Dallas Arboretum Parking Saga: Officials Say 6-Story Garage Across Garland Road From Arboretum Won’t Impact Neighborhoods, Traffic
It was just a year ago that public outcry from neighborhoods surrounding the Dallas Arboretum put the kibosh on a parking lot planned for Winfrey Point. That project would have paved over a significant portion of the restored prairie and baseball fields inside one of White Rock Lake’s most popular areas.
It was protracted, dramatic, and thankfully short. It sent Arboretum officials back to the drawing board to formulate a parking plan that won’t impact neighborhoods, views, and traffic on Garland Road — a major East Dallas thoroughfare. Continue reading
Happy Father’s Day to all those great dads and grandfathers out there! You deserve to kick up your feet, enjoy a beverage and a homemade card, and maybe a little barbecue while you watch the Rangers try to shake off this funk that’s keeping them from scoring.
Yesterday we reported that Trustees of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System, which owns Museum Tower, were told by their experts there is only one solution to the building’s glare problem: re-orienting the light receptors on the Nasher roof by removing and replacing the existing. The receptors, called oculi, would be redesigned and aimed away from the 42-story condominium across the street. You wouldn’t know the physical difference unless you were hovering over the roof with a tape measure.
As you’ve no doubt heard, there’s a movement afoot to tear down Highway 345 — a stretch of elevated asphalt that spans from Deep Ellum and north to Woodall Rogers Freeway. Doing so, proponents claim, will connect the east side of the city center to downtown and create a more walkable environment.
This house kills me dead! I am already fond of Russell Buchanan‘s work. He’s the award-winning architect behind the Mockingbird Lane box house we reported on last week. If you weren’t bowled right on over by that amazing home, then this one will knock your stinking socks off!
This is a rarity for Hollywood Heights, folks. This 1916 Craftsman bungalow at 723 Parkmont Street has loads of character and charm, and is more than 2,000 square feet! Most of the homes in this area are just tiny, with two bedrooms and one bath, and even some have only a one-car garage! This one, though, is so unique and is perfect for a free spirit looking for a home that feels lived in without needing a ton of work.
Living Together After Divorce: Edmonton Exes Build Custom Duplex Keeping Family Together, But Separate
Of course, these living arrangements won’t work if you’ve got restraining orders, but for most divorcees with children, perhaps? I wonder if the former spouses could tolerate the high probability of running into your ex on an almost daily basis that living in a duplex with them would mean.
Monday Morning Millionaire: What Dad Wouldn’t Be Thrilled With a Putting Green Just Outside His Study?
Father’s Day is Sunday, and if you’re looking for a special way to surprise Dad and house hunting at the same time, this home will make any father flip his lid!
Dallas is on its way to becoming a residential real estate boomtown, thanks to our growing job market and influx of corporate employers. Interestingly, both CoreLogic and Local Market Monitor show very positive, low-risk projections for our real estate market based on previous months’ performance.
Thank goodness there are great companies that are focused on helping others. Take Guardian Mortgage for example. This incredible company is raising money to help with tornado recovery in Oklahoma.
Moore, Okla., has been absolutely devastated by the F-5 tornado that ripped through the town on May 19. The Oklahoma City suburb is mourning the lives lost and trying to pick up the pieces. To help them find a way to put their lives back together, Guardian Mortgage employees are reaching out to customers, mortgage associations, and lending partners to raise funds to aid in recovery.