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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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

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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Iconic Building: Neiman Marcus

The 129,000-square-foot Neiman Marcus building sits on the busy corner of Main and Ervay. Listed on the United States’ National Register of Historic Places, and the only remaining original department store still serving Downtown, this building represents more than a...

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Memorial Day Weekend Events to Check Out in Dallas

Memorial Day is a time to reflect. Held on the last Monday of May, this federal holiday honors the ultimate sacrifice paid by members of the United States Armed Forces and provides a moment of respite as families transition into the summer months ahead. Dallas has...

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