Northwest Dallas

When School Carpool Lines Come Screaming Back, You’ll Wish You Lived Here

By Shelby Skrhak / June 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

You remember school carpool lines, right? The car that just won’t scoot up, the parent that infuriatingly skips the line and somehow merges right in. Well, when the time comes that our living rooms are no longer our classrooms, you’ll appreciate how close this North Highlands Estates home is to the private school corridor. TJ […]

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Webb Chapel Village: Are Neighborhood Worries City Concerns?

By Jon Anderson / June 28, 2019 / 4 Comments

Every zoning case initiates the sending of ballots to every property owner within 500 feet of the proposal. The list of property owners is supplied by the city, which use the list to mail ballots. Since the documents in a zoning case are public record, developers and their representatives often secure the list to educate […]

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Webb Chapel Developer Offers Three Benjamins For Ballot, But is it Illegal?

By Jon Anderson / June 17, 2019 / 10 Comments

Did a developer offer to buy votes of approval for his proposed residential project in North Dallas? On Sunday, I received a note from Doug Bedell, a resident who seems to be leading the opposition to the proposed Northaven Trail Village project that would see 35 homes constructed on a 4.4-acre parcel zoned for 19 […]

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Opposition Ebbs For Webb Chapel Development As Neighbors Educated

By Jon Anderson / May 29, 2019 / 24 Comments

In our continuing Dallas City Council election coverage (ha!), let’s take a look at the third of three precincts won by Laura Miller (and its adjacent precinct tie). Miller ran her campaign on an anti-development platform that resulted in her winning just three precincts where redevelopment cases lit a certain NIMBY fire. The first two […]

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Greed is Greige: Angry Neighbor Puts it in Writing on Northwest Dallas New Build

By Joanna England / September 4, 2018 / 2 Comments

At least one person is less than thrilled about new builds going up in Northwest Dallas‘ Forest Knoll Estates neighborhood, north of Royal Lane near Midway Road. The first clue is the giant word “GREED” scrawled in spray paint on the Snow White-facing side of this Hockaday Drive spec build from ICF Custom Homes. The […]

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The Court at Chapel Downs: New Builds Coming to Established NW Dallas ‘Hood

By Candy Evans / February 23, 2018 / 7 Comments

Just off the phone with Al Coker of Al Coker & Associates, who is marketing an exciting new property in, get this: residential northwest Dallas.  I have not seen them (thank you, rain) but they seem like the perfect answer to what so many downsizing Baby Boomers want: smaller private homes with some yards, privacy, warm […]

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