Reaching for a badly mixed metaphor, I guess I would say those of us personally involved for a long time on the opposition side of the Trinity roll road issue feel right now like we're breathless flies on the wall with our fingers crossed and our dukes up (flies have three sets of extremities, I thi ... More >>
Hey, I think I have waited about long enough for The Dallas Morning News to weigh in on the racial segregation complaint lodged against Dallas by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban development in early December. A month. Even allowing for Santa Claus and all, a month seems a bit long for the c ... More >>
While sifting through Vimeo this morning I came across a Shops at Park Lane construction time lapse posted this morning by the good folks at Good Fulton & Farrell. Which led me to the video you see above: The Fairmount Street-based architectural firm's entry in the city's Complete Streets Visual ... More >>
Photo by Barry KoodaWhile writing all those items about the old Dallas High School (or Crozier Tech) at the beginning of 2010, and long after, I heard, time and again, the same thing: The owner will never, ever sell. Those with whom I spoke -- city officials, preservationists, even those who work ... More >>
Speaking of Angela Hunt ...The maybe-mayoral candidate who presently reps that stretch of downtown due to be widened says that, yes, she's all for it. She was back in January 2009, you may recall, when she asked for a time-out so she could confer with DowntownDallas president and CEO John Crawfor ... More >>
After "thousands of hours of discussion and debate," according to architect Rick Garza, head of the Bishop/Davis Land Use and Zoning Study steering committee, the Dallas City Council will finally vote on the plan Wednesday. Bob Stimson, the former city council member who's now president of ... More >>
From the Bishop Davis Land Use & Zoning Study, which we'd recommend downloading from here before trying to openWith even Oak Cliff homeowners associations split over the Bishop Davis Land Use & Zoning Study, if nothing else yesterday's public hearing at the City Plan Commission proved th ... More >>
Sam MertenContrary to how Sam (always) manages to capture the mayor, he was actually quite thrilled with today's gift.So sorry. As you can clearly see below, naming rights for the Woodall Rodgers Deck Park won't be going to 7-Eleven or Ray Hunt or Southwest or American Airlines. Syd Nancy, though ... More >>
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 >>
Scott Beck's about to buy 14 acres in the"heart" of Deep Ellum. What then?
Jim Schutze unmasks the Orwellian Dallas Plan Inc.
Lincoln Property and Ray Nasher play it down and dirty with homeowners
Ray Nasher wants to give the city his sculptures, but first there's a small zoning matter