For the Greener Good


Parks for Downtown Dallas is a nonprofit foundation whose goal is to establish four new, major  parks in the heart of Downtown. Pacific Plaza is now open, and West End Square, Carpenter Park and Harwood Park will follow in the coming years. Join us in our mission to create a community of parks as vibrant as the people who call this city home.

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From Concept to Execution: Constructing Downtown Parks in a Public-Private Partnership

When a new park is introduced to the city, it may seem like the final step in a straightforward process. But the truth is constructing a park in urban landscapes is a complex journey that requires the working together of many different parts. To get a better...
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Parks Perspective: Jim Shipley of the Beck Group

In 2007, Project Manager Jim Shipley joined the Beck Group, a commercial structure and architecture company based in Dallas. In the years since, he’s managed a number of exciting projects throughout Texas, most recently completing work on Pacific Plaza. Now, he will...

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New Park Breaks Ground in the West End Historic District

Corgan and Downtown Dallas, Inc. Foundation commit $400,000 to West End Square DALLAS, TEXAS, January 13, 2020 – Parks for Downtown Dallas, the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department and the community gathered today at Dallas City Hall to celebrate the start of...

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