Oak Lawn

Centrum de Mayo, Part 1: Forever Views from Balcony to Bathtub in this Centrum Home

By Jon Anderson / April 21, 2016 / 2 Comments

You haven’t been in The Centrum in years (or ever), right?  Well, you should, and you can.  On May 5, CandysDirt.com will be hosting a double open house “Staff Meeting” event at The Centrum we’re calling Centrum de Mayo – with Mattito’s on the ground floor, how could we not? Watch your inbox for your […]

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Unattractive Oaklawn Townhouses For Sale Again

By Jon Anderson / April 8, 2016 / 6 Comments

The Sorano, inconveniently built in 2008 on the eve of the real estate bubble, is located at 4111 Rawlins St. in Oaklawn. Looking like it’s been hosed-down in orange buttercream, it’s curb appeal hampers what would have been an appealing development. Coming online as the recession was gaining steam wasn’t the best of christenings. Originally […]

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Owner of Incredible Oak Lawn Townhome Wants to Rezone it to Commercial

By Joanna England / February 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

I’m more than a little devastated by the news that this incredible townhome at 3845 Oak Lawn might be rezoned into oblivion. You remember it, right? Sexy garage full of antique autos, gorgeous conservatory-like dining room. Just amazing. OK, that’s a little dramatic, especially considering that the owner, Shahab Salehoun, plans to add only ground-floor […]

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City Plan Commission Gives Go-Ahead to Zoning Plan for Saltillo Apartments on Cole While Tornado Sirens Screech

By Candy Evans / May 9, 2014 / 3 Comments

This was a surprise, because the developers, Provident, had it coming from two sides. The town of Highland Park opposed re-zoning for the new 250-ish apartment development because they said a new, larger complex would negatively impact a tiny park called Abbott Park. Um, from the looks of the existing apartments, which lease for $900 to […]

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