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City Hall Screws One of its Best Friends in Affordable Housing

7 months ago by Jim Schutze
On the one hand, this new story about the city screwing over some affordable housing developers is depressingly familiar. On the other hand, it’s utterly inexplicable. Every single thing I ever reported in some 15 years covering the Lockey & MacKenzie case about the city shafting affordable housing developers is...
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This Goes on Your Permanent Record: Grading Mike Rawlings’ 2 Terms as Mayor

10 months ago by Stephen Young
When Mike Rawlings took his spot at the center of Dallas City Council's horseshoe-shaped table, the 2011 World Series had yet to break local sports fans’ hearts, Rick Perry was still governor of Texas and Deep Ellum was still Deep Ellum. By remaining mayor until Eric Johnson took the oath...
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Forward, Forwarding Dallas

11 years ago by Robert Wilonsky
John Greenan has made it official: He and Brent Brown are going forward with Forwarding Dallas to fill that parking lot behind Dallas City Hall with a self-sustaining building. Says Greenan of his decision to go with the Portuguese architects behind the downtown hillside, "Dallas would be a richer city...
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Khraish Khraish: Hero or Villain in West Dallas' Affordable Housing Drama?

2 years ago by Jim Schutze
Khraish Khraish — he whose first name is the same as his last — has become the great binary mystery of Dallas. This 41-year-old West Dallas businessman is either the city’s greatest hero, savior of the poor and architect of a better tomorrow for all, or he is a duplicitous...
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At Downtown's Citywalk @ Akard, Finally, There's No Place Like Home For the Holidays

10 years ago by Robert Wilonsky
On Wednesday, the city of Dallas gave John Greenan the good news: The executive director of the Central Dallas Community Development Corporation was told that, yes, finally, he could begin moving people into 511 N. Akard Street, otherwise known as Citywalk @ Akard. More than four and a half years...
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Hard bcCorps: Back to Dolphin Heights

10 years ago by Robert Wilonsky
Dolphin Heights Initiative: Holding House Design - Part 2 from bcCorps.org on Vimeo.A few weeks ago we introduced you to the bcCorps, an army of volunteers giving nine homes in Dolphin Heights extreme makeovers a la bcWORKSHOP's work along Congo Street. John Greenan, executive director of Central Dallas Community Development...
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Touring 508 Park Ave., But Is It Love in Vain?

11 years ago by Robert Wilonsky
At this late date you're surely aware of the plight of 508 Park Avenue, the site of the makeshift studio in which Robert Johnson, Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys and perhaps even Charlie Parker recorded. The owners of the building are still fighting with the City Attorney's Office over...
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Inching One Step Closer to That Self-Sustaining Block Behind Dallas City Hall

11 years ago by Robert Wilonsky
John Greenan, executive director of Central Dallas Community Development Corporation and one of the main men charged with growing that self-sustaining block behind Dallas City Hall, took note of El Centro College's plans to perch 21 wind turbines on the roof of the old Sanger Harris building: "I'm glad to...
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A Step Back and Into the Atmos Complex

10 years ago by Robert Wilonsky
Friend of Unfair Park and downtown denizen Noah Jeppson got into the Atmos Complex over the weekend thanks to an invite from John Greenan, executive director of Central Dallas Community Development Corporation, who never asks us anywhere. With a nod to the controversy surrounding the properties, which Forest City handed...
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For Those Having a Hard Time With Re:Vision Dallas's Vision for Downtown ...

11 years ago by Robert Wilonsky
Many Friends of Unfair Park have questions concerning Re:Vision Dallas -- which we've been mentioning for months, but, sure, the release of the conceptual renderings of three potential downtown buildings has gotten folks' attention. So I called John Greenan -- executive director of Central Dallas Community Development Corporation, which is...

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