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Dallas And The New Urbanism

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The Man Who Bought Deep Ellum Reflects On Dallas’ Neighborhoods

I used to do suburban sprawl. Then I bought a lot of Deep Ellum. Here’s what I learned.
By Scott Rohrman
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How Cities Win Big Against Suburbs

What Dallas can learn from Charlotte, Seattle, and Ann Arbor, all smaller cities embracing the opportunities of new urbanism.
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Dallas’ City Codes Are Broken. Here Is How to Fix Them.

Most of them were written a long, long time ago. They often defy logic, inhibit good design, and dampen variety. Our governments need to adapt so our cities can, too.
By Joseph Guinto
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Bishop Arts Can Be a Model for Southern Dallas Development

Southern Dallas is dotted with historic streetcar stops. With a little spit and polish, they could be restored as neighborhood centers.
By Patrick Kennedy
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North Texas’ Suburbs Are Becoming Towns Again

For decades our historic downtowns deteriorated as we chased suburbia. As it turns out, our ancestors knew more about city-building than we did.
By Scott Polikov

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Where Dallas’ Real Estate Projects Got It Right And Where They Failed Miserably

Some projects, when they go right, become a place. Others do not. Here are a few examples of both.
By Julia Bunch
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These Are Dallas’ Next Great Neighborhoods

Where people work, they can also play and even live. We've highlighted six opportunity zones, areas where existing activity should justify smart growth.
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Making Downtown the Center of Gravity—Again

Downtown Dallas presents a huge opportunity as it remakes itself.
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You Should Be Able to Safely Walk in Dallas-Fort Worth

Other regions have discovered huge value in walkable urban places while North Texas lags. But that is changing—fast.
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These Are The Best—and Worst—Streets in Dallas

A block-by-block look at places that do it right (and places that don’t).
By Julia Bunch