Downtown Dallas

What’s Up Ray Washburne’s Sleeve? Big Plans for the Former Dallas Morning News HQ

By Candy Evans / August 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

On Sunday, Bethany mused on what a creative developer could do with an old newspaper building — as in the very one we have in downtown Dallas, the former Dallas Morning News “Rock of Truth” headquarters that Ray Washburne’s Charter DMN Holdings purchased a little over a month ago. The iconic building at 508 Young […]

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Downtown’s East Quarter Preserves Buildings But Vibrancy Requires Residential

By Jon Anderson / June 5, 2018 / 8 Comments

Last week, Todd Interests showed plans for a new downtown neighborhood called East Quarter. It’s north of the Dallas Farmers’ Market and west of US Highway 75 from Deep Ellum (think of the Magnolia service station at Commerce Street and Cesar Chavez Boulevard as the tip of a redevelopment arrow heading west towards the Statler). […]

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Tanya Ragan Launches Restoration of Historic Purse Building in Dallas’ West End

By Candy Evans / April 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

“I’ve spent almost the last 12 years downtown. I was there when no one wanted to be there,” says Tanya Ragan, President of Wildcat Management and one of the few female commercial developers in Dallas. “I know that when you talk about the Central Business District, you are really talking about 15 distinctly different districts.” […]

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Preservation Dallas and Downtown Dallas, Inc. Host Celebrate Downtown DIVE IN on May 6

By Heather Hunter / April 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

Get your walking shoes and camera ready! Preservation Dallas and Downtown Dallas, Inc. will host Celebrate Downtown DIVE IN on May 6. This tour highlights truly amazing Dallas historical gems, many of which offer spectacular views of downtown Dallas. It’s a photographer’s dream come true! And if the turnout is anything like it was two […]

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BombSHELLS: 36 Percent Price Drop on 1505 Elm Penthouse Shell

By Jon Anderson / April 5, 2017 / 8 Comments

Originally built in 1957 and designed by George Dahl, 1505 Elm Street began life as the home of Dallas Federal Savings. In 1974 it was sold to Dresser Industries for their headquarters. It changed hands a few more times before in 2001 Lazarus Property purchased it to convert into Dallas’ first office-to-condo conversion. The 17-story […]

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Have You Voted for Your Favorite Deep Ellum Murals? Last Day Is Tomorrow

By Leah Shafer / February 27, 2017 / 1 Comment
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Back in 2014, folks at real estate company 42 Deep Ellum had an ambitious idea: to paint 42 new Deep Ellum murals on the walls of the properties they owned in downtown Dallas. This project, called 42 Murals, allowed artists to show off their talent through murals painted on many of the historic buildings in the area. The mural […]

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