Dallas Fort Worth Urban Forum

Search found 853 matches

by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Jul 2018 22:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 8 (New Rolex Building)
Replies: 68
Views: 14523

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: 116
Views: 16433

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: 63
Views: 9820

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: 70
Views: 9512

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: 5254

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: 192
Views: 25156

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: 15458

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: 619
Views: 80660

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: 355
Views: 53134

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: 4050

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: 15458

Re: Downtown Dallas: Butler Brothers Building

Some Ivy on this building would help make it more appealing. The yellowish stucco is overwhelming.
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Jul 2018 15:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: (PWC) Park District Tower (316 FT | 20 ST) + Residences at Park District (385 FT | 32 ST)
Replies: 141
Views: 30281

Re: Uptown Dallas: (PWC) Park District Tower (316 FT | 20 ST) + Residences at Park District (385 FT | 32 ST)

^ This is quite normal. These trees were somewhat already pretty grown and they were removed ...this is very stressful for trees. Some don't make it. Sad.
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Jul 2018 14:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 303
Views: 55523

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

Umm Austin has over 12000 residences downtown. Dallas has a long way to go. Uh... You do realize there were over 11K ppl in DTD back in 2017 right? It's probably at or over 12K now with all the recently completed projects. Source? and what projects have been completed since the date of your 2017 po...
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Jul 2018 23:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 303
Views: 55523

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

Umm Austin has over 12000 residences downtown. Dallas has a long way to go. Uh... You do realize there were over 11K ppl in DTD back in 2017 right? It's probably at or over 12K now with all the recently completed projects. Let's not make Austin seem like they're light years away now. Who said anyth...
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Jul 2018 22:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 303
Views: 55523

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

clubtokyo wrote:Umm Austin has over 12000 residences downtown. Dallas has a long way to go.


Uh... You do realize there were over 11K ppl in DTD back in 2017 right?

It's probably at or over 12K now with all the recently completed projects.

Let's not make Austin seem like they're light years away now.
by Tivo_Kenevil
03 Jul 2018 14:03
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Margaret McDermott Bridge by Santiago Calatrava
Replies: 56
Views: 6203

Re: Margaret McDermott Bridge by Santiago Calatrava

This is what happens when you cut corners and go after "value engineering".
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 Jun 2018 17:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 152
Views: 24288

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

That brewery project looks to be dead.
by Tivo_Kenevil
22 Jun 2018 19:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 303
Views: 55523

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

True & I agree , however there should be more units u/c in the CBD. There's 86 acres of land than can be developed. Maybe there will be a big wave of new developments that come out of nowhere. Who knows. Overall, I'm still excited about all the progress in our urban core. AMLI fountain place is...
by Tivo_Kenevil
21 Jun 2018 16:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: City Lights
Replies: 38
Views: 5906

Re: Downtown Dallas: City Lights

So is this tom thumb express going to be separate from the Tom thumb that was planned as the tenant for the city light building?

I just don't know why they would place the express store and the actual store so close together. Why not else where in East Dallas? Over by Columbia or up on Gaston.
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Jun 2018 20:45
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Fantasy DART Streetcar Expansion Map
Replies: 24
Views: 1054

Re: Fantasy DART Streetcar Expansion Map

The road repair have exposed the old streetcar lines by founders park on Colorado. So beautiful. What a Shame.
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Jun 2018 15:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: City Lights
Replies: 38
Views: 5906

Re: Downtown Dallas: City Lights

I'll have to check this out.any electric charging stations? Would be short sighted not to include these in urban areas given the Auto Industry's new direction.
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Jun 2018 15:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Grocery Stores: news/development
Replies: 70
Views: 9512

Re: Grocery Stores: news/development

Lower Greenville and this thread are talking about the same thing.
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Jun 2018 12:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Courtyard by Marriott (12 St)
Replies: 104
Views: 16209

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

I hate the color palette.
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Jun 2018 11:06
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 162
Views: 25546

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

ContriveDallasite wrote:Wow, this one is chugging along. Is this currently the tallest U/C in town?

AMLI's is taller.
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Jun 2018 16:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 121
Views: 16663

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

This project seems like a mess.
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Jun 2018 13:59
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Fantasy DART Streetcar Expansion Map
Replies: 24
Views: 1054

Re: Fantasy DART Streetcar Expansion Map

UPDATE: I added some Oak Cliff lines in Green, some of which is an extension of the existing Oak Cliff Streetcar Line. I also added in the existing DART Red and Blue Lines. This helps in seeing where the new streetcar lines would connect to the existing DART rail system. I still need to add the Ora...
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Jun 2018 15:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 355
Views: 53134

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

^^I agree. Oak Cliff will be more akin to LG.

but why so much disdain towards uptown?

