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by R1070
19 Aug 2018 19:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 372
Views: 53757

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

I'm glad they are turning this into a pedestrian space in front of those businesses.
by R1070
17 Aug 2018 22:24
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 263
Views: 36157

Re: Legacy West

Some of those stores would have been great for LW!
by R1070
17 Aug 2018 16:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 213
Views: 26744

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

PL8 wasn't the right fit for right there.
by R1070
15 Aug 2018 19:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 372
Views: 53757

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

So many ugly lots around Baylor and they want to tear up this nice green space. so Dallas.
by R1070
14 Aug 2018 21:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End 1.0
Replies: 100
Views: 13775

Re: West End 1.0

This would be a great space for infill. There's so many small lots on the Western end of downtown that could be developed nicely.
by R1070
13 Aug 2018 20:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End 1.0
Replies: 100
Views: 13775

Re: West End 1.0

Can't they just eat up a surface lot right around there? We need some of those smaller surface lots to be redeveloped to connect with the core of downtown better.
by R1070
11 Aug 2018 15:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 300
Views: 44884

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

That many food halls is way too much. Plus we have the whole Farmer's Market District that is doing very well.
by R1070
09 Aug 2018 20:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 361
Views: 47046

Re: Victory Park 3.0

I think more infill buildings like this throughout Central Dallas is much needed. Not everything has to be a certain height to have a great presence.
by R1070
05 Aug 2018 21:54
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Las Colinas/North Irving Development
Replies: 658
Views: 87296

Re: Las Colinas/North Irving Development

Kelley USA wrote:Lodgic Hospitality has finally pulled permits for their new 12 Story Element Hotel... This is where the old Sfuzzi, Table & Tavern, Republic, yada yada yada use to be. From what I remember of the rendering I glanced at it should be a nice addition!


This will be a great location for a hotel.
by R1070
05 Aug 2018 21:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 309
Views: 46282

Re: Northpark Center

I was thinking the Williams Sonoma space as well.
by R1070
05 Aug 2018 15:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 309
Views: 46282

Re: Northpark Center

Jasimm wrote:Louis Vuitton Men's store is now open.


It appears to be a refresh of the Mulberry store design. Is this temporary and the plan is to open a larger LV store in the mall?
by R1070
02 Aug 2018 21:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 309
Views: 46282

Re: Northpark Center

Rodd & Gunn is now open and Brookstone announced today that it will be closing all of it's mall stores, so that's another spot that will open up in the mall. I'm not surprised by the Brookstone announcement and I always felt like it looked odd in that spot anyway.
by R1070
02 Aug 2018 21:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 340
Views: 60245

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

The 9th floor will be the pool/amenity floor from what I understand.
by R1070
01 Aug 2018 20:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas: Market Center area
Replies: 15
Views: 673

Re: Dallas: Market Center area

Does anyone have info on the construction going on the ramps on Stemmons Freeway?
by R1070
01 Aug 2018 20:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Museum Tower
Replies: 142
Views: 20113

Re: Museum Tower

Nice!
by R1070
31 Jul 2018 18:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Henderson Avenue Corridor
Replies: 62
Views: 9737

Re: Henderson Avenue Corridor

They are tearing down a lot of structures and do utility work.
by R1070
30 Jul 2018 22:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Henderson Avenue Corridor
Replies: 62
Views: 9737

Re: Henderson Avenue Corridor

That whole end of the street is getting a huge face lift.
by R1070
25 Jul 2018 21:24
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Las Colinas/North Irving Development
Replies: 658
Views: 87296

Re: Las Colinas/North Irving Development

Irving's amount of development is impressive and really under the radar.
by R1070
24 Jul 2018 22:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 309
Views: 46282

Re: Northpark Center

When they cared out the space for Saint Laurent and Ferragamo, they have built the storefront to SL as needed because they just have the flat drywall covering the front instead of the typical box you see when the store front is being remodeled.
by R1070
24 Jul 2018 22:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District: Virgin Hotel
Replies: 89
Views: 16969

Re: Design District: Virgin Hotel

I think it will look good once completed. The other designs were more interesting, but I still think this will stand out in it's own way.
by R1070
23 Jul 2018 21:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 309
Views: 46282

Re: Northpark Center

I don't know if Splendid is moving or closing. It was still open when I was shopping yesterday.
by R1070
18 Jul 2018 19:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 8 (New Rolex Building)
Replies: 72
Views: 15642

Re: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 8 (New Rolex Building)

Now you have to have a parking garage and surface parking in Uptown. lol
by R1070
17 Jul 2018 20:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown: Carlisle St. Urban Renewal Project/Block 968
Replies: 17
Views: 2179

Re: Uptown: Carlisle St. Urban Renewal Project/Block 968

I like it! A huge improvement compared to what is currently there. People shouldn't be complaining about this.
by R1070
17 Jul 2018 20:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 121
Views: 17338

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

This rendering looks more realistic although I hate that the signature tower is gone.

