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by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Aug 2018 17:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 55
Views: 6490

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

The sidewalks need connection on this stretch; especially on some of those little streets. Some don't even Have sidewalks.
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Aug 2018 17:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 11
Views: 492

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

Isnt ablon a car?
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Aug 2018 15:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: misc. developments
Replies: 31
Views: 3724

Re: Fort Worth: misc. developments

Wow way to go Fort Worth.
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Aug 2018 12:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 63
Views: 9312

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

What exactly are headingtons plans anyway?...I never hear anything about what they want to do with all these properties.
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Aug 2018 16:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End 1.0
Replies: 100
Views: 13618

Re: West End 1.0

Also, I don't buy the "boutique hotel" proposal at all.... this developer only does chains like Hampton Inn, La Quinta, Residence Inn, Best Western, Motel 8, and Motel 6 etc. This crap design could easily be a Motel 6. As a downtown resident, a Motel 6 or any of the aforementioned chains ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Aug 2018 11:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Mid Elm Lofts
Replies: 60
Views: 7266

Re: Mid Elm Lofts

Mr. Amsterdam wrote:Damn. I'm loving the sidewalk width. Not quite as wide as here in AMS, but it's a huge improvement, relatively speaking.




Awe... Amsterdam, what a great city. I am envious.
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Aug 2018 09:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 55
Views: 6490

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

cowboyeagle05 wrote:Were these buildings being torn down on Oregon Ave off of Beckley just south of 30? I am having trouble narrowing it down on Google Maps using the business name.


Yes those. The name I provided may be incorrect.
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Aug 2018 07:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 55
Views: 6490

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

Some pix
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Aug 2018 07:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 55
Views: 6490

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

Unsure where to post... Technically it's oak Cliff so I'll place here. .. The Trinity Flooring and Tile buildings off Beckley and 30 have been demolished. These were situated right along Beckley with direct access to the Trinity river levee. There's been a sign for a carwash place there since 2015 t...
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Aug 2018 13:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 160
Views: 25926

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

Warrior2015 wrote:
Tivo_Kenevil wrote:How many units?

364 luxury units, and I believe 52 affordable units. Also 15,000 square feet of ground floor retail.

That's good. I've always felt the arts district lacked life.
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Aug 2018 09:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: 2401 Cedar Springs
Replies: 4
Views: 457

Re: Uptown Dallas: 2401 Cedar Springs

Sweet bong bro.
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Aug 2018 09:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Shraman South Asian Museum
Replies: 53
Views: 7546

Re: Shraman South Asian Museum

ContriveDallasite wrote:
Tivo_Kenevil wrote:This project is dead.


Any source on that?

Nope. But How many years has it been now? Its just a fantasy item at this point.
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Aug 2018 06:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Shraman South Asian Museum
Replies: 53
Views: 7546

Re: Shraman South Asian Museum

This project is dead.
by Tivo_Kenevil
05 Aug 2018 14:55
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Homelessness
Replies: 25
Views: 2116

Re: Homelessness

What a Shame. A decentralized approach make sense. Those rec centers and unused DISD buildings could be put to good use. I really don't understand why people don't want them to be used. If the homeless are in a shelter you don't see them out begging for money. Exactly what they don't wanna see.
by Tivo_Kenevil
03 Aug 2018 10:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 725
Views: 93745

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Very interesting article about what's happened to New York City over the last 10 years due to too much growth. Maybe a cautionary tale for us. https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.usatoday.com/amp/777568002 I don't think so... Dallas has much more room for growth. I don't know where I read it; but in o...
by Tivo_Kenevil
02 Aug 2018 13:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 359
Views: 46701

Re: Victory Park 3.0

It might mean nothing in your fantasy world, but here in the real world, it means quite a lot. Calm down, Dont get triggered...but it's not a fantasy, when people already use DART to get to VP for games. Dallas does not have the transit infrastructure to provide reasonably functional transportation...
by Tivo_Kenevil
02 Aug 2018 11:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 359
Views: 46701

