Dallas Country Club Tears Down Tennis Building

The tennis building at the Dallas Country Club is coming down.

Demolition crews have installed screening around the building on Mockingbird Lane and torn down much of the facility already. (Photo by Tim Glaze)

Plans for replacing it with one that could include rooftop courts and an aerial bridge have been in the works for months.

The Highland Park Town Council in January amended the Country Club Zoning District to allow for a taller building to go up as much as 17-feet closer to the north side of Mockingbird Lane than the one there now and also tentatively approved an aerial easement for the bridge, conditioned on a review of final designs for the project.

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William Taylor, editor of Park Cities People and Preston Hollow People, shares a name and a birthday with his dad and a love for community journalism with his colleagues at People Newspapers. He joined the staff in 2016 after more than 25 years working for daily newspapers in such places as Alexandria, Louisiana; Baton Rouge; McKinney; San Angelo; and Sherman, though not in anywhere near that order. A city manager once told him that “city government is the best government” because of its potential to improve the lives of its residents. William still enjoys covering municipal government and many other topics. Follow him on Twitter @Seminarydropout. He apologizes in advance to the Joneses for any angry Tweets that might slip out about the Dallas Cowboys during the NFL season. You also can reach him at [email protected]. For the latest news, click here to sign up for our newsletter.

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