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by tamtagon
27 Nov 2020 22:02
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity River Park
Replies: 351
Views: 147852

Re: Trinity River Park

^because the flashflood water has no way to get downstream, it backs up. Duh
by tamtagon
27 Nov 2020 11:54
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity River Park
Replies: 351
Views: 147852

Re: Trinity River Park

We could certainly have a world class series of elevated lush smorgasbord parks throughout the flood channel if an underground flash flood drainage and cistern-catacomb system is installed. Build a tunnel similar to the $200 million Mill Creek project to allow the rapid movement of overfill beyond t...
by tamtagon
27 Nov 2020 11:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 499
Views: 241897

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

Is LaReunion still taking a couple of the loft apartments for Artists in Residence?


http://lareuniontx.org/about/

LRTX is currently working with Green Arc to provide residences for working artists through the Flora Lofts project in the heart of the Dallas Arts District.
by tamtagon
27 Nov 2020 11:27
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Richardson: CityLine
Replies: 33
Views: 14086

Re: Richardson: CityLine

Needs more residential?
by tamtagon
23 Nov 2020 18:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Preston Center
Replies: 49
Views: 16853

Re: Preston Center

Those top floors are really working the view!
by tamtagon
22 Nov 2020 11:19
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DART D2 Subway
Replies: 394
Views: 176932

Re: DART D2 Subway

The tunnels ought to have access to the subway station, that does not bypass the fare gates.
by tamtagon
22 Nov 2020 07:41
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 501
Views: 216082

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/2020/11/20/abbott-stock-exchange-coalition-impressed-in-visit-to-texas-governors-mansion/ Abbott: Stock exchange coalition ‘impressed’ in visit to Texas Governor’s Mansion By Dom DiFurio 5:55 PM on Nov 20, 2020 CST ... The group meeting with Abbott calls itself th...
by tamtagon
21 Nov 2020 18:34
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DART D2 Subway
Replies: 394
Views: 176932

Re: DART D2 Subway

The tunnels really ought to have access into the subway.
by tamtagon
20 Nov 2020 13:00
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Forney/Terrell HEB
Replies: 3
Views: 150

Re: Forney/Terrell HEB

When a distribution center is announced, the population center will begin to get flooded with HEBs. North Texas will probably require two or more distribution center to really cover the area.
by tamtagon
20 Nov 2020 12:58
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity River Park
Replies: 351
Views: 147852

Re: Trinity River Park

Too frequently we hear about the ways Dallas is at a disadvantage because there's no beach or mountains, lumping outdoor activity opportunities into a 'nothing to do there' group of boring places. But what Dallas has is different, and forever, the people in charge of making the Trinity River channel...
by tamtagon
18 Nov 2020 22:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST
Replies: 92
Views: 23142

Re: KDC & Miyama Project - 30 ST

I'd rather see an art deco masterpiece on this spot. Rococo is similar enough to the present day standard bearer...
by tamtagon
18 Nov 2020 05:46
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: Allen: Allen Sports Village (cricket stadium)
Replies: 6
Views: 5559

Re: Allen: Allen Sports Village (cricket stadium)

^Looks like it'll be Grand Prairie for the cricket stadium... and USA Cricket’s headquarters and main high-performance center. https://exbulletin.com/sports/561232/ Major League Cricket signs long-term lease to develop the first MLC cricket stadium in Grand Prairie By: Malcom Chakery GRAND PRAIRIE, ...
by tamtagon
18 Nov 2020 05:24
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DART D2 Subway
Replies: 394
Views: 176932

Re: DART D2 Subway

^hahahaha Maconahey is on top of it! I had to go rewatch that video
by tamtagon
17 Nov 2020 15:34
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Dallas Love Field People Mover
Replies: 58
Views: 30416

Re: Dallas Love Field People Mover

I thought the orange line moved slower to account for the stations which have been deferred. When the stations are eventually opened, the train schedule stays the same.
by tamtagon
11 Nov 2020 16:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 54
Views: 3956

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

^traditionally, everything westish of Woodall Rodgers had been considered Oak Lawn. Cedar Springs, Turtle Creek, Uptown, Victory Park, Harwood are areas of Oak Lawn, though the definition hasn't held up over time.
by tamtagon
11 Nov 2020 14:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 608
Views: 285414

Re: Oak Lawn

R1070 wrote:Gayborhoods are shrinking in most cities. We are lucky to still have a scene the size we do.


