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by NdoorTX
12 May 2019 00:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 124
Views: 53948

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

R1070 wrote:
NdoorTX wrote:This seems to have started under the radar. A tower crane for the Twin 60s development has appeared. Looks like teo new towers will appear soon at 75/ Mockingbird. This plus the Palomar 30+ tower will be a big change for the area.

What is the “Palomar 30+ tower”?


Post 206 above. Highland Tower...
by NdoorTX
11 May 2019 22:07
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 124
Views: 53948

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

This seems to have started under the radar. A tower crane for the Twin 60s development has appeared. Looks like teo new towers will appear soon at 75/ Mockingbird. This plus the Palomar 30+ tower will be a big change for the area.
by NdoorTX
08 May 2019 10:01
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Las Colinas/North Irving Development
Replies: 1105
Views: 459471

Re: Las Colinas/North Irving Development

cowboyeagle05 wrote:Look at East Dallas. Those liquor sale islands have been mostly replaced with new development where places like Centennial Liquor once stood.


Thank goodness- they were horrible eyesores. I wish the ones on Riverfront in DTD would depart.
by NdoorTX
07 May 2019 21:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 412
Views: 206515

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Mecox down. Sangria next & then the old RH.
by NdoorTX
07 May 2019 21:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 412
Views: 206515

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

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by NdoorTX
07 May 2019 20:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park: The Ascent Victory Park (23 ST)
Replies: 28
Views: 17615

Re: Victory Park: The Ascent Victory Park (23 ST)

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by NdoorTX
07 May 2019 20:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)
Replies: 149
Views: 63888

Re: Victory Park: The Victor (~453FT / 39ST)

From the 19th floor of Ascent
by NdoorTX
07 May 2019 20:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Oak Lawn
Replies: 595
Views: 267288

Re: Oak Lawn

R1070 wrote:Is that the Congress/Welborn site?
by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 20:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 199
Views: 87471

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

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by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 20:13
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 199
Views: 87471

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

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by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 20:12
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 199
Views: 87471

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

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by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 20:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 109
Views: 37870

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

The AC/ Marriott combo by the Galleria turned out spectacular. Like a futuristic Mid Century building.
by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 20:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 109
Views: 37870

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

Any idea what the construction is on the lot adjacent to Z by the Galleria is?
by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 19:57
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Galleria
Replies: 109
Views: 37870

Re: North Dallas: Galleria

This site is now a 2 level deep hole in the ground.
by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 19:47
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Demolished (and about to be) Properties 2.0
Replies: 30
Views: 12736

Re: Demolished (and about to be) Properties 2.0

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Doesn’t look like demo. I like this building, hopefully it gets a proper retrofit.
by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 18:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 412
Views: 206515

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Re: RH new project. DMN says the building permits submitted were for a 3 story REstoration Hardware/restaurant with a parking garage behind and 4 stories of hotel above the garage. Is this reporting stale? I thought we heard the plans were changed since then. Any update? Was this a recent story? Th...
by NdoorTX
02 May 2019 12:59
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: Midtown
Replies: 199
Views: 87471

Re: North Dallas: Midtown

Good News! It's a surprising route that gym is taking. And someone said that the KDC site was marked off? This could be exciting for the area. Lots of momentum getting started. Any insider have details on what Trademark and UBS have planned for Galleria?
by NdoorTX
01 May 2019 20:29
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences
Replies: 245
Views: 133586

Re: Arts District: Hall Arts Hotel & Residences

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by NdoorTX
25 Apr 2019 09:58
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 412
Views: 206515

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Demo is getting ready for full tilt @ RH. Expect the old RH, Mecox & Sangria to be scraped away from the scene soon. This is exciting, with the exception of the 10 or so live oaks that will be removed. Additional signage & notices have gone up @ the Weirs site. These two projects, combined w...
by NdoorTX
21 Apr 2019 19:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Demolished (and about to be) Properties 2.0
Replies: 30
Views: 12736

Re: Demolished (and about to be) Properties 2.0

itsjrd1964 wrote:So, what was this? I don't recognize it with just the trees.


