Valley View Mall

Valley View Mall/Midtown Update: Make It More Like San Jose’s Santana Row ?

By Candy Evans / October 27, 2015 / 3 Comments

Yeah, that’s about what they said. City planners (the Urban Design Peer Review Panel) and officials in the Office of Economic Development got their first look late last week at Scott Beck’s ambitious plans to turn Valley View Mall at LBJ and Preston into a magical live-work-shop-movie-eat-play conglomeration called Midtown. From Robert Wilonsky’s report, Scott Beck […]

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Remember Midtown? Dallas City Planners Present Mixed-Use Plan For Valley View/Galleria Area

By Joanna England / March 21, 2013 / 2 Comments

Every time I drive by the practically abandoned Valley View Mall, I let out a little sigh. It’s just so ugly! The only thing that attracts a crowd over there is the random carnival. It’s tragic, especially for such a visible area. But Scott Beck, who purchased Valley View last year, has sworn to revive […]

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Valley View Mall: Another Bishop Arts, The Shops at Legacy Legacy?

By Candy Evans / April 24, 2012 / 0 Comments

Valley View Mall has apparently been purchased by the Jeff Beck family, who plans to turn the hollow, seemingly vacated, 39 year old mall into an outdoor complex called “Dallas Midtown.” According to WFAA-TV,  a press conference at 10 a.m will reveal further details. This will be a $2 billion project along the lines of the hyper successful The Shops at […]

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What Should They Build on the Site of Valley View Mall (R.I.P.)?

By Candy Evans / July 19, 2011 / 0 Comments

In today’s Dallas Morning News (staff photograph here by John F. Rhodes) is a great story about the fate of  Valley View Mall. As you may know, there is a five-year expansion project underway for LBJ and the 38-year old shopping center, which is in default and up for sale by its creditors, will be razed to make better economic use […]

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