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DALLAS/FT WORTH - For many years, the 23-story Tower Petroleum Building, built in 1931, stood vacant. A once thriving zigzag art deco skyscraper was one of Dallas’ most marv...

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Historic Statler Regains Original Grandeur

DALLAS—To say the Statler has been a large part of the city’s history is a huge understatement. The hotel opened in 1956 as a 1001-room hotel, convention center and gather...

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North Dallas hotel to get design reboot

Dallas' Woodbine Development Corp. has begun a redo of the 11-story Hilton Dallas/Park Cities Hotel in Preston Center. Woodbine is spending $5.5 million on upgrades to the 224-room boutique hotel located near the southeast corner of Northwest Highway and the Dallas North Tollway. Merriman Ande...

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Japan firm eyes hotel in Plano’s booming Legacy project

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. Dallas developer Sam Ware is leading a partnership that's r...

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Late-in-the-Game LEED is No Issue in Rehab

The former Corrigan Tower was transformed from a midcentury office building to a 150-unit class-A multifamily building with ground-floor retail and a rooftop pool, now called ...

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1900 Pacific Residences Receives LEED Certification

The 1900 Pacific Residences in downtown Dallas, a redevelopment project designed by Merriman Anderson/Architects, has been awarded LEED Certification by the U.S. Green Buildin...

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Fort Worth Office Market Embodies Live-Work-Play Mentality

Over the last 15 years, the office market of Fort Worth, as well as that of the metroplex as a whole, has experienced steady growth in both development and absorption of new p...

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Statler Hotel Reclaims its Historic Place in Downtown Dallas

More proof that everything is bigger in Texas. The Statler hotel opened in 1956 as a 1001-room hotel, convention center, and gathering place for the “Who’s Who” when ...

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Pushing The New Momentum In Downtown Dallas Development

Two decades ago, Downtown Dallas had 40 vacant buildings, a huge hurdle to lasting vibrancy. Now those buildings are off the market, and Downtown is ready to take the next ste...

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Six noteworthy projects

1. ELEGANT LANDSCAPING MARKS CONTEMPORARY LIFESTYLE IN DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES The name Sofia may bring to mind the capital of Bulgaria, but the Sofia Los Angeles is much clos...

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