Downtown Dallas

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Apartments in Downtown Dallas, Texas

Downtown is Dallas’s central business district and located in the center of the city surrounded by a freeway loop consisting of I-45, US 75, I-35 and I-30. The Trinity River runs alongside I-35 close to downtown is host to a growing number of parks, sports facilities and the Trinity River Project which is expected to include an equestrian center, lakes, trails and several new bridges. Apartments in downtown Dallas are convenient to all of the major highways.  Big D Apartment Locators is the cities most experienced of the downtown Dallas apartment locators. Just let us know if you need your apartment in downtown Dallas needs to be located near any other above highways.

History

The West End Historic District was once the site of the 1963 Kennedy assassination and houses several museums as well as the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial. During the 1970s and 80s the Dallas skyline grew into what it is today featuring building designs by well known architects. In the 1980s a selection of late 19th century brick buildings were preserved and have since been adapted to house some of Downtown’s best restaurants and shops.

Living in Downtown Dallas

Conversion of older buildings into new residential areas and high rise condominiums is designed to bring more people to live in the downtown area. Main street is becoming a new hotspot for late-night entertainment with an increasing number of bars / clubs, restaurants and hotels. Downtown also has 2 LRT lines and one commuter line operated by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). Future expansion of DART lines will open more residential and commercial opportunities. Over the last several years developers have built many have expanded the number of Downtown Dallas apartments. The apartments in downtown Dallas are some of the most unique in the entire metroplex.

Central Business District Population, Household, and Employment Projections

  2000 2005 2010 2015 2020 2025 2030
Population 14,654 20,646 29,446 33,139 39,781 47,098 59,337
Households 1,122 3,318 6,015 7,029 7,868 8,611 9,340
Employment 130,473 135,148 138,224 140,961 149,936 155,966 160,733

Culture

Downtown is the center of the north Texas art scene and home to several art venues including the Dallas Museum of Art, the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, the Trammell & Crow Collection and the Nasher Sculpture Garden. Future objectives include a new opera house and performing arts center. The American Airlines Center, home to the Dallas Mavericks Basketball team and the Dallas Stars Ice-Hockey team is on the edge of the downtown area by I-35. There are Downtown Dallas apartments near all of the major sports and entertainment venues.

Artists will find the Cedars and the Bishops Arts District a great new home as it hosts a growing population of studio artists and entertainment venues. Southside on Lamar, one of the area’s major apartment buildings is in part responsible for the recent boom in art and entertainment venues.

Transportation

Alongside the DART stations and lines, Greyhound operates a bus station in downtown and the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) operates and express commuter bus route to Denton, Lewisville and Carrollton. There are apartments in downtown Dallas near all of the major transportation hubs. Big D Apartments has the most detailed information for apartments near Dart stations of the downtown Dallas apartment locators.

Economy

Several notable corporations call Dallas home, including AT&T, Comerica Bank and 7-Eleven. Belo, one of the largest media companies in the US, has its headquarters in the Belo Building. Other notable companies include, Trammell Crow, Neiman Marcus and of course the Dallas Morning News. Downtown Dallas apartments also provide hundreds of jobs to the residents of downtown area.

Education

Downtown Dallas is served by the Dallas Independent School District and has three High Schools: Middle College High School at El Centro College, the Pegasus School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts; 4 Elementary Schools: City Park, Sam Houston, Hope Medrano, and Ignacio Zaragoza; three middle schools: Billy Earl Dade, Thomas J. Rusk, and Alex W. Spence; and one private school: First Baptist Academy Downtown Campus. There are apartments in downtown Dallas located near all of the school campuses.

The University of North Texas has also recently opened a law school in downtown and there are several Downtown Dallas apartments located near the new school.

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