Tag Archives: Downtown Dallas

Spacial Integration (accessibilty/walkability) in Downtown Dallas

Patrick Kennedy over at CarFreeinBigD (Walkable DFW) has a detailed technical analysis of “spatial integration” in Downtown Dallas, including some interesting maps.

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Taco Borracho on Pacific

Watch DART go by while you’re eating a great brisket taco at New York City style narrow restaurant with window opening to the street (for late night partiers needing a taco fix) — what could be better. Read Dallas Observer’s … Continue reading

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Adding (food truck) life to Downtown

NOTE: This is kind of like the Better Block initiative — cheap, fast, on-the-fly urbanism. The downtown, Uptown and Victory Park areas in the city’s core deserve an infusion of lively activities for residents and visitors. Veletta Forsythe Lill answered … Continue reading

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What’s Good & Bad about the Deck Park & Main Street Park

Patrick Kennedy discusses the good and bad of these two parks at his blog CarFreeinBigD

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Dallas’ Better Blocks Project – Expanded Story

In 2010, residents of n Oak Cliff in Dallas created the first complete street in the entire city. In one day and with only $1,000USD, volunteers and local organizers provided new invitations for public life, allowing people to experience first-hand … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With Dallas’ 500 S. Ervay (next to City Hall)?

Two weeks ago, a City Hall employee asked if we knew what was up with 500 South Ervay, which sits in ruin right next door to City Hall and but a block away from 508 Park Avenue. It came up … Continue reading

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Better Block experiment coming to Ross Avenue

The Better Block people, along with the city of Dallas and Downtown Dallas Inc., are targeting Ross Avenue along the Arts District and Bryan Place for their next experiment in creating more livable, bike-able, walk-able cities. This next project (get … Continue reading

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