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Oak Cliff Trolley

Jay Kline, DART’s streetcar project — the local planners are no longer looking to develop an Oak Cliff loop near Methodist Hospital. Rather, he said, the thinking is to run the line from downtown across the Houston Street Viaduct and … Continue reading

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Oak Cliff Trolley Extension

Dallas Morning News reports that the Dallas City council wants a new streetcar line to be extended from Methodist Hospital to the Bishop Arts district.

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Oddfellows Coffee Shop in Bishop Arts

There’s nothing quite like experiencing an opening day, and that’s exactly where I was the morning when Oddfellows, Oak Cliff’s newest original addition, opened its doors and delicacies to the public. In fact, I was so determined to be there … Continue reading

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Lancaster Project Nabs $3.3 Million, Heads to Council Committee for Approval

The Dallas Development Fund green-lighted another $12 million in new market tax credits for Lancaster Urban Village, a project encompassing 14,000 square feet of retail and 193 residential units. The Lancaster project is headed to the council’s Economic Development Committee … Continue reading

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Dallas City Council’s Economic Development Committee backs $2 million grant for Oak Cliff project

The proposed $2 million city grant for what’s being called a catalyst, “game-changer” development in north Oak Cliff won the unanimous backing Monday of the City Council’s Economic Development Committee. Karl Zavitkovsky, the city’s economic development director, told panel members … Continue reading

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Is Oak Cliff the model of the new city?

 Nationally renowned city planners, urbanists and civic leaders recently gathered in Dallas to talk about what our cities may look like in 2050. The 21st Century City Conference – which addressed the “enormous shift taking place in the way we … Continue reading

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Plan to build streetcar line into Oak Cliff set on breakneck pace

Dallas city officials said Monday that a plan to build a streetcar line from downtown into North Oak Cliff must be accomplished at breakneck speed to satisfy the requirements of the federal stimulus money that is funding it. A preliminary … Continue reading

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Summary of Last Week’s DFWREimagined Stories

Dallas Streetcar Update/Map How urban design is making our cities more verdant, walkable, and sociable Walkable Dallas-Fort Worth suggests ways to make green space of Dallas Arts District more useful Decades in the making, Dallas’ Cityplace is developing last 16 … Continue reading

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Dallas Streetcar Update/Map

From the DallasObserver. As the Transportation and Environment Committee’s streetcar update for Monday speaks for itself — which is to say, budget and time are tight, given, among other things, the constraints of the $23 mil in Transportation Investment Generating … Continue reading

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Zang Triangle Apartments in North Oak Cliff

In north Oak Cliff, workers and machines are tearing into the dirt near Zang and Colorado, preparing for construction of the Zang Triangle apartment project. When completed in late 2011 or early 2012, the complex will provide 260 homes across from … Continue reading

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