Lone Star Gas Lofts

Lone Star Gas Building, Part II

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Redevelopment of the former Atmos Complex has officially begun! After a 3-year delay due to the weak economy, Hamilton Properties recently secured financing and construction crews have begun interior demolition of the 4-building complex. In 2010 we posted a look inside the most historic structures – the 1924 Dallas Gas Company Building and 1931 Lone [...]

St Paul Supportive

Supportive Housing on St. Paul

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There has been a lively discussion about a proposed development at 1801 Young Street, currently a vacant lot adjacent to First Presbyterian Church (which contributes to the Harwood Historic District). The parcel of land between Wood Street and Young Street sits along a desolate stretch of road midway between the excitement of Main Street, Dallas [...]

Jackson Street Bricks

Brick Pavement at Jackson Street

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Last week there was a small window (actually, more like a pit) into history along Jackson Street. Dallas Water Utilities has been working for several months on pipes lying under the old street; the work is most likely addressing a major water main rupture that occurred in November 2010. Crews have been digging wide troughs through [...]