Scott Beck

Sweating by the Oldie: Valley View Gives Way to Beck’s Dallas Midtown

By Jon Anderson / June 23, 2017 / 1 Comment

A hot, sweaty Friday groundbreaking seemed the perfect bookend to Dallas Midtown’s four years of sweating through politics and planning. It’s not that the city didn’t want it — heck, the renderings and plans are a wonderful and productive reimagining of what had become another tumbledown mall unable to compete in today’s retail environment.  Given […]

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Goodbye Valley View, Hello Midtown: Scott Beck Gets Green Light From City Hall to Raze Aging Mall

By Joanna England / June 23, 2016 / 6 Comments

It was your typical teenage hotspot in the 1980s and 1990s. Built in 1973, Valley View Mall was where parents would deposit their AquaNet-lacquered and brace-faced progeny to mill about the then hip and trendy, completely air conditioned homage to American consumerism. Now, we have internet shopping, and the days of mallrats are slowing to […]

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Remember Midtown? Dallas City Planners Present Mixed-Use Plan For Valley View/Galleria Area

By Joanna England / March 21, 2013 / 2 Comments

Every time I drive by the practically abandoned Valley View Mall, I let out a little sigh. It’s just so ugly! The only thing that attracts a crowd over there is the random carnival. It’s tragic, especially for such a visible area. But Scott Beck, who purchased Valley View last year, has sworn to revive […]

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