Oh yeah, it's the Great National Life building, ( local Salvation Army). A mid-century jewel that will be replaced by an office building of unknown architectural integrity.
by NdoorTX
21 Apr 2019 10:16
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Demolished (and about to be) Properties 2.0
Replies: 30
Views: 12736

Re: Demolished (and about to be) Properties 2.0

It’s gone. Totally. Not a single bit saved- unless the brise soleils were carted away & stored somewhere.
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by NdoorTX
19 Apr 2019 21:41
Forum: Suburban + Exurban Development
Topic: Plano: Willow Bend Mall
Replies: 31
Views: 13089

Re: Plano: Willow Bend Mall

The current owner is thinking big with his WB purchase. more so than developer Taubman, who is the developer of some of the countries most upscale malls. Bravo to them and I hope to see these multiple 25 floor towers rise up soon.
by NdoorTX
17 Apr 2019 15:55
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 151
Views: 57125

Re: The Link at Uptown

Too bad the other side of 35, nearest the river is a sea of concrete with very little vegetation. The difference is noticeable. Come on investors/ landowners, plant some trees.
by NdoorTX
15 Apr 2019 22:09
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 151
Views: 57125

Re: The Link at Uptown

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by NdoorTX
06 Apr 2019 21:53
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 412
Views: 206515

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

ozzie wrote:Does anyone know why Restoration Hardware on Knox is closed?


did you not read the sign on the door that says it was relocated around the corner to a spot on McKinney opposite Chuy's? Demo of the old Sangria space, Mecox and the old RH happens this month to make way for a flagship RH Gallery.
by NdoorTX
23 Mar 2019 22:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 124
Views: 53948

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

Love it! Build it!
by NdoorTX
27 Feb 2019 13:42
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 412
Views: 206515

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Not to be a downer, but isn't the RH front just a one-story strip mall? When was the last time you stepped foot into an RH Gallery? Much less a full line flagship? These are reinforced concrete/ steel beam constructions that are multilevel and not quite a “strip mall” Albeit, I prefer a rehabbed hi...
by NdoorTX
27 Feb 2019 13:39
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 412
Views: 206515

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Not to be a downer, but isn't the RH front just a one-story strip mall? It's going to be a multi-level flagship store, with an attached midrise RH hotel. The plans looked very cool. It will be very cool w/ a restaurant-bar concept as the centerpiece. Don’t follow the previously submitted plans as t...
by NdoorTX
26 Feb 2019 21:21
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 412
Views: 206515

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

I don’t know how the Weir’s Tower is going with there progression, but expect to see big moves from the RH front. The Knox store will be consolidated into the recently opened RH Modern store by the third week of March & demo of the old building is slated for early April. Currently the project is...
by NdoorTX
26 Feb 2019 21:10
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School
Replies: 87
Views: 36233

Re: Downtown Dallas: Dallas High School

I was just thinking about this development. I’m glad it’s still a go & getting ready to start!
by NdoorTX
25 Feb 2019 17:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Cityplace East: 2711 N. Haskell
Replies: 42
Views: 18812

Re: Cityplace East: 2711 N. Haskell

yeah- I was excited, but for 9 million that's not going to be enough to make a huge impact unless there is a missing zero. I'm hoping this and the mixed-use comes to fruition. Haven't we heard this twice before regarding City Place Tower in recent years?
by NdoorTX
17 Feb 2019 14:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: The Link at Uptown
Replies: 151
Views: 57125

Re: The Link at Uptown

Cool aerial video if you have 20 mns. to watch. I wish the operator would have done other Dallas tower corridors like 75N to 635, Preston Center and DNT. Harwood does have some great looking canyons that are impressive from up high. I wish, after viewing this YouTube video, Dallas would concentrate ...
by NdoorTX
24 Jan 2019 17:47
Forum: Art + Sol
Topic: DTD: Crow Museum of Asian Art
Replies: 9
Views: 8789

Re: DTD: Crow Museum of Asian Art

My partner- an insider in museums- had heard about this a few moths back from the Crow's Director. He had thought the museum was going to pick up and move to Richardson, but having two museums is a more comforting thought than losing a museum to the "burbs where is might have less appeal and fo...
by NdoorTX
24 Jan 2019 09:40
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 586
Views: 286860

Re: Northpark Center

WOW! we have some serious sleuthers on here peaking into every corner...
by NdoorTX
02 Jan 2019 22:08
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 412
Views: 206515

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Where is the intel on CB2 coming from? Very exciting if that is true! Simply from asking the official looking guys who were locking up the doors on my way to lunch from RH to Chipotle. They mentioned it had been leased- to CB2. I don't know anything about the building being torn down or replaced. A...
by NdoorTX
31 Dec 2018 20:32
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 412
Views: 206515

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Mecox- behind RH- has put up two large "Moving" signs on the windows outside their doors. Looks like Knox will be very busy next year with the strip redo on McKinney, Weirs getting demoed for the new tower, RH getting ready to start their flagship Gallery and the old 4510 space getting con...
by NdoorTX
30 Dec 2018 11:41
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 412
Views: 206515

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

R1070 wrote:I thought the Enterprise spot already closed.


