The developers of a high-speed rail line that would take passengers from Dallas to Houston in 90 minutes are asking the state’s future architects — and, ideally, the system’s future customers — to help shape a vision for the train stations.
The demand for affordable housing is rather heavy across North Texas right now. An increasing number of families are searching for affordable housing, but agencies say there just are not enough options. That’s why a popular developer, Matthews Southwest, is partnering with Dallas-based shelter Family Gateway.
Southern Dallas, which was physically and economically separated from downtown after the construction of Interstate 30 in the 1960s, is undergoing a renaissance focused on transit-oriented development (TOD).
The revitalization of South Lamar Street began in 1997 when developer Jack Matthews bought 17 acres and four crumbling buildings that once belonged to Sears.