Dallas And The New Urbanism
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
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.
By Kathy Wise
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
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
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
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
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.
Making Downtown the Center of Gravity—Again
Downtown Dallas presents a huge opportunity as it remakes itself.
By Zac Crain
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.
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