high-rise living Dallas

One Lucky Reader Got a Virtual Tour of The Penthouse Plunge

By Jon Anderson / April 19, 2020 / 5 Comments

Last week was a busy week for the old Penthouse Plunge. On Monday contractors remained banned, on Thursday I was agreeing to terms for work to restart (full details tomorrow), and on Friday I welcomed a CandysDirt.com reader and potential buyer for a virtual tour. “Madam X” as I’ll call her, began emailing me in […]

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Penthouse Pause: COVID-19 Cripples Some High-Rise Renovations

By Jon Anderson / April 17, 2020 / 2 Comments

Three weeks ago, I would have said my best guess was that I was a hard six weeks shy of putting my Claridge Penthouse studs-in renovation on the market. Today, I can’t answer that question – and only partly for the reason you think. For those new readers discovering CandysDirt.com while sipping a quarantini, Penthouse […]

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Penthouse Plunge: Delays, Coughs, And Guts

By Jon Anderson / March 4, 2020 / 1 Comment

Living through a renovation teaches you a lot regardless of whether it’s your first time or your 100th. There’s always something new that pops up along with the tried and true snafus.  Since last time, more join the list. For those reading this for the first time, Penthouse Plunge is a series chronicling my purchase […]

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Dallas’ Most Exclusive High-Rise Hall Arts Residences Raises More Than Just the Bar

By Candy Evans / March 2, 2020 / 1 Comment

If I had just one word to describe the gleaming new Hall Arts Residences in the Dallas Arts District opening this spring, I’d say they are simply exquisite. These very thoughtfully-designed and masterfully constructed homes offer sweeping views and state-of-the art luxuries like Bulthaup kitchen systems, Gaggenau appliances, Dornbracht kitchen and bath fittings, and an […]

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Bonaventure: The Perfect High-Rise For Fixed Incomes

By Jon Anderson / February 10, 2020 / 3 Comments

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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Limited Inventory Has Buyers Scouting The Penthouse Plunge

By Jon Anderson / January 22, 2020 / 2 Comments

It might be in the chilly 30s as I write this, but buyer interest in the Penthouse Plunge is in full-on spring buying mode.

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