Parks and Public Space

Downtown Dallas, Inc. is excited to share the first temporary on-street parklet has been installed at City Tavern!  In the early stages of COVID-19, DDI worked directly with City of Dallas leadership, Council members, and staff to create a temporary parklet program. This work was an extension of past work done by DDI staff dating […]

The holidays are in full swing and you’ll want to hit the town and see what Downtown Dallas has to offer this yuletide season. Well, do we have some ideas for you! From lights to eats & drinks to shopping and more…come on down and get your holiday cheer on.   Let’s start with where to see some Festive Lights.  While Downtown, you […]

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 […]

Goldstein to Lead All Internal and External Communications and Government Relations DALLAS (Nov. 10, 2020) – Today, Downtown Dallas, Inc. (DDI) named Scott Goldstein its Chief of Communications & Policy, effective Nov. 30, 2020. He will report directly to DDI’s President & CEO, Kourtny Garrett. In this newly created executive position, Goldstein will be responsible […]

You may notice that Downtown Dallas’ beautiful and bright skyline may look a bit different over the next 10 days, due to the efforts of an international Lights Out initiative to protect birds as they migrate across the U.S.  Many Dallas Leaders have joined this growing movement to dim “unnecessary” tower lights in Downtown Dallas-led by a coalition of local Dallas constituents including former first […]

Downtown Dallas, Inc. (DDI) continues to observe, listen, and respond to the needs and concerns of Downtown. The below highlights are enhancements to DDI services that have already been implemented or will be implemented next week. PUBLIC SAFETY + HOMELESS OUTREACH Daily hours for the Downtown Safety Patrol are from 6:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. […]

A two-year construction project is set to begin for new water and wastewater mains on Commerce Street from Houston Street to Harwood Street, moving east block by block beginning at Houston Street. The Dallas Water Utilities’ contractor will mobilize and begin working in this area beginning on Monday, February 3, 2020, and the work is scheduled to […]

Important Documents 2020 Matching Grants RFP 2020 Matching Grants Application (fillable form) 2020 Matching Grants Budget Summary Worksheet (fillable form) As part of the approved capital improvements program in the 2020 Downtown Improvement District (DID) budget, Downtown Dallas, Inc. (DDI) is soliciting proposals for projects to improve public spaces throughout Downtown.  If selected, proposed projects […]

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