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PD-15 Community Meeting: The Chaos That Didn’t Come To Town

By Jon Anderson / February 20, 2019 / 4 Comments

[Editor’s note: Jon Anderson is a columnist for CandysDirt.com who lives in District 13. His opinions are his own.] The community gathered last night to discuss PD-15, and honestly, I expected this to be a “bottle of rotgut and a bullet to bite on” kind of meeting. But it wasn’t. To be sure, when the public […]

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Three Listings That Showcase What Lake Highlands Is All About

By Shelby Skrhak / January 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

Lake Highlands has a reputation for being family-oriented, so much so that kids who grow up there go on to become parents wanting to raise their kids there, too. Miles of nature trails, breathtaking views of White Rock Lake and downtown Dallas, exemplary public schools, and affordable housing – those are just a few reasons […]

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Pink Wall Neighborhood Association Stacks Deck with CARDS

By Jon Anderson / November 5, 2019 / 2 Comments

Members of CARD (Citizens Advocating Responsible Development), the group that was against changes to PD-15, has taken over the Preston Hollow South Neighborhood Association. The stacked deck appears to be an attempt to gain leverage with a city government that’s moved on. At the end of the City Council vote on PD-15 redevelopment, University Park […]

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PD-15: Revisiting My Plans and Predictions in The Aftermath

By Jon Anderson / September 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

“And that’s my fear. A city that is more lenient than the neighborhood, resulting in even more being built. Many think of the towers as being an aberration in the neighborhood. They’re not — they’re a harbinger.” I wrote those words in December 2017 after having resigned from the first PD-15 task force. The quote […]

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PD-15 Changes Are Necessary, Says Former Preston Place Resident

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / September 9, 2019 / 17 Comments

By Kevin McMahon Guest Contributor Recently, guest writer Barbara Dewberry expressed her opposition to the City Plan Commission’s proposal for updated zoning for PD-15. I would like the opportunity to offer a counterpoint and speak to the merits of the proposal. But first, I should state something up front some may consider relevant. I am […]

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PD-15 Press Conference Brings Brett Shipp Behind the Pink Wall

By Jon Anderson / September 4, 2019 / 1 Comment

Armed with scant facts and heavy hyperbole, hired hand Brett Shipp held a “press conference” next to Preston Tower Wednesday morning to bemoan the PD-15 zoning case that will finally land in the hands of the Dallas City Council (for better or worse) on September 11. Around 50 to 60 people attended. As Robert Wilonsky […]

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