Parks for Downtown Dallas

Parks for Downtown Dallas is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to establish four new, major downtown parks. PfDD has pledged $35 million to the City of Dallas to be matched in the 2017 bond program to create Carpenter Park, Pacific Plaza, Harwood Park and West End Plaza. Join us in our mission to change the face of downtown and ensure our great city enjoys great parks!
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Downtown Dallas Summer Camps for Every Interest

Spring may be on the horizon, but it’s never too early to start thinking about the dog days of summer and how the young people in your household are going to fill their time off. Schools, libraries, and recreation centers across Dallas-Fort Worth play host to any...
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Spring happenings in Downtown Dallas

Spring 2017 in North Texas is shaping up to be a great season. April and May are ideal for getting out and about, and spring is also a good time to cultivate new interests and try out new activities. Check out all that Downtown Dallas has to offer before we even hit...
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Dallas in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities

The city of Dallas is in the process of developing its budget for the next fiscal year, which runs from October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2018. The city has a lot to consider and many priorities to balance. Budgets approved by the City Council in the past three...
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Four urban parks that are doing it right

To design a great city park, you first need an architect. Or perhaps it’s more accurate to say you need a true Renaissance person. Park designers must have a basic understanding of environmental science, horticulture, climatology, geology and sociology, among other...
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Where to make the move to downtown Dallas

The headline to a recent article published by the Urban Land Institute says it all: “Downtown Dallas: A Turnaround Built on Parks, Arts and People.” Parks for Downtown Dallas is doing its part for parks, and the Dallas Arts District, the largest such development in...
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Downtown destinations for lovebirds

The trouble with Valentine’s Day is that it can be terribly unromantic. Don’t blunt Cupid’s arrow by stringing your bow with the same ol’ tired gifts. This February, plan to share some quality time with your special someone in downtown Dallas. The city center is...
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Downtown Dallas Summer Camps for Every Interest

Spring may be on the horizon, but it’s never too early to start thinking about the dog days of summer and how the young people in your household are going to fill their time off. Schools, libraries, and recreation centers across Dallas-Fort Worth play host to any...

read more

Spring happenings in Downtown Dallas

Spring 2017 in North Texas is shaping up to be a great season. April and May are ideal for getting out and about, and spring is also a good time to cultivate new interests and try out new activities. Check out all that Downtown Dallas has to offer before we even hit...

read more

Dallas in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities

The city of Dallas is in the process of developing its budget for the next fiscal year, which runs from October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2018. The city has a lot to consider and many priorities to balance. Budgets approved by the City Council in the past three...

read more

#ParksDtnDallas

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