Quality of Life

The Katy Trail is Becoming a Walled Garden and a Ruined Amenity

By Jon Anderson / September 26, 2017 / 9 Comments

From the American Airlines Center and before even turning the corner and passing over the Tollway, the Katy Trail is lined with new apartment buildings towering over it.  From Victory Place, Camden Victory Park, The Alexan, and the latest — Magnolia Station and The Katy at Victory Park — walking at this end of the […]

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Looking Back at Dallas: How Redlining Shaped the City

By Bethany Erickson / July 22, 2015 / 2 Comments

If the lending practices of the 1940s were still in place, would you have been able to get the mortgage you currently have? In some neighborhoods in Dallas, you’d be fairly confident in saying yes. But in others, the answer might surprise you. A week ago, I was able to attend a workshop hosted by […]

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How Do You Explain %&*!@## Potholes to Out of Town Buyers and Guests?

By Candy Evans / May 20, 2015 / 4 Comments

Potholes are the bane of our existence. You cannot avoid them, they ruin our suspension, blow the front alignment, and send more tires to the landfill. Yet we have to get in our cars in Dallas if we want to get anywhere. And I can not think of one road without potholes, except perhaps the […]

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