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

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Postby kingpin » 04 Jun 2017 16:19

6/4/17

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Postby CTroyMathis » 13 Sep 2017 09:42

From a little while back (obviously, includes more than just The Union project) :

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https://twitter.com/CTroyMathis/status/ ... 2575129601

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Postby buildingswithlegs » 13 Sep 2017 12:23

Uptown is looking downright dense!

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Postby joshua.dodd » 13 Sep 2017 17:47

Are they going to do something about those ugly power lines? Those open wire poles really ruins things.

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Re: The Christopher @The Union (28 ST) + The Union office tower (22 ST)

Postby kingpin » 25 Sep 2017 00:49

9-24-17

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Re: The Christopher @The Union (28 ST) + The Union office tower (22 ST)

Postby eburress » 12 Oct 2017 16:31

That glass sure is pretty!


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Postby awcwalsh1 » 07 Nov 2017 13:04

Anybody know who the glazing contractor is?


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Re: The Christopher @The Union (28 ST) + The Union office tower (22 ST)

Postby Tivo_Kenevil » 15 Nov 2017 19:51

Looks just like 1900 Pearl

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Postby Tnexster » 15 Nov 2017 21:26

I wouldn't say it looks just like but there does seem to be an abundance of dark glass going around these days.

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Postby joshua.dodd » 16 Nov 2017 00:20

I personally think that Dallas has had enough glass. We need more brick and traditional style architecture to add into the aesthetic feature.

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Postby eburress » 16 Nov 2017 09:18

Tivo_Kenevil wrote:Looks just like 1900 Pearl


You're selling this one short. The Union looks WAY better than 1900 Pearl! :)

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Postby lakewoodhobo » 16 Nov 2017 09:36

Funny how the office tower resembles 1900 Pearl because I also think the residential tower resembles 1900 McKinney... pure coincidence, I know. Not that it bothers me because where The Union really does its thing is at the ground level.

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Postby joshua.dodd » 17 Nov 2017 00:08

This is my only problem with many of these buildings going up. They all look the same. Dallas needs more architectural variety in its developments, and less stucco, of course.

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Postby ForumFollowsFunction » 20 Nov 2017 08:21

It appears that over the weekend they increased the height of one of the tower cranes. I’ve never seen this before so it sort of feels like my eyes are just playing tricks on me. Can anyone else confirm?

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Postby Tnexster » 20 Nov 2017 20:46

It was indeed raised over the weekend.

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Postby ContriveDallasite » 21 Nov 2017 01:18

Does anyone know if the lot adjacent to this would be tied in to the Amazon HQ 2 deal?

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Postby willyk » 21 Nov 2017 04:06

From the way I understand this, the Hillwood proposal would pick up the El Fenix parking lot and the Jefferson Apartments, but not the site to the north which I believe belongs to Harwood.

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/real-estate/2017/09/27/details-victory-parks-bid-amazon-hq2


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Postby Tnexster » 25 Nov 2017 10:41

Great pics!

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Postby Dtown214 » 01 Dec 2017 15:17

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From last weekend from Ross Perot Museum

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Postby CTroyMathis » 09 Dec 2017 17:24

From this morning:

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https://twitter.com/CTroyMathis/status/ ... 3583044608

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The top of The Residences at Park District Dallas makes an appearance. Note the slight height difference between M&O Tower and it, even though M&O Tower is on higher ground and even given the vantage point.

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Postby R1070 » 09 Dec 2017 23:15

That El Fenix lot needs to be developed so bad. I hope the plans in the works come into fruition in the near future.

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Postby Tivo_Kenevil » 10 Dec 2017 00:08

R1070 wrote:That El Fenix lot needs to be developed so bad. I hope the plans in the works come into fruition in the near future.

Aren't the El fénix and the meso Maya building Historical buildings?

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Postby willyk » 10 Dec 2017 04:22

Firebird got the parking lots when they bought the restaurants and buildings. As well as they have done with restaurants, I’ll be the appreciation in the land value here is an equal success.

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Postby R1070 » 10 Dec 2017 19:55

I would like the historical buildings to stay. I meant the two surface lots.

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Postby DallasMan » 14 Dec 2017 10:45

^Agreed. Meso Mayo is in a City of Dallas Landmark building, but the El Fenix building is not landmarked. It should be, and it should stay. Parking lots there could be redeveloped (to include parking for El Fenix, of course).

It would be sad to lose the El Fenix building - I know it's not groundbreaking architecture, but it's iconic.

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Postby cowboyeagle05 » 14 Dec 2017 11:03

A tower could easily wrap around the back end of the El Fenix building with a center drive that leads to a parking garage. Its a matter of the restaurant group and the developer agreeing that they are a positive impact on each others business. I do imagine though we are more likely to end up with a Cafe Express situation here where they will simply get a modern space in a new building on the site with Meso Maya building preserved next door.

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Postby kingpin » 27 Dec 2017 21:23

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Postby Tnexster » 29 Dec 2017 17:44

The office tower is close to being topped out.

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Postby Dtown214 » 08 Jan 2018 01:53

From Saturday from the Ross Perot Museum. :D
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Postby eburress » 08 Jan 2018 10:04

That's a great vantage point for both the Christopher and AMLI towers. Thanks for the pics!

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Postby joshua.dodd » 08 Jan 2018 14:11

The Christopher really does add depth to this area. I can't believe how this area went from open spaces to suddenly striking canyons of glass.

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Postby Tnexster » 08 Jan 2018 20:38

They raised the crane on the residential portion today, so three of them are up pretty high right now.

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Postby Dtown214 » 08 Jan 2018 21:20

eburress wrote:That's a great vantage point for both the Christopher and AMLI towers. Thanks for the pics!

Thanks so much and yes I do agree that is a great vantage point to see those projects. I am glad yall like the pics!

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Postby mwaskow » 22 Jan 2018 17:05

Some photos from last Saturday. What I gathered from the construction guys I spoke with, the restaurant space should be complete by this summer and the office building shortly thereafter. They're shooting to have the residential portion open by the end of the year as well.
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Postby DPatel304 » 22 Jan 2018 18:43

Thanks for the update. This project is progressing very nicely!


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Postby DPatel304 » 05 Feb 2018 19:13

The 22-story office tower at The Union Dallas mixed-use development under construction near Uptown recently reached its uppermost point — marking an important milestone in preparation for completion of the project by the end of the year.
https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2018/02/05/breaking-ground-tower-tops-out-new-uptown.html?utm_content=1517848369&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter

This one has topped out.


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Postby Tivo_Kenevil » 21 Feb 2018 00:08

Sea of Blue tinted Glass


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Postby CTroyMathis » 06 Mar 2018 18:52

^Great pictures everyone.

Took a short mid-morning walk by the place yesterday and grabbed some quick looks:

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Postby Tnexster » 12 Mar 2018 20:46

One of the cranes came down today, the one on the south side of the office tower.

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Postby ContriveDallasite » 13 Mar 2018 09:20

This one will be a real catalyst for the area when the Albertsons opens. I wonder if we will be seeing the lot immediately adjacent to this, turn dirt this cycle.

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Postby eburress » 13 Mar 2018 09:40

ContriveDallasite wrote:This one will be a real catalyst for the area when the Albertsons opens. I wonder if we will be seeing the lot immediately adjacent to this, turn dirt this cycle.

It's a Tom Thumb, right, or did something change?

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Postby jrd1964 » 13 Mar 2018 10:35

All the artwork and press about the project up to now has shown it and referred to it as a Tom Thumb.


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