Re: Victory Park 3.0

You realize this is an "urban forum," right? So easy and abundant parking is the antithesis of good urban planning. Yes and the fact remains that most residents in DFW do not live in an urban environment, do not have access to or are unwilling to use mass transit or mass transit doesn't g...
by Tivo_Kenevil
02 Aug 2018 06:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 336
Views: 59589

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

I think you're missing the point. The renderings, showing the final product, do not show the glass wrapped around the building in it's entirety.
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Aug 2018 15:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Retail
Replies: 239
Views: 28286

Re: Downtown Dallas: Retail

But is this even enforced?
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Aug 2018 15:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Retail
Replies: 239
Views: 28286

Re: Downtown Dallas: Retail

Ah yes the multiple signson window... The horror, the danger.
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Aug 2018 13:03
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Fair Park
Replies: 59
Views: 7931

Re: Fair Park

Oh please adding Jerry world to fair park would have been catastrophic for South Dallas. That would all but guarenntee the perpetual use of the parking lots that cut the area off from humanity. Not to mention the gates around the complex (People aren't gonna feel "safe" leaving their cars ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Aug 2018 12:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 173
Views: 27208

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Skyline of garages. So lame.
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Aug 2018 10:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 725
Views: 93745

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

So Amazon just posted a position for an economic development manager in DC. With Bezos home in DC, the desire for an East Coast office and this job opening. It's a wrap. This whole thing seems like a farce. https://www.bisnow.com/washington-dc/news/economic-development/amazon-job-posting-in-dc-a-pot...
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Aug 2018 10:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 336
Views: 59589

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

Are we really surprised though? Look at AMLI design district building. They pulled that same crap over there. Half ass projects.
by Tivo_Kenevil
31 Jul 2018 05:14
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Fair Park
Replies: 59
Views: 7931

Re: Fair Park

Was Spectra the national bidder?
by Tivo_Kenevil
31 Jul 2018 01:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Museum Tower
Replies: 142
Views: 20036

Re: Museum Tower

Tucy wrote:If it's being publicized by the marketing folks at Museum Tower and reported by Steve Brown, you can count on it being a blurry line. ;-)

Well you're definitely not wrong... Lol
by Tivo_Kenevil
30 Jul 2018 12:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 336
Views: 59589

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

Grotesque. No building should be allowed to have uncovered parking in Dallas; especially a building as prominent as this one will be. There are cities were this isn't allowed. It's just cheapness from the developer and Dallas'fear of displeasing the developers.At the very least they should try to ha...
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Jul 2018 16:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 336
Views: 59589

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

Cool casual selection. Le Madeleine is rather forgettable. I'm sure the others will do well with the work crowd. The real question is... will these retailers stay open for the residents?
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 Jul 2018 15:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Lower Greenville Development
Replies: 55
Views: 4977

Re: Lower Greenville Development

Meh...This sucks. Both the asetheic and the neighborhood association.
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 Jul 2018 15:00
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Replies: 182
Views: 18475

Re: Dallas Area Rapid Transit

That DMN article says it would only be $15-20 million to finish the station.... so why hasn't this been done when the city has spent money on stupid things like $6 million to build and then remove a river rapid, or wanting to spend $30 million for free welfare money to Angela Hunt and her wealthy d...
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Jul 2018 22:12
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Margaret McDermott Bridge by Santiago Calatrava
Replies: 62
Views: 6752

Re: Margaret McDermott Bridge by Santiago Calatrava

kleinman is just being an ass; as always.
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Jul 2018 15:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Cedars: Texas Odyssey
Replies: 25
Views: 1792

Re: The Cedars: Texas Odyssey

ContriveDallasite wrote:Whats wrong with the one at Fair Park?


