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by NdoorTX
24 Sep 2019 14:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Smart District
Replies: 120
Views: 38900

Re: Dallas Smart District

[quote="Matt777"]"Academic Campus- +/- 1.4 million SF." El Centro College relocation? I thought the same thing about El Centro relocating here. It would be a good move and great kick starter. I don’t know that KDC/ Hogue wants a junior college, though. Maybe another tech driven c...
by NdoorTX
17 Sep 2019 23:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District: Cabana Hotel
Replies: 46
Views: 16649

Re: Design District: Cabana Hotel

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by NdoorTX
11 Sep 2019 13:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 335
Views: 117968

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

It’s happening. So close. So excited!

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by NdoorTX
11 Sep 2019 13:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 670
Views: 201961

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Tivo_Kenevil wrote:Since when did we plant trees?


It’s a new fangled idea - hopefully it takes root.
by NdoorTX
10 Sep 2019 23:12
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Plano: Granite Park
Replies: 10
Views: 4677

Re: Plano: Granite Park

New tower in Plano's Granite Park will be the tallest yet for the 20-year-old project Developer Granite Properties is ready to kick off another high-rise in its West Plano mixed-use project. By Steve Brown Twenty years after kicking off the project, developers of Plano's Granite Park business campus...
by NdoorTX
07 Sep 2019 19:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 235
Views: 71472

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

wow! could this be a stealth development that rocks our socks?!?!? Well, Texans do love their surface parking lots. ;) Is this the De la Vega site, TC or something else? It' the De la Vega site. It had been surrounded by fence with the gates wide open near the building entrance. Now it's padlocked ...
by NdoorTX
06 Sep 2019 22:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 235
Views: 71472

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

wow! could this be a stealth development that rocks our socks?!?!?
by NdoorTX
03 Sep 2019 17:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 228
Views: 73623

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

[quote=A little off topic, but, speaking of international restaurant chains, it's a shame that San Martin didn't end up switching plans to move Downtown. I'm not sure how they are faring in Uptown, but I really do think they would have been a really good fit somewhere in or adjacent to the Farmer's ...
by NdoorTX
19 Jul 2019 22:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown - Warsaw Restaurant Office Tower
Replies: 57
Views: 18886

Re: Uptown - Warsaw Restaurant Office Tower

For better or worse, this seems to be moving ahead. Hopefully the design has improved and retail added.
by NdoorTX
19 Jul 2019 22:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: TC Area: 2727 Turtle Creek Blvd
Replies: 23
Views: 7036

Re: TC Area: 2727 Turtle Creek Blvd

Looks like demo is going full tilt. Most of the ground floor skin has been removed and random windows are missing all along the facade.

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by NdoorTX
29 Jun 2019 00:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Turtle Creek : 2999 Turtle Creek Blvd
Replies: 44
Views: 10321

Re: Turtle Creek : 2999 Turtle Creek Blvd

^^ are the developers still dumb enough to take the current structure down with this proposal? I hope not...^^
by NdoorTX
28 Jun 2019 15:43
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 384
Views: 102189

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

I wonder if certain companies have no interest in Dallas, but, since we known for ponying up the big bucks, they like to use us for leverage. I definitely felt that way about HQ2, and it could have been the case here as well. They went where they really wanted to go, the talent base alone heavily f...
by NdoorTX
26 Jun 2019 01:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: 1899 McKinney (McKinney/Akard/St. Paul Triangle)
Replies: 46
Views: 8264

Re: Uptown Dallas: 1899 McKinney (McKinney/Akard/St. Paul Triangle)

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by NdoorTX
26 Jun 2019 01:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: 1899 McKinney (McKinney/Akard/St. Paul Triangle)
Replies: 46
Views: 8264

Re: Uptown Dallas: 1899 McKinney (McKinney/Akard/St. Paul Triangle)

https://candysdirt.com/2019/06/25/exclusive-rastegar-and-scb-preview-fab-lower-mckinney-ave-high-rise/ By: Jon Anderson A little gem from Candysdirt. I know a few people on here we’re speculating after seeing the Rastegar signage. Exclusive: Rastegar and SCB Preview Fab Lower McKinney Ave. High-Rise...
by NdoorTX
06 Jun 2019 23:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Preston Center
Replies: 27
Views: 7728

