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Tollroad Meeting December 3rd
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Written by Michael Amonett
Saturday, 22 November 2014 06:27
 
The Jefferson Boulevard Viaduct and the I-35 Trinity Tollroad Connector
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Written by Michael Amonett
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 19:07
 Representatives from TXDOT addressed the Oak Cliff Chamber Wednesday November 12 and updated the crowd on plans to demolish the Jefferson Boulevard Viaduct and replace it with a 4-story, 6 lane connector feeder from I-35 South to downtown and the unfunded and controversial Trinity Tollroad.  



Four-story, six-lane flyovers would cross Colorado and cut off Burnett Field from Oak Cliff and drastically alter sight lines of the iconic downtown skyline from the south. Four alternatives are being worked on with one cutting to the east towards the Cedars. All these alternatives will go to Council and then on to the public for input in the spring.  The project would cost an estimated 80 million dollars and is currently unfunded like the tollroad.



Completed in 1973 at a cost of 7 million dollars, the Jefferson Bridge never quite accomplished what city leaders envisioned at the time it was built. From a November 23, 1975 DMN article. “When the county built the bridge, which was financed from money voters approved in 1969, it was touted as being the first bridge constructed by a local governmental agency that conformed to Trinity Canal Navigation standards.”
Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014 19:21
 
Gateway Zoning Information
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Written by Michael Amonett
Monday, 10 November 2014 21:33
All the information on the Gateway so far

Draft ordinance October 2014


Commissioner Anglin's bullet points

November 2014


September 2014

 





From Lake Cliff Historic District  Ordinance 23328





Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014 19:20
 
Economic incentives for Historic Properties in the Oak Cliff Gateway
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Written by Michael Amonett
Monday, 13 October 2014 21:06
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 Tonight at the October regularly scheduled OOCCL Board Meeting, incentives for retaining historic properties were presented and the following examples and concepts were presented to the League.


Historic Incentives Gateway

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014 11:35
 
Tier II Grants announced
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Written by Lybo Buchanan
Tuesday, 09 September 2014 16:55
At Monday night's reveal meeting, the 2014 Tier II Grants were announced.
Tier II grants are Nonprofit Supplemental Grants, which are funded by moneys left over from the Neighborhood Grants.  These projects help enrich our community making Oak Cliff an even better place to live.


Congratulations to:

 *** Dallas Mexican American Historical League toward obtaining a Landmark Designation for the Eagle Ford School.

 *** Hampton-Illinois Library Friends toward the purchase of Legos at the Library.

 *** Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts toward their Turner House North Roof Restoration project.

 *** Dallas Homeowners League, to help toward their expense in putting on their DHL Boot Camp in August 2015.

 *** Twelve Hills Nature Center, Inc for improvements to their Parking Area, an eco-friendly endeaver.

 *** Texas Garden Clubs, Inc & Friends of Oak Cliff Parks in their joint Monarch Butterfly Way Station Project.

 *** Fort Worth Avenue Development Group toward maintenance of the Western Heights Cemetery.

 
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