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Urbanism

Downtown Dallas Inc. Hires New President and CEO

Jennifer Scripps will step down from her current post as the director of arts and culture for the city of Dallas to join DDI in April.
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Publications

State of DFW 2021

A Regional Economic Development Update
By D Partner Studio
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Dallas History

In the Name of Progress: What Dallas Has Taken from the Black Community

Fair Park is not an outlier. Local, state, and federal agencies have taken property from Black Dallasites for everything from highway expansions to airports.
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Dallas History

The Fair Park Lie

Fifty years ago, Dallas officials forced 300 families out of their homes, promising improvements the whole city would enjoy. The real plan: replace Black people with concrete.
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Urban Design

Hunt Realty Bets Big on New Victory Park Development

The company hopes to attract commercial tenants with huge towers and human-scale green space.

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Local News

I-30 Is About to Undergo a Radical Makeover Through East Dallas

TxDOT plans to widen the highway through East Dallas — and bury it. Let's go inside the plans.
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Urban Design

The 50-Mile Loop Trail Is One Step Away From Beginning Construction

Construction could begin as early as June. The trail will connect 39 existing miles of trail and create a new 9-mile path from White Rock to the Trinity Forest.
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Local Government

TxDOT Hopes Biden’s Transit Priorities Are Good News for Its I-30 Canyon Project

The state agency is highlighting the project's plans to restitch the street grid between downtown and the Cedars as well as the land it would free up for development.
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Transit Oriented Development

Today the Dallas City Council Decides if It Wants a Downtown Subway

The saga of the so-called D2 line has drawn on for years. Now DART learns whether it takes the next $1.7 billion step.
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Transportation

No, the Margaret McDermott Bridge Is (Still) Not Open to Pedestrians

Scalawags have been using the bridge to, you know, WALK places.
By Tim Rogers