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by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Aug 2018 08:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: 900 Main
Replies: 18
Views: 591

Re: 900 Main

If it's not being splashed across the local media as the next great project in Downtown by Downtown Dallas Inc so I am very suspicious this is bad news. They could effectively build a short garage here with less height than the previously proposed one and leave us with another dead weight anchor ri...
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Aug 2018 19:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: 900 Main
Replies: 18
Views: 591

Re: 900 Main

This will be bad.

It certainly doesn't look promising that the company who owns the plot is a property MGMT company. Surely this is a garage.
by Tivo_Kenevil
17 Aug 2018 13:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)
Replies: 41
Views: 6567

Re: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)

eburress wrote:I'd give it a try. It's not The Mansion or anything, but it's a fine spot to have a bite/drink before a game.

Are the drinks better than the Bowen house?


So I take it this will be a Mexican or Latin concept? I hope it's a success.

Wonder what they'll do w parking.
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Aug 2018 15:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 372
Views: 53772

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

I think we need more parking lots ....
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Aug 2018 15:38
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End: Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum
Replies: 50
Views: 8706

Re: West End: Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

The wood paneling doesn't have the rectangular shape as the renderings
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Aug 2018 15:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)
Replies: 41
Views: 6567

Re: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 11 (The Forum)

I wasn't impressed with happiest hour..do ppl really like it .. seemed like overpriced mediocre food.
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Aug 2018 15:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 733
Views: 94710

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Dallas and Austin ranked as the top 2 choices.... I doubt Amazon will come to Texas. I feel like the same article is published every month with new rankings.... We are approaching a year now since this crowd sourced HQ contest started. I am starting to see the bad side of this. For one, residents do...
by Tivo_Kenevil
16 Aug 2018 13:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment
Replies: 125
Views: 18135

Re: Cityplace East: ACS/Xerox redevelopment

Tnexster wrote:I don't think anything is going to happen


So were there any developments on the project site over the weekend?
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Aug 2018 17:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 56
Views: 6686

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

The sidewalks need connection on this stretch; especially on some of those little streets. Some don't even Have sidewalks.
by Tivo_Kenevil
15 Aug 2018 17:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 19
Views: 806

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

Isnt ablon a car?
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Aug 2018 15:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Fort Worth: misc. developments
Replies: 31
Views: 3794

Re: Fort Worth: misc. developments

Wow way to go Fort Worth.
by Tivo_Kenevil
14 Aug 2018 12:33
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas Retail
Replies: 63
Views: 9414

Re: Downtown Dallas Retail

What exactly are headingtons plans anyway?...I never hear anything about what they want to do with all these properties.
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Aug 2018 16:34
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: West End 1.0
Replies: 100
Views: 13778

Re: West End 1.0

Also, I don't buy the "boutique hotel" proposal at all.... this developer only does chains like Hampton Inn, La Quinta, Residence Inn, Best Western, Motel 8, and Motel 6 etc. This crap design could easily be a Motel 6. As a downtown resident, a Motel 6 or any of the aforementioned chains ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Aug 2018 11:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Mid Elm Lofts
Replies: 60
Views: 7362

Re: Mid Elm Lofts

Mr. Amsterdam wrote:Damn. I'm loving the sidewalk width. Not quite as wide as here in AMS, but it's a huge improvement, relatively speaking.




Awe... Amsterdam, what a great city. I am envious.
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Aug 2018 09:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 56
Views: 6686

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

cowboyeagle05 wrote:Were these buildings being torn down on Oregon Ave off of Beckley just south of 30? I am having trouble narrowing it down on Google Maps using the business name.


Yes those. The name I provided may be incorrect.
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Aug 2018 07:24
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 56
Views: 6686

Re: Oak Cliff Progressing

Some pix
by Tivo_Kenevil
13 Aug 2018 07:20
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Cliff Progressing
Replies: 56
Views: 6686

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 t...
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Aug 2018 13:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Flora & Olive Tower (~441 FT / ~39 ST)
Replies: 160
Views: 26033

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

Warrior2015 wrote:
Tivo_Kenevil wrote:How many units?

364 luxury units, and I believe 52 affordable units. Also 15,000 square feet of ground floor retail.

That's good. I've always felt the arts district lacked life.
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Aug 2018 09:26
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown Dallas: 2401 Cedar Springs
Replies: 4
Views: 478

Re: Uptown Dallas: 2401 Cedar Springs

Sweet bong bro.
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Aug 2018 09:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Shraman South Asian Museum
Replies: 53
Views: 7614

Re: Shraman South Asian Museum

ContriveDallasite wrote:
Tivo_Kenevil wrote:This project is dead.


Any source on that?

Nope. But How many years has it been now? Its just a fantasy item at this point.
by Tivo_Kenevil
06 Aug 2018 06:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Shraman South Asian Museum
Replies: 53
Views: 7614

Re: Shraman South Asian Museum

This project is dead.
by Tivo_Kenevil
05 Aug 2018 14:55
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Homelessness
Replies: 25
Views: 2148

Re: Homelessness

What a Shame. A decentralized approach make sense. Those rec centers and unused DISD buildings could be put to good use. I really don't understand why people don't want them to be used. If the homeless are in a shelter you don't see them out begging for money. Exactly what they don't wanna see.
by Tivo_Kenevil
03 Aug 2018 10:23
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 733
Views: 94710

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Very interesting article about what's happened to New York City over the last 10 years due to too much growth. Maybe a cautionary tale for us. https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.usatoday.com/amp/777568002 I don't think so... Dallas has much more room for growth. I don't know where I read it; but in o...
by Tivo_Kenevil
02 Aug 2018 13:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 361
Views: 47048

