Walkable Dallas

The Future of Dallas Walkability is Found in The Past

By Jon Anderson / May 28, 2020 / 5 Comments

If Dallas wants to build a walkable urbanscape of connected neighborhoods they can’t look to the future because the answers are in the past. Listening to developers and politicians, I’m struck by how many see walkability as something new and almost futuristic. I guess that happens when your observed memory only includes the automobile era. […]

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This Oak Cliff Cottage Puts You Within Biking Distance of the BAD

By Nikki Barringer / October 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you haven’t been to the Bishop Arts District lately, it’s probably because you couldn’t find a place to park, but here’s some good news if you’re not afraid to hop on a 10-speed. You can buy the cutest little house, move in, and ride on over to the Bish, la Arts, the BAD, or […]

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Newly Opened Novel Bishop Arts is Setting a High Bar

By Amanda Popken / May 31, 2019 / 1 Comment

With all the new development around the Bishop Arts District, there’s some steep competition coming online in the apartment market. From the get-go, Crescent Communities has worked hard to set themselves apart. I remember sitting in Rob Shearer’s living room probably two years ago with a handful of other neighborhood residents, to meet with Michael […]

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Want an Urban Lifestyle? This Remodeled Turtle Creek Brownstone Is For You

By Joanna England / May 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

When looking at townhomes, one of the big pluses over a condo unit is outdoor space. However, those staircases in two- and three-story townhomes often mean sacrificing storage space. However, that’s not so with our Inwood Home of the Week, a Turtle Creek brownstone with tons of thoughtful built-ins and plenty of spots to stash […]

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Walkable Urban Places: DFW’s Wake Up Call to a Real Estate Trend Sweeping the Nation

By Amanda Popken / April 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

The January release of “The WalkUP Wake-Up Call: Dallas-Fort Worth” happened quietly, though the implications for investment are huge. This is the largest study done on D-FW on the most profitable type of real estate in the nation. Walkable Urban Places (WalkUPs) are seeing higher property values, lower vacancy, and commanding higher rental rates. Even […]

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Farmers Market Townhome Offers Walkable Lifestyle in Downtown Dallas

By Joanna England / September 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Adding more single-family housing in downtown Dallas has definitely increased the vibrancy of our urban core, as the once desolate city center now has more full-time families and businesses. The days of downtown turning into a ghost town at 5 p.m. could be over.  If you want an urban lifestyle but don’t want to live […]

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