Hilton Boutique Hotel Headed to West Sixth Street

According to permits filed with the city today by engineering firm UDG, a new boutique hotel concept with a ground-floor restaurant will soon take shape at 612 West Sixth Street. The permit is filed under the name Canopy by Hilton, the 12th hotel brand of Hilton Worldwide first launched in 2014.  Canopy is described as…

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A “Respectful” Building Is…

So we’ve already heard the major details on the residential tower project planned at the former site of the Villas on Town Lake, a condo community built in 1982 in the pre-Rainey Street boom era. The complex sold to the Sutton Company last year, but now Dallas-based developer Genesis Real Estate Group has taken the reins,…

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What’s the Latest on the Emerging Downtown District East of the Capitol?

American literary theorist Kenneth Burke famously described the nature of mankind as “rotten with perfection,” so obsessed with defining the “proper” names for everything around us that we lose any ability to see outside of the hierarchies we’ve created. I’ve never seen this observation demonstrated faster than when I use vague terminology to describe overlapping…

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