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by CTroyMathis
15 Nov 2018 16:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 327
Views: 62359

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

Everything they seem to have been doing the last couple of weeks at the Harwood/Ross corner up top seems indicative of continuing upward along Harwood. Framing for amenities deck wall, and so on. The hotel sort of hovers over the top in renderings so we should see some tall circular pillars eventual...
by CTroyMathis
15 Nov 2018 16:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 19
Views: 1376

Re: The Link at Uptown

I'm guessing where those outdoor terraces are might be the first level of offices, secondary quasi-lobby, pop-up lunch gig, amenities, etc. Hopefully the ground-floor restaurants have a patio, and, the patios face the quieter Akard side.
by CTroyMathis
14 Nov 2018 19:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 272
Views: 45310

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

The offsite commissary has had a Certificate of Occupancy for quite a good while and got finished-out with tons of new equipment and local supplies, as well as their internal supply chain imported product dropped-off in shipping containers on Leslie St. They don't really want to make their breads fr...
by CTroyMathis
08 Nov 2018 16:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 135
Views: 30571

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

The hotel flag may *possibly* be under "The Luxury Collection" brand. Just birds talking because that's what they do. We'll see. I imagine that if this is accurate, it'll still have a name (e.g. Hall Arts Hotel) followed by the words "a Luxury Collection Hotel". Also, if this is ...
by CTroyMathis
05 Nov 2018 18:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)
Replies: 73
Views: 11644

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

Structure Type: Building Structure Name: HIF Phase XII Work Schedule: 03/01/2019 to 03/31/2022 Site Elevation: 422 Structure Height: 804 Total Height (AMSL): 1226 https://oeaaa.faa.gov/oeaaa/external/searchAction.jsp?action=displayOECase&oeCaseID=383872137&row=249 https://oeaaa.faa.gov/oeaa...
by CTroyMathis
23 Oct 2018 17:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Cedar Maple Plaza I,II & III (2301 Cedar Springs Rd.)
Replies: 53
Views: 9830

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

The FAA knocked this one down to 289', which is not new news. But, I must've forgot a circularized case was still pending for 399'. Feedback was due a week ago from aviation parties. https://oeaaa.faa.gov/oeaaa/external/searchAction.jsp?action=displayOECase&oeCaseID=369427252&row=7 https://o...
by CTroyMathis
23 Oct 2018 17:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Turtle Creek : 2999 Turtle Creek Blvd
Replies: 14
Views: 2835

Re: Turtle Creek : 2999 Turtle Creek Blvd

While it is likely to be a struggle to be approved locally or by the FAA for a lot of extra height, this project has a reach-out at the FAA for up to 325'.
https://oeaaa.faa.gov/oeaaa/external/se ... 26&row=496
by CTroyMathis
23 Oct 2018 16:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 455
Views: 74207

Re: Victory Park 3.0

3099 Olive got FAA determination for up to 453' at highest point. I didn't notice it being mentioned yet, but, there it is (possibly again).

https://oeaaa.faa.gov/oeaaa/external/se ... 8758&row=4
by CTroyMathis
23 Oct 2018 15:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District: Virgin Hotel
Replies: 105
Views: 26282

Re: Design District: Virgin Hotel

Recent facade installation photo (by Andres) :

Image
https://twitter.com/BuildANDRES/status/ ... 3977452544
by CTroyMathis
17 Oct 2018 00:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 272
Views: 45310

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

While across the street from the Uptown PID lower borders, Stampede 66 is out at Park Seventeen. It's moving.

https://stampede66restaurant.com/
by CTroyMathis
11 Oct 2018 18:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 103
Views: 15960

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

That was a good find for sure.
by CTroyMathis
11 Oct 2018 15:37
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: TexRail
Replies: 42
Views: 8706

Re: TexRail

Just throwing in some pictures I saw today: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DpLV7WuWwAIX48g.jpg https://twitter.com/DFWAirport/status/1050137026996125707 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DpLSbkWU8AALwS_.jpg https://twitter.com/TrinityMetro/status/1050133431059931136 The second one at this link has the SkyLin...
by CTroyMathis
09 Oct 2018 18:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Bleu Ciel (390 FT / 33 ST)
Replies: 139
Views: 34939

Re: Harwood Int'l District: Bleu Ciel (390 FT / 33 ST)

Speaking of this building, check out the downward views from the cantilevered pools (without water).

