Dallas walkability

The Future of Dallas Walkability is Found in The Past

By Jon Anderson / May 28, 2020 / 4 Comments

If Dallas wants to build a walkable urbanscape of connected neighborhoods they can’t look to the future because the answers are in the past. Listening to developers and politicians, I’m struck by how many see walkability as something new and almost futuristic. I guess that happens when your observed memory only includes the automobile era. […]

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Preston Hollow East Swaps Donuts and Dialogue with Council Member Jennifer Gates

By Jon Anderson / April 17, 2018 / 1 Comment

Top Pot, a name that might evoke the hopes of an herb-aceous electorate, is alas just a coffee and “hand-forged” donut shop at the edge of Preston Hollow. Begun in Seattle, the city of coffee’s rebirth, there are three locations in Dallas. I wonder if Dallas leadership called out Top Pot for a “just like […]

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How the New Bishop Arts Gateway Project Will Really Change the Bishop Arts District… How Do We Keep the Sky From Falling?

By Amanda Popken / June 1, 2015 / 22 Comments

We knew this day was coming. The day we’d see new construction of high-density, mixed-use projects all over North Oak Cliff. We rezoned less than a year ago to allow the growth we knew was coming, and hopefully have some control over how it transpires. So here we are, faced with a developer wanting to listen […]

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Second Homes and Love Affairs

By Candy Evans / November 28, 2010 / 0 Comments

I want a second home in a city where I can have a love affair — a love affair with that city! Though I have no doubt there are some people who do buy second homes to indulge actual romance — a love nest pied a terre — I am talking a love affair with […]

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