Greater Dallas Planning Council

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Owner's Looking to Landmark His House, Designed by the Late, Great Harris Kemp

    The "Harris Kemp House" at 2822 Maple Springs Boulevard​I've driven past this house countless times; it's not far from the office, after all, more or less just behind Maple and Motor on Maple Springs Boulevard. But till I saw the agenda for Monday's meeting of the Landmark Commission, I had no ide ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    Speaking of Slippery Roads ...

    More than likely, the Dallas City Council will spend at least the next month re-examining the plan to expand Central Expressway downtown. Council member Angela Hunt called Unfair Park with the news late last night: She has spoken with Ricardo Galceran, head of the city's Public Works and Transportat ... More >>

  • News

    January 22, 2009

    Downtown Dallas at the Crossroads

    The city's effort to clean up downtown could cost us important parts of history.

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2008

    More Evidence That Dallas Is Headed Down the Road to Ruin

    Ever wonder why Dallas gets screwed on things like mass transit but the suburbs always make out? Could it have anything to do with the fact that the leadership in Dallas has a basically suburban mentality? When I came here 100 years ago, the mayors of Dallas were major suburban real estate develope ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2007

    Mayoral Candidates to Tear This Mother Down Tonight, Unless They're All For Historic Preservation

    Tonight you can go ask Ed Oakley about the 2,000 apartments he wants to tear down -- to stop the crime, of course. A note to all our Friends concerned about the future of Deep Ellum (and the rest of Dallas, for that matter): You should attend tonight’s Dallas Mayoral Leadership Forum, scheduled to ... More >>

  • News

    February 16, 1995

    Another view

    What City Hall isn't willing to hear about the new arena