Pink Wall

Head Behind The Pink Wall For An Oh-So-Glam Tour Of Open Houses

By Nikki Barringer / September 19, 2020 / 1 Comment

This Sunday (as in tomorrow) there’s a Parade of Open Houses happening “behind the Pink Wall” from 2 to 4 p.m. But before we even get to the tour, first we need a history lesson, a primer, and a little bit of “Oh, I did NOT know that.” Briggs Freeman’s Jena May put us in […]

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North Texas Tornado Outbreak Topped DFW Real Estate News in 2019

By April Towery / December 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

It was a dark and stormy night–  and then things got ugly. We charged our phones. We put the children in the bathtub or a closet. We tried to remember what we were supposed to do if the power went out – and boy, did the power go out. Those fortunate enough to have storm […]

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Fire Department Kills PD-15’s Diplomat Development Deal

By Jon Anderson / December 20, 2019 / 11 Comments

Yesterday I detailed how development plans for the Pink Wall’s PD-15 had been upended for two parcels months after the city council granted new development rights in a contentious battle. Today, we have more news to put under the tree: the Diplomat’s deal has also gone sour. Why? Fire lane width. Earlier this month, I […]

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Pink Wall Neighborhood Association Stacks Deck with CARDS

By Jon Anderson / November 5, 2019 / 2 Comments

Members of CARD (Citizens Advocating Responsible Development), the group that was against changes to PD-15, has taken over the Preston Hollow South Neighborhood Association. The stacked deck appears to be an attempt to gain leverage with a city government that’s moved on. At the end of the City Council vote on PD-15 redevelopment, University Park […]

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Dallas City Council Ends 30-Month PD-15 Saga With 240-Foot Height

By Jon Anderson / September 12, 2019 / 15 Comments

Dallas City Council unanimously passed city staff’s plan for PD-15, which compromised on height, topping out at 240 feet. Some small changes were made to the plan. The general wisdom is that any city council vote requiring a supermajority due to opposition will be a nail-biter. And while certainly many a nail was chewed to […]

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PD-15: Neighborhood Group Traps Lightning in a Bottle to Open Tulane Blvd. to Northwest Highway

By Jon Anderson / September 9, 2019 / 2 Comments

Back in June when the results of the PD-15 traffic study were presented, Winstead attorney Tommy Mann noted that if the neighborhood wanted Tulane Blvd. opened to Northwest Highway, they needed to seize “lightning in a bottle.” Mann represents Preston Place owners, which paid for the traffic study. What Mann was saying was that with […]

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