Jennifer Gates

Toll Brothers Mired in City Council Quicksand And Water Carrying

By Jon Anderson / September 28, 2017 / 12 Comments

The fate of the proposed Toll Brothers high-rise in Oak Lawn remains stalled for another month. A bus load of Plaza residents showed up to voice their concerns without actually admitting their issue is view blockage and that the rest was just a smoke screen.  Several gave themselves away in saying that a midrise would […]

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PD-15 Task Force to Pink Wallers: The Devil You Know

By Jon Anderson / August 9, 2017 / 4 Comments

Last night marked the first meeting of the newly-formed PD-15 task force, begun as a result of development pressures within the area of the Pink Wall known as PD-15. It went as most initial meetings do, trying to find its feet. The task force members from surrounding buildings were brought together by Dallas City Councilwoman […]

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Council Member Jennifer Gates Holds Meeting on Pink Wall Development

By Jon Anderson / July 13, 2017 / 1 Comment

I’ve written tons on the Pink Wall and its Planned Development District (PD) 15. I’ve spent many an hour trying to understand the loosey-goosey definitions found in the decades-old paperwork, even talking to a city attorney. It’s nice to finally have some official clarity … which was different from what I’d been told and I […]

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Mark Cuban Gobbling More Preston Hollow Dirt, Converting Latest Acquisition Into Luxe Rental?

By Jon Anderson / August 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

If Preston Hollowers felt a disturbance in The Force in June, it was likely the transfer of the latest Preston Hollow estate near Northwest Highway and Preston Road to Mark Cuban.  The billionaire continues his crusade to own the entire northwest quadrant of that intersection. The property at 8600 Douglas Avenue is the former home […]

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Highland House Town Hall Meeting Was Timely, Informative, Civil… Except for a Certain Ex-Mayor

By Candy Evans / May 14, 2014 / 7 Comments

Update, 12:05 pm: Susan Cox verified her information on Mark Cuban’s 5 parcels of land, his 8.681 acres at Preston and Northwest Highway — they are NOT zoned commercial as she had been told. They are still residential. Update, 10:48 am: I’ve added the names & titles of scheduled speakers as provided by Jennifer Gates’ […]

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Mayor Mike Rawlings Says It's Time to Clean House, Ask New Questions at The Pension Board

By Candy Evans / August 5, 2013 / 0 Comments

We might want to offer him some natural-based products by The Good Home Company! Seriously, this is so refreshing to hear. According to the Dallas Morning News, who is still hot on the trail, Mayor Mike ordered a shake-up of the four City Council members who serve on the pension board’s trustee panel of 12. […]

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