Lincoln Property

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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Turtle Creek Update: Teixeira Duarte and Lincoln Property

By Jon Anderson / September 4, 2018 / 7 Comments

On Thursday, September 6, the Dallas Parks and Recreation Board will evaluate the landscape design for Teixeira Duarte’s by right high-rise at 3407 North Hall Street. The lot has an interesting history of ownership and failed deals – including the Renaissance condo developer not buying the parcel when he had the chance. Teixeira Duarte (TD) […]

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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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Jon Anderson: In Close Vote, Oak Lawn Committee Approves Contentious Lincoln Katy Trail Apartments

By Jon Anderson / February 8, 2018 / 31 Comments

By a narrow margin, Lincoln Property won support from the Oak Lawn Committee in a 16-to-14 vote for their Lincoln Katy Trail project on Carlisle and Hall Streets Wednesday night.  This pivotal vote essentially opens up MF-2 zoned properties (36 feet in height) in the area east of the Katy Trail, from Uptown to West […]

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Lincoln Katy Trail Meeting Correction

By Jon Anderson / February 5, 2018 / 2 Comments

At last week’s Lincoln meeting at Turtle Creek Terrace concerning their Lincoln Katy Trail project a question was asked about affordable housing units.  It was asked how many Toll Brothers was providing.  Some didn’t think there were any affordable units in that project.  I volunteered that there was a 10 percent affordable component. I was […]

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Lincoln Meets With Neighbors to Bolster Support for Katy Trail Project

By Jon Anderson / February 2, 2018 / 20 Comments

I could open by saying this was a full house, but the room in question wasn’t large, seating approximately 30 people.  So “full” would be misleading.  Most of the attendees appeared to be owners hoping to sell their property to Lincoln for their Lincoln Katy Trail project on Carlisle and Hall Streets. There was some […]

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