On Wednesday, December 14, members of the Dallas City Council will vote whether or not to approve Sylvan | Thirty’s zoning so that we can start construction. As a fan of our project, please use the link below to voice your support for approval by sending a note to the Mayor, Monica Alonzo (the site’s Councilwoman) and the entire City Council. CLICK HERE to email the Mayor and the entire City Council. Also, if you’d like to come out and support us in-person at Wednesday’s Continue reading →
Locally-renowned chef Sharon Hage signs on as Culinary Curator for the yet-to-be-named West Dallas incubator Dallas, December 7, 2011 – When Sylvan | Thirty opens next year, the highly anticipated West Dallas mixed-use development will be home to a unique food concept: a “culinary incubator” that helps artisan and start-up food entrepreneurs, as well as emerging chef talent, to launch and grow their own food businesses. Prominent local chef Sharon Hage has signed on as the yet-to-be-named incubator’s Culinary Curator. In that role, Hage will Continue reading →
We just got a new rendering of the Sylvan | Thirty outdoor green space from our landscape architects, the brilliant folks at Hocker Design Group, and wanted to share with you. Click the image for a full screen version. A view of Sylvan | Thirty’s internal courtyard, facing north towards Cox Farms Market.
Sylvan | Thirty architect of record, San Antonio based Lake|Flato Architects, took home five of twelve awards given by the Texas Society of Architects (TSA) this past summer. Lake|Flato has become nationally recognized for, “architecture that is rooted to its place, responds to the natural environment and merges with the landscape.” Using locally and regionally sourced materials, they create projects that are, “tactile and modern, environmentally responsible and authentic, artful and crafted.” Part of their design philosophy is to mold and shape each project to, Continue reading →
We just got a couple of new renderings from our landscape architects, the brilliant folks at Hocker Design Group, and wanted to share them with you. Looking into Sylvan | Thirty from the intersection of Sylvan & Fort Worth Avenues Looking north on Sylvan
The Dallas City Staff, including the Dallas CityDesign Studio, has approved the Sylvan | Thirty zoning application with only a few recommendations. What great news! They have been a pleasure to work with and we are excited to have their approval. We could not have done this without our communities’ input and respect for the process. Should you want to attend our zoning hearing, come on out this Thursday at 1:30 p.m. to STAND UP FOR SYLVAN | THIRTY!
The latest revisions to our zoning request have been made public by the City of Dallas. These changes were made in conjunction with the City’s zoning staff and City Design Studio. Here are some key changes that we thought might interest you… Sidewalks: Many of you have asked for specifics about the sidewalks along Sylvan Avenue and Fort Worth Avenue, specifically the width and walkability of those sidewalks. As part of the new zoning package that’s being presented to the city, the pedestrian zone (distance Continue reading →
Join us for a night of good music, great food, and lots of fun! Kelly with Mainstream Fish Camp will be cooking up his old fashioned camp food from their custom trailer all evening. Settle into one of our picnic tables with a hearty helping of fish, shrimp, and more – $10 all-you-can-eat! Enjoy live music by the well loved boys of Fish Fry Bingo! Kids, dogs, and friends welcome – grab a neighbor and come on over! Feel free to bring your cozy camping Continue reading →
As you’ve likely heard by now, the Fort Worth Avenue Development Group is hosting a “Town Hall” meeting this evening to talk about Sylvan|Thirty and our zoning request that’s currently with the City. We plan to attend the event and very much appreciate the interest and input we’ve received from the community about Sylvan|Thirty, including that from the Fort Worth Avenue Development Group and neighboring businesses. However, there are a few rumors and misconceptions floating around that we’d like to set straight: 1. We were Continue reading →
The Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce strongly supports the Sylvan | Thirty development and urges the City Planning Commission and the Dallas City Council to vote in favor of the zoning request. In a letter of support from President, Bob Stimson, he states, “A project such as this requires many factors to come together for its success. First and foremost, it requires a visionary development team that is willing to take some extraordinary risks. It also requires the cooperation of the community and the City Continue reading →