Economic Development and Planning

It’s that time of year again, and the sights and sounds of the holidays aren’t forgotten in Downtown Dallas. Dallas is known for its cityscape, skyline, and beautiful lights anyway, and the holidays crank it up a notch. There may be a giant eyeball Downtown, but your eyes may feel that big with the lights […]

Downtown School Press Release With full support from the Board of Directors, Downtown Dallas, Inc. (DDI) has submitted a formal proposal in support of a Downtown elementary school to the Dallas Independent School District. After years of research on ever-changing demographics and demands Downtown, DDI identified education as one of the key areas of focus […]

Dallas, Texas – November 2, 2017 – Dallas is testing out new paratransit options in hopes of providing easier access to transportation for the senior and disabled members of our community. Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has already brought in MV Transportation to help operate their paratransit services. Now they are combining forces to introduce […]

Republic Center provides organizations with unique workspace, lifestyle and access opportunities September, 29, 2017, DALLAS, Texas – American Institute of Architects Dallas Chapter (AIA Dallas) and the Dallas Center for Architecture announced today they will relocate their offices to Republic Center at 325 N. St. Paul, across from the planned Pacific Plaza park. AIA Dallas […]

As reported by D CEO here. By: Kourtny Garrett and Dustin Bullard Current Status The current modern streetcar line, the “Dallas Streetcar,” was envisioned to be the bud of a comprehensive system that would better connect the urban neighborhoods of our city. Modeled after many great cities with aspirational qualities for our future, it also […]

In making Downtown Dallas a complete neighborhood, education options of all levels have become a top priority for DDI. By: Kourtny Garrett Published in D CEO I am a parent of twin 5-year-olds who will be in kindergarten next year. We live downtown. Where can I send my kids to school? That was the opening […]

Last night at the Ritz-Carlton Dallas, our Vice Chairman John Crawford was awarded the Dallas Business Journal’s Lifetime Achievement Award!  We couldn’t be happier to have John as part of Downtown Dallas, Inc.  We thank him for all the work he’s done throughout the years to make Downtown Dallas such a wonderful place.  Congrats, John! […]

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