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bofcp3pn04V ... by=jihance (scroll)
by CTroyMathis
04 Oct 2018 20:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)
Replies: 73
Views: 11644

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

^^ No and yes for sure.

Caroline St. is probably imagined in pencil on paper to be at least one of the points of access/egress to a garage or garages (e.g. one separate across the street/one as podium to tower on the other side of street).

^ Yes, checks with chart as part of the HI Forum area.
by CTroyMathis
25 Sep 2018 18:31
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 295
Views: 50115

Re: Legacy West

Thanks for the seriously great photos, TS!
by CTroyMathis
25 Sep 2018 18:30
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 295
Views: 50115

Re: Legacy West

It might be the best looking high-rise built in Collin County or north of 635 for that matter. Certainly taller than over at Denton's TWU. I'm not sure about the tallest at CityLine, though. I think it tops out at around 260 FT. This one might be around 300 FT, which I believe is still quite a bit s...
by CTroyMathis
25 Sep 2018 17:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 327
Views: 62359

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

The residential tower will be available to another developer to construct at a later date I imagine. It will, however, according to some renderings at the TCC homepage - be a small surface parking lot (@ San Jacinto/Olive) and a linear landscaped area along Olive with a drive to enter/exit the garag...
by CTroyMathis
18 Sep 2018 16:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 135
Views: 30571

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

^ I believe the hotel will be about 8 stories. From yesterday: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DnZtLGXVAAEfUCQ.jpg https://twitter.com/CTroyMathis/status/1042140409856700423 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DnZtUhqUAAALfNv.jpg https://twitter.com/CTroyMathis/status/1042140571899518976
by CTroyMathis
12 Sep 2018 17:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 109
Views: 17899

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

I imagine I've had to run across you, muncien, and some others as well and just not known it. There are already about a dozen other forumers I've met there by complete coincidence, only half of those I regularly see, though. I mean, damn, I went to the old location so much (oops) I couldn't even uns...
by CTroyMathis
12 Sep 2018 17:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: McKinney & Olive Tower (335 FT | 21 ST)
Replies: 56
Views: 14586

Re: Uptown Dallas: McKinney & Olive Tower (335 FT | 21 ST)

Ok, part of their restaurant info needs to be drilled-down a little more. Food & Beverage establishments that are actually open: Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse, Doc B's Fresh Kitchen, Roti Modern Mediterranean, and Starbucks Reserve Bar. That's 4 restaurant slots on the ground floor taken ...
by CTroyMathis
06 Sep 2018 16:04
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 242
Views: 39718

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Looks like this one popped-up in the feeds a little while ago: https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2018/09/06/exclusive-dallas-fort-worth-area-nabs-another.html Core-Mark, a Fortune 500 company based in San Francisco, plans to relocate its corporate headquarters to Westlake in 2019. ___ . . .wit...
by CTroyMathis
01 Sep 2018 08:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Comprehensive Dallas Development Map / List
Replies: 36
Views: 12704

Re: Comprehensive Dallas Development Map / List

Added this one. Appears to be right across NW Highway from the White Rock Station but haven't seen anything on it. Proposed Case for TX: 2016-ASW-11574-OE Structure Name: The Vista Tower (NW Corner) Structure Height: 589 Work Schedule: 01/31/2017 to 07/30/2018 https://oeaaa.faa.gov/oeaaa/external/s...
by CTroyMathis
26 Aug 2018 08:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 103
Views: 15960

