Lincoln Katy Trail

Lincoln Katy Trail Exhumed For New Council To Review

By Jon Anderson / November 9, 2020 / 3 Comments

As predicted, Lincoln Property Company is back with their Lincoln Katy Trail project on Carlisle between Bowen and Hall Streets. From the get-go, this action tells us that (a) Turtle Creek Terrace has not received any better offers, hinting that Lincoln overpaid for their option on the land; (b) investor-owners of Turtle Creek Terrace will […]

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Dallas City Council’s Reverchon Park Deal Sets Dangerous Precedent

By Jon Anderson / January 21, 2020 / 3 Comments

When the Dallas City Council passed District 14 council member David Blewett’s deal to redevelop a significant part of Reverchon Park, they set a dangerous precedent for the city.

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Is Lincoln Property Betting Blewitt Won’t Blow It On Katy Trail Project Resurrection?

By Jon Anderson / June 3, 2019 / 1 Comment

Who stands to benefit if District 14’s Philip Kingston is ousted? I used the above graphic when reporting Lincoln Property’s Katy Trail project failed to pass Dallas City Council in January (after failing City Plan Commission). It was a portend that I thought the arrogance shown by the developer throughout the process hadn’t ended. I’d […]

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Dallas Needs Zoning Rewrite To Send Warning Of Today’s Reality

By Jon Anderson / March 1, 2019 / 4 Comments

[Editor’s note: Jon Anderson is a columnist for CandysDirt.com. His opinions are his own.] The actions and words of many city plan commissioners and city council members should be a warning to all who live in multi-family areas – discrete zoning designations don’t matter. Personal investments made in part because of existing zoning don’t matter. You […]

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First Turtle Creek Terrace Unit Hits Market After Lincoln Katy Trail Loss

By Jon Anderson / January 15, 2019 / 11 Comments

After a long and winding road, Lincoln Property’s proposed Lincoln Katy Trail project was denied by city council (I assume they will re-apply). That project would have replaced the Turtle Creek Terrace condo complex. Today, Turtle Creek Terrace unit #168, located at 3203 Carlisle – the intersection of Oak Lawn and Uptown – was listed. […]

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Denied But Returning: Lincoln Katy Trail Has More Lives Than A Cat

By Jon Anderson / January 9, 2019 / 8 Comments

City Council took up the long in the tooth Lincoln Katy Trail project at Wednesday’s evening meeting after failing City Plan Commission in November. In an attempt to sweeten the deal to an affordable housing-hungry city council, Lincoln raised their affordable component from five percent to 15 percent (from 15 to 45 units). And many […]

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