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by NdoorTX
26 Jun 2019 01:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: 1899 McKinney (McKinney/Akard/St. Paul Triangle)
Replies: 16
Views: 1234

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: 16
Views: 1234

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: 23
Views: 4038

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: 300
Views: 69316

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: 328
Views: 78289

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: 300
Views: 69316

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: 513
Views: 119219

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: 183
Views: 30239

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: 300
Views: 69316

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: 300
Views: 69316

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: 139
Views: 28645

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: 16
Views: 1234

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: 37
Views: 11009

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: 37
Views: 5801

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: 37
Views: 5801

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: 99
Views: 24127

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: 99
Views: 24127

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: 99
Views: 24127

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: 1790

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: 1790

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: 115
Views: 26218

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: 95
Views: 19397

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: 95
Views: 19397

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: 845
Views: 201892

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: 300
Views: 69316

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: 300
Views: 69316

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: 11342

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: 40
Views: 9530

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: 378
Views: 78375

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: 41932

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: 41932

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: 41932

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

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by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 20:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 36
Views: 6005

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: 36
Views: 6005

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: 36
Views: 6005

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: 5572

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.
by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 18:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 300
Views: 69316

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Re: RH new project. DMN says the building permits submitted were for a 3 story REstoration Hardware/restaurant with a parking garage behind and 4 stories of hotel above the garage. Is this reporting stale? I thought we heard the plans were changed since then. Any update? Was this a recent story? Th...
by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 12:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 188
Views: 41932

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

Good News! It's a surprising route that gym is taking. And someone said that the KDC site was marked off? This could be exciting for the area. Lots of momentum getting started. Any insider have details on what Trademark and UBS have planned for Galleria?
by NdoorTX
01 May 2019 20:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 179
Views: 52120

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

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by NdoorTX
25 Apr 2019 09:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 300
Views: 69316

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Demo is getting ready for full tilt @ RH. Expect the old RH, Mecox & Sangria to be scraped away from the scene soon. This is exciting, with the exception of the 10 or so live oaks that will be removed. Additional signage & notices have gone up @ the Weirs site. These two projects, combined w...
by NdoorTX
21 Apr 2019 19:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Demolished (and about to be) Properties 2.0
Replies: 30
Views: 5572

Re: Demolished (and about to be) Properties 2.0

itsjrd1964 wrote:So, what was this? I don't recognize it with just the trees.


Oh yeah, it's the Great National Life building, ( local Salvation Army). A mid-century jewel that will be replaced by an office building of unknown architectural integrity.
by NdoorTX
21 Apr 2019 10:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Demolished (and about to be) Properties 2.0
Replies: 30
Views: 5572

Re: Demolished (and about to be) Properties 2.0

It’s gone. Totally. Not a single bit saved- unless the brise soleils were carted away & stored somewhere.
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by NdoorTX
19 Apr 2019 21:41
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Plano: Willow Bend Mall
Replies: 9
Views: 3160

Re: Plano: Willow Bend Mall

The current owner is thinking big with his WB purchase. more so than developer Taubman, who is the developer of some of the countries most upscale malls. Bravo to them and I hope to see these multiple 25 floor towers rise up soon.
by NdoorTX
17 Apr 2019 15:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 92
Views: 10520

Re: The Link at Uptown

Too bad the other side of 35, nearest the river is a sea of concrete with very little vegetation. The difference is noticeable. Come on investors/ landowners, plant some trees.
by NdoorTX
15 Apr 2019 22:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 92
Views: 10520

Re: The Link at Uptown

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by NdoorTX
06 Apr 2019 21:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 300
Views: 69316

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

ozzie wrote:Does anyone know why Restoration Hardware on Knox is closed?


did you not read the sign on the door that says it was relocated around the corner to a spot on McKinney opposite Chuy's? Demo of the old Sangria space, Mecox and the old RH happens this month to make way for a flagship RH Gallery.
by NdoorTX
23 Mar 2019 22:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 95
Views: 19397

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

Love it! Build it!

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