They also need to change the name from Midtown. There's already a Midtown Park area.
by R1070
14 Jul 2018 21:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 309
Views: 46282

Re: Northpark Center

Versace will take some if not all of the Ferragamo space. I think the ATL Versace expanded in recent years as well when space became available. I could see them adding more home goods. Also, I assume S&S will go into the current Papyrus space. It was previously rumored that 7 would re-open in th...
by R1070
13 Jul 2018 22:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 372
Views: 53757

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

I hope we see more of these pop up around Deep Ellum. They will do very well.
by R1070
13 Jul 2018 22:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Cedar Maple Plaza I,II & III (2301 Cedar Springs Rd.)
Replies: 52
Views: 5749

Re: Uptown Dallas: Cedar Maple Plaza I,II & III (2301 Cedar Springs Rd.)

The valet just needs to be moved to the back and a plaza of some sort should go in that spot at the intersection.
by R1070
13 Jul 2018 22:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 361
Views: 47046

Re: Victory Park 3.0

I feel like this area is now starting to beg for more activity. I drove through and the stuff that was open were all busy. I wish the new Asian restaurant was more open and inviting though. The windows are blacked out and makes it look closed.
by R1070
13 Jul 2018 22:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 160
Views: 26027

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

It this was bumped up to 41 floors...I wonder what the new height is.
by R1070
13 Jul 2018 22:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Butler Brothers Building
Replies: 100
Views: 16082

Re: Downtown Dallas: Butler Brothers Building

a light gray color with some abstract artist graffiti on it would have looked awesome.
by R1070
12 Jul 2018 21:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 38
Views: 4066

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

More digging going on at this site.
by R1070
12 Jul 2018 21:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 101
Views: 19033

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

I believe they are working on the 2nd floor now. It should start to go up faster. That first floor is always the slowest.
by R1070
12 Jul 2018 21:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: 1900 Pearl (362 FT | 25 ST)
Replies: 163
Views: 33525

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

There are LED lights lit up on the lines on the front of the building and it looks good.
by R1070
12 Jul 2018 21:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 160
Views: 26027

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

They are digging below grade now.
by R1070
12 Jul 2018 21:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Marriott Uptown
Replies: 27
Views: 2921

Re: Uptown Dallas: Marriott Uptown

It looks like the whole development site is fenced off with an Alamo Manhattan banner on the fence.
by R1070
11 Jul 2018 20:12
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Las Colinas/North Irving Development
Replies: 658
Views: 87296

Re: Las Colinas/North Irving Development

This area needs a small Target and or grocery store.
by R1070
11 Jul 2018 20:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 361
Views: 47046

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Jbarn wrote:Is there a parking garage for the cinepolis theatre? If not, they’re screwed.

Yes it's underneath the theater.
by R1070
10 Jul 2018 21:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Cedar Maple Plaza I,II & III (2301 Cedar Springs Rd.)
Replies: 52
Views: 5749

Re: Uptown Dallas: Cedar Maple Plaza I,II & III (2301 Cedar Springs Rd.)

The ground level design belongs in the Legacy/Frisco area.
by R1070
09 Jul 2018 21:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No. 10 Harwood (22 ST)
Replies: 83
Views: 15640

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

Is this one topped out?
by R1070
07 Jul 2018 15:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor
Replies: 112
Views: 17923

Re: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor

Something seems off about this. There's been bars/restaurants in those spaces for years.
by R1070
06 Jul 2018 16:50
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Lowest Stemmons Project
Replies: 21
Views: 1798

Re: Lowest Stemmons Project

There are improvements that have been started in "Lower Stemmons" from Oak Lawn Avenue to SH 183 as well. It looks like they will be reconfiguring the ramps and also the dangerous SH 183 EB to 35E SB center lane merge.

Does anyone have more details?
by R1070
03 Jul 2018 23:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 213
Views: 26744

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

Is Restoration Hardware temporarily taking over the spaces being built out next to the RH Modern temp store or is something else going in there?
by R1070
03 Jul 2018 20:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 213
Views: 26744

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

Nice!

I wish we hadn't lost BoConcept. loved that store.
by R1070
03 Jul 2018 20:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Chase Tower
Replies: 12
Views: 2714

Re: Arts District: Chase Tower

I really hope they re-light the building like it used to be. That part of the skyline has been so dark looking for years now.
by R1070
03 Jul 2018 20:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 361
Views: 47046

Re: Victory Park 3.0

ATL is getting a Hard Rock Hotel near it's downtown sports venues. Perhaps that may be plan in Dallas as well. That small surface lot next to the AAC on Victory across from the proposed new apt tower would be a good location!
by R1070
29 Jun 2018 20:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 309
Views: 46282

Re: Northpark Center

The new Clarks location is open and it's a very nice looking store. The old location looks to have the flat drywall going up, so I imagine there's not anything currently planned for that space. Also, I believe Aesop will open around July 20th. The opening date was pushed back some due to some design...
by R1070
29 Jun 2018 20:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 213
Views: 26744

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

What are the doing with the retail space on McKinney kind of across from this where Quatrine furniture was? It's fenced off and totally gutted.
by R1070
29 Jun 2018 20:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 173
Views: 27302

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

This just looks taller in person to me than I imagined from the renderings. I felt like the renderings made the office building look more short and fat.
by R1070
29 Jun 2018 20:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Mid Elm Lofts
Replies: 60
Views: 7359

Re: Mid Elm Lofts

So nice. I wish the valet circle behind Forty Five Ten would have had some retail buildings instead.
by R1070
28 Jun 2018 21:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 160
Views: 26027

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

The lot is pretty much cleared with partial fencing up and a large white tent for a groundbreaking.

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