Oak Lawn

5 Things To Know About The Reverchon Park Deal

By Jon Anderson / January 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

In addition to the five-fold increase in seating to 3,500 total and the addition of alcohol sales, here are a few things you should know about the recently passed Reverchon Park deal.

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Council Unanimously Approves Streetlights Development at Oak Lawn And Lemmon

By Jon Anderson / January 22, 2020 / 4 Comments

After passing City Plan Commission unanimously, it’s unsurprising that the Dallas City Council passed Streetlights’ plan to redevelop the forlorn Oak Lawn and Lemmon Avenue corner currently occupied by a Shell gas station and Pizza Hut, surrounded by surface parking. The lot has remained underutilized since the original movie theater was torn down in the 1980s.

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Neighborhood Gathers Steam And Cash To Fight Reverchon Park Deal

By Jon Anderson / January 16, 2020 / 35 Comments

Last night, The Mansion hosted a hastily called meeting to discuss the current state and next steps needed to fight the city council’s decision last week to enter into a partnership with Reverchon Park Sports and Entertainment LLC, a group led by Dallas Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson, to redevelop the Reverchon Park Ball Field. […]

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Penthouse Plunge: What’s It Like Living On Turtle Creek?

By Jon Anderson / January 2, 2020 / 4 Comments

When I first started visiting Dallas for work, the paint was still wet on The Claridge (1984) and The Centrum (1985). I recall being annoyed when The Mansion Residences were built in 1992 because they ruined the views of downtown Dallas from both The Mansion on Turtle Creek and The Melrose hotels. But through my […]

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Downzoning Oak Lawn’s Mansion Park Area Back On Docket

By Jon Anderson / December 6, 2019 / 9 Comments

The authorized hearing initiated (and paused) by former council member Philip Kingston is moving forward as new District 14 council member David Blewett continues clearing old issues. Wednesday night at Oak Lawn’s “Kroger library,” Blewett held a meeting to re-kickoff the process to downzone Mansion Park, a tony neighborhood in Oak Lawn. This all started […]

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Oak Lawn Committee Sees West Village Hilton, Apartments, and Office With Surprise

By Jon Anderson / December 3, 2019 / 2 Comments

This month’s Oak Lawn Committee meeting highlights the size of PD-193, as the projects presented include two in the usual Uptown orbit but one all the way into the Love Field / Medical District area. ‘Tis the holiday season, so let’s begin with the surprise. The project at 2913 Fairmount is a 13-story office building […]

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