It Is Time to for Some Real Leadership and Vision in Downtown Dallas

Peter Simek | 7/31/2014 11:38:14 AM

There’s a story in today’s Dallas Morning News that is pretty irritating because it is so indicative of everything wrong with downtown Dallas.

In short, the owners of the Trammell Crow Center want to buy a surface level parking lot at the corner of Ross and Harwood, catty-corner from the Dallas Museum of Art, and turn it into a parking garage. In the paper, this is presented as an exciting development. After all, from a real estate perspective, downtown Dallas needs more parking, and here is a developer is willing to pull the trigger on a parking development. Plus, they may plop a hotel on top. Go downtown!

Well not really.

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