Preston Road

Accurate Measuring Sticks Are Needed for PD-15 Traffic and Density

By Jon Anderson / April 22, 2019 / 19 Comments

If traffic and density are supposedly the issues most feared by PD-15 development, we need an accurate measuring stick to insert reality into the discussion. The coming traffic study will do that, but … In the fullness of time, I started to think about one of the tidbits from last week’s PD-15 meeting with City […]

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Gates Kicks Off PD-15 Authorized Hearing to Tackle Pink Wall Development Issues

By Jon Anderson / April 27, 2018 / 5 Comments

If you’ve been following along in your prayer books, you know that over a year ago the Preston Place condos burned. You may also know about the failed attempt at negotiating an area redevelopment plan. I’ll even toss in bonus points if you’re aware of the Athena and Preston Tower working with former mayor Laura […]

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Northwest Highway and Preston Road Area Plan Passes Plan Commission

By Jon Anderson / January 6, 2017 / 1 Comment

Coming as no surprise, the final Preston Center Area Task Force plan passed Plan Commission Thursday. Even with all the political puffery and backslapping, approval took about 15 minutes. I say it comes as no surprise because there’s nothing surprising, insightful, or controversial about it. In fact, it could have been written two years ago […]

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Westcotts Selling Flawless French Chateau on Preston Road with Ooh La La History

By Karen Eubank / May 23, 2016 / 0 Comments

If visions of living like Marie Antoinette dance in your head, this jaw dropping French chateau at 4850 Preston Road, designed by Richard Drummond Davis, and built by Sharif & Munir, may be your dream home. It was listed last week by Allie Beth Allman (of course!) for 14.5 million. Mon Dieu, it is flawless-and the […]

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Faulting Asphalt: Why Are We Replacing Longer-Wearing, Less Expensive Concrete?

By Jon Anderson / April 26, 2016 / 5 Comments

At the last Preston Center Task Force Meeting, TXDoT spoke about their progress repaving of Preston Road and my ears were pricked.  Preston Road was originally constructed with concrete and is now (again) being over-paved in Asphalt.  It’s been going on for years, but why? Other roads like Greenville are being repaired in concrete. The […]

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Ebby’s Little White House Gets Full Facelift as Brokerage Doubles Down on Location

By Joanna England / April 13, 2016 / 2 Comments
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So much change is happening at the intersection of Preston Road and Northwest Highway. New luxury apartments are being built on the northeast corner of this busy intersection, construction cones seem a permanent fixture on the southwest corner, and Mark Cuban has bought up several lots nearby and razed the existing homes. But the northwest […]

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