Re: Preston Center

City Plan Commission Brings Surprisingly High Ending To Pink Wall’s Two-Year PD-15 Saga by Jon Anderson https://candysdirt.com/2019/06/06/city-plan-commission-brings-surprisingly-high-ending-to-pink-walls-two-year-pd-15-saga/ So Preston Center/ Hollow area might get a new tall tower along NW Hwy? So...
by NdoorTX
06 Jun 2019 10:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 335
Views: 117968

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Weirs also has a fence wrapping around the building as of yesterday. Looks like demo on that structure will happen soon. It's a race between RH & Weirs!
by NdoorTX
05 Jun 2019 22:24
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 329
Views: 100151

Re: Legacy West

I recently flew in from El Paso to Love Field. The flight path took us from south Dallas up north where we banked left over 635 and had an expansive view of the northern burbs. Legacy West is definitely forming it's own high rise that's as distinct and impressive along the DNT. It's not super tall, ...
by NdoorTX
03 Jun 2019 17:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 335
Views: 117968

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Matt777 wrote:
LongonBigD wrote:They have a rendering attached the fencing for the new RH. It’s a frontal shot, so no hint if the project still includes the RH Guesthouse.


There will be no RH GUESTHOUSE as part of this project. PERIOD.
by NdoorTX
30 May 2019 23:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 551
Views: 185434

Re: Northpark Center

R1070 wrote:And Make Up Forever has vacated its space.


Anyone know what that’s about? Not enough sales to satisfy NP? Overall corporate retrenchment? Online sales backlash? This concept should have been a no brainer.
by NdoorTX
29 May 2019 13:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 216
Views: 62255

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

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Anyone see this alarmist IG post??
by NdoorTX
25 May 2019 12:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 335
Views: 117968

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

^^^ would this be On the Border redevelopment?? ^^^
by NdoorTX
25 May 2019 09:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 335
Views: 117968

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Officially flattened. Ready for a new structure.
by NdoorTX
22 May 2019 23:55
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park
Replies: 195
Views: 49820

Re: Downtown - Pacific Plaza Park

looking good!! thanks for the update...
by NdoorTX
20 May 2019 14:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: 1899 McKinney (McKinney/Akard/St. Paul Triangle)
Replies: 46
Views: 8264

Re: Uptown Dallas: 1899 McKinney (McKinney/Akard/St. Paul Triangle)

lakewoodhobo wrote:They don't need to reinvent the wheel. As a reminder, there were already plans in 2001 for a 10-story residential tower here. Of course, it should be much taller.

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Love it! Bring it back...
by NdoorTX
20 May 2019 10:36
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Grand Prairie Development
Replies: 38
Views: 14407

Re: Grand Prairie Development

Retail Therapy: Living Spaces opens in Grand Prairie with Magnolia Home https://www.dallasnews.com/business/retail/2019/05/17/retail-therapy-living-spaces-opens-grand-prairie-magnolia-home-dallas-startup-tot-poised-grow I went opening weekend. I was not impressed. It looks good from a distance, but...
by NdoorTX
20 May 2019 08:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 508 Young Street (old Dallas Morning News building)
Replies: 45
Views: 12450

Re: Downtown Dallas: 508 Young Street (old Dallas Morning News building)

Could it be possible this would be used as the new campus for El Centro College? Maybe the County will build up the educational facilities and Washburne can build the rest?? Residential units, mixed use office and retail? If the area is as desolate as some say, the influx of thousands of students c...
by NdoorTX
20 May 2019 00:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 508 Young Street (old Dallas Morning News building)
Replies: 45
Views: 12450

Re: Downtown Dallas: 508 Young Street (old Dallas Morning News building)

Could it be possible this would be used as the new campus for El Centro College? Maybe the County will build up the educational facilities and Washburne can build the rest?? Residential units, mixed use office and retail? If the area is as desolate as some say, the influx of thousands of students ca...
by NdoorTX
19 May 2019 23:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Highland Park Village
Replies: 141
Views: 49714

Re: Highland Park Village

tamtagon wrote:Is South Coast Plaza really that big a deal?


