Great Gulf

Smoke on The Water: Turtle Creek Development Update

By Jon Anderson / April 19, 2017 / 12 Comments

Typically, where there’s smoke there’s a fire.  But sometimes the wood is too wet and all you get is smoke. That describes the current situation on the west end of Turtle Creek’s Gillespie and Fairmount streets. You may recall the hooplah last June when it was reported that the owners of the Turtle Creek Gardens […]

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Oak Lawn Downzoning Likely Opens Dallas to Lawsuit

By Jon Anderson / January 31, 2017 / 2 Comments

Last week, a group calling themselves “Stop the Downzone” sent out a packet of information that I was unknowingly part of.  It included a pair of articles I wrote … Teixeira Duarte’s move to build a by-right plan on their Dickason and Hood plots and the prior piece written about the downzoning campaign. I am […]

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Great Gulf Dallas Pearl: It’s Gorgeous and It’s a Rental, But I Have Potty Peeves

By Jon Anderson / July 15, 2015 / 3 Comments

I was close when I wrote about this building on Fairmount near Turtle Creek a few weeks ago. At the time, the City of Dallas had posted online a site plan for the building that had some details, but it took a trip to City Hall (not in handcuffs) to look at the drawings. I […]

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Getting The First Look at Ltd. Edition/No. 2505 Turtle Creek’s Marketing Center at Briggs Freeman SIR’s Uptown Office

By Candy Evans / May 15, 2014 / 1 Comment

GGH Development LLC, an affiliate of Canada’s Great Gulf Homes, has set up a home marketing center in Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s Cedar Springs office. And oh my, what a home it is.

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More on the New Luxury Condo Coming to Dallas I Have Named 2505 Turtle Creek

By Candy Evans / November 5, 2013 / 24 Comments

Man, I have always wanted to name a condo. In fact, we need to have a pretend condo-naming and building day here soon on CandysDirt. This dreary rainy weather keeps up, we will do it. Remember having an imaginary friend? Well, we play this game by building an imaginary condo in whatever part of town we […]

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