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by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Feb 2019 13:58
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: Dallas may get XFL franchise
Replies: 12
Views: 734

Re: Dallas may get XFL franchise

Name.. who watch me?
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Feb 2019 10:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Riverfront Blvd Hotel / Residential Towers
Replies: 14
Views: 568

Re: Riverfront Blvd Hotel / Residential Towers

Tucy wrote:
lakewoodhobo wrote:Screen Shot 2019-02-14 at 3.54.17 PM.jpg


Where are people seeing a Hard Rock logo (or any logo) in that rendering?


Look at the tower on the left. At the midpoint of the tower on the right there's a white logo.
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Feb 2019 17:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Riverfront Blvd Hotel / Residential Towers
Replies: 14
Views: 568

Re: Riverfront Blvd Hotel / Residential Towers

joshua.dodd wrote:This will have an interesting impact on the skyline dynamics.

Looks like it will be 20 stories
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Feb 2019 14:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1030
Views: 181602

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Another angle: some locals are claiming they were fine with HQ plan and that outsiders were being bussed in to sink the deal. Outside of the politicians, I don't know of a single person in Queens who wanted them there. I highly doubt the working class families nearby wanted anything to do with HQ2....
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Feb 2019 11:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1030
Views: 181602

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

This whole thing was such a disaster for Amazon... Bezos is taking L's left and right...

Divorce..
No Prenuptial...
Tabloid Fodder....
Blackmail...
HQ 2 Protests...
And Queens Rejection!

Rough 2019!
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Feb 2019 11:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1030
Views: 181602

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Also ....ROFL LOLOLOLOL!
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Feb 2019 11:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1030
Views: 181602

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Amazon Drops Plans For New York Headquarters https://n.pr/2X3QfUj
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Feb 2019 10:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Convention Center
Replies: 31
Views: 5544

Re: Dallas Convention Center

Can we just destroy this money pit already? It's such a waste of land and really acts more of a barrier than anything else.
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Feb 2019 16:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 477
Views: 91308

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Welp, for anyone worrying that the notorious Uptown crowd will be taking over Deep Ellum, it seems a beacon is starting to emit from Victory Park. Dibs, bros! The Design District will be the next to fall after that... We've even saying that for years..But Dunehill Partners keep sitting. I think the...
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Feb 2019 15:14
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: DFW Economy
Replies: 187
Views: 42224

Re: DFW Economy

I think 2019 will be down year. Hopefully I'm wrong.
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Feb 2019 15:12
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 329
Views: 64800

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

For those curious, per Wikipedia, the population of Leon County as of the 2010 Census was 16,801. After all the back and forth on this, I am honestly kind of amazed that our highway system even exists. The difference is that the highways benefit the rural areas, and the benefits outweigh the negati...
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Feb 2019 14:13
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 329
Views: 64800

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

For those curious, per Wikipedia, the population of Leon County as of the 2010 Census was 16,801. After all the back and forth on this, I am honestly kind of amazed that our highway system even exists. To be fair alot the practices that were done in the 50's would be deemed illegal nowadays; especi...
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Feb 2019 13:55
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail
Replies: 329
Views: 64800

Re: DALLAS to HOUSTON High Speed Rail

Tough. They're aren't a railroad company so what are they?
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Feb 2019 14:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 477
Views: 91308

Re: Victory Park 3.0

Dibs has got be the most pretentious looking wing bar ever.
by Tivo_Kenevil
10 Feb 2019 23:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Parking Garages
Replies: 125
Views: 25552

Re: Parking Garages

R1070 wrote:Apparently there are some big 2019 announcements coming for the big Trammel Crow garage regarding the next phases of development.

