Penthouse Plunge

Penthouse Plunge: Finding An Architect At The Right Price

By Jon Anderson / August 30, 2019 / 1 Comment

I’d sketched enough plans to feel comfortable taking the Penthouse Plunge remodel of a double-penthouse at the Claridge on Turtle Creek. To review,  I’ll be restoring the combined 5,311-square-foot unit back into two infinitely more livable spaces. But my work isn’t good enough for building permits. That’s the subject of this column – getting to […]

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Penthouse Plunge: What’s The Plan For This High-Rise Renovation?

By Jon Anderson / August 28, 2019 / 8 Comments

I’m the soon-to-be the owner of a 5,311-square-foot penthouse on Turtle Creek that I don’t want and can’t afford. Now what? As I hinted in my first Penthouse Plunge column, the plan is to separate the condo back into two units as it was originally designed. I foresee three phases. Phase one will include all […]

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Jon Anderson Takes The Turtle Creek Penthouse Plunge: The Deal

By Jon Anderson / July 25, 2019 / 10 Comments

Back in March, I wrote a column about a mystery buyer wanting a partner-in-renovation to separate a double penthouse listing at The Claridge on Turtle Creek. Unit 18 A/B had been on the market for four years with three agents during which it had over $1 million in price reductions. That mystery buyer was me. […]

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