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Old Posted Jul 11, 2018, 2:31 AM
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In the absence of significant state funding, I'd rather see Collin County form their own transit agency to expand rail up that corridor. DART is already spread thin enough trying to service the far-flung suburbs under its existing umbrella, voting in suburbs like Allen and Mckinney would only make the situation worse for central Dallas.
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Old Posted Jul 11, 2018, 6:08 AM
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In the absence of significant state funding, I'd rather see Collin County form their own transit agency to expand rail up that corridor. DART is already spread thin enough trying to service the far-flung suburbs under its existing umbrella, voting in suburbs like Allen and Mckinney would only make the situation worse for central Dallas.
Makes sense to me. Denton County has one that could be expanded if there were enough demand, but CC could also create their own. As long as they all play nice with transfers and tickets, etc., then I think it could absolutely work better than expanding DART farther north.
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Old Posted Jul 11, 2018, 9:04 PM
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Uptown building headed for overhaul by Crescent Real Estate



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Developer Crescent Real Estate says it plans a "top-to-bottom redesign" of a 1980s Uptown office tower it purchased earlier this year.
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Dallas architect Corgan is redesigning the exterior and inside of the granite and glass tower. A new glass tower at the entrance of the building will dramatically change the project.
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At least one restaurant will be built along Maple Avenue with outdoor patio space.
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"Our goal is to make 2401 Cedar Springs a part of Uptown, engaging not just the people who work there but those who live, work and play nearby."
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Construction is expected to be completed in early 2019.
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Old Posted Jul 11, 2018, 11:29 PM
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Nice looking remodel!
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Atelier Flora Lofts




Harwood XII Hotel. Still no public renderings available


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2000 Ross


Corgan HQ Expansion
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Nice updates!
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Old Posted Jul 17, 2018, 10:46 PM
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This would be an awesome redevelopment!
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Old Posted Jul 18, 2018, 3:07 AM
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Humphreys architects shoot for simplicity in Uber skyport design



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For Uber to get its “flying taxis” in the air, the ride-sharing company will need launch-and-land pads — called skyports — to support the futuristic service.
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At Uber’s second annual Elevate summit in May, six architecture firms presented their designs for what the skyports will look like.

Today, we'll look at the concept from Dallas-based Humphreys & Partners Architects, which is modeled after a beehive because the Uber aircraft around the skyport would replicate a bee’s flight patterns to and from a hive.
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Prototypes of the Uber aircraft are under development by Fort Worth-based Bell and a handful of other manufacturers nationwide. Dallas developer Hillwood Properties also is working with Uber on the flying taxi program.

UberAIR plans to start demonstrating the technology in 2020 in Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Angeles and Dubai, and start operating the flying taxi service in the three test markets in 2023. From there, San Francisco-based Uber plans to roll out the service in large urban areas worldwide.
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Humphreys & Partners is one of six design finalists for the project. Other DFW finalists include Dallas-based Corgan, BOKA Powell and Beck, and Duncanville-based Arup.

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Old Posted Jul 18, 2018, 3:11 AM
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Old Posted Jul 18, 2018, 8:57 PM
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Cases have been filed to the FAA for two towers at the old Xerox campus near CityPlace:
  • Case I
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    Work schedule 8/13/2018 2/10/2020

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Old Posted Jul 18, 2018, 9:43 PM
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In DFW on business, have been here many many times. But today is HELL ON EARTH with this heat, cannot wait to get back to 80s in Atl...
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Old Posted Jul 18, 2018, 10:17 PM
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It’s 101 in Atalanta tomorrow, so not sure what you are talking about. Anyways nice updates on City place towers.
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Old Posted Jul 19, 2018, 12:15 PM
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It’s 101 in Atalanta tomorrow, so not sure what you are talking about. Anyways nice updates on City place towers.
Try 88/

http://wxweb.meteostar.com/search/ge...hp?locid=27516 Atlanta

http://wxweb.meteostar.com/search/ge...p?locid=142849 DFW
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You do realize that the forecast you posted is for Atlanta, Texas...right? Atlanta, GA is in the upper 80s and humid this week.
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Old Posted Jul 22, 2018, 2:56 AM
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Fort Worth - Trinity at Left Bank - 337 units

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Trinity at Left Bank is a 5 story, multi-family residential project on 4.18 acres in the Left Bank mixed use village, off West 7th Street and adjacent to the bank of the Trinity River. The project contains 337 residential units and more than 13,375 SF of amenities including a club room with a golf simulator, business center, two-story fitness center, generous three-sided courtyard, 1/4-acre dog park, and a roof-top pool. Residents have a direct connection to the Trinity Trails and the river, via both the open courtyard and distinct two-story ‘townhouse’ type units. A 5th floor Sky Lounge and shaded roof terrace adjoin the pool to offer unobstructed views of downtown Fort Worth and the river. The project utilizes a clean ‘industrial’ language of smooth faced brick and dark framed windows as a nod to the industrial history of the site.


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Old Posted Aug 6, 2018, 9:51 PM
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Japan firm eyes hotel in Plano's booming Legacy project



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A high-rise hotel to be operated by a Japan-based firm is in the works for Plano's booming Legacy business park.

The 10-story, 250-room hotel is planned on Legacy Drive as part of the redevelopment of J.C. Penney's longtime headquarters.
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Japan's Kintetsu Group Holdings is a transportation, logistics and retail conglomerate with hotels in Japan and California. Its best-known brand is the Miyako Hotels & Resorts but it also operates properties under the Westin and Sheraton flag.

Ware said that Dallas' Merriman Anderson Architects is designing the Legacy hotel.
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