Crescent Communities

Novel Turtle Creek Legally Right But Dings Spirit of Zoning

By Jon Anderson / March 25, 2020 / 4 Comments

After the March 10 Oak Lawn Committee meeting, I wrote a pair of fiery columns about Crescent Communities’ coming Novel Turtle Creek apartment building now under construction near Oak Lawn and Irving Avenues (behind the Fedex and across from Holy Trinity). You can read them here, and here. Their presentation to the OLC was informational-only, […]

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UPDATE: Time To Stop Work On Crescent Communities’ Novel Turtle Creek?

By Jon Anderson / March 12, 2020 / 3 Comments

Yesterday, as part of my Oak Lawn Committee meeting coverage, I wrote about a project underway by Crescent Communities near Oak Lawn and Irving Avenues. I was ticked because I saw the building vastly exceeding the square footage possible on their 0.936 acre parcel. In fact, I was seeing double the density possible. Throughout yesterday, […]

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Oak Lawn Committee Sees Return of KDC, Some Trees, and a Crescent Communities Drive-By

By Jon Anderson / March 11, 2020 / 11 Comments

Last night’s Oak Lawn Committee meeting saw one good project, one “duh” project, and one project that has me seeing blistering red – you’ll want to read to the end for that one. The “duh” was a simple landscaping request for a project at 5490 Denton Drive Cut-off called Lenox Maplewood that was seen last […]

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The Developer Behind Hip NOVEL Bishop Arts Is Now Leasing NOVEL Deep Ellum

By Shelby Skrhak / October 22, 2019 / 2 Comments

Coming off the success and rave reviews of NOVEL Bishop Arts, developer Crescent Communities is now leasing NOVEL Deep Ellum, a new 7-story living and entertainment complex at 2900 Canton Street near Malcolm X Blvd. The new building that replaces a block-long one-story industrial building will be home to 231 one- and two-bedroom rental apartments […]

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Newly Opened Novel Bishop Arts is Setting a High Bar

By Amanda Popken / May 31, 2019 / 1 Comment

With all the new development around the Bishop Arts District, there’s some steep competition coming online in the apartment market. From the get-go, Crescent Communities has worked hard to set themselves apart. I remember sitting in Rob Shearer’s living room probably two years ago with a handful of other neighborhood residents, to meet with Michael […]

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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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