Dallas High-Rise

Bonaventure: The Perfect High-Rise For Fixed Incomes

By Jon Anderson / February 10, 2020 / 1 Comment

For those wanting to live in a high-rise in North Dallas, 1981’s 16-story Bonaventure is pretty much it.

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This Spectacular Condo in Museum Tower Offers Unparalleled City Living

By Candy Evans / December 5, 2019 / 3 Comments

Perched in the highly buzzed about Museum Tower sits this stunning condo with breathtaking, unobstructed city views. It’s just waiting to get snapped up, the only question is, who will be the lucky new owner? If you’re looking to jazz things up and find a home in the heart of Dallas, then this newly listed […]

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Habitat For Humanity Takes Penthouse Plunge To Help Needy

By Jon Anderson / November 18, 2019 / 1 Comment

Habitat for Humanity took my kitchen. There, I said it. And I couldn’t be happier. Hopefully, the pristine, heavily lacquered maple cabinets manufactured by Germany’s Siematic fetch a good price at one of the organizations’ ReStore shops. In turn, those monies will be used for Habitat’s main job – giving former president Jimmy Carter something […]

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Penthouse Plunge: Finding a General Contractor is Harder Than it Looks

By Jon Anderson / September 20, 2019 / 2 Comments

I’ve never used the same general contractor twice. That says something right there. So every time I do a renovation, I have to start from scratch. The usual reason I don’t repeat contractors comes down to communication. I say things that don’t happen. They do things without asking that aren’t on the blueprints. They ignore […]

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Gold Crest Studio is The Perfect Crash Pad For Architecture Lovers

By Joanna England / September 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

The high-rise buildings that line the Turtle Creek corridor typically fall into two groups: Midcentury designs by icons of architecture, and newer buildings that sport a lot of classical details. But one of my favorite buildings on Turtle Creek falls into a group all its own. It’s the George Dahl-designed Gold Crest, which has such […]

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Oak Lawn Committee: A Sign, A Drive-Through, And Two More High-Rises

By Jon Anderson / September 11, 2019 / 1 Comment

Let’s begin big. The Oak Lawn Committee saw four projects last night. The one above is a nice residential high-rise at the corner of Boll St. and McKinney Ave. We also saw a proposal for a 13-story retirement home around the corner from Al Biernat’s, as well as the more mundane signage variance in Victory […]

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