Re: Victory Park 3.0

It might mean nothing in your fantasy world, but here in the real world, it means quite a lot. Calm down, Dont get triggered...but it's not a fantasy, when people already use DART to get to VP for games. Dallas does not have the transit infrastructure to provide reasonably functional transportation...
by Tivo_Kenevil
02 Aug 2018 11:49
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 361
Views: 47048

Re: Victory Park 3.0

You realize this is an "urban forum," right? So easy and abundant parking is the antithesis of good urban planning. Yes and the fact remains that most residents in DFW do not live in an urban environment, do not have access to or are unwilling to use mass transit or mass transit doesn't g...
by Tivo_Kenevil
02 Aug 2018 06:19
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 341
Views: 60266

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

I think you're missing the point. The renderings, showing the final product, do not show the glass wrapped around the building in it's entirety.
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Aug 2018 15:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Retail
Replies: 239
Views: 28424

Re: Downtown Dallas: Retail

But is this even enforced?
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Aug 2018 15:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Retail
Replies: 239
Views: 28424

Re: Downtown Dallas: Retail

Ah yes the multiple signson window... The horror, the danger.
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Aug 2018 13:03
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Fair Park
Replies: 59
Views: 8030

Re: Fair Park

Oh please adding Jerry world to fair park would have been catastrophic for South Dallas. That would all but guarenntee the perpetual use of the parking lots that cut the area off from humanity. Not to mention the gates around the complex (People aren't gonna feel "safe" leaving their cars ...
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Aug 2018 12:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple
Replies: 173
Views: 27305

Re: Deep Ellum: Epic ~ Knights of Pythias Temple

Skyline of garages. So lame.
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Aug 2018 10:27
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 733
Views: 94710

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

So Amazon just posted a position for an economic development manager in DC. With Bezos home in DC, the desire for an East Coast office and this job opening. It's a wrap. This whole thing seems like a farce. https://www.bisnow.com/washington-dc/news/economic-development/amazon-job-posting-in-dc-a-pot...
by Tivo_Kenevil
01 Aug 2018 10:18
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 341
Views: 60266

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

Are we really surprised though? Look at AMLI design district building. They pulled that same crap over there. Half ass projects.
by Tivo_Kenevil
31 Jul 2018 05:14
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Fair Park
Replies: 59
Views: 8030

Re: Fair Park

Was Spectra the national bidder?
by Tivo_Kenevil
31 Jul 2018 01:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Museum Tower
Replies: 142
Views: 20114

Re: Museum Tower

Tucy wrote:If it's being publicized by the marketing folks at Museum Tower and reported by Steve Brown, you can count on it being a blurry line. ;-)

Well you're definitely not wrong... Lol
by Tivo_Kenevil
30 Jul 2018 12:35
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 341
Views: 60266

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

Grotesque. No building should be allowed to have uncovered parking in Dallas; especially a building as prominent as this one will be. There are cities were this isn't allowed. It's just cheapness from the developer and Dallas'fear of displeasing the developers.At the very least they should try to ha...
by Tivo_Kenevil
26 Jul 2018 16:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: AMLI Fountain Place (562 FT / 46 ST)
Replies: 341
Views: 60266

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

Cool casual selection. Le Madeleine is rather forgettable. I'm sure the others will do well with the work crowd. The real question is... will these retailers stay open for the residents?
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 Jul 2018 15:04
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Lower Greenville Development
Replies: 55
Views: 5049

Re: Lower Greenville Development

Meh...This sucks. Both the asetheic and the neighborhood association.
by Tivo_Kenevil
25 Jul 2018 15:00
Forum: Rail + Guided Transit
Topic: Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Replies: 186
Views: 18800

Re: Dallas Area Rapid Transit

That DMN article says it would only be $15-20 million to finish the station.... so why hasn't this been done when the city has spent money on stupid things like $6 million to build and then remove a river rapid, or wanting to spend $30 million for free welfare money to Angela Hunt and her wealthy d...
by Tivo_Kenevil
20 Jul 2018 22:12
Forum: The Bus + Roads/Highways/Bridges
Topic: Margaret McDermott Bridge by Santiago Calatrava
Replies: 62
Views: 6868

Re: Margaret McDermott Bridge by Santiago Calatrava

kleinman is just being an ass; as always.
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Jul 2018 15:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Cedars: Texas Odyssey
Replies: 25
Views: 1814

Re: The Cedars: Texas Odyssey

ContriveDallasite wrote:Whats wrong with the one at Fair Park?


....other than... it's operated by SFoT and off for 11 months out of the year.. nothing much.
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Jul 2018 10:25
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Deep Ellum 1.0
Replies: 372
Views: 53772

Re: Deep Ellum 1.0

That's just a photo...doesn't necessarily mean anything. I've stayed in a hostel in London where they had a fancy underground bar and pool table. The thing is Hostels need a social place to interact w other people staying there. A bar is a good thing. What are the rates for this place? Anything over...
by Tivo_Kenevil
19 Jul 2018 09:34
Forum: The Pitch
Topic: Dallas Cowboys: Forbes most valuable sports team
Replies: 6
Views: 167

Re: Dallas Cowboys: Forbes most valuable sports team

Jerry Jones sucks as a GM. IDK why Jason Garret still has a job. He is mediocre. But he's a Jerry "guy"
by Tivo_Kenevil
18 Jul 2018 22:03
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Harwood Int'l District: Harwood No. 8 (New Rolex Building)
Replies: 72
Views: 15643

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: 125
Views: 18135

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: 66
Views: 10645

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: 75
Views: 10560

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...

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