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A really great shot. Too bad that D-Bag has to get in the way ;).

 

What's wrong with James Franco? I watched the dude cut off his own arm because of the possibility of another shot at that infectious smile.

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What's the latest on the Museum Tower?  Is it starting to fill up some?  Looks like there is some decent residency in that last picture.

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Yea, I think its pretty much finished. I agree its more subtle and looks great.

I think all these bridges are in preparation for the future when the lakes are developed.

 

Try to imagine that top pic without all the trees sticking out.

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Actually two sweeping arches will be seen on the second signature bridge once it is complete, in roughly another year.  The second arch will of course look just like the one in the image but on the opposite side of the bridge.  

 

The second signature bridge is part of Interstate 30's remake heading into Downtown Dallas, which once completed will have about 22 or so lanes is what I believe I read on Dallas Metropolis awhile back. 

 

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The best photo I could find. Wish the BOA would have changed. Maybe it will tonight.

Viva La France

 

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It makes it look like a flag pole from this angle. And the building looks like it's flapping in the wind

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That's cool, not just because of what it stands for (which is obviously more important), but also because it means they can change the colors of those icons in short notice. Would be cool to see more things like this.

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Who ever Sic'EmBears is posted on skyscraperpage.com on The Dallas-Forth developments quotes.  "Houston is an example of when architecture catches a venereal disease" on all of his blogs.  What a jealous, tasteless, stupid quote.  Especially from Dallas.  Frank Lloyd Wright did not say that.  Makes this person seem stupid.          

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Who ever Sic'EmBears is posted on skyscraperpage.com on The Dallas-Forth developments quotes.  "Houston is an example of when architecture catches a venereal disease" on all of his blogs.  What a jealous, tasteless, stupid quote.  Especially from Dallas.  Frank Lloyd Wright did not say that.  Makes this person seem stupid.          

 

Nice of you to share it with us? 

 

Either way I looked it up on google and an old Texas Monthly article has that quote printed on it so I don't know maybe he did say it. I'm sorry dude but not everyone loves Houston.  :(

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Who ever Sic'EmBears is posted on skyscraperpage.com on The Dallas-Forth developments quotes.  "Houston is an example of when architecture catches a venereal disease" on all of his blogs.  What a jealous, tasteless, stupid quote.  Especially from Dallas.  Frank Lloyd Wright did not say that.  Makes this person seem stupid.          

So you post it on here in a transparent attempt at muckraking?

 

I don't really understand this whole schtick you do, but give it a rest.

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If you cannot be respectful say off our website.

 

 

 

Ok? I don't think anybody was being disrespectful. 

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Nice of you to share it with us? 

 

Either way I looked it up on google and an old Texas Monthly article has that quote printed on it so I don't know maybe he did say it. I'm sorry dude but not everyone loves Houston.  :(

Kitty Kat Onion is an acquired taste.

 

Dallasites are welcome here. Please continue sharing photos.

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Dallasmetroplis.com is awful and very outdated.  That is why y'all use HAIF.  Please answer the questions.  We don't care about lights on buildings.  What is the tallest skyscraper under construction in Dallas now?  I would to see a webcam of it.  

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I have to agree with Native. I go to DMetropolis to peruse but I HATE their layout and it IS one of the reasons I enjoy this site (and Fort Worth's Page too) as well as SSC..

I wish Dallas would get a site just like this one.

 

 

 

To Native's question:

The tallest U/C is the 33 story Bleu Ciel

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30 Story Katy Station.

 

There's some other news I will update on the development thread later.

 

 

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I have to agree with Native. I go to DMetropolis to peruse but I HATE their layout and it IS one of the reasons I enjoy this site (and Fort Worth's Page too) as well as SSC..

I wish Dallas would get a site just like this one.

 

 

 

To Native's question:

The tallest U/C is the 33 story Bleu Ciel

&

30 Story Katy Station.

 

There's some other news I will update on the development thread later.

 

Sure you can hate the layout and whatnot but it's a very good website nonetheless. It has some of the most informative and well connected members that every once in a while let us know little inside information on projects u/c or in the future. 

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It up to 30 floors tops out to 49 floors with a crown.  The garage is toped out 2 floors underground, 10 above.  There will be a garden on top of the garage.  On the webcam you can see 5 more buildings under construction.  The Marriott Marquis on the right side it top out at 29 floors.  On the let hand side you see The Catalyst by Minute Maid Park it will be 28 floors.  Rental units that will opened last quarter 2016.  Please send some webcams of Dallas.   :)     

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It up to 30 floors tops out to 49 floors with a crown.  The garage is toped out 2 floors underground, 10 above.  There will be a garden on top of the garage.  On the webcam you can see 5 more buildings under construction.  The Marriott Marquis on the right side it top out at 29 floors.  On the let hand side you see The Catalyst by Minute Maid Park it will be 28 floors.  Rental units that will opened last quarter 2016.  Please send some webcams of Dallas.   :)     

 

Lol you can see some here...

