Behind The Pink Wall

The Athena’s Management Company Terminates 28-Year Contract With Building

By Candy Evans / September 19, 2019 / 9 Comments

Property management company Intercity Investments tendered its resignation at the Athena. The firm gave the HOA only 30 days notice, due to a high level of harassment from residents. “Our firm is no longer willing to subject our staff to behaviors which could be described as designed to harass and intimidate others into compliance with […]

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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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See 13 Properties At Sunday Open House Behind The Pink Wall

By Jon Anderson / August 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

When this crossed my desk, I immediately liked this idea. Agents from multiple brokerages representing the (lucky) 13 properties got together and devised a simultaneous open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 18. Think of it as a home tour, but you can actually buy the house you fall in love with.  […]

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The Desperate Plight of Living Behind the Pink Wall Since the Preston Place Fire

By Candy Evans / April 18, 2019 / 35 Comments

This is the real story of the Pink Wall – a little pocket of Preston Hollow tucked between two of the highest net worth zip codes in the country. It is one of the few places where women of means at some point, who suddenly find themselves with a drastically limited bank account, can live with some dignity. And safety. For years it has been the answer to the need for affordable housing skirting the city’s wealthiest neighborhoods.

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Firetrucks Behind the Pink Wall Early This Morning, Once Again

By Candy Evans / February 27, 2019 / 2 Comments

Update, 2:17 a.m: fire trucks gone, alarm off, all is well again Behind the Pink Wall! A friend who lives at Preston Towers tells me this is the scene right now at The Athena, where a loud sound is keeping everyone awake at 1:40am: hour 2 of The Athena’s fire alarm. “Two fire trucks have […]

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PD-15: The Public Speaks Their Mind On What’s Been Going On So Far

By Jon Anderson / August 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

I’ll cut to the chase (shocking, right?). Of the speakers last night that held opinions about the prospect of development, I counted 10 that were making positive comments and five were negative. There were a couple whose position I wasn’t sure of because their comments were more “don’t forget about X, Y or Z” – […]

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