That's arguably the best part of the urban core..why wouldn't you NOT want more of that!
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Jun 2018 14:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 170
Views: 28904

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

It seems like such an easy thing to do, yet it almost never happens. 555 Ross, over in the West End sorta pulled it off... Uh no. Adding stucco to 1/2 of the building does not qualify as making the facade look varied. Every development that tries to save cash does this.. I'm still pissed that the c...
by Tivo_Kenevil
04 Jun 2018 17:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 355
Views: 53134

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

I’m all for redevelopment, but I hope some of the historic homes are preserved and restored. It seems like developers are completely tearing down everything just to build more apartments. As an Oak Cliff native, I don’t want to see people who’ve lived in Oak Cliff for years displaced because of gen...
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Jun 2018 21:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Cedars Developments
Replies: 92
Views: 17129

Re: The Cedars Developments

This is great
by Tivo_Kenevil
31 May 2018 17:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 202
Views: 24980

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

Wow Pupusas in Uptown. Now if we could get some other Latin food and maybe some Mediterranean options in there as well.
by Tivo_Kenevil
30 May 2018 20:40
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 72
Views: 9285

Re: New Census Population Estimates

Dallas can be dense all about zoning. Look at LA.
by Tivo_Kenevil
30 May 2018 17:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas Developments
Replies: 42
Views: 8768

Re: West Dallas Developments

Oaxaca LLC seems to be vested pretty heavily in West Dallas. I like their work. Hopefully this is successful
by Tivo_Kenevil
29 May 2018 21:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 347
Views: 50007

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Definitely would be cool to have more hostels or hotels. Preferably more hostels.
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 May 2018 20:26
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 72
Views: 9285

Re: New Census Population Estimates

I found the following link of 2018 U.S. city population figures. I can't tell if this states if this data is according to the U.S. Census Bureau. http://worldpopulationreview.com/us-cities/ Arlington more dense than Dallas? That is very surprising. And good god @ Jacksonville. I thought Dallas's de...
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 May 2018 20:17
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 72
Views: 9285

Re: New Census Population Estimates

I love ft. worth. Magnolia Ave. and Downtown Ft worth have come a long way. West seventh is growing... All great things for cowtown. Thier plans with Trinity river will be their catalyst for more growth. This is a better, attainable, plan than is Dallas' failed attempt(s) to Integrate the Trinity ht...
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 May 2018 20:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Cedars: Texas Odyssey
Replies: 18
Views: 1097

Re: The Cedars: Texas Odyssey

...ugh... I'm starting to hate the direction the Cedars is going... The HSR with it's monstrosity garage, this planned garage (1000 spaces) and the existing lots behind Alamo... What about the neighborhood? How will all these projects integrate... I saw no attempt to mask the HSR garage ( and we wer...
by Tivo_Kenevil
23 May 2018 15:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment
Replies: 60
Views: 4913

Re: East Quarter: ~24 Building Redevelopment

What is unfortunate is the smaller building at the corner there labeled 2200 Main in this screenshot will be torn down for parking. I am not sad for the historical quality of the building but because the corner will become another lot. Screen Shot 2018-05-23 at 1.05.15 PM.png That's my biggest comp...
by Tivo_Kenevil
23 May 2018 11:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 162
Views: 25546

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

LongonBigD wrote:It seems so odd to not see the Temple painted gray.


It looks better IMO without the paint
by Tivo_Kenevil
23 May 2018 09:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 699
Views: 90198

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

That "no transit" thing is going to hurt them badly when stacked up against other options and they are too far out of the wedge. Since DART was created 93% of the population growth in the DFW metro area has been outside of the DART service area. DART doesn't even serve the entire metropol...
by Tivo_Kenevil
22 May 2018 16:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End 1.0
Replies: 83
Views: 12400

Re: West End 1.0

I wish the surface lot next to it would turn into a garage. They could make some money off of the parking there. That's redundant. There's already one two blocks up; West end parking garage. There's tons of parking under woodall as well. I think a new office or residential tower would be great. It ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
21 May 2018 14:17
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DART D2 Subway
Replies: 167
Views: 18540

Re: DART D2 Subway

Can we just agree that dart sucks? they would be better off devoting these funds (D2 and cB) to making the world's best BRT system.
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 May 2018 10:30
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 88
Views: 12039

Re: Downtown Progress

Where's Seattle in the list?

Login