Rastegar

Rastegar Gives Dallas North America’s Tallest Green Wall

By Jon Anderson / April 15, 2020 / 4 Comments

At the far western Uptown end of McKinney Avenue will be 1899 McKinney, a 26-story, 270-unit high-rise that will always be known for its green wall. It has been written about before (here, here). Last week, I was able to speak with Zach Smith, the CEO of Zauben, the company developing the green wall for […]

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Oak Lawn Committee Sees Two Contrasting Projects

By Jon Anderson / October 2, 2019 / 4 Comments

Before I begin, I have to give a shout-out to my Chicago brethren who have upped the bar for project location mapping. Usually we’re treated to a line drawing or a Google Maps image with various shaded boxes. The above map was supplied for Ari Rastegar’s project at 1900 McKinney Avenue. We have an earthquake-like […]

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Oak Lawn Committee: A Sign, A Drive-Through, And Two More High-Rises

By Jon Anderson / September 11, 2019 / 1 Comment

Let’s begin big. The Oak Lawn Committee saw four projects last night. The one above is a nice residential high-rise at the corner of Boll St. and McKinney Ave. We also saw a proposal for a 13-story retirement home around the corner from Al Biernat’s, as well as the more mundane signage variance in Victory […]

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