Dallas Fort Worth Urban Forum

Search found 1000 matches

by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Oct 2018 08:16
Forum: Texas Town + City Issues/News
Topic: Hurricane Harvey
Replies: 35
Views: 3877

Re: Hurricane Harvey

Hmmm... Better flood insurance.
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Oct 2018 14:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor
Replies: 119
Views: 20455

Re: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor

At this point ...Can we just get some decent sidewalks? These single file sidewalks gotta go.
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Oct 2018 10:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 65
Views: 8399

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

:evil: The recent rendering of Harwood Dallas' pending hotel project showed nice creative architecture. But this land really needs to become something interesting to look at from a Downtown highrise. That's exactly what this area doesn't need. No flashy buildings or LEDs or glass boxes. Not here. Pl...
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Oct 2018 19:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 97
Views: 8895

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

The renders always look great. But the harwood developments never fail to underwhelm...let's go taller!
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Oct 2018 15:52
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: TexRail
Replies: 37
Views: 6315

Re: TexRail

Anyone have a regional transit map of DFW? I'd like to see how this looks.
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Oct 2018 15:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 175
Views: 31022

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

Somehow I forget we have a 39 and 40 story residential buildings Going up in the CBD.

BTW, what's up with Matthew's Affordable Apartments going up by Dallas HS?
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Oct 2018 10:28
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 299
Views: 41201

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

I've utilized Renfe before; great transport company. This project just got more serious.
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Oct 2018 10:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: The Spire Mixed Use Project
Replies: 76
Views: 10676

Re: Arts District: The Spire Mixed Use Project

Haha. It was never a alive.
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Oct 2018 15:54
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 299
Views: 41201

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

I'm betting there's a bit of an unspoken concern about the deck park connecting to St. Paul, where it would face the new entrance of The Bridge. I'm all about designing the park for the next 100 years and hoping we'll solve the homeless problem well before then, but I think this is the big elephant...
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Oct 2018 13:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Cedars: Texas Odyssey
Replies: 60
Views: 4330

Re: The Cedars: Texas Odyssey

I'm not crazy about it; but if it happens I'll support it. City needs more touristic attractions.
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Oct 2018 13:19
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 299
Views: 41201

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

The deck park should be extended further out. All the way past Old City Park.
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Oct 2018 15:14
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 299
Views: 41201

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

Nice deck park.
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Oct 2018 23:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Cedars: Texas Odyssey
Replies: 60
Views: 4330

Re: Texas Odyssey Development

What's the status of the HSR station? Is it a go or nah? I know Cali trying real hard to kill HSR.
by Tivo_Kenevil
04 Oct 2018 20:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No.12 Harwood Hotel (20 ST)
Replies: 97
Views: 8895

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

Tnexster wrote:This is the long rumored project in front of Cirque and would be a huge addition to the skyline. Since we have touched on hotels near VP today wouldn't it be funny if this project includes a hotel.

Is this the would be forum project? HIF ....Hollywood Intl. Forum ..I presume
by Tivo_Kenevil
03 Oct 2018 15:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas - 505 North Ervay (owned by First Baptist)
Replies: 37
Views: 1038

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

What other properties are owned by this church?
by Tivo_Kenevil
03 Oct 2018 12:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas - 505 North Ervay (owned by First Baptist)
Replies: 37
Views: 1038

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

So are they destroying it or repurposing it?
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Oct 2018 12:06
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Garland: misc. developments
Replies: 5
Views: 579

Re: Garland: misc. developments

When will Garland open up something that is not related to the Automobiles?

Everything is a car dealership, car wash, mechanic shops, tire shop or a gas station.
by Tivo_Kenevil
28 Sep 2018 15:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 427
Views: 64160

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

The Cedars location looks pretty bad. Definitely a downgrade for this part of DE. https://www.google.com/maps/uv?hl=en&pb=!1s0x864e98fccae53903:0x9fb47fb9b41937a5!2m22!2m2!1i80!2i80!3m1!2i20!16m16!1b1!2m2!1m1!1e1!2m2!1m1!1e3!2m2!1m1!1e5!2m2!1m1!1e4!2m2!1m1!1e6!3m1!7e115!4shttps://lh5.googleuser...
by Tivo_Kenevil
28 Sep 2018 14:31
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: The Transition of Uptown
Replies: 28
Views: 1010

Re: The Transition of Uptown

I don't see Dunhill Partners doing anything in the Design district. I don't see zoning changes or infrastructure improvements happening. Before Deep Ellum blew up, the city helped improve the pedestrian experience. I don't see that happening in the Design district. At this point VP is ahead of Desig...
by Tivo_Kenevil
27 Sep 2018 22:41
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: The Transition of Uptown
Replies: 28
Views: 1010

Re: The Transition of Uptown

Uptown will definitely be a bench mark. But I don't know where the next urban district that will follow uptown is.
by Tivo_Kenevil
27 Sep 2018 13:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 427
Views: 64160

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

There's already a New Texas Based Bank on Gaston...So whatever. This better not year down the Baker's building.
by Tivo_Kenevil
27 Sep 2018 12:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End 1.0
Replies: 120
Views: 17130

Re: West End 1.0

Imagine when the East Quarter renovations are completed. That will arguably be even more impactful than this single project. Glad to see these old buildings get a new life.
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Sep 2018 23:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings
Replies: 234
Views: 32986

Re: Uptown Dallas: Business Openings and Closings

Do ppl still party in Uptown?
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 Sep 2018 15:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 286
Views: 48992

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

Steve Brown leaving ice cream off the scoop!
by Tivo_Kenevil
24 Sep 2018 19:01
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 190
Views: 24100