The boundaries are certainly getting blurred as perceptions have changed, but the scene in Dallas has never had the contiguous geographic coverage it should have.
by tamtagon
11 Nov 2020 14:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 54
Views: 3956

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

CTroyMathis wrote:How about TOOL? Taint of Oak Lawn.


I cant think of anything to say except thank you for that TOOL
by tamtagon
11 Nov 2020 12:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 54
Views: 3956

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

For once, I'd to see a big development not have a name. Name the buildings, name the park, but an 11 acre development doesn't have to fall under one umbrella name.
by tamtagon
11 Nov 2020 12:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 608
Views: 285414

Re: Oak Lawn

The impending wave of development washing over Oak Lawn for at least the next generation hopefully will free the gayborhood from Caven's grasp. The LGBTQlmnop scene in Dallas should have a much larger footprint than a couple blocks. The concentration of clubs, bars and discotheques is great, histori...
by tamtagon
11 Nov 2020 10:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 54
Views: 3956

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

Dallas Marketing News hahaha It's a pretty big success that this property is actually in play. Remembering all the excitement Spire created several years ago puts some perspective on just how far the greater downtown area has progressed. Victory Park was just starting to get some traction after the ...
by tamtagon
10 Nov 2020 14:54
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: DTD: West End Square
Replies: 45
Views: 13961

Re: DTD: West End Square

I've always thought West End might be the best downtown residential location.
by tamtagon
09 Nov 2020 13:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District
Replies: 215
Views: 71588

Re: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District

^could you imagine what could come from HQ relocation of ERCOT to Smart District? The state control of that non-profit entity is genetic, but putting the Texas electric grid operator in a business center is promising and exciting, at least to me. Separating the grid operator from the oil patch bound...
by tamtagon
09 Nov 2020 11:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District
Replies: 215
Views: 71588

Re: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District

Any company with a big workforce in both Dallas and Houston, or considering a big workforce in Dallas and Houston will be drawn to Newpark/Smart District. A 90 minute train ride is a huge incentive, and (so far) does not have depend on public funding.
by tamtagon
09 Nov 2020 10:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District
Replies: 215
Views: 71588

Re: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District

^word It's a fun exercise in learning about the different employment centers, though. One of the most important thing I learned about the CBD/Downtown Dallas in that exercise is that it's really a different sort of employment center, old school, while the incredibly successful West Plano/Frisco and ...
by tamtagon
08 Nov 2020 22:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District
Replies: 215
Views: 71588

Re: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District

You could just as easily day uptown is simply the most recent expansion of downtown. That's the way I see it. West Plano/Frisco is already on track to pass the CBD as an employment center. Include the uptown subdistrict in the CBD, and downtown does have a good numbers lead. We're in the middle of a...
by tamtagon
08 Nov 2020 22:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.14
Replies: 51
Views: 9375

Re: Harwood Int'l District: No.14

^dont forget about NYC and Los Angeles...
Back in the day, The Crescent and Ms Hunt was featured on Lifestyles of the Rich and famous.
by tamtagon
05 Nov 2020 05:56
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 367
Views: 172393

Re: Legacy West

Somewhere in Collin County, I'd like to see an arts/cultural/community district of some sort, something that serves the population within 10-12 miles but is complimentary to the institutions in Fort Worth and Dallas. I'd like to see the vast corporate presence in Plano/Frisco really contribute to th...
by tamtagon
31 Oct 2020 07:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 54
Views: 3956

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

Field Street is popular, we have two Field Street developments sites.
by tamtagon
30 Oct 2020 05:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]
Replies: 54
Views: 3956

Re: Uptown Dallas - Field Street Development [North End Apartments Site]

I hope Hunt Realty Investment leaves some room so the Perot Museum of Science and Nature can expand as the green heart of Uptown, plan the 1.5 acre park around the museum expansion. Maybe the Crow Family can convince the Hunt Family to join the Perot Family (enticing new legacy billionaire families ...
by tamtagon
29 Oct 2020 10:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District
Replies: 215
Views: 71588

Re: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District

I still wonder about an energy company like Exxon moving a lot of desk jobs to downtown Dallas, a quick train ride to the scientists in Houston. I'd really like one of the other oil giants to ease into downtown Dallas, one of the companies like Chevron with a clear strategy to transition energy gene...
by tamtagon
29 Oct 2020 10:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: 2401 McKinney (~415 FT / ~27 ST)
Replies: 56
Views: 11827

Re: Uptown Dallas: 2401 McKinney (~415 FT / ~27 ST)

now maybe ZaZa will add a tower...
by tamtagon
28 Oct 2020 06:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Newpark Dallas/Smart District
Replies: 215
Views: 71588

