Local news for the Bryan Place neighborhood, just north of downtown Dallas. BPNA focuses on activities and events at the neighborhood level, and on larger events with direct impact on the community.

February 2016 Yard of the Month

February 7, 2016

By Carol Guthrie, Landscaping Chairperson

Yard of the Month

3622 Word When the days are short and the nights are long it is harder to create an appealing yard, but the yard at 3622 Word is bursting with color. Mark Ingram has planted a riot of pansies and cabbage plants. Mark has two massive brick and copper planters on either side of the walkway to his front door. The planters are filled with pansies of all colors and cabbage plants. He also has a mob of pansies in bedsRead more


President’s Message – February 2016

February 7, 2016

By Linda Collins

Announcements and Bryan Place Organization
President's Message

There are many exciting things happening in and around Bryan Place. It may be that the City Lights retail development across from the Latino Cultural Center may materialize after all. Greystar has reacquired the space previously consolidated by Matt Malouf. We hope to arrange a meeting between the Board and Greystar representatives in March to learn what is now being proposed. But our understanding is that there will be retail space in the area. If the development is likely toRead more


Jarrett Reed – Zoning Chairperson

February 7, 2016

Bryan Place Organization

Jarrett Reed has served as the Zoning Chairperson for the past year. He and his wife Gabby moved to Bryan Place in 2007, first on Trevolle and now on Basil Ct. Jarrett, originally from Amarillo, attended Texas A&M and obtained his law degree from SMU. He now works as a commercial real estate attorney at Norton Rose Fubright US LLP. Jarrett enjoys traveling, hunting and watching college football, especially when the Aggies are winning. You’ll see Jarrett walking their dogRead more

The developer who is converting the old Hilton Statler Hotel to condos has finished one model house in Dallas, TX on March 15, 2012. ( Kye R. Lee / The Dallas Morning News )

Statler Hilton Hotel – Preserved

February 7, 2016

By Jarrett Reed, Development Zoning Chairperson


With nearly less than a year before the scheduled reopening, downtown Dallas’ landmark Statler Hotel is the largest redevelopment project in town, and will likely promote further development near our neighborhood. Built at a cost of $15 million, the Statler was finished just after the Hilton and Statler hotel companies merged. The $111 million purchase of the Statler chain by Conrad Hilton was the largest real estate deal on record at the time. The $175 million makeover of the almostRead more

The Bryan Place Brat Pack

January 2016 Yard of the Month

January 8, 2016

By Carol Guthrie

Exall Park Events and Yard of the Month

We are starting the new year by celebrating the Holiday Trees in the Park as our Bryan Place Neighborhood Association Yard of the Month. The Friends of Exall Park outdid themselves by having 10 trees lighting the Hall Street path this year. Holiday Trees in the Park have become an annual event that brings our neighborhood together and sprinkles holiday spirit on all who visit Exall Park. Starting from Bryan Street moving toward Live Oak Street, trees were sponsored andRead more