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by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Jan 2019 11:56
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Dallas: Loop 12
Replies: 1
Views: 49

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: 360
Views: 73640

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: 104

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: 467
Views: 107400

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: 69
Views: 12992

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 ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Jan 2019 13:28
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 467
Views: 107400

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

Matt777 wrote:I'm hoping that Perot goes with a skinny tower design in the lot next door so it doesn't overwhelmingly block the view of this beautiful tower in the skyline.

Who cares if does. The building will be visible through other angles.
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Jan 2019 10:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: AT&T Discovery District
Replies: 136
Views: 26701

Re: AT&T Discovery District

What an absolute shame if the destroy a 1916 building for parking. A step backwards for Dallas in all possible ways.
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Jan 2019 21:50
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 467
Views: 107400

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

These two buildings next to each look like they say "L A"
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Jan 2019 14:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West Dallas: Trinity Groves
Replies: 72
Views: 15549

Re: West Dallas: Trinity Groves

Trinity Grove phase 2 apartments https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4910/32753034538_d058b6f421_b.jpg Trinity Groves Apartments by Thymant , on Flickr https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7825/46627209931_aec5b214b5_b.jpg Trinity Groves Apartments by Thymant , on Flickr Where exactly is this off of Singleton...
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Jan 2019 15:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Hillwood Urban's ~50 storey tower on former BoA motorcourt
Replies: 169
Views: 34955

Re: Downtown Dallas: Hillwood Urban's ~50 storey tower on former BoA motorcourt

clcrash19 wrote:Man I hope this happens! Ill take either tower.

It's Polly just a parking space.. or temporary project that will generate revenue.
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Jan 2019 15:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Hillwood Urban's ~50 storey tower on former BoA motorcourt
Replies: 169
Views: 34955

Re: Downtown Dallas: Hillwood Urban's ~50 storey tower on former BoA motorcourt

Well, the loopnet listing was updated just 4 days ago. However, it's not the cylindrical design that was once kicked around. It's the other design which I think has been the preferred design by Hillwood for awhile now. Maybe something is moving forward?? Listing and marketing brochure links below. ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Jan 2019 10:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Most Exciting Project?
Replies: 24
Views: 1854

Re: Most Exciting Project?

East Quarter is off to great and fast start. I am hoping to see new some construction here that will start to bridge DE, EMC and Farmers Market. Maybe Carpenter or Harwood Park will start up too and add to the momentum. I am also liking the new building about to deliver at Cesar Chavez and Marilla ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
11 Jan 2019 01:22
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Autonomous Vehicle Thread
Replies: 64
Views: 10291

Re: Autonomous Vehicle Thread

So much BS rolls out of CES. The majority of the new ideas never get out of R&D.
by Tivo_Kenevil
10 Jan 2019 12:20
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Replies: 228
Views: 35439

Re: Dallas Area Rapid Transit

I hope they reconfigure the seating. Let people face each other rather than having ailes. rows require people having to excuse one another when getting up to leave or sitting down. Most rail systems aren't designed like this for that very reason.
by Tivo_Kenevil
10 Jan 2019 09:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 481
Views: 92263

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

tamtagon wrote:I remember one time before the turn of the century, my gang was running rogue through the streets of Deep Ellum, this time Spinal Tap style. This was one of many NTSU gangs, collectives of art and music students looking for release....

Ponyboy Curtis?
by Tivo_Kenevil
10 Jan 2019 09:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Tennyson Village
Replies: 3
Views: 316

Re: East Dallas: Tennyson Village

TImberlawn was just featured on the "Most Endangered" list by Preservation Dallas. https://www.preservationdallas.org/advocacy/endangered-places/ "Dr. James J. Terrill founded the Timberlawn Sanitarium in 1917 outside of the Dallas city limits on “eleven acres of orchard, garden and ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Jan 2019 18:32
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 254
Views: 46183

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

texasstar wrote:If I were a Lake Dallas resident, I might be a little bit unhappy with the tone in this thread.

Thank God, I'm not.


They'd be okay with it. Let's be honest, most people dont even know Lake Dallas is a real thing.
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Jan 2019 17:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Bleu Ciel (390 FT / 33 ST)
Replies: 145
Views: 38999

Re: Harwood Int'l District: Bleu Ciel (390 FT / 33 ST)

December 2018 3 units sold. 36 sold in 13 months (2.77 per month) 122 remaining. Sell-out projection: 4 years, 10 months In your opinion, How good is the selling rate? I don't know how Dallas compares to other city centers where this type of product is usually sold. I'd be interested to see if we g...
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Jan 2019 14:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 481
Views: 92263

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

I would love to see a CVS or a bank there as long as it's one or two stories tall. Unfortunately they'll probably put another 6 or 7 story monolith there. High density development is already hurting the character of the neighborhood. It's beginning to feel like living in the bottom of a crater, wit...
by Tivo_Kenevil
09 Jan 2019 14:05
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Most Exciting Project?
Replies: 24
Views: 1854

Re: Most Exciting Project?

