Oak Lawn

Is Lincoln Property Betting Blewitt Won’t Blow It On Katy Trail Project Resurrection?

By Jon Anderson / June 3, 2019 / 1 Comment

Who stands to benefit if District 14’s Philip Kingston is ousted? I used the above graphic when reporting Lincoln Property’s Katy Trail project failed to pass Dallas City Council in January (after failing City Plan Commission). It was a portend that I thought the arrogance shown by the developer throughout the process hadn’t ended. I’d […]

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Oak Lawn Committee: Storied Lemmon Ave. Plot And Melrose Hotel’s Coming Neighbor

By Jon Anderson / May 8, 2019 / 3 Comments

At last night’s Oak Lawn Committee meeting, Streetlights Residential had a lot of explaining to do in regards to the design of their planned tower at Lemmon and Oak Lawn avenues. If you’re in a Google satellite, the building on the lower right is the proposed 21-story apartment building. It would supplant the Shell station […]

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Oak Lawn Committee: Return of Lackluster Uptown Apartments And Stemmons Park

By Jon Anderson / April 10, 2019 / 5 Comments

While I’m not an Oak Lawn Committee member and can’t speak, I am certainly free to roll my eyes. Last month, a proposed apartment building on the former Old Warsaw restaurant site showed up at OLC seeking support for an “adjustment” to their alley buffer requirement of 10 feet. They didn’t get it and so […]

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Oak Lawn Committee Sees Lackluster Apartments Bordering Crescent Court

By Jon Anderson / March 13, 2019 / 2 Comments

Editor’s note: Jon Anderson is a columnist for CandysDirt.com. His opinions are his own. It was with sadness that I saw the proposed development slated for the old Old Warsaw restaurant lot on Maple Avenue across from the Crescent Court. My sadness increased when I realized Kairoi Residential wasn’t visiting the Oak Lawn Committee to vet […]

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Oak Lawn Committee Talks Affordable Housing And Third Uptown Luxury Hotel

By Jon Anderson / February 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Across Cedar Springs Road from the Ritz-Carlton and the McKinney & Olive buildings sits a half-acre, triangular parcel anchored by Pizza Hut and Comet Cleaners in a shopworn building. Last night, the Oak Lawn Committee saw renderings for an 18-story “lifestyle” hotel crowned by a restaurant, pool, and check-in desk.  Yes, the check-in desk will […]

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First Turtle Creek Terrace Unit Hits Market After Lincoln Katy Trail Loss

By Jon Anderson / January 15, 2019 / 11 Comments

After a long and winding road, Lincoln Property’s proposed Lincoln Katy Trail project was denied by city council (I assume they will re-apply). That project would have replaced the Turtle Creek Terrace condo complex. Today, Turtle Creek Terrace unit #168, located at 3203 Carlisle – the intersection of Oak Lawn and Uptown – was listed. […]

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