New Gateway to Deep Ellum? Downtown Dallas' Sleepy East Side Getting Major Upgrades

Developers buying up blocks of buildings and land on the eastern edge of downtown Dallas think they are in the right spot to make something happen.Located between Deep Ellum and Dallas' financial district at Commerce Street and Cesar Chavez Boulevard, the area hasn't changed much in decades. Commercial buildings from the early 20th century line streets between downtown's skyscrapers and the Farmers Market.Shawn Todd thinks this forgotten corner of downtown can be Dallas' next reborn neighborhood. He's heading a partnership that's buying about two dozen buildings and land to create a retail and office project that will cater to business entrepreneurs and creative and tech companies.  Continue reading...

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