The Dallas city manager and housing director are proposing a devastating blanket zoning change: allowing ADUs (additional dwelling units), better known as granny flats, actually backyard rental houses, in single-family zoned neighborhoods. This change would allow a 44-foot wide by 30-foot tall rental house to be built on the back of a standard 50‑foot wide…
Who would think property rights and preservation are compatible. Mayor Robert Folsom, a developer and strongest proponent of free enterprise and property rights was also Dallas’ strongest preservation mayor. Mayor Folsom opposed the city planners multi-family mixed used plan and supported the property owners’ single-family rezoning plan for a multi-family area of apartments.
The history and direction of older Dallas neighborhoods in a book by Douglas Newby launched at Texas Sesquicentennial celebration.
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How modern home inspired by early 20th century modern, Texas modern, midcentury modern, stark glass modern is a good family home
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