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by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Sep 2019 20:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 645
Views: 228048

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

tamtagon wrote:so, like, there's not another one near this tall in the works right now?

The Victor is the tallest in the works rn.
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Sep 2019 17:28
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: TexRail
Replies: 104
Views: 23963

Re: TexRail

Any particular reason why were seeing growth? Does anyone know if companies are providing passes to employees? This certainly is an encouraging trend. And in the meantime, DARTS orange line train to and from DFW is virtually empty at all times, which is very discouraging. 95% of the people I talk t...
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Sep 2019 15:32
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Silver Line
Replies: 250
Views: 69638

Re: Silver Line

Dart is more of bullet point than actually useful. We've got the longest train system in America..that's all I hear.

We can only hope the region densifies to the point where it becomes useful.
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Sep 2019 17:07
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: TexRail
Replies: 104
Views: 23963

Re: TexRail

Any particular reason why were seeing growth? Does anyone know if companies are providing passes to employees? This certainly is an encouraging trend.
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Sep 2019 17:57
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity River Park
Replies: 253
Views: 58503

Re: Trinity River Park

The lack of any progress in the last five years really blows my mind. I showed up at SMU a ten years ago and I feel like between 09-14 we had measurable changes (MHH Bridge, Continental bridge, overlook, Skyline Trail) but other than killing the highway there hasn’t been hardly anything in the 15-1...
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Sep 2019 09:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: TC Area: 2727 Turtle Creek Blvd
Replies: 18
Views: 3731

Re: TC Area: 2727 Turtle Creek Blvd

Woohoo
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Sep 2019 10:59
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-30 South & East Dallas reconstruction
Replies: 90
Views: 25724

Re: I-30 South & East Dallas reconstruction

635 is nowhere near i30 canyon.
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Sep 2019 09:43
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 355
Views: 86457

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

clcrash19 wrote:https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2019/09/12/mclaren-north-america.html

Mclaren moving HQ from manhattan to Coppell


What dramatic change..I send my condolences to the relocated employees.
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Sep 2019 18:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 226
Views: 55738

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

God Bless East Village Homeowners Association
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Sep 2019 12:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 633
Views: 164166

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Since when did we plant trees?
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Sep 2019 19:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 226
Views: 55738

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

DPatel304 wrote:
Did The Epic begin construction without a lead tenant signed up?

I believe so.
by Tivo_Kenevil
07 Sep 2019 17:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 226
Views: 55738

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

Mr. Amsterdam wrote:
NdoorTX wrote: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?
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Sep 2019 12:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 101
Views: 23795

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

There's also the very real possibility that old plans to replace the North Oak Cliff Branch Library will be thrown in the trash and start over. I read somewhere about a new task force set up to figure out if the new library should include other uses like housing, retail, green space, etc., which wi...
by Tivo_Kenevil
04 Sep 2019 11:06
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)
Replies: 115
Views: 20152

Re: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)

Yeah, that's a good point. Apple and Google have started the trend, along with all the little startups in Austin, so it's very likely that others will follow suite. I'll admit, I was pretty shocked to hear about Google coming to Austin, but, now that it is official, that puts them in a REALLY good ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
28 Aug 2019 20:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: 2711 N. Haskell
Replies: 36
Views: 8038

Re: Cityplace East: 2711 N. Haskell

Ersatz wrote:Hmmmm. I guess there were bitchy, negative, anti-development haters three decades before social media and blogs were even imagined.

Ersatz used to be my graffiti tag back in the day...
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Aug 2019 10:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel
Replies: 489
Views: 139646

Re: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel

Need to see new windows though. I Hope they don't cheap out on that aspect.
by Tivo_Kenevil
21 Aug 2019 17:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Henderson Avenue Corridor
Replies: 176
Views: 39001

Re: Henderson Avenue Corridor

Ahhh! Jamón Ibérico is awesome! Can't wait for this. A slice of Catalonia in Dallas ..love it!
by Tivo_Kenevil
21 Aug 2019 17:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 196
Views: 44370

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

ArtVandelay wrote:The original townhome residents (North side of Canton) are still bitching about this.


Moves to Downtown. Bitches about Dense projects. What's wrong with people.
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Aug 2019 22:32
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 355
Views: 86457

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Let's hope Uber gets their shite together!
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Aug 2019 16:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 94678

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Chicago: 2 Dallas: 1.

We're on the board ladies and gents.
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Aug 2019 23:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 94678

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

According to NBC5, Uber is officially moving to Deep Ellum. Also up to 5 additional buildings are planned on the adjacent land. (Info from the 10 o’clock news) I'd like to learn more about these buildings. Things are looking troubling for Uber at the moment; Wall St has been brutal to their stock. ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Aug 2019 23:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 94678

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

According to NBC5, Uber is officially moving to Deep Ellum. Also up to 5 additional buildings are planned on the adjacent land. (Info from the 10 o’clock news) I'd like to learn more about these buildings. Things are looking troubling for Uber at the moment; Wall St has been brutal to their stock. ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Aug 2019 12:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 94678

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Interested in what the next phase will look like.
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Aug 2019 11:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 451
Views: 141693

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

cowboyeagle05 wrote:More proof of the Little Austin of Dallas = Oak Cliff


Um, no. Oak Cliff is much more than just Bishop Arts.
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Aug 2019 11:03
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 355
Views: 86457