The new year is here! What projects are you looking forward to?

I can't really find one I'm excited about it. Seems like it will be slow year to me.
by Tivo_Kenevil
08 Jan 2019 17:44
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Corporate Relocations/Expansions
Replies: 254
Views: 46183

Re: Corporate Relocations/Expansions

Lake Dallas? Wow, Companies really don't give a crap what burb they move to as long as it's in NTX.
by Tivo_Kenevil
04 Jan 2019 18:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 467
Views: 84433

Re: Victory Park 3.0

The Mavs being competitive again will surely draw the wing bar crowd.
by Tivo_Kenevil
03 Jan 2019 11:25
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: the Cotton Belt line
Replies: 196
Views: 34747

Re: the Cotton Belt line

by Tivo_Kenevil
02 Jan 2019 21:43
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Public Housing
Replies: 2
Views: 166

Re: Public Housing

¡Excelente!
by Tivo_Kenevil
27 Dec 2018 22:18
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Downtown Progress
Replies: 103
Views: 20196

Re: Downtown Progress

Downtown needs better sidewalk And more Residential
by Tivo_Kenevil
27 Dec 2018 15:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Hoque Global Cedars- So Good
Replies: 19
Views: 1236

Re: Hoque Global Cedars- So Good

So Good is tolerable. Lame, but tolerable.

East Cedars would've been better.
by Tivo_Kenevil
24 Dec 2018 00:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Hoque Global Cedars- So Good
Replies: 19
Views: 1236

Re: Hogue Global Cedars- So Good

Are we sure this isn't this Hoque Global?
http://hoqueglobal.com/
by Tivo_Kenevil
23 Dec 2018 18:17
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Hoque Global Cedars- So Good
Replies: 19
Views: 1236

Re: Hogue Global Cedars- So Good

Cedars-South Dallas is becoming the next big thing, grand-scale gentrification (hopefully managed appropriately...) as the residential cornucopia between the renewing big-city downtown and the big-city urban park-arcade fills up with all the goodies. When this swath turns over, Dallas will have fou...
by Tivo_Kenevil
21 Dec 2018 15:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square
Replies: 122
Views: 24523

Re: Downtown Dallas: Thanks-Giving Square

Wow I'll have to see this in person
by Tivo_Kenevil
21 Dec 2018 15:19
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park
Replies: 86
Views: 14710

Re: Downtown: Klyde Warren Park

Nice article and some good points. Have to ask the question, why on earth would the city waste money on a visitor center? People still use those things? Don't most people just ask their phones for information now? That seems very....old world. Because they need the visitor center to the mask the fa...
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Dec 2018 17:37
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: City Lights
Replies: 49
Views: 11845

Re: Downtown Dallas: City Lights

Tnexster wrote:This picture is looking East down Live Oak?

Yes
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Dec 2018 16:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 349
Views: 74289

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

How can you build a residential project on a garage while the garage is in use?

The residential portion was never a real thing. You honestly think they're going to start construction once Goldman's moves in? Wrong!
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Dec 2018 16:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 349
Views: 74289

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

How can you build a residential project on a garage while the garage is in use?

The residential portion was never a real thing.
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Dec 2018 14:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: No. 10 Harwood (22 ST)
Replies: 98
Views: 25246

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

Really wish this was 30 stories
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Dec 2018 12:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor
Replies: 124
Views: 28712

Re: East Dallas: Ross Avenue Corridor

Is there potential for a 'cluster' of bars on Ross Ave? I've only been a couple of times, but everything feels a little too spread out there to really develop much of a nightlife. There's a couple of things prohibiting that from happening... You'd have to redevelop some of the current retail and re...
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Dec 2018 12:14
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Replies: 228
Views: 35439

Re: Dallas Area Rapid Transit

Haretip wrote:The M-LINE Streetcar has a Holiday Express and just announced today that they have added an additional run. The streetcars are frequently decorated for the holidays (although 636 was not when I operated last Saturday).