 

http://forum.dallasmetropolis.com/forumdisplay.php/85-DFWU-Videography

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It up to 30 floors tops out to 49 floors with a crown.  The garage is toped out 2 floors underground, 10 above.  There will be a garden on top of the garage.  On the webcam you can see 5 more buildings under construction.  The Marriott Marquis on the right side it top out at 29 floors.  On the let hand side you see The Catalyst by Minute Maid Park it will be 28 floors.  Rental units that will opened last quarter 2016.  Please send some webcams of Dallas.   :)     

 

I had taken a look at Hines' website last evening and it says it is 48 floors: http://www.609mainattexas.com/

 

With 30 out of 48 done that is 63% complete.

 

With that many floors completed so far it must have some tenants already lined up.  How much pre-leasing has occurred for 609 Main?

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Nice mini time lapse of the little Rolex building courtesy of Native's favorite poster Sick 'Em Bears.

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I had taken a look at Hines' website last evening and it says it is 48 floors: http://www.609mainattexas.com/

 

With 30 out of 48 done that is 63% complete.

 

With that many floors completed so far it must have some tenants already lined up.  How much pre-leasing has occurred for 609 Main?

 

Very good question.  Urbannizer stated 49 floors, skyscraperpage.com stated 48 floors.  There are two underground floors that connect to the tunnel system.  It was 41 floors but Hines raise the floor count.  It will be 757 feet tall.  There is leasing activity per Hines employee I know and a announcement will come soon.  I'm going with Urbannizer he is a moderator of HAIF and always give us updates.  

 

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I don't understand where is the crane?  Why is it called Rolex Building?  Thank god it is time lapsed!  LOL thanks keep more coming! Meow. :o

 

They just started. Maybe the crane will go up soon. Should be a fast project since its  little building.

They call it the Rolex because they are gonna try to make it look like a watch. Apparently Rolex is now suing them because their use of the name.

 

:lol:

 

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Very good question.  Urbannizer stated 49 floors, skyscraperpage.com stated 48 floors.  There are two underground floors that connect to the tunnel system.  It was 41 floors but Hines raise the floor count.  It will be 757 feet tall.  There is leasing activity per Hines employee I know and a announcement will come soon.  I'm going with Urbannizer he is a moderator of HAIF and always give us updates.  

 

 

Sorry it is at 24 or 25 floors now. It is a very complex building and they are doing 1 1/2 floors per week.  Hines wants LEED Platinum for this beautiful tower.  Weather permitted they will raise the cranes in January.  Top out maybe in April.

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I don't understand where is the crane?  Why is it called Rolex Building?  Thank god it is time lapsed!  LOL thanks keep more coming! Meow. :o

 

 

If I'm not mistaken its called the Rolex building because it is going to be Rolex offices. They already have a pretty big Dallas office in an old 80's office building right next door and they just wanted to have better and more modern offices. 

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That is so funny!  I did see pictures of it how cool!  Where should I stay?  Does the rail not far from W Hotel?

 

Motel 6. Save some money.

Just dress up nicely and walk into the Azure or W and pretend you live there. Wear your diamond studded cat collar, )))

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They just started. Maybe the crane will go up soon. Should be a fast project since its  little building.

They call it the Rolex because they are gonna try to make it look like a watch. Apparently Rolex is now suing them because their use of the name.

 

:lol:

 

 

Its called the Rolex building because its being built for Rolex's new office.  Current one is located across the street in an older building.

 

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:wacko:  No offense but doesn't that make the first one kinda.... pointless. 

 

The first one was an extension of Woodall Rogers freeway and becomes a local road on the West side of the Trinity.  It provides better access to West Dallas and has spawned new development in an area called Trinity Grooves.  The second bridge (the second of three originally proposed) is part of redeveloping I-30 and I-35 (the horseshoe project).  The third signature bridge will not be built. 

 

The naysayers will say one if not both are pointless in lieu of your standard Txdot bridge.  In the end, we have a large number of people that are now discovering / rediscovering the Trinity River thanks to not only the bridge but what the city / voters are pushing for and building.  The bridges are part of the overall park design, and do create a nice walking / biking environment.  They've done architectural lighting below the first bridge that creates really cool space.  Also, the old bridge the first one replaced has become an elevated park and has already hosted a number of events.

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