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by Warrior2015
22 Sep 2018 14:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 361
Views: 57486

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

Go to the website and watch the video on how Novel Bishop Arts will look at the ground level. It looks pretty nice to me.
https://novelbishoparts.com
by Warrior2015
21 Sep 2018 12:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Marriott Uptown
Replies: 44
Views: 3923

Re: Uptown Dallas: Marriott Uptown

Tivo_Kenevil wrote:I don hate the design per se... But I don't like it either. Just very.. bland to say the least.

Yeah however I think the ground level will be pretty nice.
by Warrior2015
21 Sep 2018 12:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 172
Views: 28330

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

Tnexster wrote:That's kind of a fun video, had to scan through it quick but didn't see any sign of a second crane yet.

Ya it should probably be coming in the near future when the foundation work is mostly done with
by Warrior2015
20 Sep 2018 22:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 385
Views: 65977

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

Panorama of the Dallas Skyline. You can see the Amli slowly starting to make its presence known. https://mobile.twitter.com/FOX4/status/1042898510763323392 Damn that's a sexy skyline ! Hell yeah! Uptown and Downtown is basically one continuous skyline. Someone from Houston thought, Uptown was Downt...
by Warrior2015
20 Sep 2018 19:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 385
Views: 65977

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

dallaz wrote:Panorama of the Dallas Skyline. You can see the Amli slowly starting to make its presence known.

https://mobile.twitter.com/FOX4/status/ ... 0763323392

Damn that's a sexy skyline !
by Warrior2015
19 Sep 2018 15:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Bleu Ciel (390 FT / 33 ST)
Replies: 130
Views: 27012

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

Tucy wrote:August 2018

1 unit sold. 25 sold in 9 moths. 133 remaining.

I bet its eerie quiet in them hallways. Lol
by Warrior2015
19 Sep 2018 14:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 182
Views: 20989

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

Third, people use DART to get the shopping center nearby and the retail on the other side of Haskell already... There's Whataburger workers crossing the street all the time .. seriously. You're right though, perhaps the jones' won't ride the train from that Tract. But it is retail a center, and peo...
by Warrior2015
18 Sep 2018 22:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Marriott Uptown
Replies: 44
Views: 3923

Re: Uptown Dallas: Marriott Uptown

The Marriott Uptown project is located in the heart of Dallas’ Uptown neighborhood and will be a full service Marriott branded hotel. The hotel will be a half block from the Katy Trail, which is Dallas’s most active biking and pedestrian trail. The site is within a short walk of over five million s...
by Warrior2015
18 Sep 2018 15:48
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 10543

Re: New Census Population Estimates

Tivo_Kenevil wrote:It's amazing that people still flock to the west coast. The desire to be there is undeniable. Great place.

Would you move to the west coast if you could?
by Warrior2015
18 Sep 2018 15:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 343
Views: 49587

Re: Northpark Center

I agree. Most of the shopping I do in Palm Springs, which is hot AF (easily 115º+ in the summers), is outdoor. Among other things, stores place misters above the sidewalks and patios which helps to keep things "cool" outdoors in the dead of summer. Right, and yet you still see thousands o...
by Warrior2015
18 Sep 2018 12:15
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Frisco Station
Replies: 20
Views: 2475

Re: Frisco Station

Looks like the second offcice building is about to break ground
https://www.dallasnews.com/business/rea ... co-station
by Warrior2015
14 Sep 2018 18:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 326
Views: 48292

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

^We might have to agree to disagree, but the hexagon-shaped First National Bank Tower (designed by George Dahl, completed in 1965) is way more architecturally significant than Bank of America Plaza. The podium alone feels like an alien spaceship from the 60s and those lights, assuming they come bac...
by Warrior2015
14 Sep 2018 14:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 326
Views: 48292

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

Tnexster wrote:What is that?

I'm assuming he's saying construction is happening and hasn't stopped
by Warrior2015
14 Sep 2018 13:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 326
Views: 48292

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

I haven't seen such a spectacular smoke and mirrors show since walking through a funhouse on the Jersey shore 10 years ago. Those of us who live across the street and can easily peer through our windows know that there is zero work going on besides pumping out updates to social media pages. They've...
by Warrior2015
14 Sep 2018 08:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Courtyard by Marriott (12 St)
Replies: 117
Views: 17932

Re: Downtown Dallas: Courtyard by Marriott (12 St)

I actually like the building. It actually looks flavorful compared to most of downtown, which looks dull, beige, and bland. I just wouldn't want to be in there if a tornado hits. Haha
by Warrior2015
14 Sep 2018 08:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 326
Views: 48292

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

I am just curious for when the observation deck will open. They view from up there is terribly good. Hopefully next year. I honestly hope everything goes well with this building because this will be dallas first true completely mixed use project in one building . Also, will be a great place for vis...
by Warrior2015
13 Sep 2018 16:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 326
Views: 48292