Trammel Crow you say?...let me guess, Prolly another garage on top of the garage.
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Feb 2019 15:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1030
Views: 181602

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

I understand that you're dead certain about what they're doing. The WaPo wasn't, however, and the reason that NYC would be best for them is for access to talent. However, talent retention is as important as talent recruitment; and I was told that Amazon ran an internal HQ2 poll of employee preferen...
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Feb 2019 14:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1030
Views: 181602

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

They're staying put. They'll probably not take the incentives due to the public criticism. However, that just makes the deal even sweeter for NYC.
The residents will despise them but I don't think the politicians truly care about the people.
by Tivo_Kenevil
07 Feb 2019 20:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Alto211 (211 North Ervay)
Replies: 11
Views: 2537

Re: Downtown Dallas: Alto211 (211 North Ervay)

Didn't realize that they're finally expanding the Elm St. sidewalk in front of 211 Ervay. cowboyeagle05 you've really let me down. :lol: There is a reason I don't work for them anymore, thank god! I haven't been at Alto211 for over a month and the mess that is that organization... WTF happen to Tur...
by Tivo_Kenevil
07 Feb 2019 20:15
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)
Replies: 44
Views: 5789

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

Austin will overtake Dallas and Houston as the Economic Powerhouse in Texas. I'm curious to hear why you think this is so. I think Austin will continue to have a good run for the next fiveish years, but, ultimately, I see DFW eventually coming out way ahead in the long term. I'm biased though, so I...
by Tivo_Kenevil
07 Feb 2019 17:07
Forum: Texas Urban/Suburban/Exurban Development
Topic: Austin's proposed tallest (in 4 yrs)
Replies: 44
Views: 5789

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

Austin will overtake Dallas and Houston as the Economic Powerhouse in Texas.
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Feb 2019 20:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: First Baptist Church
Replies: 33
Views: 1670

Re: Downtown Dallas: First Baptist Church

I'm rarely downtown on Sunday mornings, so not sure if people stick around after their services. But when I visit downtown during the week I rarely see anybody around the FBC premises. I haven't kept up, but I haven't read anything that says it will definitely become a garage. They already said the...
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Feb 2019 15:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: First Baptist Church
Replies: 33
Views: 1670

Re: Downtown Dallas: First Baptist Church

This church is a net negative for downtown.
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Feb 2019 14:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown: Luxury Hotel, 2025 Cedar Springs (Pizza Hut Strip Mall)
Replies: 10
Views: 675

Re: Uptown: Luxury Hotel, 2025 Cedar Springs (Pizza Hut Strip Mall)

Why do we need that small slither of grass....just build a proper sidewalk.
by Tivo_Kenevil
05 Feb 2019 13:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Smart District
Replies: 96
Views: 21449

Re: Dallas Smart District

Hot Air inc. sounds about right. Recall, that they said they would break ground by year end (2018) ..Amazon or not.

Well it's 2019 and there's no Amazon. Also no details moving.
by Tivo_Kenevil
04 Feb 2019 18:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1030
Views: 181602

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Note to self: don't buy AMZN if the brass thought they could look to New Yorkers, Long Island ones no less, for "being wanted." Punchline is that after all this shakes out it'll go to UTD by the art museums. Or... Cypress Waters. They're going to NYC regardless. They may re negotiate the ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
03 Feb 2019 11:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square
Replies: 128
Views: 27261

Re: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square

Some paint is needed
by Tivo_Kenevil
03 Feb 2019 10:42
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Oak Lawn: Lee Park/Oak Lawn Park
Replies: 7
Views: 476

Re: Oak Lawn: Lee Park/Oak Lawn Park

What's wrong with Turtle Creek Park?
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Feb 2019 12:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Hoque Global Cedars- So Good
Replies: 23
Views: 2079

Re: Hoque Global Cedars- So Good

Just call it East Cedars. How unoriginal to use So- as a prefix...
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Feb 2019 12:23
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: MATA: M-Line Trolley
Replies: 83
Views: 20227

Re: MATA: M-Line Trolley

What is up with the Mats extension?
by Tivo_Kenevil
31 Jan 2019 22:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Lower Greenville Development
Replies: 67
Views: 11494

Re: Lower Greenville Development

I wonder about that shopping center. That location is ideal for a significant development which would be the nexus of two of the city's more happening areas, Henderson and Lower Greenville, and could help to extend that momentum south down Ross Ave. That shopping center and the Dallas Episcopal Dio...
by Tivo_Kenevil
31 Jan 2019 17:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: First Baptist Church
Replies: 33
Views: 1670

Re: Downtown Dallas: First Baptist Church

Shame. And for another parkin' garage. Downtown Sux.
by Tivo_Kenevil
31 Jan 2019 09:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End 1.0
Replies: 133
Views: 27438

