The developers of Museum Tower, the high-rise condo building causing glare in the Dallas Arts District, are taking their case directly to the people.
A full-page advertisement inside the Business Section of The Dallas Morning News today is headlined:
“An appeal to the Nasher Sculpture Center: Why not test a reasonable solution?”
The ad, which also directs readers to online presentations, says the best way to fix the glare problem inside the Nasher visitor galleries is to re-configure the light receptors — called oculi — on the Nasher roof.
Trustees of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System, which owns the tower, heard a similar presentation two weeks ago. Nasher officials rejected the idea then. They have favored a solution that attaches louvers to the tower. The dispute over reflected glare is well into its second year.
The advertisement (see below) shows before and after renditions of a section of the roof and a view inside a gallery, and it invites readers to review and comment.
“Let us know if you think this solution is a reasonable approach by sharing your thoughts on our website,” the ad states.
As for the impact of reflected glare on the Nasher outdoor garden, the ad refers readers to a websiteand states: “Go see it for yourself.” ...more