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

You guys are way off the mark. The plan was for this to be A big Box. There's never been a plan to redevelop it in a couple of years. It's always been planned for retail..This will be here for decades. Quit trying to sell false hope. The neighborhood wants better urban design not suburban drive thru...
by Tivo_Kenevil
22 Sep 2018 08:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 358
Views: 54913

Re: Northpark Center

Though the Galleria isn't talked about much- they could compete by embracing DFW's/America's growing diversity and courting stores from all over the world. The Galleria's around America were all developed by Hines Development group out of Houston and they are all managed by the same management grou...
by Tivo_Kenevil
21 Sep 2018 09:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: Marriott Uptown
Replies: 46
Views: 4918

Re: Uptown Dallas: Marriott Uptown

I don hate the design per se... But I don't like it either. Just very.. bland to say the least.
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Sep 2018 22:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 398
Views: 72455

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

I personally think there is little value added by expanding Klyde Warren. Much more value in decking i-30 or i-35 near Oak Cliff.
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Sep 2018 13:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 190
Views: 24100

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

We're basically stuck with this project for the next 50 years, so at this point I hope that at least we get Target and Walmart to move here from their existing locations so those places can become the mixed-use development most of us want to see. Are we though? I am unclear if they have the needed ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Sep 2018 13:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0
Replies: 126
Views: 23170

Re: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0

cowboyeagle05 wrote:Was she drunk? She drove the wrong way down Canton then drove straight through a T intersection into the front doors of Green Door like it was a 4 point intersection.

She was intoxicated.
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Sep 2018 12:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 190
Views: 24100

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

No, DART is inaccessible because it's a half-mile away from the station, and anyone who could afford to live in a hypothetical mixed-use residential development on the site is not going to accept that trade-off - they're just going to drive everywhere. No amount of zero lot line construction, wide,...
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Sep 2018 17:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End: Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum
Replies: 61
Views: 10989

Re: West End: Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

This building looks like a mushroom
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Sep 2018 17:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0
Replies: 126
Views: 23170

Re: DTD: Farmer's Market 1.0

I wish we could get a nice block of 8-10 mid rise buildings throughout this side of town.
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Sep 2018 16:04
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 11619

Re: New Census Population Estimates

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? Yeah, I could/can actually. I do love the Bay Area and am positive I could easily get transferred to CA if I asked. However, I don't see the adde...
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Sep 2018 13:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 358
Views: 54913

Re: Northpark Center

The weather makes Fashion Island and Century City a fun place to hang out. I'd add Stanford shopping center and Ala Moana in Honolulu in this category too. Dallas weather however is comparing apples and oranges. Way to many hot days to walk outside in comfort. While I agree that Dallas weather isn'...
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Sep 2018 10:25
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: New Census Population Estimates
Replies: 89
Views: 11619

Re: New Census Population Estimates

It's amazing that people still flock to the west coast. The desire to be there is undeniable. Great place.
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Sep 2018 10:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 190
Views: 24100

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

It is a car-dependent tract, no matter what gets built there. This forum aside, most people who live close-in, in dense, walkable neighborhoods are still more than happy to hop in their car to go to walmart/chick-fil-a/In-n-out/West ELm etc. That's why TC wants to build retail there- to capture tho...
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Sep 2018 14:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 338
Views: 52761

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 Tivo_Kenevil
14 Sep 2018 09:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Courtyard by Marriott (12 St)
Replies: 120
Views: 19701

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

It reminds me of checkerboard. I don't like it. I get it that they are not going to spend hundreds of millions on the materials. But the color palette is inexcusable. I don't know what they were thinking.
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Sep 2018 16:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: De La Vega Development: Haskell & US 75
Replies: 16
Views: 1022

Re: De La Vega Development: Haskell & US 75

Not sure if this is for DLV or sorry ass TC ....
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Sep 2018 10:54
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 299
Views: 41201

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

Slightly off topic. But what happened to CityMAP?

That plan of rerouting i-30 would be tremendous for the city of Dallas. Particularly for this area.
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Sep 2018 10:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: De La Vega Development: Haskell & US 75
Replies: 16
Views: 1022

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 Tivo_Kenevil
12 Sep 2018 23:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: De La Vega Development: Haskell & US 75
Replies: 16
Views: 1022

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 Tivo_Kenevil
12 Sep 2018 13:56
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 299
Views: 41201

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

We were promised Iconic... Remember that.
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Sep 2018 13:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 190
Views: 24100

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

All about gross margins. They think they can get a fat check from potential suburban department stores. Right now they own a land where they pay taxes and nothing else. That's a money waster. I think this may be short term.. who knows maybe theyre trying to recoup their up front cost from the demoli...
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Sep 2018 11:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 190
Views: 24100

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

Anyone know how the neighborhood association is responding to this
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Sep 2018 11:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: De La Vega Development: Haskell & US 75
Replies: 16
Views: 1022

Re: De La Vega Development: Haskell & US 75

Still highly skeptical about this. We've seen these signs promising things that never materlaize before.
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Sep 2018 11:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 794
Views: 110710

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

tamtagon wrote:I don't know what sort of spin the local news in Dallas puts on this dealio, but the ones in Atlanta present the "updates" as if Atlanta has already been chosen.


They bout to be boeing-ed.
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Sep 2018 11:02
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: the Cotton Belt line
Replies: 189
Views: 22749

Re: the Cotton Belt line

joshua.dodd wrote:But all these dumbasses from California don't seem to have an ounce of common sense.

-___-

really...

Leave it to a Texan to blame Californians for homelessness in Texas.
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Sep 2018 09:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 794
Views: 110710

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Their desire to be on the East Coast was known from the start. I don't see harm by this though; they're simply using the other Deals as leverage for selecting DC. I'm sure the tea party they're having will be all wheeling and dealing. I don't see how this will be transformational for DC though. Perh...

Login