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

A bit of an update about the drever. Saying it should be complete by fall 2019 https://dallas.towers.net/2018/09/13/through-the-looking-glass-at-the-drever-downtowns-largest-tower-renovation/?utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=drever&utm_source=twitter Wow, one year? For all of what's left? That m...
by Warrior2015
13 Sep 2018 16:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: De La Vega Development: Haskell & US 75
Replies: 16
Views: 796

Re: De La Vega Development: Haskell & US 75

Downtown Houston does feel a little more "filled in" than Downtown Dallas, but actually ranks lower in terms of walkable amenities. "Filled in" could mean a bunch of fortress skyscrapers or bland parking garages in the case of DT Houston. Regardless, both downtowns are more simi...
by Warrior2015
13 Sep 2018 13:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 326
Views: 48292

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

A bit of an update about the drever. Saying it should be complete by fall 2019
https://dallas.towers.net/2018/09/13/th ... ce=twitter
by Warrior2015
13 Sep 2018 12:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: De La Vega Development: Haskell & US 75
Replies: 16
Views: 796

Re: De La Vega Development: Haskell & US 75

This is like 1 midget bragging about being taller than another midget. Not much to brag about. Have you been to inner loop Houston ? My spouse's family is from Houston. So yeah, Prolly more than most. Both cities are not walkable and not very urban is my point. Not that I care; just sayin. Yeah I j...
by Warrior2015
13 Sep 2018 09:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: De La Vega Development: Haskell & US 75
Replies: 16
Views: 796

Re: De La Vega Development: Haskell & US 75

Houston won't be walkable or urban at all in our lifetime. Not trying to bash, but our urban core is far better. Absolutely no one walks in Houston, it's far more suburban in their urban core and midtown is overrated and dead for the most part. Being there made me appreciate dallas lol This is like...
by Warrior2015
12 Sep 2018 22:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: De La Vega Development: Haskell & US 75
Replies: 16
Views: 796

Re: De La Vega Development: Haskell & US 75

Houston won't be walkable or urban at all in our lifetime. Not trying to bash, but our urban core is far better. Absolutely no one walks in Houston, it's far more suburban in their urban core and midtown is overrated and dead for the most part. Being there made me appreciate dallas lol
by Warrior2015
12 Sep 2018 13:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 182
Views: 20989

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

Funny how Trammell Crow just took the laziest step and proposed the exact same shopping center except without the big box... well, the added parking garage makes them Timber Creek Crossing Lite. This is their way of saying FU to the neighborhood for killing their Sam's Club. https://dallasnews.imgi...
by Warrior2015
11 Sep 2018 10:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 182
Views: 20989

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

I just drove by this development- as I do every morning- and noticed that a new sign has been placed on the corner. It's a black background with digitized towers announcing De la Vega Development and a stating " Rising 2019 ". I don't know if this is flying under the radar and things are ...
by Warrior2015
06 Sep 2018 17:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 72
Views: 6646

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 Warrior2015
06 Sep 2018 17:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Preston Center
Replies: 14
Views: 700

Re: Preston Center

Tivo_Kenevil wrote:Why are churches making developments?

They're doing that in Downtown Austin as well
by Warrior2015
01 Sep 2018 11:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 99
Views: 11965

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

Is the city going to do anything about the homeless situation? Downtown Dallas is starting to turn into a shithole with homeless camping out on the sidewalks and literally shitting on the streets. It's becoming a serious problem. And from what I have heard, many businesses are wanting to relocate a...
by Warrior2015
31 Aug 2018 17:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: 900 Main
Replies: 48
Views: 2160

Re: 900 Main

Toyota's CA offices were in Torrance prior to their move here, not L.A. or San Francisco, so unless there was a dramatic shift in their corporate culture prior to or during the move here, they weren't going to choose a CBD or center-city location to move to. As for the topic, it's good that there i...
by Warrior2015
29 Aug 2018 21:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No. 10 Harwood (22 ST)
Replies: 93
Views: 17124

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

Tnexster wrote:CyrusOne relocating its headquarters to Dallas' Harwood District

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news ... allas.html

The reason why I like this building, is because of the earuopean style esplanade ! I'm excited to experience it!
by Warrior2015
27 Aug 2018 13:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: 1700 Pacific
Replies: 26
Views: 1252

Re: 1700 Pacific

I actually went inside this building for the future of downtown dallas event back in February and they were trying to market the office space
by Warrior2015
26 Aug 2018 15:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas: Medical District
Replies: 89
Views: 19071

Re: Dallas: Medical District

Developer eyes former Parkland campus for huge mixed-use redo https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2018/02/09/developer-eyes-former-parkland-campus-huge-mixed-use-redo Developer Sam Ware said he plans to complete a purchase of the 38-acre former medical campus as early as the first week ...
by Warrior2015
26 Aug 2018 12:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 72
Views: 6646