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Ubers financial health has me scared though.
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Aug 2019 10:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Henderson Avenue Corridor
Replies: 176
Views: 39001

Re: Henderson Avenue Corridor

This is fantastic and by far the most transformative project we have going on in the city. The focus on pedestrian infrastructure should be applauded. Well done.
by Tivo_Kenevil
07 Aug 2019 15:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: The Quadrangle
Replies: 28
Views: 3568

Re: Uptown Dallas: The Quadrangle

Like it. A lot. More of this please.
by Tivo_Kenevil
31 Jul 2019 16:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 633
Views: 164166

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Scaffolding is being set up around the old Dallas Brewery / Starck Club building. Wondering if they have moved from demo and abatement to construction. Someone please remind me, what's being built here? https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2016/08/12/historic-downtown-brewery-building-pl...
by Tivo_Kenevil
31 Jul 2019 09:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 633
Views: 164166

Re: Victory Park 3.0

willyk wrote:Scaffolding is being set up around the old Dallas Brewery / Starck Club building. Wondering if they have moved from demo and abatement to construction.

I really hope the stucco can be removed.
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Jul 2019 14:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 94678

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Mo' Epic should be the new name. Just sayin'
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Jul 2019 11:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 434
Views: 94678

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Uber speculation intensifies.....
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Jul 2019 10:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 226
Views: 55738

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

Is TC still going through with their lame strip mall idea?
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 Jul 2019 23:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: The Quadrangle
Replies: 28
Views: 3568

Re: Uptown Dallas: The Quadrangle

Sad to see crushcraft go. Hopefully residential / retail takes its place
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 Jul 2019 22:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas Developments
Replies: 75
Views: 28347

Re: West Dallas Developments

Prefab garage construction on the "West Commerce Gateway" at W Commerce and Beckley. The interesting thing is that all three active sites in this immediate area (W Commerce @ Pittman, W Commerce @ Beckley and Beckley @ Oregon) are at about this same stage in the process. IMG_0477.jpg FYI ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 Jul 2019 15:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Henderson Avenue Corridor
Replies: 176
Views: 39001

Re: Henderson Avenue Corridor

Let's make this happen!
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 Jul 2019 09:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: TC Oak Grove Tower (13 ST)
Replies: 22
Views: 4501

Re: Uptown Dallas: TC Oak Grove Tower (13 ST)

Why should TC strive to do anything of similar quality here? The city of Dallas allows developers do whatever they want, exposed garages, cheap stucco facades, wood framing,No affordable housing requirements, build strip malls and big box stores in the urban core..etc. you name it; they allow it! TC...
by Tivo_Kenevil
23 Jul 2019 14:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Shraman South Asian Museum
Replies: 104
Views: 28161

Re: Shraman South Asian Museum

Downtown desperately needs shopping.... I don't even care if they bring more office. Residential and Retail is what I want.
by Tivo_Kenevil
23 Jul 2019 13:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Shraman South Asian Museum
Replies: 104
Views: 28161

Re: Shraman South Asian Museum

I am sure they will be worried about bus transit center people wandering through their development so I fear this will be a walled garden development rather than something that interacts with outward-facing parcels.. .. I certainly hope not. These ivory tower developments gotta stop. There's someth...
by Tivo_Kenevil
22 Jul 2019 22:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Shraman South Asian Museum
Replies: 104
Views: 28161

Re: Shraman South Asian Museum

Well I hope they do something like what we got with the union. Anything short of that would be disappointing especially for this lot. I do wish more residential was added tho.
by Tivo_Kenevil
22 Jul 2019 12:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 208
Views: 48597

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

Family Thais Asian Bistro is now open! This new Thai restaurant serves lunch/Dinner Thai favorites along with Breakfast options and asian Boba Teas. There's also some coffee. Recall, this place overtook the now defunct Dante's Pizza spot in West End (RIP). Looks like they will be successful. The wor...
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Jul 2019 23:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DD: 1401 Elm and Thompson Hotel
Replies: 489
Views: 139646

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

Is the new direction of project making the entire development hotel? Or will there resdential?
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Jul 2019 16:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 633
Views: 164166

Re: Victory Park 3.0

We went Friday evening to HERO and had a great time it was around 7:30. What impressed me was that there was nothing at the arena or any other event and yet Hero was busy and the other places were too with people walking around. I think this area is going to be very popular in the fall with nice we...
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Jul 2019 22:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor
Replies: 140
Views: 51089

Re: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor

willyk wrote:
Tivo_Kenevil wrote:Shame no retail on Ross ...


So true. So where will these people shop? Where is the opportunity to build some new retail? The Sprouts site and the DISD corner both seem feasible.

There's actually going to be less retail on Ross. They're destroying the Furniture store for Townhomes. Sigh..
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Jul 2019 12:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor
Replies: 140
Views: 51089

Re: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor

Shame no retail on Ross ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Jul 2019 16:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 136
Views: 37120

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

exelone31 wrote:Looks cool, hope it turns out as translucent in real life.

Hopefully this time Harwood delivers.
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Jul 2019 10:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End: Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum
Replies: 101
Views: 33160

Re: West End 1.0

Anyone know where the entrance to the new Holocaust Museum is located? I feel like I should know this by now, but I was looking at the blank wall along Pacific and realized that I have no idea where you go in from. Facing the Dart line/Current Holocaust museum building..but it's closed off by a con...

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