Wednesday, August 27, 2008

citywalk@akard: news report

Nice story in The Dallas Morning News about our construction launch on citywalk @ akard. Have a look:

Low-income housing set to open by spring in downtown Dallas 1:10 PM CT
01:15 PM CDT on Tuesday, August 26, 2008
By ROY APPLETON / The Dallas Morning News

With all its funding now in place, a project to bring low-income housing to downtown Dallas is moving toward occupancy by next spring, leaders of the effort said today.

“It’s good for us to know that it’s really going to get built,” John Greenan, executive director of the Central Dallas Community Development Corporation, told an audience gathered in the cavernous, bare-walled ground-floor space of what will become City Walk at Akard.

There, at 511 N. Akard St., workers are transforming a 15-story office building, vacant since the early 1990s, into offices, retail space and 205 residences, 50 of which will be reserved for the formerly homeless.

Read on here.


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