Patrick Kennedy

Navigating City Hall: How Do We Build a Vibrant Downtown Dallas?

By Bethany Erickson / August 27, 2015 / 5 Comments

A week ago, I had the opportunity to attend the 17th annual Neighborhood Boot Camp, which is offered by the Dallas Homeowners League. It was my first time to attend, but I have to say – it’s a must for anyone who has had trouble getting help from City Hall in the past – or […]

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How Was Uptown Made? Patrick Kennedy’s Story Will Make You Think

By Joanna England / September 23, 2014 / 2 Comments

For the longest time, the story of how Uptown came to be successful centered around greedy developers wanting to build towers and condos for only those who could afford it. But Patrick Kennedy of “Car Free in Big D” paints a much more nuanced picture of how Dallas’ most walkable neighborhood came about. Jump for […]

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Does It Make Sense to Tear Out a Highway in Downtown Dallas? TxDOT Said No

By Candy Evans / February 4, 2014 / 12 Comments

Bye bye Miss American Pie, see the potential life under the old highway? There has been talk, a lot of talk, about removing a section of highway in downtown Dallas. Tear it out, get rid of the concrete somehow (landfill?), and then fill in the space formerly occupied by said highway with development. The proponent […]

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