SEPTA trollies and Buses do the same thing in Philly.
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Dec 2018 12:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 56
Views: 12265

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

For those park and ride customers that use this lot, where will they go in the interim? Keep in mind there are multiple lots. The biggest lot is towards the back of the Phoenix apartments heading towards SMU BlVD. Typically, this lot isnt fully utilized during a normal business week. I would imagin...
by Tivo_Kenevil
12 Dec 2018 08:56
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Replies: 228
Views: 35439

Re: Dallas Area Rapid Transit

I am personally tired of reading transplanted non-native Texans proposing solutions from elsewhere to problems that do not exist here. Texans are not stupid, we have developed our own traditions and solutions to problems. We do not want Texas, and specifically Dallas and Fort Worth, to turn Into Ch...
by Tivo_Kenevil
10 Dec 2018 19:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project
Replies: 349
Views: 74289

Re: Downtown Dallas: 2000 Ross Project

I told u guys it was a bait n switch. Lame. Harwood is a bunch of garages.
by Tivo_Kenevil
10 Dec 2018 09:30
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 974
Views: 166303

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

I hope it turns into residential.
by Tivo_Kenevil
07 Dec 2018 20:48
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End 1.0
Replies: 126
Views: 23909

Re: West End 1.0

cowboyeagle05 wrote:Well the obviously they abandoned the office and residential plan for this site.

How unfortunate.A club will fizzle out with time.
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Dec 2018 14:13
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: Dallas may get XFL franchise
Replies: 9
Views: 541

Re: Dallas may get XFL franchise

Pizza Hut park or The Star would be a better fit. You need amore intimate setting for a new league. Otherwise youre left a cavernous feeling playing in a sea of empty chairs.

MLS had to learn that the hard way. You have build your self up to 30K+.
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Dec 2018 11:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Most Exciting Project?
Replies: 24
Views: 1854

Re: Most Exciting Project?

I don't think the AT&T discovery district will be transformative..it's just a glorified cafeteria. Did anyone ever hear anything for The Harwood international Forum project? I know a couple weeks back they teased us with FAA submissions... That would alter the city's skyline. East Quarter?..Wake...
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Dec 2018 10:14
Forum: The Parks, Trails, + Miscellaneous Infrastructure
Topic: Trinity River Park
Replies: 197
Views: 30473

Re: Trinity River Park

Just like the Cowboys season, I'm too beat-down by a generation of losing to get excited by what seems like the right plan for this public wilderness! I will skeptically wait to see the rest of it, especially how the levee-filling choke point at the standing wave entrance to the forest will be corr...
by Tivo_Kenevil
03 Dec 2018 19:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Henderson Avenue Corridor
Replies: 76
Views: 17465

Re: Henderson Avenue Corridor

lakewoodhobo wrote:This one was just approved.
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Any updates on this ?
by Tivo_Kenevil
30 Nov 2018 15:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Parking Garages
Replies: 117
Views: 23137

Re: Parking Garages

Why does Dallas allow these exposed garages with wires?! So infuriating. The same crap happened with the cheap hotel across union station facing dealt plaza. Modera Apartments in uptown, this...and don't get me started on the Butler building and the Marriott nears farmers market....... Butler Bros g...
by Tivo_Kenevil
30 Nov 2018 14:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District 1.0
Replies: 42
Views: 5304

Re: Design District 1.0

Dunhill might be thinking in the longterm by being picky. The housing market in DFW is coming to a hard slowdown. Frisco alone is now having trouble selling houses as inventory has exceeded demand. U.S. existing home sales have declined on an annual basis for eight straight months, the longest slum...
by Tivo_Kenevil
30 Nov 2018 10:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District 1.0
Replies: 42
Views: 5304

Re: Design District 1.0

Dunhill is keeping too tight a reign on the DD. I find it very telling that while new projects are being floated in almost every other neighborhood, very little is even on the drawing board here. They risk missing the market, at which point they become another Spire/Midtown. For as long as they hav...
by Tivo_Kenevil
28 Nov 2018 14:31
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District 1.0
Replies: 42
Views: 5304

Re: Design District 1.0

"An old high-rise in Dallas' booming Design District is getting a major makeover"

Booming? How so? Virgin Hotel... nothing else much. Does anybody know what Dunhill partners is doing? Are they sitting until the Trinity River Park materializes?
by Tivo_Kenevil
28 Nov 2018 12:26
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: MATA: M-Line Trolley
Replies: 76
Views: 18658

Re: MATA: M-Line Trolley

I wish modern street cars had better design. The PCC streetcars look so much better, I think because of the use of straight lines.. The modern streetcar in Dallas and in other cities, the Brookville Liberty model, look like Zingers Pastries.

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