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Novel Turtle Creek Legally Right But Dings Spirit of Zoning

By Jon Anderson / March 25, 2020 / 4 Comments

After the March 10 Oak Lawn Committee meeting, I wrote a pair of fiery columns about Crescent Communities’ coming Novel Turtle Creek apartment building now under construction near Oak Lawn and Irving Avenues (behind the Fedex and across from Holy Trinity). You can read them here, and here. Their presentation to the OLC was informational-only, […]

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DCAD Doesn’t Know And Doesn’t Count Deed Restrictions And Other Impairments

By Jon Anderson / July 16, 2018 / 1 Comment

When we “feel like just a number,” we’re really just reflecting our uniqueness being ignored. We’ve long known we’re just a number to taxing bodies like DCAD … albeit one with a dollar sign in front. But recently, I’ve found we’re a percentage, too. In valuing property, DCAD calculates the total market value based on […]

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