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  • Flower Mound plans flora for its medians

    Flower Mound plans flora for its medians

    By Wendy Hundley / The Dallas Morning News

    Flower Mound could become more flowery under a proposal to landscape median strips and rights of way throughout the southern Denton County town.

    Officials have begun drafting a master plan for these areas and held a public meeting this week to outline proposals to create a unified landscaping design.
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    “We’re trying to take medians and rights of way to the next level,” said Jack Jones, the town’s director of parks and recreation.

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  • Texas & Pacific condos are almost all sold

    Texas & Pacific condos are almost all sold
    By Sandra Baker / Star-Telegram.com

    Sales of condos in the redeveloped historic Texas & Pacific rail terminal building on Lancaster Avenue are going well, in part the result of the $8,000 first-time home buyer tax credit.

    The T&P Lofts are close to being sold out, and owners are offering “special values” to sell the remaining 14 units, sales manager Mary Margaret Davis said.

    One hundred ninety-two of the 228 units are sold, and 22 are under contract, she said.

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  • Lewisville refines plans for mixed-use Old Town area

    Lewisville refines plans for mixed-use Old Town area
    By Wendy Hundley / The Dallas Morning News

    The future of Lewisville’s Old Town area is beginning to take shape.

    City officials this week started refining plans for the Old Town Plaza, Mill Street and a transit-oriented district around the coming A-train station – areas they hope to transform into a mixed-use environment where people live, work and play.

    At Monday’s work session, the Lewisville City Council reviewed preliminary concepts drafted by Design Workshop, a national urban-design firm that conducted public meetings this year to gain input from residents.

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  • Women collaborate on landscaping Ridglea Hills home on Luther Lake in Fort Worth

    Women collaborate on landscaping Ridglea Hills home on Luther Lake in Fort Worth
    By Carol Miller / The Dallas Morning News

    FORT WORTH – When Julie Shoptaugh saw the Ridglea Hills house on Luther Lake in West Fort Worth, she saw an opportunity to put her stamp on the property.

    “The location was good, the bones of the house were good, the lake was good,” Shoptaugh says.

    She loves the neighborhood. “It reminded me of Pittsburgh,” Shoptaugh says, where she had lived before buying the house in 2006. “The Ridglea Hills area really does have hills. Having a lake in an urban area, with views of the lake from the bedroom, the living room, the dining room, the pool, is so, so unique.”

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  • Dallas-area home prices fall nearly 5%

    By STEVE BROWN / The Dallas Morning News

    A few years ago, news of a 5 percent drop in Dallas home prices would have caused blood to run cold in the local real estate market.

    But in the current national housing market depression, Dallas’ price decline is being hailed as the best in the country.

    Dallas had the smallest home price decline among 20 cities in the January Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller Home Price Index.