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What Can a Redeveloping Detroit Teach Us About Dallas? | CandysDirt.com

What Can a Redeveloping Detroit Teach Us About Dallas?

By Leah Shafer / February 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

The 20th-century tale of Detroit is often one of woe. Auto industry job loss, economic decline, and rapid suburbanization decimated the city and left it floundering, with a population loss of 60 percent. The blight of urban decay is just one of the problems facing the area and Detroit declared bankruptcy in 2013, becoming the […]

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Plano Arts District Coming to Downtown

By Leah Shafer / July 22, 2015 / 0 Comments

Downtown Plano has gone from sleepy suburb center to bustling business and cultural area over the past decade. Now the city is looking to create an official arts district in its historic 80-acre downtown. The downtown area has already seen over 50,000 square feet of private development, including more than 1,100 urban apartments built or approved, […]

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PSW Plans Another Dallas Development, This Time it’s Near SMU

By Joanna England / March 23, 2015 / 2 Comments

PSW Homes is slowly changing the face of Dallas neighborhoods it seems, as the Austin-based builder buys up tracts in hot neighborhoods throughout our fair city and redevelops into eco-friendly and attractive housing. The builder just announced a second East Dallas development, a follow-up to the company’s Grove on Lovers Lane neighborhood, that will occupy […]

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Castle Hills Enticing Young Professionals with New Phase of Luxury Apartments

By Leah Shafer / February 5, 2015 / 0 Comments

Since the first homeowners moved into Lewisville’s Castle Hills community in 1998, more than 12,000 people have decided to call the master planned community home, and it is about 60 percent built-out today. Located off State Highway 121 and Farm-to-Market Road 544, Castle Hills is 60 percent residential and has single-family houses ranging from about […]

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UPDATED: Work Begins on New Luxury Apartments in West Dallas Near Trinity Groves

By Leah Shafer / January 26, 2015 / 3 Comments

Another residential development is underway near West Dallas’ super hot Trinity Groves neighborhood with the construction of Alta Yorktown by Wood Partners LLC. The development will include 226 luxury apartments in three, four-story buildings on six acres. The property, located at 660 Yorktown St., is just one mile west of downtown Dallas, and sits near the […]

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Jason Roberts Builds Better Neighborhoods, One Block at a Time

By Leah Shafer / January 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

Much has been written about community activist, urban planning enthusiast, and Oak Cliff resident Jason Roberts. His energy is infectious as he spreads the gospel of urban revitalization around the world: building better neighborhoods by transforming vacant and underused properties into vibrant, thriving blocks abuzz with business, activity, and local participation. His Better Block concept started […]

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