Transwestern

Conflicts Of Interest May Dog Laura Miller’s One-Trick-Pony District 13 Bid

By Jon Anderson / February 18, 2019 / 17 Comments

[Editor’s note: Jon Anderson is a columnist for CandysDirt.com who lives in District 13. His opinions are his own.] It’s only been a few days since I broke the story of former Dallas mayor Laura Miller’s candidacy for city council District 13, and the whirlwind of sound bites has already begun. Multiple news outlets have […]

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Preston Place vs The Laurel: Construction and Building Code Advancements in Fire Protection

By Jon Anderson / March 17, 2017 / 2 Comments

Times change. Accidents happen. We learn. Prior to the 1960s, it was not uncommon for automobile dashboards to be metal and seats to lack seat belts and head support. Similarly, we continue to learn and improve construction materials, techniques, and building codes to make us all safer. The March 3 tragedy at the Preston Place condos […]

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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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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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ForwardDallas or Backward? The Transwestern Project Behind the Pink Wall

By Candy Evans / September 2, 2015 / 6 Comments

By Claire Stanard Guest Contributor In the CandysDirt.com re-cap of the August 27 Town Hall meeting regarding Transwestern’s proposed four story apartments, she concludes by stating: “This is what we pay them for: the Dallas City Council will vote on the zoning change, basing their decision on the highest and best use of the land not for me, […]

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Lee Kleinman Has Called Another Neighborhood Meeting for Neighborhood Input on the Transwestern Project

By Candy Evans / August 26, 2015 / 1 Comment

See this room? On Thursday night it will be Dallas City Councilman Lee Kleinman up at the podium, leading yet another neighborhood discussion on the proposal that Transwestern has made for 3 acres Behind the Pink Wall, aka the northeast intersection of Northwest Highway and Preston Road. This comes because and because and because. I […]

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