Oak Lawn

Novel Turtle Creek Legally Right But Dings Spirit of Zoning

By Jon Anderson / March 25, 2020 / 4 Comments

After the March 10 Oak Lawn Committee meeting, I wrote a pair of fiery columns about Crescent Communities’ coming Novel Turtle Creek apartment building now under construction near Oak Lawn and Irving Avenues (behind the Fedex and across from Holy Trinity). You can read them here, and here. Their presentation to the OLC was informational-only, […]

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City of Dallas Claims Immunity in Reverchon Park Ballpark Suit

By Jon Anderson / March 16, 2020 / 2 Comments

Back in 1964, Leslie Gore recorded “You Don’t Own Me,” a song whose lyrics included, “I’m free and I love to be free, To live my life the way I want, To say and do whatever I please.”  This kinda encapsulates the city’s response to the Reverchon Park lawsuit filed last month by neighboring residents […]

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Brand New $5 Million Penthouse Up For Lease On Turtle Creek

By April Towery / March 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

Just when you think Dallas is all built out and all the good homes are taken, a brand new high-rise condominium sprouts up, with a massive penthouse scheduled for completion this month.  The Luxury Vendome offers homes for sale and lease, but we’ve got our eye on a $5 million pad bearing the 20E sign […]

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Oak Lawn Committee Sees Return of KDC, Some Trees, and a Crescent Communities Drive-By

By Jon Anderson / March 11, 2020 / 11 Comments

Last night’s Oak Lawn Committee meeting saw one good project, one “duh” project, and one project that has me seeing blistering red – you’ll want to read to the end for that one. The “duh” was a simple landscaping request for a project at 5490 Denton Drive Cut-off called Lenox Maplewood that was seen last […]

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Revived Braniff Building Among Four Projects Presented to The Oak Lawn Committee

By Jon Anderson / February 5, 2020 / 1 Comment

A plan from Mehrdad Moayedi to resurrect the Braniff building was the highlight of the Feb. 4 Oak Lawn Committee meeting, says Jon Anderson.

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5 Things To Know About The Reverchon Park Deal

By Jon Anderson / January 23, 2020 / 4 Comments

In addition to the five-fold increase in seating to 3,500 total and the addition of alcohol sales, here are a few things you should know about the recently passed Reverchon Park deal.

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