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by Tivo_Kenevil
24 May 2019 12:13
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Texas: A Shopping Paradise
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Re: Texas: A Shopping Paradise

While the selection may be good..I find the shopping experience to be lacking. The entire Mall experience is so played out...it's the same anywhere you go. What we really need is an outdoor urban shopping experience, with promenades lined with trees and food vendors. Even the outdoor malls here are ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
23 May 2019 15:53
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 299
Views: 62373

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Jbarn wrote:Hopefully the fact that Lowe’s wants rail access will automatically disqualify Plano and Frisco.


I would imagine. But then I look at Google and Apple in Austin and figure they really don't give a crap about that ...but we'll see.
by Tivo_Kenevil
23 May 2019 14:54
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 299
Views: 62373

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Honestly, this a great. If Dallas Gets Uber and Lowe's..that's awesome. If we land both than that would equate more Jobs than the would be HQ2( given that Amazon divided up the jobs across varios locales) .. IDK how Charlotte's rail is... But I know downtown Dallas is pretty good for a sprawling reg...
by Tivo_Kenevil
22 May 2019 12:00
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity Forest Golf Course
Replies: 72
Views: 12640

Re: Trinity Forest Golf Course

Honestly, who would go out there given the deluge we had Saturday?
by Tivo_Kenevil
21 May 2019 22:45
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)
Replies: 95
Views: 10095

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

Does Dallas.Towers.net even cover Dallas anymore?
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 May 2019 20:08
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Street name changes/proposals
Replies: 8
Views: 2795

Re: Street name changes/proposals

He deserve it tho.
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 May 2019 12:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: 1899 McKinney (McKinney/Akard/St. Paul Triangle)
Replies: 9
Views: 805

Re: Uptown Dallas: 1899 McKinney (McKinney/Akard/St. Paul Triangle)

I like the homage to the crescent. I wouldn't mind something like this over here. There's to much glass IMO over here.
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 May 2019 09:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 508 Young Street (old Dallas Morning News building)
Replies: 37
Views: 5069

Re: Downtown Dallas: 508 Young Street (old Dallas Morning News building)

For a big site like this, you would have expected to see zoning applications and approvals before closing. Some contingencies need to be mitigated before jumping into an endeavor of this scale. Kinda strange that that didn't happen... or, did we just not see it? Could it be that washeburne has team...
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 May 2019 18:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 508 Young Street (old Dallas Morning News building)
Replies: 37
Views: 5069

Re: Downtown Dallas: 508 Young Street (old Dallas Morning News building)

As developer, what has washeburne accomplished? I ask because this area requires special attention to detail. The area is really cut off from different angles and needs to have some stitching required to make it feel connected. This guy makes me nervous.
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 May 2019 23:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 295
Views: 59324

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

eburress wrote: I can also see this serving as a proof of concept to get some of the other in-town mixed-use projects, like the Spire, off the ground.


Spire? Ha!
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 May 2019 21:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 295
Views: 59324

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Uber already has small discrete Office in West End. They have an idea what Dallas has to offer. Hope this HQ happens. Snapchat also small place in Deep Ellum.
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 May 2019 12:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 564
Views: 114633

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Local Press + Brew has closed in VP. https://www.guidelive.com/food-and-drink/2019/05/15/local-press-coffee-closed-oak-cliff-my-favorite-drink It was oddly run. They never turned the sign on in the mornings—to save money? Anyway at the busiest time of day for a juice place it looked closed. Strange...
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 May 2019 12:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 173
Views: 26891

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

If you don't believe safety is a major concern in that area you are clueless. Thanks to the homeless-industrial complex assaults and property crimes are a daily occurence in that area. I don't get what your arguement is here and how it relates specifically to this project, which is what they're pro...
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 May 2019 09:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 173
Views: 26891

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

I know what NIMBY stands for. Apparently my comment regarding the this project towering over the townhomes was construed as NIMBYsm. I haven’t heard anybody opposing the project. People I know living in the FM are posting Instagrams saying how excited they are. Nah, NIMBY movement underway. Not onl...
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 May 2019 13:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oaklawn: 2929 Oak Lawn
Replies: 33
Views: 4066

Re: Oaklawn: 2929 Oak Lawn

eburress wrote:^^ Good question. The Toll Brothers tower was news to me too!

