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This year has been humorless. Experiencing the abject failures in dealing with COVID-19 at both the federal and state levels is only laughable in the darkest sense. So thank TxDOT for giving us something to truly laugh at — the Northwest Highway Feasibility Study. What? You haven’t heard of it? Not surprising since the 15-minute […]Read More
Caven Enterprises is seeking to sell their Cedar Springs lands, which contain a string of well-known LGBTQ+ bars, to developer Mike Ablon who intends to build a pair of high-rises while leaving the bars in place (read the first story here, and the follow-up here). Caven has heavily spun the narrative that without this one […]Read More
I don’t know about you, but I didn’t mind seeing holiday decorations go up before Thanksgiving this year … Usually, I mutter, “Why are they rushing it?” But I think we are all over 2020, clearly one of the most difficult years any of us will ever experience in our lifetimes. And yet, rushing any […]Read More
Last Thursday, Mill Creek’s West Dallas Modera Trinity project presented to, and unanimously passed, Plan Commission (catch-up here, here). Did any of the commissioners do the math? The base zoning approved was a building height of 95 feet (85 feet of building and 10 feet for mechanicals – sea of roof air conditioners, elevator housings, […]Read More
By Micah MooreSpecial Contributor New life is coming to a vacant building on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. that is meant to spark redevelopment in one of the most economically disadvantaged neighborhoods in the city. The Forest District — a newly-minted name for the area Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. between Lamar and S.M. Wright […]Read More
Personal conversations with real people so often define the essence of a neighborhood. That’s one reason why we invented our series, “Tell Me Your Real Estate Story.“ Last week, Tim Rogers over at D Magazine demonstrated his creative brilliance by writing a sort-of real estate story/conversation: “A totally very real conversation between a husband and […]Read More