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by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Jan 2018 17:22
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 129
Views: 10778

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

East Coast Bias.
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Jan 2018 18:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 519
Views: 26786

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

^ive been saying that for the longest! Indianapolis.. c'mon lol
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Jan 2018 16:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor
Replies: 68
Views: 8303

Re: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor

Latin American cities for the most part have great urban spaces. It's the car culture here that kills cities.
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Jan 2018 16:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 519
Views: 26786

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

...take 2 firms that have all the same resources in their booming market segment, and all the same talents in their loyal workforce. If the management of one company has frameworked the norms to nurture long-term projects, and the default managerial practice of the other one creates a short-term fo...
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Jan 2018 22:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor
Replies: 68
Views: 8303

Re: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor

Anyone know anything about the development on Ross and Grisby? I pass by it alot , have snapped a pic, but it's turning out nice.
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Jan 2018 16:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 519
Views: 26786

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Here's a fun article that ranks the city's based on defined criteria.

Both Austin and Dalla get a B-.

https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2018/01/18/how ... rters.html

Although, for location NYC got an F so I wouldn't put much stock into this ranking lol
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Jan 2018 13:36
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox: Armstrong &Cole
Replies: 23
Views: 1195

Re: Knox: Armstrong &Cole

Are the schools really that bad? I mean Irving, Arlington and Garland have slightly better school districts than DISD...These are the school districts were regular families making less than 150k send their kids to. https://www.davedowns.com/best-school-districts-dfw.php I know there are some outstan...
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Jan 2018 13:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 238
Views: 23156

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

This is nice. I am still not visiting Bishop Arts until all is complete...
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Jan 2018 09:44
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 129
Views: 10778

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Why Reno though?
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Jan 2018 08:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 519
Views: 26786

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

This shortlist... Is really not surprising. They're the front runners that we all knew from the start .. .wake me up when this list is narrowed.. yawn.

I still don't get Austin. there's not even an international airport there.
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Jan 2018 20:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox: Armstrong &Cole
Replies: 23
Views: 1195

Re: Knox: Armstrong &Cole

Some concerns remain about the amount of one bedrooms (70-80%) in this project. I'm all for adding density, but would prefer less transient density . lol what How does a 2 bed room make a renter less transient?.. If Developments can't have single bedroom units in the city...say bye to affordable li...
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Jan 2018 18:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Noteworthy New Construction
Replies: 23
Views: 3254

Re: East Dallas: Noteworthy New Construction

Tuff crowd in comment section of the article
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Jan 2018 16:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 29
Views: 3007

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

Not sure if this is a good thing or not....
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Jan 2018 16:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School
Replies: 22
Views: 2570

Re: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School

Hopefully the design meshes w the school
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Jan 2018 15:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Smart District
Replies: 70
Views: 4379

Re: Dallas Smart District

The fact that KDC is involved gives me hope that this will actually come to fruition.
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Jan 2018 23:43
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No. 10 Harwood (22 ST)
Replies: 42
Views: 6408

Re: Harwood Int'l District: No. 10 Harwood (22 ST)

Harwood still has "The Forum" listed as a future project. I wonder if they'll start releasing details soon on this project. Looks like they're fishing for a tenant
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Jan 2018 23:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox: Oliver + Central (18 ST)
Replies: 23
Views: 4076

Re: Knox: Oliver + Central (18 ST)

This apartment tower looks like a corporate office building built somewhere off a toll-road. Uninspiring.
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Jan 2018 13:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 208
Views: 20892

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

Aurora in the Arts District is the perfect example for what I have in mind... I think it's every other year but may be every year since it's so popular https://www.dallasaurora.com/ The Conv Ctr hotel is quaint with the light show capabilities it has now, but imagine projections for special events ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Jan 2018 12:54
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 208
Views: 20892

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

tamtagon wrote:LED is great and all, but projection is the future.

