Lake Highlands - Lakewood | June 2022


The University of Texas at Dallas broke ground May 11 on the Edith and Peter O’Donnell Jr. Athenaeum, which ocials said will serve as the campus’s new “cultural district.”


Pet Supplies Plus locations oer self-ser- vice dog wash stations and grooming fa- cilities. The brand has locations through- out the North Texas region, including stores in Dallas, Richardson, Plano and elsewhere. 10 Williams Chicken plans to open a new location in the coming months at 9811 Forest Lane, Dallas. The restaurant serves white- and dark-meat chicken pieces, chicken sandwiches and wings as well as sides that include okra, corn and more. 972-437-1716. RENOVATIONS 11 Casita Tex-Mex Bar and Grill is aiming to reopen by August following remod- eling at 5807 Blackwell St., Dallas. An expansive renovation to the restaurant is underway after a 2020 re, according to restaurant sta. The restaurant will continue to use the food truck it brought on during the closure. 214-750-5441. 12 Walmart is spending millions of dollars this year to update and remod- el nearly 50 stores throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth region, including the FEATURED IMPACT COMING SOON The University of Texas at Dallas broke ground May 11 on the Edith and Peter O’Donnell Jr. Athenaeum . Approximately 12 acres in size, the athenaeum will include a performance hall, two museums and a parking garage within a central plaza. The athenaeum will rst host the new location for the Trammell and Margaret Crow Museum of Asian Art. Founded in 1998, the Crow Museum’s collection includes more than 1,000 works of art as well as a library of more than 12,000 books, catalogs and journals. Construction on the new Crow Museum of Asian Art is anticipated to be completed in spring 2024. Phase 2 of the athenaeum construction includes building a 53,000-square-foot performance hall. The performance

hall is expected to include a 600- seat concert hall, practice rooms and rehearsal rooms. The nal phase of construction will add the 50,000-square-foot museum for the traditional arts of the Americas. The athenaeum is supported by a $32 million gift from the O’Donnell Foundation, which has contributed more than $900 million at UT Dallas since 1957, according to campus ocials. UT Dallas’ campus is located at 800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson. 972-883-2111.



location at 6185 Retail Road, Dallas, the retailer announced May 5. Renovations to stores will make way for expanded shopping options, according to a Walmart news release. 13 Demolition began in late April on a portion of the Lake Highlands Village shopping center at 8698 Skillman St., Dallas. Owner JAH Realty plans to turn the Tom Thumb-anchored shopping cen- ter into a mixed-use development with the addition of 85 townhomes on the east side of the property next to Audelia Road. A representative from JAH Realty said once demolition is completed, con- struction on the townhomes is expected to be done in several phases beginning next year and lasting into at least 2025. 214-220-2274. CLOSINGS 14 Brickhouse Burgers and Shakes closed its location around March at 9090 Skillman St., Ste. 174A, Dallas, according to JAH Realty. The restaurant served sev- eral specialty burgers alongside chees- esteaks, chicken clubs and assorted sides. https://brickhouseburgersandshakes.



     EXPIRES 7/15/22

EXPIRES 7/15/22



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