Dallas Bishop Arts District, breaking down (A-F) projects in Oak CliffDallas Bishop Arts District, breaking down (A-F) projects in Oak Cliffhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=128992016-04-26T05:00:00Z2016-04-26T20:15:00Z

​​​​​OAK CLIFF - The redevelopment of the Bishop Arts District has led to a number of new real estate projects in north Oak Cliff, below is a breakdown of the newest projects.

  • A: Expansion of the Dallas streetcar to Oak Cliff
    • ​Details: The Dallas streetcar will be extended to serve the Bishop Arts District in August, which will connect the Reunion District in downtown Dallas to its West Dallas neighbor across the Trinity River.
  • B: Converting N. Polk and N. Tyler streets from one way to two-way
    • Details: The City of Dallas wants to reverse a decision to make Polk and Tyler streets into one-way thoroughfares to create slower traffic and encourage walkability, which could ultimately boost business at the retail storefronts. The project is estimated to cost $2.1 million.
  • C: Crescent Communities’ redevelopment of the Dallas County Schools building
    • Details: North Carolina-based Crescent Communities won a bid to acquire the nearly five-acre, two-building Dallas County Schools property at 612 N. Zang and 111 E. Davis. The site is part of the Oak Cliff Gateway, which is zoned for a mix of apartments, as well as retail and office space that could be developed up to five stories tall.
  • D: Bishop Arts Village
    • Details: A $50 million redevelopment will soon be underway of 32 parcels, or about 12 acres of land adjacent to the Bishop Arts District that could create a pedestrian-friendly connection between the Bishop Arts District and Jefferson Blvd. through hundreds of apartments and thousands of sf of retail space.
  • E: Bishop Arts Station
    • Details: Dallas-based Alamo Manhattan has gotten the green light for its new $57 million residential and retail development plans to get started on the initial phase of 209 apartments and 25,200 sf of restaurant and retail space to what will be the new gateway to the Bishop Arts District once the Oak Cliff streetcar station opens in August. 
  • F: Jefferson Tower
    • Details: Dallas-based Jim Lake Cos. recently completed renovation on Jefferson Tower, an 88-year-old landmark Oak Cliff building. With the renovation, Jim Lake converted the eight-story medical office building into a loft apartment building with office space and retail space on the ground floor.
Dallas Business Journal
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
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