Bishop Arts

Newly Opened Novel Bishop Arts is Setting a High Bar

By Amanda Popken / May 31, 2019 / 1 Comment

With all the new development around the Bishop Arts District, there’s some steep competition coming online in the apartment market. From the get-go, Crescent Communities has worked hard to set themselves apart. I remember sitting in Rob Shearer’s living room probably two years ago with a handful of other neighborhood residents, to meet with Michael […]

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On a Tight Deadline, Crew Moves Historic Bishop Arts House to West Dallas

By Amanda Popken / January 19, 2017 / 1 Comment

The landscape of  the Bishop Arts District is changing quickly — tiny historic Craftsman homes by the dozens are being razed for apartment complexes, half-million dollar condos, and five-story mixed-use developments going up. One developer, once demonized by the community for their rudimentary design out of the gate, just won major Brownie points with the help of Rogers Jr. House […]

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Nazarians Push For Bishop Arts Village Zoning Change Request to Allow Hotel and Event Use

By Amanda Popken / December 14, 2016 / 1 Comment

Update 12/16/16 from yesterday’s Plan Commission meeting: after much conversation, commissioners voted to hold the motion until the January 19th meeting. Neighbors will be meeting with Rob Baldwin, the developer’s zoning rep after the New Year to clarify recent changes to the zoning amendment request. Arts Village, LLC (aka Exxir Capital, aka the Nazarian family) […]

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Bishop Arts District: TIF Meeting Offers Development Project Updates

By Amanda Popken / September 28, 2016 / 6 Comments

Yesterday’s meeting of the Oak Cliff Gateway Tax Incremental Finance District (TIF) Board included few action items. However, it included important updates on the three biggest development projects happening in the Bishop Arts District and a few Board’s discussions of upcoming items.

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Urban Genesis Begins Bishop High Line Apartments this November

By Amanda Popken / August 18, 2016 / 4 Comments

As soon as the rain lets up, demolition will begin on the four homes where 70 apartments will be under construction in November. Urban Genesis spoke with the Bishop Arts Neighborhood Association Tuesday night about the Bishop High Line project and the other 50 apartments they have planned just a block away. The projects are planned along Melba […]

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Crescent Communities Releases Details on Bishop Arts Development, Brownstones May Not Stick

By Amanda Popken / August 2, 2016 / 5 Comments

Crescent Communities released more details about its project planned at Zang and Davis near the Bishop Arts District. The residential components offer a variety of types and sizes to appeal to a range of budgets and lifestyles. Most controversially, the second phase North Site plan includes a set of 30-38 brownstones with single units — each three to […]

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