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by texasstar
27 Feb 2019 13:23
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Wade Park
Replies: 86
Views: 16849

Re: Frisco: Wade Park

Is this not the biggest cluster in DFW history?
by texasstar
21 Feb 2019 08:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 196
Views: 50159

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

That reminds me of planes landing over IH-35 at Austin's old airport. :-0
by texasstar
17 Jan 2019 18:41
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Wade Park
Replies: 86
Views: 16849

Re: Frisco: Wade Park

This is very funny thread!
by texasstar
11 Jan 2019 08:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)
Replies: 25
Views: 5414

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

Yikes, I forgot about this one. Great! Thanks.
by texasstar
09 Jan 2019 08:02
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 281
Views: 54512

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

If I were a Lake Dallas resident, I might be a little bit unhappy with the tone in this thread.

Thank God, I'm not.
by texasstar
07 Dec 2018 07:39
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Wade Park
Replies: 86
Views: 16849

Re: Frisco: Wade Park

cowboyeagle05 wrote:Usually through a rolled up 100$ bill based on what I have seen visiting bars up there.


:D :D :D :D
by texasstar
06 Dec 2018 07:55
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Wade Park
Replies: 86
Views: 16849

Re: Frisco: Wade Park

How to you blow something in Frisco?
by texasstar
05 Dec 2018 08:22
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 281
Views: 54512

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

I don't play golf, but this PGA thing appears to be a really big deal.
by texasstar
05 Dec 2018 08:21
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Mountain Creek
Replies: 12
Views: 3236

Re: Mountain Creek

Glad to see things continuing to be announced in my old neighborhood.
by texasstar
28 Nov 2018 13:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District 1.0
Replies: 42
Views: 6684

Re: Design District 1.0

Matt777 wrote:That remodel of the Feizy building looks terrible. The building had seen better days and needed some freshening but was a better architectural design than this render.... yuck.


Impossible to tell really looking at that terrible drawing.
by texasstar
27 Nov 2018 21:32
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Over Dallas - 11/25/2018
Replies: 7
Views: 929

Over Dallas - 11/25/2018

Over Dallas on Southwest Airlines flight from MSY to DAL - 11/25/2018 http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/overdallas_01.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/overdallas_02.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/overdallas_03.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/overdallas_04.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com...
by texasstar
13 Nov 2018 20:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Davis Building
Replies: 37
Views: 8375

Re: Davis Building

Image
by texasstar
07 Nov 2018 18:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 497
Views: 98581

Re: Victory Park 3.0

It's not the Mandarin, but it's close enough.
by texasstar
04 Nov 2018 11:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 519
Views: 127829

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

Thanks, Maconahey. Coming along nicely!
by texasstar
24 Oct 2018 12:47
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Wade Park
Replies: 86
Views: 16849

Re: Frisco: Wade Park

texasstar wrote:
jrd1964 wrote:Well, this place seems to have 9 lives.


No kidding!!!
by texasstar
24 Oct 2018 12:46
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Wade Park
Replies: 86
Views: 16849

Re: Frisco: Wade Park

jrd1964 wrote:Well, this place seems to have 9 lives.
ining

No kidding!!!
by texasstar
23 Oct 2018 08:14
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DART D2 Subway
Replies: 249
Views: 44269

Re: DART D2 Subway

^ Pardon my ignorance, but what exactly are the advantages of heavy rail over light rail?
by texasstar
19 Oct 2018 13:14
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Carrollton: Sandy Lake Amusement Park
Replies: 3
Views: 1086

Re: Carrollton: Sandy Lake Amusement Park

I must say I never even heard of it.
by texasstar
24 Sep 2018 16:58
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 305
Views: 65328

Re: Legacy West

The crane has been removed from LVL 29, the 29-story apartment tower adjacent to Plano's Legacy West development. (Tallest building in the Metroplex outside of Dallas and Ft. Worth?) http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/lvl29_001.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/lvl29_002.jpg
by texasstar
24 Sep 2018 16:48
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco Station
Replies: 30
Views: 6302

Re: Frisco Station

Skyhouse Frisco - 09/24/2018

Image
by texasstar
11 Sep 2018 13:15
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Historic Images of Dallas
Replies: 21
Views: 3765

Re: Historic Images of Dallas

exelone31 wrote:
texasstar wrote:Exelone31 bags the no-prize. This is the exhibit in Frisco.


Woohoo! I've wanted to check that place out, is it pretty cool?


You definitely should. It is awesome!

