Pedestrian Oriented Development

Crescent Communities Brings their A Game to Bishop Arts District

By Amanda Popken / July 18, 2016 / 6 Comments

Just as our trolley track construction wraps up and the Bishop Arts stop comes online, expect the building construction to begin. Developer Alamo Manhattan has made headlines with their infamous Bishop Arts project, hopefully designed a bit better now than at first. Their Phase 1 plans would create a five-story full city block with residential […]

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New West End Community Group Looking to Create Plaza in Downtown Historic District

By Candy Evans / July 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

Community activism seems to be in full swing everywhere despite the heat.  Jason Roberts is in New York City, taking part in The New York Times’ Cities For Tomorrow Conference, rubbing shoulders with Julián Castro (secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development), William J. Bratton (New York City’s police commissioner), Muriel Bowser (mayor […]

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How the New Bishop Arts Gateway Project Will Really Change the Bishop Arts District… How Do We Keep the Sky From Falling?

By Amanda Popken / June 1, 2015 / 22 Comments

We knew this day was coming. The day we’d see new construction of high-density, mixed-use projects all over North Oak Cliff. We rezoned less than a year ago to allow the growth we knew was coming, and hopefully have some control over how it transpires. So here we are, faced with a developer wanting to listen […]

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