Better Block

The Birthplace of Bastille on Bishop Could Be Your New Tiny Home or Two

By Nikki Barringer / July 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

Over in Oak Cliff, within walking distance to the Bishop Arts District, you’ll find the cutest little tiny house. But what makes this tiny house EVEN CUTER is the TINIER tiny house that’s set on the same property. Yeah, that’s what we said. TWO TINY HOUSES on the same dang property. Can you even handle […]

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Interview with an Architect: Evan Beattie Works Tirelessly for Quality of Life in Dallas

By Leah Shafer / March 30, 2015 / 4 Comments

Today, we bring you the inaugural column in a new ongoing series, Interview with an Architect. The goal is to speak with leading voices in the North Texas architecture community and learn about their work, development issues in our community, and good design practices and principals. Evan Beattie, AIA, LEED AP, is a Principal with Good […]

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Jason Roberts Builds Better Neighborhoods, One Block at a Time

By Leah Shafer / January 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

Much has been written about community activist, urban planning enthusiast, and Oak Cliff resident Jason Roberts. His energy is infectious as he spreads the gospel of urban revitalization around the world: building better neighborhoods by transforming vacant and underused properties into vibrant, thriving blocks abuzz with business, activity, and local participation. His Better Block concept started […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: At The Intersection of Location and Value, You’ll Find This Adorable Ross Ave. Townhome

By Joanna England / November 20, 2012 / 0 Comments

The Ross Avenue area is on its way up, at least that’s what all of the developers investing in mid-rises and empty lots think about the long stretch that takes folks out of downtown and into East Dallas. It wasn’t too long ago that the stretch of Ross that borders North Central Expressway and the […]

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