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Workplace Changes You Can Expect in Post-Covid Office Space

By Sarah Bennett / August 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

Now that workers have been translating their homes into workspaces for months, one question is on the minds of many: when can we go back? But post-COVID office space will require careful planning and strategic changes, and the return to office life will require changes to the workspace itself, both big and small.   “Don’t make […]

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Oak Lawn Committee Sees Dream Hotel Spark Another Hotel

By Jon Anderson / November 12, 2019 / 3 Comments

No, you’re not reading tomorrow’s newspaper. District 14 council member David Blewett is holding a meeting at the same time as tonight’s Oak Lawn Committee meeting.  Blewett’s meeting is the first community meeting that’s part of an authorized hearing involving the zoning surrounding the Arts District. I figured you’d want me to be there (story […]

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Oak Lawn Committee Sees Lackluster Apartments Bordering Crescent Court

By Jon Anderson / March 13, 2019 / 2 Comments

Editor’s note: Jon Anderson is a columnist for CandysDirt.com. His opinions are his own. It was with sadness that I saw the proposed development slated for the old Old Warsaw restaurant lot on Maple Avenue across from the Crescent Court. My sadness increased when I realized Kairoi Residential wasn’t visiting the Oak Lawn Committee to vet […]

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Oak Lawn Committee Talks Affordable Housing And Third Uptown Luxury Hotel

By Jon Anderson / February 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Across Cedar Springs Road from the Ritz-Carlton and the McKinney & Olive buildings sits a half-acre, triangular parcel anchored by Pizza Hut and Comet Cleaners in a shopworn building. Last night, the Oak Lawn Committee saw renderings for an 18-story “lifestyle” hotel crowned by a restaurant, pool, and check-in desk.  Yes, the check-in desk will […]

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Architecture of Entertainment: Oakland A’s Versus Texas Rangers

By Jon Anderson / December 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

I was in Silicon Valley last week while plans for the new Oakland A’s ballpark were revealed. Between the numbers and images flying around, I got to thinking about Rangers’ stadium taking shape in Arlington. I’ll stop right here and say that the last baseball game I attended was a Chicago Cubs’ game (against lord […]

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Staff Party April 26! Don’t Miss an Exclusive Look at Knox View Homes

By Joanna England / April 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

As you know, townhomes are becoming prevalent in areas where lots are priced at a premium and walkability comes standard. So when we heard about Knox View Homes, an exclusive, architect-designed community ideally located in the Knox District, one of the most coveted upscale neighborhoods in Dallas, we were immediately intrigued. As many Dallasites well know, our […]

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