City of Dallas Acquires Nearly 300-Acre Big Cedar Wilderness for Park System

by | Jun 15, 2023
The "exceptional green haven" features hike and bike trails amid more than 50,000 trees. Wednesday's vote by the Dallas City Council will preserve the southwestern Dallas property in perpetuity, ensuring that future generations of Dallas residents can enjoy the benefits of nature the city has to offer.
9/11 Heroes: Old Parkland Installs Monument Honoring United Airlines Flight 93
by | Sep 11, 2020
As many remember lost loved ones and heroic acts by first responders and citizens on 9/11, Old Parkland in Uptown Dallas has erected a newly commissioned bronze statue in honor of the heroes on United Airlines Flight 93. The "Non Sibi" monument "will forever be a reminder" of the crew and passengers of United Airlines Flight 93 that fought back against the terrorists who hijacked their plane.
Todd Interests and East Quarter Give $1 Million Donation to Fund Harwood Park Construction
by | Jun 30, 2020
Todd Interests and East Quarter Partners donated $1M to Parks for Downtown Dallas for its fourth urban park. Once complete, Harwood Park will connect the East Quarter District, the Dallas Farmers Market District, and the Downtown core.
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‘High-tech Park’ from NY High Line Designer Coming to Dallas’ West End

by | Aug 16, 2018
The West End Plaza at Market and Corbin streets is part of the ongoing developments in the neighborhood where the Dallas Innovation Alliance is piloting smart cities tech.
Annette Simmons Donates $50M to Trinity River Park Project
by | Oct 31, 2016
The park will be named the Harold Simmons Park in recognition of the donation following City Council approval.