Architect Thom Mayne (whose firm is designing the Museum of Nature & Science in Victory, unveiled yesterday) made this statement in the latest issue of D Magazine which solely covers the downtown Arts District and specifically the opening of the AT&T Performing Arts Center. So waiting, yes, but what for exactly? The citizens of […]

A few of us over here at DDI were treated to a little hint of the following project in a meeting with Brent Brown, David Whitley and the Dallas City Design Studio team earlier this week.  Now it’s official…all you City Hall Plaza haters, rejoice! In a flash-mob-Oak-Cliff-Better-Blocks- William-Whyte-style initiative called “Living Plaza”, City Hall Plaza will be transformed with […]

Don’t be alarmed.  Around noon, on Tuesday, October 27, planes will be writing one or more V’s across the sky.  It’s a television network promoting an upcoming TV series. See story. ~Jim

Last month Ariel and I took a trip to Chicago for the AMA Non-Profit Marketing conference. So what do you do in Chicago but enjoy the beautiful summer weather and walk, walk and walk? (We actually calculated the miles walked the 4 days we were there and it was over 10 miles.) As you can […]

Despite the rain (what is it with the rain this year?!?), City Lights had another great year full of surprises as we inaugurated Main Street Garden.  Though record-breaking crowds were expected prior to the dismal forecast, a respectable number still turned out – thanks to you dedicated downtown folks (and those 75205-ers who will endure rain, sleet or snow for […]

Rain will not deter us, the show is on! I hope you still have kept your calendar open for City Lights!  We are moving forward with full force!  The rain has only thrown us one big curve ball: the great lawn at Main Street Garden is nothing short of water logged.  So unfortunately the lawn […]

In a moving ceremony on September 30, a tree was planted in honor of veterans on the lawn of the A.C. Maceo Smith federal building at Young and Griffin in Downtown Dallas. The city of Dallas provided the tree, DOWNTOWNDALLAS paid for the planting and the Department of Labor and the General Services Administration arranged […]

Over 500 folks came out to Friday’s festivities to open Main Street Garden (MSG as we fondly call it around our offices) and witness the birth of the first true lifestyle park in Downtown Dallas.  Despite the last minuteness, it came together as well as it could considering at 7:30am the great lawn had yet to be sodded […]

Greg Morris currently serves as Executive Director & Market Leader at Ernst & Young LLP. He has approximately 27 years of corporate valuation, M&A, corporate finance, financial advisory and valuation consulting experience. Morris has worked in numerous industries including technology, oil & gas, manufacturing, healthcare, and airlines. He has been directly involved with valuations prepare […]

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