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Webb Chapel Village: Are Neighborhood Worries City Concerns?

By Jon Anderson / June 28, 2019 / 4 Comments

Every zoning case initiates the sending of ballots to every property owner within 500 feet of the proposal. The list of property owners is supplied by the city, which use the list to mail ballots. Since the documents in a zoning case are public record, developers and their representatives often secure the list to educate […]

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Showing Your Work: Does Affordable Housing Always Mean More Crime?

By Bethany Erickson / October 6, 2015 / 8 Comments

After someone sent me a story about the mindset behind a certain email circulating regarding Highland Park ISD’s bond election, you know what stuck out to me? Besides the fact that it felt like a prop from recent HBO miniseries “Show Me a Hero,” which unspooled the whole mess Yonkers, N.Y., found itself in regarding […]

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Transwestern Development for Behind the Pink Wall (Again) on Hold: Single Fam Residents Claim They Were NOT NOTIFIED???

By Jon Anderson / August 21, 2015 / 5 Comments

  After attending my first Dallas Planning Commission meeting yesterday, I called my doctor for some anti-depressants to keep from cutting myself. I’ll give Commissioner Margot Murphy credit for putting attendees out of their misery quickly by moving the item up in the docket, but fault her for asking for a two-week delay in what […]

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Alcuin School Expansion Approved, But Neighbors of 2 North Dallas Schools Are Still Hopping Mad

By Zachary Dickens / March 6, 2015 / 5 Comments

If you’ve been wondering — as we have — why signs regarding a zoning change have been hanging on the fence at Episcopal School of Dallas, you got your answer in the Metro section of the Feb. 24 Dallas Morning News. As David Flick reports, ESD wants to build a new lower school on a […]

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