel
Replies: 41
Views: 11842

Re: Design District: Cabana Hotel

Central Market project for Dallas' Uptown neighborhood gets approval https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2019/05/03/central-market-project-dallas-uptown-gets-approval The plan commission also voted to allow developers restoring downtown Dallas' landmark Cabana Hotel to add a residential ...
by dallaz
03 May 2019 11:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon
Replies: 155
Views: 43683

Re: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon

Central Market project for Dallas' Uptown neighborhood gets approval

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... s-approval
by dallaz
01 May 2019 10:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 196
Views: 70019

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

Downtown Dallas' Hall Arts condo tower tops out construction

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... nstruction
by dallaz
29 Apr 2019 12:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Red Bird Mall
Replies: 52
Views: 15512

Re: Red Bird Mall

Reimagine RedBird and Palladium USA will announce the development of Palladium RedBird Apartments, luxury residences with modern, upscale amenities, to the Oak Cliff community. "Luxury residences" and RedBird in the same sentence. My brain needs to Ctrl-Alt-Delete. Hahahaha...my thoughts ...
by dallaz
29 Apr 2019 11:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Red Bird Mall
Replies: 52
Views: 15512

Re: Red Bird Mall

International property firm will build apartments at Dallas' RedBird mall

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... dbird-mall
by dallaz
22 Apr 2019 21:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 641
Views: 226924

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

R1070 wrote:The top of the structure is just a design element.

Yeah. I was just thinking that maybe some thought it was apart of the floor count.
by dallaz
22 Apr 2019 21:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 641
Views: 226924

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

^^^oh ok great. I believe the angled portion will be some sort of steel structure placed on top. It looks that way from the still photos from the construction animation. I don’t think it will be habitable, meaning it will not have residential units.
by dallaz
18 Apr 2019 13:11
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 105
Views: 27263

Re: New Census Population Estimates

New Census Bureau Estimates Show Counties in South and West Lead Nation in Population Growth https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2019/estimates-county-metro.html Dallas MSA: +131,767 people Phoenix MSA: +96,268 people Houston MSA: +91,689 people Atlanta MSA: +75,702 people Orlando MSA: +6...
by dallaz
18 Apr 2019 08:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District: Cabana Hotel
Replies: 41
Views: 11842

Re: Design District: Cabana Hotel

Developers seeking approval for high-rise addition to Dallas' Cabana Hotel

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... bana-hotel
by dallaz
17 Apr 2019 13:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: 1900 Pearl (362 FT | 25 ST)
Replies: 200
Views: 71608

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

Downtown Dallas tower sale is new record Texas building buy

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... ilding-buy
by dallaz
11 Apr 2019 19:23
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park
Replies: 104
Views: 27888

Re: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park

CEO: Kit Sawers, Klyde Warren Park https://www.kera.org/2019/03/29/kit-sawers-klyde-warren-park/ Built over a busy downtown Dallas freeway, Klyde Warren Park offers visitors over five acres of green space to eat, play and relax. President of Klyde Warren Park, Kit Sawers, joins host Lee Cullum this ...
by dallaz
10 Apr 2019 11:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 196
Views: 70019

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

Looking good! Thx for the pic.

Does anybody know the floor count?
by dallaz
09 Apr 2019 13:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 633
Views: 163397

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Developers celebrate Dallas' Victory Park revamp

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... ark-revamp
by dallaz
08 Apr 2019 07:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Bank of America Plaza
Replies: 9
Views: 1683

Downtown Dallas: Bank of America Plaza

Dallas' Bank of America Plaza, downtown's tallest skyscraper, is for sale https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2019/04/08/downtown-dallas-tallest-skyscraperbank-america-plaza-sale For a building this size, it has a terrible ground level. Some parts of the property have inadequate sidewalk...
by dallaz
04 Apr 2019 16:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: 1700 Pacific
Replies: 38
Views: 6835

Re: 1700 Pacific

Downtown Dallas "for sale" signs are spreading with another tower up for grabs

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... ower-grabs
by dallaz
03 Apr 2019 13:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Grocery Stores: news/development
Replies: 150
Views: 37681

Re: Grocery Stores: news/development

Walmart is about to give up on its Red Bird location. Walmart is planning a “secret” abrupt store closure in April. Unfortunately, crime happens all too often in this area. Until crime goes down, I really don’t see how the Red Bird Mall redevelopment can be successful. There are numerous vacant sto...

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