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#1 Brian Luenser

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Posted 24 July 2010 - 08:09 PM

Walking around Dallas today. I do love the architecture. I do hate the trash, and complete lack of Police or Security. Second Saturday in a row I walked around Dallas and pretty sure on neither day did I see a Police car. I am spoiled to Fort Worth. (Not that I am not well armed but would rather not have to shoot somebody) I still cannot get over the fact that half the population is on unemployment of welfare but they can't be picking trash up off the streets. We should be getting something for our money, it seems to me.

Here are a couple of shots of the new Dallas Omni Convention Hotel going up in Dallas. I think this is as high as it gets. the windows are not that blue, it is plastic wrap. Interesting shape but not as pretty as the Fort Worth Omni in my opinion. (Which I love dearly) This Dallas Omni will have a nice view of the Trinity project in Dallas if it every becomes something other than a dirty ditch. When you look at these 2 pictures you could believe they are of a different building. One view makes it look huge, the other small.




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Posted 27 July 2010 - 03:39 PM

I grew up in Dallas. In days gone by, downtown Dallas rolled up the sidewalks at the end of a workday. Nobody lived there, nobody shopped there. A lot has changed since then.

And I admit whenever I'm over in Dallas it seems grittier than in my younger days. I suppose that comes with its explosive population growth and much higher densities than before.

How I love Cowtown...just wish it would get on board with street cars or light rail and commuter rail. I think we'll go there eventually...if our city leaders don't knuckle drag it forever.

#3 Brian Luenser

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Posted 05 September 2010 - 09:30 PM

Went to Dallas today and was surprised by the impact of the new Omni Convention center hotel in Downtown Dallas. As it hugs the southern end of town by the freeways, it is pretty visible. (Sounds pretty familiar doesn't it)

Surely not spectacular like the Fort Worth Omni (a hotel 10) but a very handsome building for Dallas. And in an area than needs a boost. (Why I am looking for a condo in that area while prices are terribly low there)

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#4 John T Roberts

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Posted 05 September 2010 - 09:50 PM

I see they have now started the framework for the rooftop screen/top of the building.

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Posted 31 March 2015 - 08:12 PM

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Posted 31 March 2015 - 09:01 PM

That's a very nice photograph of the hotel.  Thanks for posting.



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Posted 12 April 2015 - 01:31 PM

 

During tonight's lower-tier race broadcast, FOX Sports showed off the DT Dallas skyline with the Omni flashing the TMS logo and the #24.....

 

 

 After a year or two now, I consider the Dallas Omni as yet just another digital message board along the way.  To me, it is debatable whether it enhances or distracts from Dallas' skyline. The calming effects given off  by BOA and Reunion Tower are more impacting IMO.






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