Minnie McDowal Park is being reconstructed as part of the Downtown Master Plan to become a family friendly gathering place. The new park comes with quality amenities (gazebo, public toilets, Wi-Fi, art wall, children's activities, water feature and a variety of seating options).
Project Downtown Infrastructure is the manifestation of three catalyst projects prioritized by the Downtown Master Plan. The scope of the project includes the redesign and reconstruction of four blocks of Dallas Street (North Plaza to South Plaza). The complete redesign and reconstruction of the intersections at Knox & Dallas and Brown & Dallas. The replacement of all water and sewer lines in an 8 block area directly linked to the downtown core. The redesign and reconstruction of all alleys in the downtown core. The installation of strategically located grease traps.