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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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Local News

Work to Turn Concrete at Fair Park Into a Community Park Is on Schedule

Fundraising for Fair Park’s overhaul is going well, and the design phase of the park is moving into schematics.
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Business

Broadway Makes a Wicked Return to Dallas

And—fingers crossed—hopefully so does its $75 million economic impact.
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Commercial Real Estate

These Are The Real Estate Stories That Shaped 2020

Despite a global pandemic, DFW remained a hotbed for transactions.
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Architecture & Design

How Dallas Architect Firm Gensler Approached the Renovation of Fair Park’s Hall of State

The $14.4 million renovation has ensured restored areas are seamless and have brought the landmark back to its former glory.
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Local News

With Fair Park’s Master Plan Nearly Approved, All It Needs Is $58 Million

The master plan is complete, the City Council seems poised to approve it, and now the real work starts: raising the money to break ground.
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Parks

What the Heck Is Going on With That Reverchon Park Money?

An earlier story on Candy's Dirt got some of it right and missed the most interesting part.
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Business

Fair Park First: Tenants Still Needed at Former Women’s Museum

Executive Director Brian Luallen says a lack of complete qualified responses spurred the reposting of an RFI.
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Business

Developers Look to Opportunity Zones to Reshape Dallas

Will Opportunity Zones, and the capital gains tax benefits they provide, finally spark investment in southern Dallas?
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Music

Eric Clapton and Dallas’ Place in Blues History

Clapton is bringing a lot of guitars to Dallas to remind us of our musical heritage.