Kind of, yes...
by NdoorTX
19 May 2019 23:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Highland Park Village
Replies: 141
Views: 49714

Re: Highland Park Village

I agree with your rankings for the most part. I was just in Chicago and I must say that DFW has quite a few stores that Chicago does not. Michigan Ave and Oak St are certainly lined with some amazing flagship locations of the big boys. But when you look at some of the more emerging and hip youthful...
by NdoorTX
19 May 2019 18:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Highland Park Village
Replies: 141
Views: 49714

Re: Highland Park Village

I'm trying to understand the playing field here, for Highland Park Village. Clearly in the South Central US, only Houston has a similar shopping center concentration of luxury brands, but how does HPV stack up against concentrated luxury brand in other metros? Since the great recession, HPV has und...
by NdoorTX
15 May 2019 21:44
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: US 75-N. Central Expwy.
Replies: 11
Views: 3620

Re: US 75-N. Central Expwy.

But yes, I agree 75 looks SO much better and what a smart choice.
by NdoorTX
15 May 2019 21:44
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: US 75-N. Central Expwy.
Replies: 11
Views: 3620

Re: US 75-N. Central Expwy.

I commented just this weekend on how great NCX was looking. Finally, perhaps, we have a landscape that will survive those horrid conditions. Speaking of horrid conditions - I know NorthPark has nothing to do with NCX service roads, but the northbound exit at NorthPark/Park Lane is just disgusting. ...
by NdoorTX
14 May 2019 19:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 139
Views: 49197

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

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First thought was Soffitel, but that’s French. Maybe Swissotel??
by NdoorTX
12 May 2019 00:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 104
Views: 29715

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

R1070 wrote:
NdoorTX wrote:This seems to have started under the radar. A tower crane for the Twin 60s development has appeared. Looks like teo new towers will appear soon at 75/ Mockingbird. This plus the Palomar 30+ tower will be a big change for the area.

What is the “Palomar 30+ tower”?


Post 206 above. Highland Tower...
by NdoorTX
11 May 2019 22:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 104
Views: 29715

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

This seems to have started under the radar. A tower crane for the Twin 60s development has appeared. Looks like teo new towers will appear soon at 75/ Mockingbird. This plus the Palomar 30+ tower will be a big change for the area.
by NdoorTX
08 May 2019 10:01
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Las Colinas/North Irving Development
Replies: 945
Views: 269527

Re: Las Colinas/North Irving Development

cowboyeagle05 wrote:Look at East Dallas. Those liquor sale islands have been mostly replaced with new development where places like Centennial Liquor once stood.


Thank goodness- they were horrible eyesores. I wish the ones on Riverfront in DTD would depart.
by NdoorTX
07 May 2019 21:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 335
Views: 117968

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Mecox down. Sangria next & then the old RH.
by NdoorTX
07 May 2019 21:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 335
Views: 117968

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

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by NdoorTX
07 May 2019 20:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park: The Ascent Victory Park (23 ST)
Replies: 28
Views: 13019

Re: Victory Park: The Ascent Victory Park (23 ST)

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by NdoorTX
07 May 2019 20:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)
Replies: 49
Views: 21107

Re: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)

From the 19th floor of Ascent
by NdoorTX
07 May 2019 20:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 462
Views: 144828

Re: Oak Lawn

R1070 wrote:Is that the Congress/Welborn site?
by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 20:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 188
Views: 56879

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

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by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 20:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 188
Views: 56879

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

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by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 20:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 188
Views: 56879

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

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by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 20:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 41
Views: 9510

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

The AC/ Marriott combo by the Galleria turned out spectacular. Like a futuristic Mid Century building.
by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 20:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 41
Views: 9510

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

Any idea what the construction is on the lot adjacent to Z by the Galleria is?
by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 19:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 41
Views: 9510

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

This site is now a 2 level deep hole in the ground.
by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 19:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Demolished (and about to be) Properties 2.0
Replies: 30
Views: 7705

Re: Demolished (and about to be) Properties 2.0

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Doesn’t look like demo. I like this building, hopefully it gets a proper retrofit.

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