Examples?
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Jan 2018 09:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: The Drever
Replies: 208
Views: 20892

Re: Downtown Dallas: The Drever

I just had an out of town visitor comment on how much better he likes the Dallas skyline. He was doing the dreaded Houston comparison because their skyline is so dark yet the same size as ours. Anyways I await the LED pinstripes return. Are they the same size?... Houston's taller but not as long as...
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Jan 2018 18:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts
Replies: 238
Views: 23156

Re: Oak Cliff: Bishop Arts

What's up with the civil engineering photo attached above ^ lol
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Jan 2018 18:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 519
Views: 26786

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Amazon may have dropped a clue about its new headquarters

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/compani ... ar-AAuyKsY
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Jan 2018 13:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 204
Views: 20899

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Deep ellum needs an arcade. B4 has around 8 pinball machines in the back. The owner is looking at staying open late on Friday and Saturday and charging a cover for unlimited play. He's trying to talk me out of my Twilight Zone pin because the curio shop theme matches his store, but it's not going a...
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Jan 2018 10:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 204
Views: 20899

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

It shows that, from a branding perspective at least, names like "Trinity", "Bishop" and "Deep Ellum" are emblematic of Dallas. I don't think "Uptown" or "Design District" have the same weight. Waiting on a Pegasus Brewing Co. though. There's already...
by Tivo_Kenevil
10 Jan 2018 18:08
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Autonomous Vehicle Thread
Replies: 22
Views: 2166

Re: Autonomous Vehicle Thread

I have a 2007 model vehicle with 115k miles (rare Dallas transit rider)... I'm going to try to squeeze another 6-10 years out of it.

By then I hope EVs and autonomous vehicles start taking off.
by Tivo_Kenevil
10 Jan 2018 17:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 204
Views: 20899

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

Deep ellum needs an arcade.
by Tivo_Kenevil
10 Jan 2018 00:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: The Spire Mixed Use Project
Replies: 27
Views: 3107

Re: Arts District: The Spire Mixed Use Project

These are new... Better than before. My only complaint is that parking. There's literally a Honda CR-V on the rendering parked next to the door..like right next to it. WTF.... Visitor parking, in front of building.. What is this a retail strip mall?.. why can't these developers just reserve the stre...
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Jan 2018 20:30
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 129
Views: 10778

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Bring 'em both home to the Silicon Skyline (a.k.a., Big D)! We call it the Silicone Prairie 'round these parts amigo. Silicon Prairie refers to the broader North Texas area, but Silicon Skyline refers specifically to central Dallas, which will become a tech hub with HQ2 and G2. :) Yep. But it's wis...
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Jan 2018 19:03
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 129
Views: 10778

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

eburress wrote:Bring 'em both home to the Silicon Skyline (a.k.a., Big D)!


We call it the Silicone Prairie 'round these parts amigo.
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Jan 2018 09:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Turtle Creek: Kalita Humphreys Theater
Replies: 3
Views: 290

Re: Turtle Creek: Kalita Humphreys Theater

Never knew this place existed.
by Tivo_Kenevil
04 Jan 2018 18:24
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Legacy West
Replies: 192
Views: 16303

Re: Legacy West

I was at the food Hall over the holidays on a Saturday. Took friends and it was very busy but also very easy to manuever. The one thing we noticed is that while the food hall was packed all of the other restuarants outside on the strip were almost empty. Not sure how all of this will play out but I...
by Tivo_Kenevil
04 Jan 2018 10:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)
Replies: 212
Views: 22731

Re: Downtown Dallas: Statler Hotel & Residences + Future DMN Offices (Old Statler Hilton + Old Library)

Yeah cause I know a number of people that still wish the building was torn down cause they don't get mid-century architecture. You're right. I've heard people refer to the building as "ugly" for years, while I've always found it to be beautiful and a wonderful piece of architecture. To be...
by Tivo_Kenevil
03 Jan 2018 23:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 135
Views: 14222

Re: Oak Lawn

R1070 wrote:How is Caven killing the strip? What is happening?

