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Harold Simmons Park Is Under Water

In 2016, the park along the Trinity levees seemed right around the bend. But the river (and the Army Corps) had other plans. It now won’t come to fruition for years.
By Peter Simek
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Trinity River

Brent Brown Out as Trinity Conservancy President and CEO

The news comes as the conservancy hits a fundraising milestone and the pandemic crisis throws future fundraising into limbo
By Peter Simek
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Controversy

Venice Is Holding Calatrava Responsible for His Poor Design. Will Dallas?

Design flaws follow the Spanish architect around the world. In the latest debacle, the Italian city is fining Calatrava for his canal bridge.
By Peter Simek
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Dallas History

Is It Time to Change the Name of the Trinity River Back to the Arkikosa River?

As Dallas reconsiders the appropriateness of naming schools and streets after Confederates, other dark histories demand their reckoning.
By Peter Simek

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Local Government

The Trinity Park Conservancy Is Officially on Notice

Despite some good faith in the early Harold Simmons Park design process, if the conservancy can’t get its act together by August, it's time to pull the plug.
By Peter Simek
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Trinity River

Is the Harold Simmons Park in Trouble?

It appears the Army Corps of Engineers has concerns about the early plans it's seen.
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Civics

It’s Time to Bury the Old Trinity River Hatchets

Decades of fighting over the Trinity’s future has ingrained suspicious, distrust, and dismissive thinking on all sides. We can finally put some of that behind us.
By Peter Simek
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Architecture & Design

Dallas May Now Get Two New Trinity River Parks

Last Saturday, two groups held workshops planning their versions of the future Trinity River park. Were they competitive or complementary?
By Peter Simek
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Local News

The Race For Dallas Mayor Is On. Here Are the Key Issues We Need On the Record.

Public safety. Affordable housing. Transportation. Fair Park. The next mayor will oversee a turning point in the city's history.
By Peter Simek