Re: West End 1.0

This club idea is lame. I wish the residential tower would've gone through.
by Tivo_Kenevil
28 Jan 2019 23:23
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: I-345
Replies: 146
Views: 23682

Re: I-345

City Hall fighting TXDot to restitch the city

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/dallas- ... n-makeover
by Tivo_Kenevil
28 Jan 2019 23:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 223
Views: 51625

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

We need more micro - small units. You might as well be living in SF for that price.
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Jan 2019 17:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 130
Views: 25409

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

Ugh, The Commissary downtown just announced new hours: 7am-6pm. Oh man, that's very disappointing. I guess if the demand isn't there, I can't really blame them, I was just hoping we were finally at a point where we could support more late night venues in downtown. I've actually never been to the pl...
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Jan 2019 00:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Christopher @The Union (31 ST) + The Union office tower (22 ST)
Replies: 161
Views: 47865

Re: The Christopher @The Union (31 ST) + The Union office tower (22 ST)

I'm fine with these smaller to mid sized office projects going up in uptown if that means that it will push more development toward downtown. People have been saying that for ages. The ship has sailed. Too many developers in downtown just sit on land waiting to build the next Salesforce tower. But ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 Jan 2019 11:27
Forum: Art + Sol
Topic: DTD: Crow Museum of Asian Art
Replies: 9
Views: 1744

Re: DTD: Crow Museum of Asian Art

Does UTD have a music school? I've always loved the idea that one of universities would develop at Fair Park something along the lines of The Institute of Texas Cultures operated by UTSA. I had always though UNT would be ideal for an initiative like this since Fair Park so heavily oriented to art a...
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 Jan 2019 08:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 363
Views: 82007

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

I'm afraid I'm correct as well.
by Tivo_Kenevil
24 Jan 2019 23:34
Forum: Art + Sol
Topic: DTD: Crow Museum of Asian Art
Replies: 9
Views: 1744

Re: DTD: Crow Museum of Asian Art

UTD going full throttle on the pointless art expansions.
by Tivo_Kenevil
24 Jan 2019 14:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 363
Views: 82007

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

ArtVandelay wrote:Me thinks they are not covering the Olive St. side with the glass.

If true, does that mean the residential is happening soon?


Or that they don't care when the residential happens and they're not going to incur more costs..
by Tivo_Kenevil
22 Jan 2019 20:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 374
Views: 81567

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

I'm still very much worried. I don't see substantial progress. And it's not like this development started a few weeks ago. I still think this developer is in over his head. The amount of restarts is scary.
by Tivo_Kenevil
22 Jan 2019 19:56
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End 1.0
Replies: 133
Views: 27438

Re: West End 1.0

Historical building in downtown Dallas West End opens for tenant tours A historically recognized building in downtown Dallas is about to hit the limelight. Located at 601 Elm St., the 113-year-old Purse Building has been thoughtfully renovated and is now ready to get the party started. The building...
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Jan 2019 11:56
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Dallas: Loop 12
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Re: Dallas: Loop 12

Prediction...Nobody's gonna ever call it Ann Richard's hwy. Also, Kinda disrespectful to General Walton Walker having his tribute being also given to someone else.
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Jan 2019 14:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 374
Views: 81567

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

dallaz wrote:
itsjrd1964 wrote:Well, there are still some lights on in there, so someone has to be paying a light bill, at least. Sadly, at the rate it's going, this will take longer than the Statler to get redone.

Will it ever get done? It is suppose to be completed by this fall. Hopefully, there isn’t another delay.


Ha!
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Jan 2019 09:43
Forum: Art + Sol
Topic: "Kaaboo Texas" festival coming to Arlington
Replies: 4
Views: 227

Re: "Kaaboo Texas" festival coming to Arlington

Ppl are making fun of this festival on the r/Dallas Sub Reddit. It's quite hilarious.
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Jan 2019 22:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 479
Views: 118472

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

I'm more concerned about Fountain Place, an architectural gem, getting blocked, which is why a true twin would've mitigated such possibilities. Skylines are to be enjoyed at different angles. Preventing a new building from blocking out another one from a certain view is not good idea as this discou...
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Jan 2019 18:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 73
Views: 14637

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 ...

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