Pink Wall

Making Out Like a Bandit with Pink Wall Condos on Bandera

By Jon Anderson / November 2, 2016 / 1 Comment

It’s not often that there are two identical units across the hall from each other that are suited to completely different buyers. Enter 6151 Bandera Avenue units “C” and “D”.  Both have two bedrooms with two bathrooms encompassing 1,462 square feet with surprisingly good closets and storage for a 1963 building. Both have the same […]

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BREAKING: Pink Wall Dominos Fall, Diplomat and Royal Orleans Approve Sale to Developers

By Jon Anderson / August 23, 2016 / 6 Comments

Forget the plan the Preston Center Task Force is cooking up.  Last night it was disclosed that owners of the Diplomat and Royal Orleans condominiums have voted unanimously to accept an offer to sell their complexes to a developer. The identity of the buyer and the development plans are unknown (by me). Update: Wednesday afternoon, […]

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Local Realtor’s (Cat)Fishing Expedition to Pink Wall HOAs Offers Weak Bait

By Jon Anderson / May 4, 2016 / 9 Comments

Hours before the Preston Center Task Force Meeting, an email was sent to the HOAs of 14 Pink Wall complexes from Hanson Walker, assistant to Logan Waller of Waller Group Homes. FYI, pretty bad timing to send a note like this hours before a meeting many would likely be at and able to compare notes […]

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Pink Wall: Potential or a Just Nice, Reasonably-Priced Place to Live? Or Both?

By Jon Anderson / May 4, 2016 / 4 Comments

Poking around the MLS (as you do) I was more than slightly surprised to find opportunity in my own backyard.  Lord knows I’ve written enough about the Pink Wall as part of CandysDirt.com’s coverage of the Preston Center Task Force, and certainly I’m aware of the neighborhood outside my windows.  However it took looking at […]

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Another Perspective: For Preston Road, It’s Time to Let Go of The Task Force Fantasy

By Jon Anderson / August 14, 2015 / 0 Comments

Last night Candy and I, both Pink Wall property owners, attended the (hopefully) final neighborhood meeting with Transwestern on their proposed complex on the northeast corner of Preston and Northwest Highway. It goes before the City Council on Aug. 20. While the proposed structure will not win any design awards, it’s inoffensive. And of those […]

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Quieter, More Conciliatory Laura Miller at Transwestern’s Meeting Behind the Pink Wall: Plan Commission Hearing Set for August 20

By Candy Evans / August 14, 2015 / 0 Comments

We have written about the shenanigans behind the Pink Wall ’till we are blue in the face. We mentioned in March that Transwestern had come back to the sellers, the united owners of Townhouse Row and the Preston Center Apartments smack at the corner of Preston and Northwest Highway, tweaked their plans down to way fewer residences […]

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