Image
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by texasstar
10 Sep 2018 20:45
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Historic Images of Dallas
Replies: 21
Views: 3765

Re: Historic Images of Dallas

Exelone31 bags the no-prize. This is the exhibit in Frisco.
by texasstar
10 Sep 2018 13:21
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Historic Images of Dallas
Replies: 21
Views: 3765

Re: Historic Images of Dallas

Nope, but I will have to check that out.
by texasstar
08 Sep 2018 17:55
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Historic Images of Dallas
Replies: 21
Views: 3765

Re: Historic Images of Dallas

Image

Stunning recreation of Dallas' Union Station in the 1950's. Gold plated No-Prize to whoever can say where this is located.
by texasstar
06 Sep 2018 17:49
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 281
Views: 54512

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

^ Now Nr.3 in Fortune 500 HQ's after New York and Chicago. Not bad at all.
by texasstar
01 Sep 2018 21:16
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 200
Views: 45009

Re: DFW Economy

Wow, our real estate is among the most valuable in the nation, and we have one of the highest property tax percentages in the country, but our city still can't pay for police, keep roads in decent condition, beautify, build parks, upkeep schools, really nothing. We need a military coup at city hall...
by texasstar
29 Aug 2018 08:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 497
Views: 98581

Re: Victory Park 3.0

^ But, it may have the most levels.
by texasstar
27 Aug 2018 12:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: 1700 Pacific
Replies: 29
Views: 4065

Re: 1700 Pacific

Sad to see this. 1700 Pacific is where I worked when I first moved here back in 2001. At the time, I thought it was the coolest building ever. I was on the 34th floor, overlooking the greatest city in the world. I thought I had died and gone to heaven.
by texasstar
23 Aug 2018 21:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1035
Views: 194102

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Not to mention, it may even make the city consider tearing down parts of our uselessly oversized convention center that are not needed and taking up prime real estate. This is truly the strangest hobbyhorse of the Dallas urbanism crowd- There's plenty of "prime real estate" in the form of...
by texasstar
30 Jul 2018 23:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Museum Tower
Replies: 169
Views: 40499

Re: Museum Tower

The seething hatred for this beautiful structure continues to mystify me.
by texasstar
10 Jul 2018 13:25
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Grandacape The Colony
Replies: 4
Views: 965

Re: Grandacape The Colony

Wow! Two massive developments! The Colony is going nuts!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
by texasstar
26 Jun 2018 14:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 196
Views: 50159

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

In case we forgot what it looked like...

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by texasstar
19 Jun 2018 17:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Thanksgiving Tower
Replies: 34
Views: 11139

Re: Downtown Dallas: Thanksgiving Tower

I believe the owner is the big oil company next door.
by texasstar
17 Jun 2018 20:36
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: The Daily Digital 4.0
Replies: 37
Views: 11798

Re: The Daily Digital 4.0

Image
by texasstar
17 Jun 2018 20:29
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 305
Views: 65328

Re: Legacy West

Update 06/17/2018 http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/west_legacy_001.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/west_legacy_002.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/west_legacy_003.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/west_legacy_004.jpg http://www.samclarkjr.com/images/west_legacy_005.jpg http://www.samcl...
by texasstar
21 May 2018 08:56
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity Forest Golf Course
Replies: 54
Views: 10362

Re: Trinity Forest Golf Course

I would consider the source.
by texasstar
10 May 2018 13:24
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Allen: Monarch City
Replies: 6
Views: 1134

Re: Allen: Monarch City

Why do I visualize a butterfly museum when I see that name?
by texasstar
10 May 2018 05:36
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco: Stonebriar Centre mall
Replies: 15
Views: 2256

Re: Frisco: Stonebriar Centre mall

That hotel will be the best looking piece of that mall. Stonebriar looks awful. I KNOW! Stonebriar is LONG overdue for an exterior and interior makeover... The entire look and feel is so tacky and awful, for being one of the best performing malls in the country Im surprised they havent modernized o...
by texasstar
27 Apr 2018 12:22
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Aerial (Drone) Tour of Dallas/Fort Worth
Replies: 12
Views: 2687

Re: Aerial (Drone) Tour of Dallas/Fort Worth

Everbody I've shown this to is just blown away. But, I am amazed at the number of people who had no idea we were the 4th largest metro in the nation. How do they not know this?
by texasstar
24 Apr 2018 08:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 497
Views: 98581

Re: Victory Park 3.0

So, based on the Planning Commision application, it will be 39 floors and 432 feet. NOT taller than the W after all. So, somebody saw the 39 floors and made an incorrect assumption?
by texasstar
23 Apr 2018 08:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1035
Views: 194102

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

^ It's been ridiculous from the get-go.

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