Fair Park

15 Developers of Color Present Affordable Housing Projects in Dallas Equitable Development Initiative Pitch

by | Nov 21, 2022
Capital Impact Partners launched the initiative in Dallas last April to unleash talent that is ready to work with local neighborhoods for uplifting solutions.

One developer is already putting finishing touches on 26 affordable homes this year.
The Last Word: Craig Davis of VisitDallas on Voters Approving New Convention Center with I-30 Deck Park
In the November 8 election, Dallas voters approved a plan to build a new $1.2 billion Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center that will include a deck park over I-30, connecting the complex with The Cedars neighborhood south of downtown. Voters also approved $300 million for renovations and repairs to the Cotton Bowl and several iconic buildings across Fair Park. 
JP Morgan Chase Community Fund.
JPMorgan Chase Awards $400K Grant to Fund TREC Neighborhood Planning Program
by | Oct 10, 2018
The PRO Neighborhoods grant will be used to create a roadmap for bolstering equitable progress in three vulnerable Dallas neighborhoods: the Forest District in Southern Dallas/Fair Park, “The Bottom” neighborhood in East Oak Cliff, and West Dallas.
Lyft Challenges DFW Residents to Ditch Their Cars for 30 Days, Announces “CAR-nival” Rides For State Fair
by | Sep 28, 2018
The #DitchYourCar program will randomly select 50 locals to participate. Those chosen will then trade their vehicles for about $600 of transportation credit.
life sciences

Dallas Startup Week 2018: Day 2 Roundup

Tuesday's conversations have covered everything from social entrepreneurship's role in nonprofits and inclusive leadership to tips on business growth paths and smart cities tech. 
Vignette Art Fair Seeking Female Artists For 2nd Event
by | Jan 22, 2018
The Fair Park event seeks to promote Texas female artists by showcasing their paintings, sculptures, videos, and performance art.
TREC JPMorgan Chase
TREC Commits $1M to Revive Forest Theater, MLK Blvd
by | Dec 1, 2017
The Dallas Catalyst Project is a three-year commitment by The Real Estate Council Foundation to the Fair Park area of South Dallas.
TREC Announces Finalists for Dallas Catalyst Project
by | Nov 8, 2017
TREC members will vote for one of these three projects next week, Nov. 14, to be the recipient of the new three-year, $1 million grant initiative.

Exposition Park Coworking Community Will Be Hub Where ‘Profit Meets Purpose’

by | Jun 27, 2017
Impact House will open Saturday as a space for freelancers and entrepreneurs to work on their ventures and where the community can come together to drive social change.
Earth Day Texas
Earth Day Texas Returns with
Eco-Friendly Message
by | Apr 19, 2017
Fair Park will be the site this week for the five-day celebration of the planet that is the largest Earth Day event in the world.
Earth Day Texas
Earth Day Film Festival Makes its Way to Fair Park
by | Apr 11, 2017
Dallas' first environmental film festival debuts April 21.
Earth Day Texas
Investors’ Innovation Expo
Adds Green to Earth Day Texas
by | Mar 8, 2017
For the first time, Earth Day Texas has dedicated space for more than 30 green tech-related startups seeking funding from private, green-economy investors.
Monarch butterfly

Texas Discovery Gardens Embarking on Largest Urban Monarch Project in the Nation

by | Feb 6, 2017
The 80-acre project will help in monarch butterfly conservation efforts.
Fair Park
The District Incubator to Bring DEC Model to Fair Park Area
by | Jan 25, 2017
The District is a collaboration of The Dallas Entrepreneur Center, the city of Dallas, and the United Methodist Church.
3 Things We’re Reading: Chili’s Delivery, Fair Park Research
by | Jun 6, 2016
We've scoured the Internet looking for interesting articles about innovation, creativity and the unusual. Here's what we found today.
earth Day
Here’s What You Shouldn’t Miss at Earth Day Texas This Weekend
by | Apr 21, 2016
Earth Day Texas will return to Fair Park this weekend with more than 770 exhibitors focused on environmental education and awareness.