Neighborhoods

Dallas Arboretum Parking Saga: Officials Say 6-Story Garage Across Garland Road From Arboretum Won’t Impact Neighborhoods, Traffic

By Joanna England / June 19, 2013 / 12 Comments

It was just a year ago that public outcry from neighborhoods surrounding the Dallas Arboretum put the kibosh on a parking lot planned for Winfrey Point. That project would have paved over a significant portion of the restored prairie and baseball fields inside one of White Rock Lake’s most popular areas.
It was protracted, dramatic, and thankfully short. It sent Arboretum officials back to the drawing board to formulate a parking plan that won’t impact neighborhoods, views, and traffic on Garland Road — a major East Dallas thoroughfare.

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Dallas Arboretum Parking Saga: Officials Say 6-Story Garage Across Garland Road From Arboretum Won't Impact Neighborhoods, Traffic

By Joanna England / June 19, 2013 / 6 Comments

It was just a year ago that public outcry from neighborhoods surrounding the Dallas Arboretum put the kibosh on a parking lot planned for Winfrey Point. That project would have paved over a significant portion of the restored prairie and baseball fields inside one of White Rock Lake’s most popular areas.
It was protracted, dramatic, and thankfully short. It sent Arboretum officials back to the drawing board to formulate a parking plan that won’t impact neighborhoods, views, and traffic on Garland Road — a major East Dallas thoroughfare.

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We Asked, They Answered: District 11’s Ori Raphael Tells Us His Views on Dallas Real Estate’s Hot-Button Issues

By Joanna England / April 10, 2013 / 2 Comments

Editor’s Note: This is the third installment of our series of Dallas City Council candidate questionnaires. You can view the first here and the second here. We attempted to contact each candidate in every contested race (10 races total), and those who responded with a working email address received the same eight questions. We gave […]

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We Asked, They Answered: District 11's Ori Raphael Tells Us His Views on Dallas Real Estate's Hot-Button Issues

By Joanna England / April 10, 2013 / 1 Comment

Editor’s Note: This is the third installment of our series of Dallas City Council candidate questionnaires. You can view the first here and the second here. We attempted to contact each candidate in every contested race (10 races total), and those who responded with a working email address received the same eight questions. We gave […]

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Tell Me Your Real Estate Story: Moving From Manhattan to Dallas, Jessa McIntosh Found a Great Fit in Greenway Parks

By Joanna England / March 6, 2013 / 0 Comments

Jessa McIntosh has lived all over the U.S., but like many East Coast families, a job opportunity resulted in a move to Dallas. While her husband, Forgan (awesome name, right?) was settling in to his new job, a pregnant Jessa and her 2-year-old daughter, Sayer, were tasked with finding the perfect house for their growing […]

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Dallas Real Estate Market Mimics The Atlantic’s City Report on DFW, But What Exactly is The “Creative Class” Anyway?

By Joanna England / March 5, 2013 / 0 Comments

  Here’s my question to all you sharp Realtors: Does this piece by The Atlantic Cities tell us anything we don’t already know? Through much of the piece, I was reading sentence after sentence and saying to myself “OK, and … ?” I was looking for a conclusion that was new and eye-opening, something enlightening. […]

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