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Mark Lamster

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When Did the Morning News Give Up on Good Writing?

Is that an insolent question? I apologize.
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Parks

A Better Look at That New Klyde Warren Park Fountain

Maybe it's not such a bad idea after all.
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Media

A Few Words About Mark Lamster’s Recent Work in the DMN

We've seen some weird, wonderful stuff.
Appreciation

Zac Crain Defends Dallas on Thrillist

Zac Crain Defends Dallas on Thrillist
Local News

When It Comes to Green Space, Houston Is Kicking Our Ass

Awhile back (there's no date on the thing, so I can't say when for certain), Mark Lamster wrote a great piece for the Morning News titled "What Dallas Can Learn From Houston’s Buffalo Bayou for the Trinity River Project." It was a little depressing. Houston has -- or had -- a situation not unlike the one presented by our Trinity River. They've figured it out -- while we're once again going back to the drawing board on that road along our river. Now comes this 6,500-word piece by Mimi Swartz in Texas Monthly. It covers some of the same ground (in a lot more detail). A taste:
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Architecture & Design

It’s Only a Matter of Time Before Mark Lamster’s Head Is Too Big for Him To Navigate the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge

First we named him the best critic in the city. Then the Observer named him the best architecture critic in the city. Now comes this fawning story from The Atlantic’s CityLab. You know who I feel sorry for? Lamster's wife. He must be impossible around the house. (All kidding aside, you should read the CityLab story. It puts into perspective the great work he has done in his short time here, and it should make you realize how fortunate Dallas is to have him.)
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Business

Why Dallas Needs the 2024 Olympics

Faster, stronger, etc.
Local News

Why I Picked a Fight With the DMN’s Mark Lamster

I'm still not moving downtown.
Politics & Government

I-345 Panel Discussion Set for Thursday

Patrick Kennedy will lead a talk on the tear-down efforts.
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