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

That is exactly the person's function at this intersection. At a minimum I've seen them every week day, although I do not know the duration of each day on duty. I could be quite mistaken, but, I believe they are DPD.
by CTroyMathis
24 Aug 2018 11:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: 1700 Pacific
Replies: 26
Views: 1939

Re: 1700 Pacific

The Seventeen Hundred. New apartment tower name in 2022. ; )
by CTroyMathis
24 Aug 2018 08:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 965
Views: 146303

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

The only thing I'd really like to see happen to the CC at this point is to just green roof it w/native grasses across the entirety of the complex, minus the arch-supported roof and the arena. And, also have living walls in several areas of the exterior vertical portions of the complex.
by CTroyMathis
24 Aug 2018 08:13
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Old/Fading Dallas street names
Replies: 3
Views: 465

Re: Old/Fading Dallas street names

I bet they forget that there is a stub of Alamo St. between the Cirque and CVS, across from the Ascent and it'll remain Alamo, so we can remember of course.
by CTroyMathis
24 Aug 2018 07:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Parking Garages
Replies: 114
Views: 19827

Re: Parking Garages

It's almost like the facade treatment is several fingers pointing towards the M-Line Trolley tracks. : )
by CTroyMathis
24 Aug 2018 07:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End 1.0
Replies: 126
Views: 20617

Re: West End 1.0

There are some pretty good visuals at the link: https://www.dallascounty.org/dcrb/images/Gensler-Elm-Market-1200x700.jpg https://www.dallascounty.org/dcrb/images/Gensler-DEALEY-PLAZA-1200x700.jpg https://www.dallascounty.org/dcrb/images/Gensler-GRASSY-KNOLL-1200x700.jpg
by CTroyMathis
23 Aug 2018 10:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 103
Views: 15960

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

The "Do not block intersection" sign stuck in the middle of a very narrow sidewalk is pretty hilarious as well. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DeIDpdeV0AMQHOO.jpg Any rumors on what hotel brand will be at this site? I haven't heard anything. It could be quite possible they will go w/their own...
by CTroyMathis
21 Aug 2018 11:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 103
Views: 15960

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

Harwood and the Arts District (w/Crescent properties in-between) in a nutshell: > https://twitter.com/CTroyMathis/status/1031889063786229761 311 emailed me back one day and said they'd do something eventually about the whole cluster-f crosswalk from hell by Rolex. Meanwhile, there is actually basica...
by CTroyMathis
15 Aug 2018 23:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 456
Views: 80428

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

This just isn't actually a bad joke is it?
by CTroyMathis
15 Aug 2018 22:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: San Martín (former The MAC location)
Replies: 31
Views: 9381

Re: Uptown Dallas: San Martín (former The MAC location)

No, it is not open and it will still be a bit longer. It's all good, though.

On another note, that living wall up under the glass is really quite a sight in person standing underneath. It looks great, and, will grow quite full in no time.
by CTroyMathis
15 Aug 2018 19:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 103
Views: 15960

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

They've already dug up the asphalt on this lot. It's moving along quickly. I'm still wondering if it will in fact be 22 stories. It's 20 ST by elevator buttons, minus the 13th. Looks like it'll be around 131,904 SF (GSF?) and 135 required parking spaces. They had a good amount of equipment activity...
by CTroyMathis
15 Aug 2018 18:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)
Replies: 73
Views: 11644

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

This successful escape from a rabbit hole may provide the droids you (we) are looking for (re: what is currently actually u/c) :

Link: https://twitter.com/CTroyMathis/status/ ... 0313021443

Or, not.
by CTroyMathis
07 Aug 2018 23:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park: SkyHouse Victory Place (290 FT / 25 ST)
Replies: 71
Views: 16449

Re: Victory Park: SkyHouse Victory Place (290 FT / 25 ST)

By the way, I don't think they use the name SkyHouse for this building anymore. It appears it is just Victory Place.
by CTroyMathis
03 Aug 2018 20:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Christopher @The Union (31 ST) + The Union office tower (22 ST)
Replies: 146
Views: 37983

Re: The Christopher @The Union (31 ST) + The Union office tower (22 ST)

^ !!! Yes. Yes. And, Yes.

