High Rise Living in Dallas

Bonaventure: The Perfect High-Rise For Fixed Incomes

By Jon Anderson / February 10, 2020 / 1 Comment

For those wanting to live in a high-rise in North Dallas, 1981’s 16-story Bonaventure is pretty much it.

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Penthouse Plunge: Renovation Always Brings Surprises And Their Costs

By Jon Anderson / January 28, 2020 / 3 Comments

It’s time to get real on renovation. You will spend more than you budget. I think the only way I’d come in under budget on any renovation were if I died in the middle.

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Limited Inventory Has Buyers Scouting The Penthouse Plunge

By Jon Anderson / January 22, 2020 / 2 Comments

It might be in the chilly 30s as I write this, but buyer interest in the Penthouse Plunge is in full-on spring buying mode.

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Hotel-Managed Condos Make Holiday Entertaining Worry Free

By Jon Anderson / November 26, 2019 / 1 Comment

How would your holiday season improve if you could score chef-created turkey and dressing without lifting a finger? For the past five months, I’ve lived in a spare hotel next to the Dallas County Appraisal District offices during which I “celebrated” July 4, Labor Day, Halloween, and now Thanksgiving. While I have a kitchen in […]

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Preston Tower Sued For Absconding With Longtime Resident’s Grand Piano

By Jon Anderson / November 25, 2019 / 9 Comments

How do some condo buildings reward long-time, faithful owners? If you live at Preston Tower on Northwest Highway, and if you can believe the pleadings in a recently filed lawsuit, they reward you by confiscating the $150,000 concert grand piano you utilize to give music lessons — because of city code changes. Yikes. A lawsuit […]

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Mandarin Oriental is, Once Again, Coming to Dallas, This Time to Turtle Creek

By Candy Evans / November 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

Luxury hotel lovers will salivate over this one: Dallas is getting a Mandarin Oriental, this time for sure.  And this time, on Turtle Creek Boulevard, the original high rise haven of Dallas. The 176-room ultra luxurious hotel will be part of a 25-story mixed use tower coming to a 2.47 acre site at 2999 Turtle […]

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