Parks for Downtown Dallas

Parks for Downtown Dallas is a nonprofit foundation whose goal is to establish four new, major downtown parks. Thanks to the passing of the 2017 bond package, which Dallas voters overwhelmingly approved, we’re proud to create Pacific Plaza, Carpenter Park, Harwood Park and West End Square in the heart of Downtown Dallas. Join us in our mission to change the face of downtown and ensure our great city enjoys great parks!

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Meticulous Attention to Detail: How the Pacific Plaza Pavilion References Morse Code and the History of Dallas

This fall, Dallas’ much-anticipated Pacific Plaza will complete its transformation from a surface parking lot to a public park. The urban park, funded entirely by Parks for Downtown Dallas, broke ground in April of 2018 with the promise of introducing more green space...
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From the Blog

Our Favorite Places in Dallas to Get Cool Treats

The hot Dallas summer often calls for a cold treat to cool down. And with ice cream, gelato and custard shops spread throughout the city, you can bet there are plenty of options to satisfy even the most enormous sweet tooth. Head to these places the next time the...

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Summer Happenings in Dallas

There’s nothing quite like a Texas summer. Big blue skies, delicious backyard barbecue, even the sweltering temperatures—we’ll take it all in the name of summer. And with the start of the new season just one week away, we’ve rounded up the top city events you don’t...

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The History of Victory Park

Sitting just northwest of Downtown Dallas, Victory Park has completely transformed in only two decades’ time, becoming a major residential and retail destination for the city. The space attracts young professionals with its brand-new apartment complexes, top-line...

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