Oak Lawn

Revived Braniff Building Among Four Projects Presented to The Oak Lawn Committee

By Jon Anderson / February 5, 2020 / 1 Comment

A plan from Mehrdad Moayedi to resurrect the Braniff building was the highlight of the Feb. 4 Oak Lawn Committee meeting, says Jon Anderson.

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New Oak Lawn Starbucks Brings The Problems We Knew It Would

By Jon Anderson / February 4, 2020 / 9 Comments

What do you do when a contentious structure isn’t anything like the one developers proposed? Jon Anderson examines the predictable issues surrounding the Starbucks on Oak Lawn.

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5 Things To Know About The Reverchon Park Deal

By Jon Anderson / January 23, 2020 / 4 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 / 5 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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David Blewett Pulls Reverchon Park Deal From Ashes Despite Neighborhood Opposition

By Jon Anderson / January 9, 2020 / 2 Comments

After District 14 council member David Blewett pulled the Reverchon Park reconstruction project back from its December abyss, Dallas City Council heard arguments for and against the proposal in one fiery late afternoon/evening meeting before rendering a fresh decision. What had been a tie vote in December was now passed 11-4. And far North Dallas […]

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