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Knox-Knox. Who’s There? Oak Lawn Committee Gets Glimpse of Fab Retail, Hotel and (sigh) More Apartments

By Jon Anderson / July 12, 2017 / 14 Comments

It was a busy evening for Cole Avenue at last night’s Oak Lawn Committee meeting. There were a pair of unrelated projects proposed on the Knox Street and Armstrong Avenue cross streets.  First up, was Restoration Hardware … oops, they’ve gone all upmarket and now just use initials … RH. Oooh-la-la. For those not in the […]

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Developer A.G. Spanos’ Year-Long Courtship of Diplomat Condos Revealed

By Jon Anderson / June 26, 2017 / 5 Comments

Since August 2016, we’ve been reporting on different events surrounding the Diplomat condo building, beginning with a contingent contract and continuing with surveyors in November, quickly followed by soil testing in December.   You’ve likely seen the map above a zillion times, but it’s a shortcut to avoid tediously describing where a certain building is located […]

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Dallas Firefighters Tackle New Blaze at Pink Wall’s Preston Place Condos

By Jon Anderson / March 8, 2017 / 1 Comment

At around 1 a.m. Wednesday night, after days without a wisp of smoke, the Preston Place condos building once again erupted into flames. Fire trucks were on the scene quickly. Ultimately over a dozen vehicles surround the area including a partial closure of Northwest Highway. Watching firefighters douse the blaze for over an hour, the […]

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Allie Beth Allman Sets Fund for Agents Affected by Preston Place Fire (UPDATE 2)

By Jon Anderson / March 4, 2017 / 2 Comments

Kyle Crews alerts us to a GoFundMe site that has been setup for three Allie Beth Allman agents who reside at the now destroyed Preston Place condos. The fund was set up by Pierce Allman and Travis Mathews. As you know, the building was consumed by fire late Friday night, destroying the entire building. It appears […]

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Fierce Friday Night Blaze Destroys “Pink Wall” Preston Place Condos (FINAL UPDATE 3:45pm)

By Jon Anderson / March 4, 2017 / 31 Comments

A late Friday night fire continues to burn into the night at the Preston Place condos located at 6255 W. Northwest Highway (map). The three-story, 60-unit complex is located between the Athena and Preston Tower high-rises on the north side of Northwest Highway near Preston Road … very near the new Transwestern Laurel apartments currently […]

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BREAKING: Surveyors Caught Measuring Pink Wall’s Diplomat Condos

By Jon Anderson / November 4, 2016 / 3 Comments

Y’all may recall back in August I wrote about multiple reports that both the Royal Orleans and Diplomat buildings had approved a sale.  I caught some flack because as a result, the buildings denied any approval had been given to sell. I’m feeling slightly vindicated today as the Preston Hollow South Neighborhood Association reports surveyors […]

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