It's actually old news. Another generic infill project; that's probably why u didn't remember it.
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 May 2019 14:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 212
Views: 60051

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

I seriously forget this project is underway. So slow.
by Tivo_Kenevil
10 May 2019 16:04
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity River Park
Replies: 226
Views: 41122

Re: Trinity River Park

According to the park conservancy, their goal is to start construction of Harold Simmons Park in December 2020 and open in May of 2022. Screen Shot 2019-05-10 at 3.53.22 PM.jpg I wouldn't put any faith in this. They had to receive millions in philanthropic donations to get it done. 250M if I recall...
by Tivo_Kenevil
10 May 2019 10:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 173
Views: 26891

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

ArtVandelay wrote:The character of that neighborhood and the Harwood Historic District is mid rise not high rise. So yes, there was an expectation there wouldn’t be high rises in that section of downtown.


That's a really poor expectation. There was bound to be new high rise construction at some point.
by Tivo_Kenevil
07 May 2019 13:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 430
Views: 100394

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

One more time https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2019/05/07/new-developer-andinvestors-restart450-million-downtown-dallas-tower-redo-project Perhaps I'm just so desperate for this thing to get done that I'm grasping for straws here... But, I can't help but see this as a good sign. The ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
07 May 2019 11:24
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Lemmon Ave. lane reduction (between Turtle Creek Blvd and US-75)
Replies: 18
Views: 814

Re: Lemmon Ave. lane reduction (between Turtle Creek Blvd and US-75)

Build a street car from Love Field to The Dart Uptown station and down Haskell to East Dallas.
by Tivo_Kenevil
07 May 2019 10:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 564
Views: 114633

Re: Victory Park 3.0

15 stories?... ZzzZzzZ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
03 May 2019 11:00
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Introducing the 2019 Dallas Mayoral Candidates - D Magazine
Replies: 12
Views: 792

Re: Introducing the 2019 Dallas Mayoral Candidates - D Magazine

Great article in D Magazine that hits the mark concerning the embracing of "regionalism" versus sustainable growth. The article states there are certain mayoral candidates for Dallas mayor that do not believe in the regionalism approach and instead want to promote Dallas ahead of the &quo...
by Tivo_Kenevil
02 May 2019 11:08
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity River Park
Replies: 226
Views: 41122

Re: Trinity River Park

casperitl wrote:Hard to tell from the photos if the plan has been scaled back dramatically?


It certainly does to me...a step in the right direction
by Tivo_Kenevil
30 Apr 2019 16:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 485
Views: 110870

Re: Northpark Center

hjkll you are clueless. NP has brought in or adding 15 exclusive retailers you can only find at NP in DFW in the last year. Name a center that has brought in half that many new retailers. Matt- I hear Eataly is taking former PIRCH space, so darn cool if it’s true. According to this quote from the E...
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Apr 2019 23:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 564
Views: 114633

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Matt777 wrote:Not big enough of an area to split further into North/South. Also, does anyone else get a weird, slight confederate vibe from the name "Victory South?" It's not a big deal, but the name change is just weird.


Can we just rebrand entirely? 'Victory' is so contrived...
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Apr 2019 23:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon
Replies: 126
Views: 31740

Re: Uptown Dallas: Central Market at McKinney and Lemmon

Wow, hotel, multi family, office and retail! Yes please!

Not only that but it appears we may finally see the electrical poles banished and sunk underneath....
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Apr 2019 13:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 181
Views: 38863

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

Update on the project. https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Vision-2020-Progress-Finally-on-Removing-Valley-View-Mall-509083391.html So according to this the original plan is still in place... Kick off for the project will be June 2017 per the story .. It's says they're building a life time fitness vil...
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 Apr 2019 12:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 564
Views: 114633

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Yeah no on South Victory. Good luck trying though. Just ask Lower Oak Lawn how well they did trying to convince people that was a thing. As much as I typically loath such silly attempts at re branding (SoGood = Barf), I'm kinda okay with this one. I never liked how we put the word 'Park' in somethi...
by Tivo_Kenevil
24 Apr 2019 15:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End: Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum
Replies: 89
Views: 23298

Re: West End: Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

WesTexas wrote:What the symbolism of the copper cladding at the top?

Not sure. But the buildings cladding looks similar to that of an aushwitz wooden train car..
by Tivo_Kenevil
23 Apr 2019 21:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Demolished (and about to be) Properties 2.0
Replies: 30
Views: 5160

Re: Demolished (and about to be) Properties 2.0

Sadly Belmont hotel will be next
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Apr 2019 10:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End: Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum
Replies: 89
Views: 23298

Re: West End: Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

Tnexster wrote:I'm surprised there aren't more windows around the base.