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

I'm ready to see some renderings !
by Warrior2015
25 Aug 2018 17:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 115
Views: 17556

Re: AT&T Discovery District

Smart District needs more residential development to help make that complete. Lots of opportunity to do that, not sure why something hasn't been proposed yet. They are waiting to see what Amazon is going to do. Mike Hoque said construction of phase 1 should kick off by the end of 2018, but we'll see.
by Warrior2015
25 Aug 2018 10:57
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DART D2 Subway
Replies: 204
Views: 21993

Re: DART D2 Subway

Spend the $1 billion on 40 miles of intra-urban Dallas modern streetcars! Now THAT would change the face of this city for the better and actually increase transit usage. The current DART rail runs frequently enough to act as a suburban-urban commuter rail line, which is what it was designed to do a...
by Warrior2015
25 Aug 2018 10:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 115
Views: 17556

Re: AT&T Discovery District

hahaha I just saw the 88 and remembered the good times, back before the turn of the century when the Cowboys were good. I cannot believe it's been so long since the Cowboys got deep into the play offs. One part of this streetscaping reminded me of what was once proposed for much of Main Street. Hop...
by Warrior2015
25 Aug 2018 10:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 115
Views: 17556

Re: AT&T Discovery District

hahaha I just saw the 88 and remembered the good times, back before the turn of the century when the Cowboys were good. I cannot believe it's been so long since the Cowboys got deep into the play offs. One part of this streetscaping reminded me of what was once proposed for much of Main Street. Hop...
by Warrior2015
23 Aug 2018 13:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 278
Views: 44932

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

New restaurant and retail tenants land at downtown Dallas' Trammell Crow Center https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2018/08/23/new-restaurant-retail-tenants-land-downtown-dallas-trammell-crow-center Boutique grocer Royal Blue is going in a corner spot on the groundfloor of the 33-year-o...
by Warrior2015
21 Aug 2018 21:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 400 North Olive St. (Sheraton Dallas Hotel)
Replies: 10
Views: 420

Re: Downtown Dallas: 400 North Olive St. (Sheraton Dallas Hotel)

The Sheraton Dallas Hotel — part of Marriott International Inc. — has begun construction of a multimillion dollar hotel-wide renovation of the hotel and convention property. According to the wording of the article, it sounds like they have already started the renovation. Unfortunately, I don't see ...
by Warrior2015
21 Aug 2018 12:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 326
Views: 48292

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

lakewoodhobo wrote:Marble removal has resumed. Off to China or wherever the rest of it is.

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I think it was Florida?
by Warrior2015
21 Aug 2018 12:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 172
Views: 28330

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

Erick_g02 wrote:The crane is going up on this one today.

Lots of cranes in this general area now!
by Warrior2015
09 Aug 2018 15:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 182
Views: 20989

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

cowboyeagle05 wrote:So the start date posted above is "8/13/2018" that's this Sunday. Does anyone think this is going to show any sign of anything soon or is it still mostly just concept renderings?

I have a hard time believing it will, but I guess we'll see
by Warrior2015
06 Aug 2018 10:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 172
Views: 28330

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

Tivo_Kenevil wrote:How many units?

364 luxury units, and I believe 52 affordable units. Also 15,000 square feet of ground floor retail.
by Warrior2015
31 Jul 2018 10:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Henderson Avenue Corridor
Replies: 71
Views: 10858

Re: Henderson Avenue Corridor

R1070 wrote:That whole end of the street is getting a huge face lift.

How so?
by Warrior2015
30 Jul 2018 10:22
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Rowlett: Crystal Lagoon
Replies: 17
Views: 2883

Re: Rowlett: Crystal Lagoon

Based on the actual products they have built out so far at the site I could tell it was going differently than the glitz and flash they proposed originally. The architecture and overall feel of what they are actually building right now are close to what we have seen everywhere else in DFW. No real ...
by Warrior2015
27 Jul 2018 20:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 326
Views: 48292

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

Jay9398 wrote:Work has resumed on the Drever as of yesterday. They are removing marble from the Northeast face of the building and they're doing something with the windows higher up on the East face. Good news!

Hope this continues this time
by Warrior2015
25 Jul 2018 21:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 361
Views: 57486

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

This reminds me of an intersection in Chicago
by Warrior2015
21 Jul 2018 10:03
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: TexRail
Replies: 32
Views: 5672

Re: TexRail

I cant wait to ride this train.
by Warrior2015
20 Jul 2018 10:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 385
Views: 65977

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

Tnexster wrote:Lots of activity this week as they have starting work on the residential tower while they finish up the base.

Now comes the exciting part !
by Warrior2015
16 Jul 2018 19:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 182
Views: 20989

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

How is this cluster of towers laid out on the property? http://www.delavegadevelopment.com/properties/the-central.html This website contains the previously available detailed layout. Looks like they refined the signature office tower to market the property to possible tenants. So this is the curren...

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