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Tough-Sell: Unicorn Lot In Uptown Seeks New Owner

By Jon Anderson / January 29, 2019 / 9 Comments

What do you do when every lot around you is redeveloped? In a single-family neighborhood, you hold out for last, assuming your lot gets more valuable with each sale and rebuild. However, when you’re in a commercial area, waiting too long often has a price, not a reward. As you can see highlighted above, one […]

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Oak Lawn Committee: Awnings And Ear Plugs As Uptown Marriott Returns

By Jon Anderson / January 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

There was just one project slated for last night’s Oak Lawn Committee and it was about a variance needed for a pair of awnings by the Uptown Marriott being built by Alamo Manhattan on Fairmount Street in back of Nick & Sam’s restaurant. The pre-awning project gained support from the OLC in December 2016. At […]

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North Oak Cliff Development Update: Several Projects Close to Closing Phase 1

By Amanda Popken / June 1, 2018 / 3 Comments

If it’s been a few months since you last drove through the Davis/Zang intersection near the Bishop Arts District, you likely wouldn’t recognize where you are now. Buildings five stories tall are going up on three of the four corners, and a new CVS stands where El Corazón was. Melba St., on the other side […]

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An Honest Conversation on Our Changing Oak Cliff

By Amanda Popken / July 27, 2017 / 5 Comments

This morning’s panel discussion on Oak Cliff: Challenges + Opportunities for the Urban Neighborhood was a strikingly honest — almost uncomfortably honest — conversation, both between the panelists and in the Q&A. The panel brought together two well-established Oak Cliff developers — David Spence of Good Space and Monte Anderson of Options Real Estate — […]

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On a Tight Deadline, Crew Moves Historic Bishop Arts House to West Dallas

By Amanda Popken / January 19, 2017 / 1 Comment

The landscape of  the Bishop Arts District is changing quickly — tiny historic Craftsman homes by the dozens are being razed for apartment complexes, half-million dollar condos, and five-story mixed-use developments going up. One developer, once demonized by the community for their rudimentary design out of the gate, just won major Brownie points with the help of Rogers Jr. House […]

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Alamo Manhattan’s Bishop Gateway Project Moves Forward with Good Reviews

By Amanda Popken / November 2, 2015 / 1 Comment

  If you’ve been following the Bishop Gateway project near the Bishop Arts District in North Oak Cliff, you know it’s been quite a contentious project. If you haven’t been following, here’s an overview along with an update. Either way, take note of the process they’re going through. The first-pass draft of the project showed hideously […]

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