I.M. Pei

Walk Dallas: Experience The City As You Never Will Again

By Jon Anderson / April 29, 2020 / 15 Comments

Can I walk on the Katy Trail? What day is it? Are the restrictions by first name or last name? Here’s an idea, don’t go. I haven’t walked the length of the trail in many weeks. I go elsewhere. Even if you think you know your city – your neighborhood – you don’t. I used […]

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Dallas City Councilman Lee Kleinman’s Hillcrest Estates Spread Up for Auction

By Candy Evans / September 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Dallas City Councilman Lee Kleinman’s Hillcrest Estates spread heads to auction

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Dallas AIA Unbuilt Design Awards Need More Dallas

By Jon Anderson / June 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

Back in May, the day I.M. Pei died, the Dallas chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) held their annual awards for unbuilt projects along with a separate student design award. As I walked around the entries with our founder and publisher, Candy Evans, I began to notice that the buildings I liked most […]

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Changing PD-15 to Rebuild Preston Place…Maybe

By Jon Anderson / March 14, 2017 / 2 Comments

Shortly after the deadly March 4 Preston Place fire, I wrote about several options for redevelopment within current restrictions. To recap, Preston Place is within the Planned Development District 15 (PD-15) that is subject to its own development limitations, outside city zoning. The PD-15 documents were most recently updated to reflect the added units for […]

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Frank Welch Reconstructs George C.T. Woo’s Symphony House in University Park

By Karen Eubank / November 3, 2016 / 1 Comment

Walking through Architect George C.T. Woo’s “Symphony House” in University Park is like reading a good book, and one you can’t judge by its cover. That’s on purpose. Woo likes a good surprise as much as anyone. So he created a subtle façade that does very little to prepare you for having your proverbial socks […]

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