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#101 Volare

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Posted 15 April 2016 - 10:25 AM

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When they decided to get rid of the grand lawn, they said that they would remove an existing parking lot and turn it into grass to make up for it. I sure hope they intend to follow through with that pledge- or I will remind them of it! Perhaps the lot to the south and east of the Kimbell that currently is housing the construction trailers?

 

 

Yeah.... no.



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Posted 25 May 2016 - 05:41 AM

Kimbell to turn parking lot into a mini park
http://www.star-tele...le79732192.html

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Posted 25 May 2016 - 06:18 AM

Kimbell to turn parking lot into a mini park
http://www.star-tele...le79732192.html

 

Very surprised/pleased to see this finally happening.



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Posted 25 May 2016 - 04:40 PM

Webpage of the article has been removed from the Star Telegram site ?

Weird

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Posted 25 May 2016 - 05:12 PM

FWBP link instead

http://m.fortworthbu...5.html?mode=jqm

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Posted 25 May 2016 - 06:08 PM

Here's a S-T link that works: http://www.star-tele...le79732192.html

 

Something tells me the small park that's surrounded by parking on all sides won't get much use.


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Posted 26 May 2016 - 09:11 AM

Kimbell to turn parking lot into a mini park
http://www.star-tele...le79732192.html

 

 Great use and upgrade of an existing surface parking lot. 

 

 Great use of an existing thread. :)



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Posted 26 May 2016 - 09:35 AM

Something tells me the small park that's surrounded by parking on all sides won't get much use.


It's definitely still more parking than park, but an improvement nonetheless. I would rather see the water feature area up against the street directly across from the museum, but it looks like the eastern half of the lot is maintaining the same footprint it has now.

Long term, it would be nice to see this lot developed as another museum or some sort of cultural use beyond parking.

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Posted 27 May 2016 - 03:44 PM

Well this should be fun...

 

Dallas Morning News - "A kitschy, Vegas-style fountain is beneath the Kimbell’s dignity"



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Posted 27 May 2016 - 04:22 PM

Meh. The fountain is pretty harmless. Putting an 18 foot pool with an 8 foot water jet on par with Vegas is some pretty strong hyperbole. I guess the hourly schedule makes it cheesy? I think he has a point on the parking lot criticism, but I'm sure the museum is scared to death of what might happen if they take away the free spaces.





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