Here's a random take, in context, from the other day:

Image
by CTroyMathis
29 Jul 2018 12:35
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Replies: 207
Views: 29420

Re: Dallas Area Rapid Transit

I have not checked my mail in three days so I might have but DART did email me last week saying it should arrive by the 24th. I got an email today saying that it will be shipped today after a delay for more internal testing. It's likely it's in your mail box now. I received mine on Friday I believe.
by CTroyMathis
28 Jul 2018 10:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Museum Tower
Replies: 166
Views: 31288

Re: Museum Tower

If this ended up being one of the earlier ideas pushed by Brook Partners and it became a modest mid-rise office tower, we would never have had this rather engaging discussion. I remember taking a picture of this parking-lot-now-tower in 2000 because of a sign that read (future) Arts District Tower. ...
by CTroyMathis
25 Jul 2018 17:23
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Replies: 207
Views: 29420

Re: Dallas Area Rapid Transit

cowboyeagle05 wrote:I have not checked my mail in three days so I might have but DART did email me last week saying it should arrive by the 24th.


I got an email today saying that it will be shipped today after a delay for more internal testing.
by CTroyMathis
25 Jul 2018 17:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No. 10 Harwood (22 ST)
Replies: 98
Views: 22233

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

Ceremony was today actually!: Video Link.
by CTroyMathis
25 Jul 2018 16:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No. 10 Harwood (22 ST)
Replies: 98
Views: 22233

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

R1070 wrote:Is this one topped out?


It does appear it is. Very recently.
by CTroyMathis
25 Jul 2018 16:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 327
Views: 62359

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

Exactly. I was thinking: They cover it? It isn't getting built or it'll be quite some time and wow it's nice they at least made the Olive side look aesthetically more pleasing than an open side until the "time is right" whenever that is. The don't cover it? Either they'll start soon with a...
by CTroyMathis
25 Jul 2018 15:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 327
Views: 62359

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

Facing Ross:

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Olive side where there is still pre-construction parking lot all along this side, some asphalt covered completely in excavated dirt in places:

IMG_1344.jpg
by CTroyMathis
24 Jul 2018 18:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 327
Views: 62359

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

Yes, the cladding has started going up on Ross and a bit on Harwood so far. It's white or white-ish and appears to also have glass. They have been attaching the hardware for the cladding on the lower floors over the last couple of weeks. It looks pretty interesting so far (vertical rectangular piece...
by CTroyMathis
16 Jul 2018 21:53
Forum: Site Issues + Feedback
Topic: SECURE: https://dallasmetropolis.com/dfwu
Replies: 1
Views: 889

SECURE: https://dallasmetropolis.com/dfwu

FYI, for bookmark change-outs.

Sorry the layout isn't great for everyone. I'll get the super basic default option up and running for those, like me, who have some issues with this layout as an option from which to choose for viewing. Cheers.

https://dallasmetropolis.com/dfwu
by CTroyMathis
15 Jul 2018 12:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 177
Views: 36828

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

For those that aren't aware, there is a (very basic) website: http://www.atelierdallas.com/cs/dallas-tx-apartments.asp

Also, visuals here: http://www.zomliving.com/pages/gallery.asp?gal=development
by CTroyMathis
07 Jul 2018 09:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: (PWC) Park District Tower (316 FT | 20 ST) + Residences at Park District (385 FT | 32 ST)
Replies: 141
Views: 38619

Re: Uptown Dallas: (PWC) Park District Tower (316 FT | 20 ST) + Residences at Park District (385 FT | 32 ST)

I'm not so sure the new tree plantings are all doing well. . . This scene of a few random false Autumns continues around the block as well.

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by CTroyMathis
05 Jul 2018 17:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 441
Views: 92268

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

The "they" seem to have finally registered a website a couple of months ago or so, it's just not live yet.

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