Preston Center Task Force

Preston Center Task Force Meeting #4: Dazed by Confused Data

By Jon Anderson / February 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

UPDATE:  Both D Magazine’s Frontburner and Dallas Morning News’ City Hall Blog referenced this posting today.   The session on Feb. 16 was different from the recent Preston Center Task Force meetings. Nearly all the task force members were there … and about 50 residents showed up as well! Before I run through the high points, […]

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8100 Lomo Alto: The Next Preston Center Domino to Fall?

By Jon Anderson / January 22, 2016 / 1 Comment

In researching the latest doings at Preston Center, I also delved into the zoning maps handily provided by the Task Force. They show that St. Michael’s parking lot on Frederick Square is currently zoned straight MF-1(A) which limits height to 36 feet (three stories). However, the other end of that block contains 8100 Lomo Alto […]

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Laura Miller: St. Michael’s Zoning Plans Misled Preston Center Task Force Members

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / January 20, 2016 / 5 Comments

By Laura Miller CandysDirt.com Contributor Editor’s Note: CandysDirt.com continues to expand, explore, and evolve to serve the real estate needs and curiosity of North Texas. We focus daily on this fast-growing region which is metamorphosing before our eyes, reshaping some of our most beloved neighborhoods. Whereas we always want to bring you the inside story and scoop, sometimes […]

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Preston Center Task Force Results: Part 2, Nothing a Pot of Paint Won’t Fix

By Jon Anderson / January 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

My previous two posts covered the parking issues being raised (and how much the perception varies from reality) and St. Michael’s prayers to upzone one of their Frederick Square properties to accommodate a 250,000-square-foot office high-rise. Well, it ain’t over yet! The other side of the complaint coin is traffic, or more specifically how much […]

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Preston Center Task Force to Ask Residents How Behind the Pink Wall Neighborhood Should Change

By Jon Anderson / October 6, 2015 / 2 Comments

Get ready. On October 7th, the Preston Center Task Force will be meeting with Zone 4 (Pink Wallers) to get residents’ “thoughts and ideas” on their “vision for the future” for the neighborhood. Certainly the two properties likely being replaced on the corner of Preston Road and Northwest Highway are not the only properties in […]

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