Davis Building

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    How Affordable Is Downtown Dallas Housing? We Send Our Intern to Find Out.

    Photos by Elliot Kaiser​Note from Jim: In the last week of April I asked the city to tell me how many guaranteed low-income housing units are available in downtown Dallas. There should be lots of them by now -a a couple thousand by some estimates -- because over the decades, the city has used hu ... More >>

  • News

    June 4, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Preservation Dallas Launches Effort to Save 508 Park Avenue, Asks City to Back Off

    Last week, while working on this week's cover story in the paper version of Unfair Park, I discovered that the owners of 508 Park Ave. have filed with the city a permit to tear down the former Warner Brothers Film Exchange, built in the late 1920s. Long story, available soonish in a rack or on a com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    A $4-Mil Restaurant and "Basement Ultra Lounge" Planned for 1400 Main

    View Larger Map What you see above is 1400 Main Street, directly across from the Davis Building and next door to City Tavern. Right now, it's but 11,000 square feet of nada, a 1954-built building on the tax rolls for some $2 million that isn't generating a cent in tax revenue for the city. Which is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2008

    At Some Point, You'll Find Our DSpot. And, Damn It, You'll Like It.

    This morning, Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway and DowntownDallas's John Crawford are hosting an Executive Marketing Task Force meeting at the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau, where, among other items on the agenda, they'll case-study that damned DSpot ad campaign created in early '07 to sell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2008

    Downtown, No Finer Place For Sure

    Dallas Power & Light At this very moment, Commercial Property News is hosting the Dallas-Fort Worth Property Opportunities Conference at the Westin Galleria Dallas. So it's no coincidence that CPN is on top of the shindig, reporting this morning about this morning's keynote address, which was delive ... More >>

  • News

    May 22, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 31, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 6, 2008

    Just Back Away from My DSpot

    Yesterday, the Sherry Lane-based ad agency charged with selling DowntownDallas' year-old DSpot campaign -- which has caught on like whatever the opposite of wildfire is -- posted to YouTube its two promotional videos thus far. They're new to me, but perhaps you've seen them already. Perchance you've ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2007

    Re: Hard Rock and a Hard Place

    I finally talked to Jack Gosnell, the broker handling the Hard Rock Cafe sale on behalf of Brett Landes, and he could not have been more insightful concerning the battle over the fate of the 97-year-old former church on McKinney Avenue. Turns out, our Friend who attended Monday's Landmark Commission ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2006

    The Real Estate: Downtown

    I just found out what I am doing Wednesday morning--well, other than getting my toes painted. From 7:45 a.m. to 11:25 a.m., because apparently doing things on the half-hour is for suckers, the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce will be hosting what actually looks like a fascinating real estate symposi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2006

    Dowtown is Hip! So They Keep Saying.

    It's doubtful you read the magazine called Units, which, despite its sexy title, is the official periodical of the National Apartment Association. And since you don't read it, we thought we'd do it for you, especially since in the June issue just received here at Unfair Park, there's a piece headlin ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 29, 2005

    Deep Easy

    N'awlins reborn in Deep Ellum

  • News

    August 11, 2005

    Push poll

    Downtown a possible home for homeless shelter

  • Culture

    May 26, 2005

    Inner-City Kul

    It's too cool for school, but can we call it art?

  • Dining

    May 26, 2005


    Cafe San Miguel to open in June

  • Dining

    April 8, 2004

    Let It Shine

    New eateries coming to the Galleria

  • Dining

    June 26, 2003

    Come High Water

    Monica's owner hopes to open a pathway to heaven

  • Dining

    April 11, 2002

    Spanish Eye

    Tarantino restaurant to open in Main Street building

  • News

    November 29, 2001

    The Thing That Ate Downtown

    Downtown’s real estate barons are terrified that Perot-Hicks’ slick Victory project could wreak havoc on their own tax-funded plans to fix the city’s core