Preston Place Condo Fire

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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Preston Center Activist Group Hires Brett Shipp, Plans News Conference to Protest Upzoning of PD-15

By Candy Evans / September 3, 2019 / 1 Comment
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Pink Wall “activists” hire Brett Shipp to fight PD-15 development Behind the Pink Wall…

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The Desperate Plight of Living Behind the Pink Wall Since the Preston Place Fire

By Candy Evans / April 18, 2019 / 35 Comments

This is the real story of the Pink Wall – a little pocket of Preston Hollow tucked between two of the highest net worth zip codes in the country. It is one of the few places where women of means at some point, who suddenly find themselves with a drastically limited bank account, can live with some dignity. And safety. For years it has been the answer to the need for affordable housing skirting the city’s wealthiest neighborhoods.

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Quickie Meeting on High-Rise Plans Behind the Pink Wall: On It

By Candy Evans / February 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

This just in…

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BREAKING: CandysDirt.com Takes Home Gold and Bronze at NAREE Journalism Contest

By Candy's Dirt / June 16, 2018 / 6 Comments

After a busy three days of panel discussions, networking and writing, the National Association of Real Estate Editors — or NAREE — announced Friday night that CandysDirt.com writers Jon Anderson and Bethany Erickson both took home awards for their reporting last year. Anderson took home a Bronze Award for his breaking news story on the […]

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