Bishop Arts District

Jim Lake On Building the Future While Preserving the Past

Jim Lake Companies has carved out a niche in Dallas for redevelopment — not simply knocking down the old to make way for the new, but blending the best of both, to give long-neglected areas a new lease on life. You can find the company's fingerprints in Cedar Hill, Waxahachie, Bishop Arts, and as of this month, Jefferson Boulevard in Oak Cliff.

Here, Lake and one of his Jefferson Tower tenants talk about the impact of investment dollars.
Meow Wolf Grapevine’s ‘Interdimensional Mall Walkers’ Are Popping Up Around DFW
Meow Wolf Grapevine’s “The Real Unreal” experiential art exhibition is opening on July 14 after years of preparation. To raise awareness—and offer prizes and free tickets—"interdimensional aerobic beings" known as Meow Wolf mall walkers will be popping up around Dallas-Fort Worth today through Monday.  See where you can encounter one.
Eno's beer
How Thin Crusts and Craft Brews Built Eno’s Pizza Business
by | Jul 29, 2019
A pizza and a cold brew. When it’s at Eno’s Pizza Tavern, you can expect the crust to be cracker thin and the beer to be locally brewed.
Amanda Moreno Lake poses for a portrait in her office as Jim Lake Companies in Dallas, T.X. Moreno is an entrepreneur and real estate developer. [Photo: Rebeca Posadas-Nava]
Placemakers: Real Estate Developer Amanda Moreno-Lake’s Perseverance Pays Off
by | May 29, 2019
"A 'no' always meant 'maybe' to me," says real estate developer Moreno-Lake. That determined nature and an entrepreneurial mindset has led to success in building communities from Oak Cliff to Cedar Hill to Waxahachie.
Common Desk

Common Desk Announces Fort Worth Coworking Location

by | May 17, 2017
The Fort Worth location will be in the newly rebranded Crockett Row at West 7th development.
Steve Deitz
900lbs of Creative Brings Brands to Life Via Immersive Content
by | Mar 6, 2017
The content creation company produces virtual and augmented reality experiences out of its converted automotive repair space in Bishop Arts District.
3 Things: TWU Gets Neurodegenerative Disease Research Grant
by | Aug 9, 2016
A national grant helps a TWU research team to work toward a cure for diseases like Alzheimer's.