Preston center skybridge

Laura Miller wrote a note to homeowners inside the Athena, asking them to speak out against Crow Holdings’ proposed Preston Center sky bridge at the June 17 Dallas City Council meeting.

Midday Monday, residents in my high-rise received a double-forwarded note containing a letter I later found out was written by former mayor Laura Miller. The letter (after the jump) makes the case for opposing the sky bridge at Preston Center.

Since moving to Preston Hollow, I’ve noticed that any whiff of development is met with one-sided opposition. I’ve never seen any discussion or debate on whatever proposal is at hand. If it’s development, the knee-jerk seems to be to oppose it without giving the prospect an airing. I like air.

As I did with the latest Transwestern proposal for their much-diminished development on Preston and Northwest highway, I responded to the letter to provide counterbalance to the pointedly negative position.

Anyway, Miller responded to my note and in turn I replied back. You can read the exchanges that were sent to those 137 residents in the email exchange after the jump.

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Here you can see what the proposed skybridge looks like at Preston Center Pavilion.

Here you can see what the proposed skybridge looks like at Preston Center Pavilion.

As it turns out, the Dallas City Plan Commissioners were just as impressed with the proposed Preston Center Pavilion skybridge as we were. It’s a fantastic way to add more patio space, as well as a safe way for pedestrians to cross a busy intersection without having to dodge traffic.

Remember, we got an exclusive detailed look at the proposed skybridge and remodeled parking garage last month. Check out the renderings and read more about this project from Crow Holdings after the jump:

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