If I recall correctly, they're against improving cedars springs Rd walk-ability. Essentially, club owners are against it because it would deter business. So they say....
by Tivo_Kenevil
02 Jan 2018 14:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DISD Administration Building
Replies: 16
Views: 810

Re: DISD Administration Building

I always wondered what the point of that small piece of grass was for...I don't know what it serves.. shade for Ants?
by Tivo_Kenevil
02 Jan 2018 12:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DISD Administration Building
Replies: 16
Views: 810

Re: DISD Administration Building

Its aight. Not feeling the Small Sidewalks tho:/... Some retail would've been nice.
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Jan 2018 22:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 90
Views: 10716

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

^ the soul-less parking garages are the worst. They're not even pretty to look at
by Tivo_Kenevil
31 Dec 2017 14:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DISD Administration Building
Replies: 16
Views: 810

Re: DISD Administration Building

Tivo_Kenevil wrote:Is there any plans for retail in this project? I would love for the neighborhood to have some walkable storefronts along Ross.

Hopefully they widen out the sidewalks too!



It also connects to the potentially re-vamped Henderson cooridor!
by Tivo_Kenevil
31 Dec 2017 12:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: DISD Administration Building
Replies: 16
Views: 810

Re: DISD Administration Building

Is there any plans for retail in this project? I would love for the neighborhood to have some walkable storefronts along Ross.

Hopefully they widen out the sidewalks too!
by Tivo_Kenevil
28 Dec 2017 15:02
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: misc. developments
Replies: 13
Views: 907

Re: Fort Worth: misc. developments

Ft.Worth should continue to focus on creating more urban spaces. Their plan w the Trinity River is a great start hopefully they go through w/ it.
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Dec 2017 11:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Henderson Avenue Corridor
Replies: 26
Views: 3309

Re: Henderson Avenue Corridor

Finally! Some actual reporting for this story.


https://www.dallasnews.com/news/dallas- ... over-limbo
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Dec 2017 18:15
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 519
Views: 26786

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Other than the Amazon lobbyist visiting Georgia (which Amazon has already publicly stated that the visit was unrelated to HQ2), what evidence do you have that suggests Amazon has chosen Atlanta? Initially the link didn't have that disclaimer. With that said, I know Amazon's HQ are 100% energized by...
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Dec 2017 08:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 65
Views: 7649

Re: AT&T Discovery District

Purple looks amazing at night. We Need more royalty in our skyline
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Dec 2017 08:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 519
Views: 26786

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

It doesn't matter Amazon showed their hand. Dallas' bid is merely bargaining power over Metro Atlanta's bid. Nothing to be excited about.
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Dec 2017 11:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 519
Views: 26786

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

The writing on the wall says hq2 to ATL
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Dec 2017 11:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Henderson Avenue Corridor
Replies: 26
Views: 3309

Re: Henderson Avenue Corridor

Any updates on this?...I'm rooting for this project but it seems no one is reporting anything on this so it's hard to gauge where we stand on this....
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Dec 2017 10:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 519
Views: 26786

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

^ wishful thinking. I don't that matters tbh.
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Dec 2017 23:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 25
Views: 3316

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

No one is going to walk hundreds of yards out of their way to cross a street, even Mockingbird. It's only for the few people using the trail. You do realize the main purpose of bridge is not for crossing the street? So yeah, you're right. It's not for them. The purpose of the bridge was to connect ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Dec 2017 18:55
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: Frisco: National Soccer Hall of Fame
Replies: 7
Views: 275

Re: Frisco: National Soccer Hall of Fame

This is lame. The hall of fame should be in Columbus. There's no history for the sport in Frisco. This should go somewhere where the community has a passion for the game. Of all the places in the USA, where this could've gone ....IT'S NOT FRISCO,TX. Columbus may be passionate about their soccer tea...

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