I’m sure they have. I think they are now at the Knox Park center fronting
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by NdoorTX
27 Dec 2018 15:22
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Hoque Global Cedars- So Good
Replies: 34
Views: 15014

Re: Hoque Global Cedars- So Good

Tivo_Kenevil wrote:East Cedars would've been better.


Much better option...
by NdoorTX
14 Dec 2018 00:45
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?
Replies: 1067
Views: 409835

Re: Could Dallas land Amazon HQ '2'?

Dallas’ HQ2 Super-Site Could Lure Other Big Tenant The city of Dallas and its real estate professionals were able to amass 28 million square feet for Amazon HQ2. It's all up for grabs now. BY JEREMIAH JENSEN Last night at HKS Inc.’s downtown office, firm executives welcomed Mayor Mike Rawlings, Dall...
by NdoorTX
10 Dec 2018 22:44
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Design District 1.0
Replies: 72
Views: 29311

Re: Design District 1.0

I think Dunhill is a little too proud of their building sites, and that’s why DD is stuck in neutral. I couldn't agree more. DD is poised to be the next great neighborhood in Dallas along w/ DTD, but things seem to move at a snails pace. I don't want to see total decimation of the existing building...
by NdoorTX
08 Dec 2018 23:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Dallas Mockingbird Station
Replies: 124
Views: 53948

Re: Dallas Mockingbird Station

good find! two 20 story towers here would make quite the impression on this corner.
by NdoorTX
08 Dec 2018 11:52
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: North Dallas: The Hill (ex-Corner Shopping Center)
Replies: 2
Views: 2471

Re: North Dallas: The Hill (ex-Corner Shopping Center)

^ I’m sure they will fairly easily. The center has gone through an extensive & innovative reconceptulization and is very appealing. The Treehouse space is not that large either. Maybe a co-working space would fet in that area that gears towards health professionals??
by NdoorTX
03 Dec 2018 12:14
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Uptown - Warsaw Restaurant Office Tower
Replies: 66
Views: 29827

Re: Uptown - Warsaw Restaurant Office Tower

Uptown Dallas building site sells for new tower next door to Crescent https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2018/12/03/uptown-dallas-building-site-sells-new-tower-next-door-crescent A prime Uptown Dallas property has sold to apartment developers at one of the highest prices yet for the are...
by NdoorTX
27 Nov 2018 22:15
Forum: Urban Photography + Videography
Topic: Over Dallas - 11/25/2018
Replies: 7
Views: 5526

Re: Over Dallas - 11/25/2018

great photos from a commercial flight! thanks. Uptown definitely has given DTD a run for it's money in terms of density and full lots.
by NdoorTX
25 Nov 2018 22:00
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side
Replies: 412
Views: 206515

Re: Knox / Henderson - Knox Street Side

Has this been posted already? [url]Weirsplaza.com[/url] Don’t think I’ve seen this rendering from GFF site. I believe so. This is new modern hardware store. huh? are you thinking this is the new RH gallery? this image is the new Weirs tower and retail on Knox/Travis, a block west of the RH on Knox/...
by NdoorTX
07 Nov 2018 00:46
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Victory Park 3.0
Replies: 748
Views: 342980

Re: Victory Park 3.0

New Victory Park tower will be one of the tallest outside downtown Dallas Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor Construction is about to start on a centerpiece tower in Dallas' Victory Park project. The 39-story skyscraper will be one of the tallest Dallas buildings outside of downtown. Houston-based deve...
by NdoorTX
25 Oct 2018 20:11
Forum: Urban Development
Topic: Northpark Center
Replies: 586
Views: 286860

Re: Northpark Center

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/retail/2018/10/23/macys-stores-dallas-frisco-among-first-us-toundergo-makeovers Northpark Macy's is getting a re-do. Why. They shouldn't be making it better they should just knock it down. Dillard's covers all the bases of a middle tier department store. The outd...
by NdoorTX
25 Oct 2018 20:05
Forum: City Issues/News
Topic: Tree Removals... and controversy
Replies: 2
Views: 4464

Re: Tree Removals... and controversy

It’s pretty awful that there is no happy in between & they want to clear cut those trees. I would imagine they can be more selective with the tree removal. At the least, plant crepe myrtles or other shorter species that won’t grow into a “nuisance” to appease the neighbors. Utilities should be s...

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