Dallas Urbanism

Jon Anderson: New Arts District Plan is Like Trying to Create Life By Joining Two Cemeteries

By Jon Anderson / November 13, 2019 / 1 Comment

Last night, District 14 council member David Blewett held the first community meeting of an authorized hearing involving the Arts District. The purpose is two-fold: First to update the original Arts District plan (known as the Sasaki Plan) adopted by the city in 1981 – no surprise that urban planning has changed. Secondly, the desire […]

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Urban Planner Alexander Garvin on Four Tenets of Successful Urban Planning

By Candy Evans / January 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

I don’t know about you, but when I have to make a pretty vital decision, I try to get as many opinions as possible. As many educated opinions from people far smarter than I. Maybe we need to do this on the Trinity Parkway/Tollway/Parkway? Thursday night in New York City (where I am attending Inman […]

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Downtown Dallas Community Roundtable Aims to Meet Demand for Walkable Urban Neighborhoods in Dallas

By Amanda Popken / January 29, 2015 / 2 Comments

One of Dallas’ huge strengths is its neighborhoods, and one of the most unique is downtown. Make that Downtown with a capital D. With its walkable blocks, great density, and mix of classic and modern architecture, Downtown is similar to the nearby Uptown neighborhood. But at Wednesday night’s community roundtable hosted by the Dallas Homeowners League, […]

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