Re: Dallas Smart District

The potential of the location is finally paying off. ATT's destination is an easy walk, too. The convention center is finally getting the adjacent destinations it needs, becoming more competitive. And the HSR station, also walking distance.... watch this side of town surge for a generation.
by tamtagon
26 Oct 2020 06:03
Forum: The Airports
Topic: Dallas Love Field Airport
Replies: 88
Views: 49863

Re: Dallas Love Field Airport

Unless something happens and the cities' economies stop growing, the increase of trips taken between Dallas and Houston will keep every train and plane full. When people come to like the train ride, Texas Central will find a way to increase trips OR another HSR route will be added.
by tamtagon
14 Oct 2020 17:19
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 200
Views: 75534

Re: Downtown Progress

Does this include Tenet's move to Flower Mound?
by tamtagon
12 Oct 2020 14:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 788
Views: 355592

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

That's new to me. So great to see these midsized apartments starting to pepper East Dallas. I've never really thought of this immediate area as Deep Ellum or Expo Park.... Will be totally interesting to see what happens when I-30 is sunk and a park goes over to reconnect the area.
by tamtagon
08 Oct 2020 15:49
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 501
Views: 216082

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Could also be back office jobs, not associated with the need for speed. I saw a show one time about the transition to nyse digital transaction. Something about brokers in Chicago noticing they were always getting beaten by the NYC brokers... So the servers used by the NYC brokers had to have hundred...
by tamtagon
07 Oct 2020 16:14
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 501
Views: 216082

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

I'd like to see commodities like oil, natural gas, electricity, cotton, soybeans, wheat, beef, pork traded in Dallas.
by tamtagon
06 Oct 2020 15:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School
Replies: 87
Views: 39268

Re: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School

^following that lead, I look forward to the day trains run from Frisco to Love Field-Oak Lawn-Arts District-Cedars.
by tamtagon
05 Oct 2020 18:53
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 432
Views: 217319

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

I would imagine that side of the convention center will get redone.
by tamtagon
02 Oct 2020 12:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 788
Views: 355592

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Too bad Mill Creek wasn't brought back. More than anything else, that would have made East Dallas a better place to live.
by tamtagon
01 Oct 2020 17:20
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Damage Done Pertaining to Central Dallas
Replies: 16
Views: 1429

Re: Damage Done Pertaining to Central Dallas

This forum is not the appropriate site for this topic. Thread closed.
by tamtagon
01 Oct 2020 16:55
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Damage Done Pertaining to Central Dallas
Replies: 16
Views: 1429

Re: Damage Done Pertaining to Central Dallas

^shouldnt you be blaming the NRA propoganda for thoses murders?
by tamtagon
01 Oct 2020 15:43
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Damage Done Pertaining to Central Dallas
Replies: 16
Views: 1429

Re: Damage Done Pertaining to Central Dallas

The reason for this isn't the pandemic, but the more recent political agenda to defund police agencies. When discussing this issue with others, the conversations invariably lead back to downtown Dallas and the assassination of five police officers that happened there. In my opinion, this POV is sti...
by tamtagon
23 Sep 2020 16:02
Forum: The Airports
Topic: McKinney National Airport
Replies: 10
Views: 5395

Re: McKinney National Airport

Seems like the McKinney airport will build on the corporate travelers in Frisco/West Plano; that's the second largest employment center in North Texas and the greatest advantage over competitor-upstart Meacham.
by tamtagon
22 Sep 2020 17:21
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 422
Views: 191335

Re: DFW Economy

I agree the forum should avoid denigrating others based on political affiliation. But asking about a that deal, calling it a pipe dream and a politically motivated action by the president is what I want to know about too. If politician makes headlines to claim that TikTok could be used as an arm of ...
by tamtagon
21 Sep 2020 15:46
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 432
Views: 217319

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

Good timing! So it'll be five years (?) before it's all up and running?

That means some Cedars construction starts next year with massive redevelopment beginning in 2022.
by tamtagon
20 Sep 2020 14:50
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: Dallas Cowboys: Forbes most valuable sports team
Replies: 13
Views: 9002

Re: Dallas Cowboys: Forbes most valuable sports team

Monday morning is unbearable for me when the cowboys lose to the falcons.
by tamtagon
15 Sep 2020 06:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: City Lights
Replies: 122
Views: 70941

Re: Downtown Dallas: City Lights

Just imagine how great the array of grocery and household retail will become as the population increases. It's all about heads in beds....

Double the downtown area residential population!

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