I didn't notice this until you mentioned it. Looks odd now....
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Apr 2019 14:22
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 102
Views: 20946

Re: New Census Population Estimates

Places like LA and NYC aren't getting any cheaper, so I imagine we'll see more and more migration away from the coasts to places like Texas. It's the east coast that's getting crushed - LA's growth rate between 2010-2018 is great, and interesting that more than 50% of their MSA growth is into LA co...
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Apr 2019 09:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox: Oliver + Central (18 ST)
Replies: 50
Views: 15436

Re: Knox: Oliver + Central (18 ST)

It definitely has a looming, imposing presence in East Dallas (one that I personally like). I attended a neighborhood meeting recently and there were some mutterings about "living in a canyon instead of a community" from a couple folks living in the M Streets. hehe. East Dallas?!? This is...
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Apr 2019 14:23
Forum: The Airports
Topic: DFW Airport
Replies: 201
Views: 46576

Re: DFW Airport

A terminal without parking would be the ultimate "screw you" to local passengers. What is currently the best major airport in the world for O&D passengers would lose its competitive advantage. Riding a bus between terminals is just so much fun. Honestly, with the new Dart station up a...
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Apr 2019 09:18
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DART D2 Subway
Replies: 271
Views: 51010

Re: DART D2 Subway

My problem is how they go back up near ground level in VP. I wanna see what this will look like...
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Apr 2019 21:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 424
Views: 114954

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

I think using victory park is a bad example. The opposite is being done here. Bishop Arts is an established neighborhood, that can support shops. The fear is ... Can they support more? .. to me it all depends on what it is... VP was a disaster.. they literally built garages before they even had reta...
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Apr 2019 14:27
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)
Replies: 95
Views: 10095

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

tamtagon wrote:I think the DMN had a blog & link to another online report that said Austin is the best place in the country to live.

I didn't read it (hahaha)

They did. Lol they publish more Austin development news than Dallas !
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Apr 2019 23:48
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)
Replies: 95
Views: 10095

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

Man Austin is really getting dense
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Apr 2019 11:41
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Margaret McDermott Bridge by Santiago Calatrava
Replies: 99
Views: 17380

Re: Margaret McDermott Bridge by Santiago Calatrava

Dallas City Council votes to send bill of $7.1 million to Trinity Park Conservancy for bridge repair https://www.dallasnews.com/news/dallas-city-hall/2019/04/10/dallas-council-oks-71-million-fix-mcdermott-bridge-wants-trinity-group-fund Does the Trinity Park Conservancy pay the bill and own the eng...
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Apr 2019 00:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas - 505 North Ervay (owned by First Baptist)
Replies: 60
Views: 6321

Re: Downtown Dallas - 505 North Ervay (owned by First Baptist)

@ Cowboyeagle... Have you ever actually been inside the campus? It has a ridiculous amount of space for informal meet/greet. More so than any church I have ever visited, by far. I haven't been there for a couple of years, but those spaces were always teaming with activity. It was nothing like that ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
10 Apr 2019 10:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas - 505 North Ervay (owned by First Baptist)
Replies: 60
Views: 6321

Re: Downtown Dallas - 505 North Ervay (owned by First Baptist)

Dallas just loves creating parking structures!
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Apr 2019 11:48
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity River Park
Replies: 226
Views: 41122

Re: Trinity River Park

How does the harold simmons park play into this? He's just a dead guy whose family is willing to pay 50M for naming rights for the "park" as some sort of family legacy project. The would be Park would between the two bridges. But seeing how the Feds said nuh-uh... I'm not even sure his fa...
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Apr 2019 11:39
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DART D2 Subway
Replies: 271
Views: 51010

Re: DART D2 Subway

FTA, DART slates meetings on proposed D2 Subway

https://www.progressiverailroading.com/ ... way--57292
by Tivo_Kenevil
05 Apr 2019 21:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Grocery Stores: news/development
Replies: 137
Views: 28601

Re: Grocery Stores: news/development

Wow 12 am. That's amazing
by Tivo_Kenevil
04 Apr 2019 10:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 87
Views: 8769

Re: The Link at Uptown

Protected views of a tollway... Lol How lovely
by Tivo_Kenevil
03 Apr 2019 13:53
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Margaret McDermott Bridge by Santiago Calatrava
Replies: 99
Views: 17380

Re: Margaret McDermott Bridge by Santiago Calatrava

Better than broke I guess..could've been done right the first time though.
by Tivo_Kenevil
02 Apr 2019 17:43
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)
Replies: 95
Views: 10095

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

Despite (or perhaps because of) the rapidity and scale of Austin’s long, recent boom—the open floodgates of tech money, the tripling down on tourism and ensuing hotel glut, and the luxury residential towers necessary for a city suddenly full of rich young people—the skyline has remained stubbornly ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
02 Apr 2019 16:03
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)
Replies: 95
Views: 10095

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

New Google building will be Austin’s first starchitect-designed tower


https://austin.curbed.com/2019/4/2/1829 ... sign-pelli

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