general contractor

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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Interview with an Architect: Larry Paschall is an Ambassador for Architecture Community

By Leah Shafer / April 9, 2015 / 0 Comments

In our ongoing series, Interview with an Architect, we speak with leading voices in the North Texas architecture community and learn about their work, development issues in our community, and good design practices and principals (you can read the first one here). Larry Paschall, AIA, is Vice President and founding member at HPD Architecture, an architecture […]

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Luxury Home Contractor Carolyn Isler Subdues a Burglar at Her UP Home

By Joanna England / October 2, 2013 / 4 Comments

I know police and safety experts (and our alarm company) say you should never confront a burglar, but you know what? I still think Caroly Isler is a badass for taking down the 53-year-old dude who tried to rip her off. Here’s part of the report from Park Cities People: She heard a commotion and […]

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