Preston Road

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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Catching up with the Preston Center Task Force, Part 1: Giving Mark Cuban the Bird and Parking Woes

By Jon Anderson / January 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

I bet the task force members thought I’d given them a Christmas present by not writing up the Dec. 3 meeting. Nope. I was just outta town. So what happened at that meeting (you didn’t show up for)? First was a recap of a Nov. 3 meeting, the Task Force open house held to share preliminary data to […]

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Transwestern’s Pink Wall Proposal Passes Planning Commission Hurdle, FINALLY

By Jon Anderson / September 4, 2015 / 18 Comments

As predicted, we are all two-weeks older since the Planning Commission fobbed-off the vote on the proposed Transwestern development at the northeast corner of Preston Road and Northwest Highway. What, if any, votes changed in those two weeks is unknown, but I suspect few. Certainly attendees were not treated to German band Texas Lightening popping […]

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Transwestern Development for Behind the Pink Wall (Again) on Hold: Single Fam Residents Claim They Were NOT NOTIFIED???

By Jon Anderson / August 21, 2015 / 5 Comments

  After attending my first Dallas Planning Commission meeting yesterday, I called my doctor for some anti-depressants to keep from cutting myself. I’ll give Commissioner Margot Murphy credit for putting attendees out of their misery quickly by moving the item up in the docket, but fault her for asking for a two-week delay in what […]

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Another Perspective: For Preston Road, It’s Time to Let Go of The Task Force Fantasy

By Jon Anderson / August 14, 2015 / 0 Comments

Last night Candy and I, both Pink Wall property owners, attended the (hopefully) final neighborhood meeting with Transwestern on their proposed complex on the northeast corner of Preston and Northwest Highway. It goes before the City Council on Aug. 20. While the proposed structure will not win any design awards, it’s inoffensive. And of those […]

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