Lincoln Katy Trail

As Predicted: Lincoln Katy Trail To Return To Oak Lawn Committee

By Jon Anderson / November 2, 2018 / 1 Comment

Clairvoyance can be a terrible burden. Thankfully, it didn’t take any special powers to foresee Lincoln Property Company returning to the Oak Lawn Committee for their Lincoln Katy Trail project. After seeing the reactions of City Plan Commissioners on Sept. 22 to Lincoln’s plan to skip a re-blessing by the Oak Lawn Committee to their very […]

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Lincoln Katy Trail Bypasses Oak Lawn Committee For Nov. 1 Plan Commission Meeting

By Jon Anderson / October 23, 2018 / 4 Comments

Lincoln Property has done some work to change their Lincoln Katy Trail project. Arguably, these changes should have been the result of the first thumbs-down from the Oak Lawn Committee (OLC) well over a year ago. Instead they come much, much later and only after having exhausted their ability to cram the project through the […]

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Showdown At The OLC Corral: Brewing Fractures Within Community Group Finally Shatter

By Jon Anderson / September 12, 2018 / 4 Comments

There are two columns today on the Oak Lawn Committee’s (OLC) latest meeting because there were really two agendas. First, was the business of reviewing the Crescent’s proposed redo of 2401 Cedar Springs and then the internal battle to wrest control of the committee towards a more developer-heavy make-up. It began with a few bylaw […]

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Lincoln Katy Trail Takes Step Back For Rethink Amidst Little Support

By Jon Anderson / August 20, 2018 / 5 Comments

With luck, this is the last time we will see this rendering of Lincoln Property’s Lincoln Katy Trail project. Rewinding the clock, in February, the project passed Oak Lawn Committee by a single contentious vote after multiple unsuccessful trips seeking support. This scant win was followed in July by a disastrous City Plan Commission meeting […]

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With Constituents Mostly Aligned Against Lincoln Katy Trail, Why is CM Kingston Silent?

By Jon Anderson / July 27, 2018 / 8 Comments

(Editor’s Note: This column expresses opinion of the writer, and should not be interpreted as the editorial opinion of CandysDirt.com. We believe many voices uphold our core mission: a transparent discussion about North Texas real estate 24/7 ) Times change. Times change in city council representation. Back in 2007, then Oak Lawn council member Angela Hunt […]

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City Plan Commission Hears Two Oak Lawn Committee Vetted Projects

By Jon Anderson / July 20, 2018 / 4 Comments

It’s difficult being (unpaid) on the City Plan Commission. It’s 9 p.m. and they broke for 10 minutes for a bite to eat before plowing through on another case. Following the lot replatting cases and a West Dallas mobile home park, two Oak Lawn Committee cases hit the horseshoe about the time most of you […]

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