David Blewett

Dallas City Council’s Reverchon Park Deal Sets Dangerous Precedent

By Jon Anderson / January 21, 2020 / 3 Comments

When the Dallas City Council passed District 14 council member David Blewett’s deal to redevelop a significant part of Reverchon Park, they set a dangerous precedent for the city.

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Neighborhood Gathers Steam And Cash To Fight Reverchon Park Deal

By Jon Anderson / January 16, 2020 / 35 Comments

Last night, The Mansion hosted a hastily called meeting to discuss the current state and next steps needed to fight the city council’s decision last week to enter into a partnership with Reverchon Park Sports and Entertainment LLC, a group led by Dallas Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson, to redevelop the Reverchon Park Ball Field. […]

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Did David Blewett Violate City Ethics to Get Reverchon Deal Done?

By Jon Anderson / January 15, 2020 / 4 Comments

Last week’s city council session was odd. It marked a return from defeat for a group led by Dallas Mavericks general manager Donnie Nelson to vastly expand and reconstruct the Reverchon Park Ball Field. What marked it as odd was how the session unfolded. The public first spoke in support or protest and then the […]

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David Blewett Pulls Reverchon Park Deal From Ashes Despite Neighborhood Opposition

By Jon Anderson / January 9, 2020 / 2 Comments

After District 14 council member David Blewett pulled the Reverchon Park reconstruction project back from its December abyss, Dallas City Council heard arguments for and against the proposal in one fiery late afternoon/evening meeting before rendering a fresh decision. What had been a tie vote in December was now passed 11-4. And far North Dallas […]

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Blewett Brings Streetlights and Neighborhood Together To Talk

By Jon Anderson / November 21, 2019 / 4 Comments

Last night, District 14 Dallas City Council Member David Blewett held a town hall meeting to discuss Streetlights Residential’s proposal for a residential tower at Lemmon and Oak Lawn avenues. You’ve seen it before, so I won’t belabor the point (to catch up, skip the first listed story and you’re there). In reading those older […]

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Jon Anderson: New Arts District Plan is Like Trying to Create Life By Joining Two Cemeteries

By Jon Anderson / November 13, 2019 / 1 Comment

Last night, District 14 council member David Blewett held the first community meeting of an authorized hearing involving the Arts District. The purpose is two-fold: First to update the original Arts District plan (known as the Sasaki Plan) adopted by the city in 1981 – no surprise that urban planning has changed. Secondly, the desire […]

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