Park Plaza

A Tale of Two Penthouses, Vol. 2 : Park Plaza Unit 804

By Jon Anderson / May 30, 2016 / 1 Comment

For better or worse, we all make snap judgements when we see houses.  My first thought as I looked through the pictures for this home was that there didn’t appear to be a comfortable seat in the house.  It’s as though some unseen maiden aunt had eschewed comfort for herself and guests. My second thought […]

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A Tale of Two Penthouses, Vol. 1: Park Plaza Unit 801

By Jon Anderson / May 24, 2016 / 1 Comment

The Park Plaza is in a bit of an enclave.  It’s hollering distance from Whole Foods when you want to cook and Nonna when you don’t; PK’s for good red wine and the French Laundry when you spill it.  There’s even a Methodist Family Health Center on the corner.  If you want to scoot downtown, […]

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1980s: Dallas’ Second Wave of High-Rise Living; Part 2

By Jon Anderson / May 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

We’re continuing our roundup of 1980s high-rises so slink into your Bob Mackie and pop yourself a Bartles & Jaymes and read on.  Missed part one?  Catch up here. Park Plaza: 4500 Roland Ave. I will not be this 46-unit building’s target audience for decades, because at 76 percent, the Park Plaza has the highest rate […]

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