....other than... it's operated by SFoT and off for 11 months out of the year.. nothing much.
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Jul 2018 10:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 366
Views: 52801

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

That's just a photo...doesn't necessarily mean anything. I've stayed in a hostel in London where they had a fancy underground bar and pool table. The thing is Hostels need a social place to interact w other people staying there. A bar is a good thing. What are the rates for this place? Anything over...
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Jul 2018 09:34
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: Dallas Cowboys: Forbes most valuable sports team
Replies: 6
Views: 149

Re: Dallas Cowboys: Forbes most valuable sports team

Jerry Jones sucks as a GM. IDK why Jason Garret still has a job. He is mediocre. But he's a Jerry "guy"
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Jul 2018 22:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 8 (New Rolex Building)
Replies: 72
Views: 15611

Re: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 8 (New Rolex Building)

R1070 wrote:Now you have to have a parking garage and surface parking in Uptown. lol

Its beyond Stupid. And at no point will they have "visitors" taking up the parking.
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Jul 2018 09:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 124
Views: 17875

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

I still can't believe TC was really pushing hard for a Sam's. What a relief that died.
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Jul 2018 09:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas: Trinity Groves
Replies: 66
Views: 10620

Re: West Dallas: Trinity Groves

New Hotel is a go at Trinity Groves.

They mention the possibility of adding a rail component to the project. Interesting

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Hotel ... 27621.html
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Jul 2018 14:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Grocery Stores: news/development
Replies: 75
Views: 10468

Re: Grocery Stores: news/development

I was reading a thread about the Wynnewood Kroger on one of the Oak Cliff Facebook groups, and several people mentioned the rumor of a Sprouts coming to the property that currently houses El Fenix at the SE corner of Colorado and Beckley. Anybody here heard anything about that? I hope not. It's rig...
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Jul 2018 09:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Cedar Maple Plaza I,II & III (2301 Cedar Springs Rd.)
Replies: 52
Views: 5676

Re: Uptown Dallas: Cedar Maple Plaza I,II & III (2301 Cedar Springs Rd.)

cowboyeagle05 wrote:Dallas a city that champions "urban lite" so you can still drive a fully loaded truck and park without consequences anywhere you want and tell yourself you are a modern urban millennial.

:D
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Jul 2018 22:27
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 194
Views: 26411

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

PonyUp13 wrote:We paid them $4.8M to move across city borders which I believe is a dangerous precedent.

Corporate Welfare has been alive and kicking for some time now. Luring companies out of Dallas to the burbs has always existed. See 7-11, Exxon etc. This is just the name of game.
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Jul 2018 18:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Butler Brothers Building
Replies: 100
Views: 16016

Re: Downtown Dallas: Butler Brothers Building

Some Ivy on this building would help make it more appealing. The yellowish stucco is overwhelming. We've gone over the stucco a thousand times. I'm just glad someone put some makeup on the ugly duckling and activated a critical building next to city hall. We've gone over why they had to paint the b...
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Jul 2018 15:31
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Las Colinas/North Irving Development
Replies: 645
Views: 86649

Re: Las Colinas/North Irving Development

Cypress Waters might as well be Coppell.
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Jul 2018 15:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 360
Views: 55059

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

What about a Trader Joe's? That seems like it'd be a good fit for the area, just not sure exactly where. There's also the Cox Farms Market at Sylvan Thirty, but I have no idea if it's doing well or is a viable spot. Trader Joe's is a glorified Sack N save. No thank you; I'll buy off brand items for...
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Jul 2018 09:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Ventana (12 ST / 12 ST)
Replies: 26
Views: 4201

Re: North Dallas: Ventana (12 ST / 12 ST)

Like the wood like panels
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Jul 2018 09:51
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Butler Brothers Building
Replies: 100
Views: 16016

Re: Downtown Dallas: Butler Brothers Building

Some Ivy on this building would help make it more appealing. The yellowish stucco is overwhelming.

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