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Trammel Crow Zooms Luxe 2401 McKinney to Oak Lawn Committee

By Jon Anderson / June 3, 2020 / 0 Comments

How does a developer get a better project? One way is to hold a design competition among five firms. This is just what Trammel Crow did for this mixed-use office project coming to the Truluck’s site on McKinney Avenue next to The Crescent Court.   We have a winner … The winner is this design-off […]

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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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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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St. Michael’s Reboots Redevelopment Plans for Preston Center Plots

By Jon Anderson / September 19, 2018 / 1 Comment

Back in 2016, I took St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church to task on a bunch of things. The biggest being that while their representative was sitting silent on the Preston Center Task Force they were secretly negotiating with developers to plonk a 250,000 square foot office building on Douglas Avenue. After that scathing […]

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Bluffview’s Architect-Designed Texas Regional Modern

By Karen Eubank / July 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

You don’t see a Texas Regional Modern hit the market very often. Our Monday Morning Millionaire at 5006 Shadywood Lane in the Sunnybrook Estates neighborhood of Bluffview offers a rare opportunity to own the home of an architect. Remember what we always tell you about buying an architect or builder’s own home? Do not pass go, stop […]

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