Posts Tagged ‘Samantha Cangelosi’

Urban Market: A South Dallas Provider

Posted by    |    July 1st, 2011 at 2:14 pm

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From wine to Raman Noodles, the Urban Market provides supermarket items in the comfort of a small convenient store setting.

According to the Urban Market website, they are the only full-service grocery store serving the downtown Dallas area.

Along with its stocked shelves of popular name-brand items, Urban Market plays host to a café with delicious-looking foods on the menu.

Urban Market has two locations. I explored the one located at 1409 South Lamar in the basement of the red South Side building.

What I loved about this place is its convenience. Residents who live in the lofts on the floors above can be at the market in as long as it takes to push a button and call the elevator. (more…)

The Building on South Lamar

Posted by    |    June 30th, 2011 at 9:19 pm

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I’ve seen this building many times, but when people described it to me I could never place its location. Until I realized it’s the biggest beacon of South Dallas.

I’m talking about the big red and white structure: The South Side on Lamar.

Built in 1910 as the merchandising center for Sears, Roebuck & Co.’s catalog for the Southwest region, today this colossal building is home to hundred’s of residents and businesses. It also boasts the title of National Historic Landmark.

You can find people of all types living and working in this building. Artists, doctors, fashion designers and even online news companies. (more…)