Arts tycoon on hunt for photographers to document life of Dallas Arts District

Michael Granberry, Dallas Morning News Craig Hall has made no secret of his passion for the arts. He was the force behind the massive Hall Arts complex in the Dallas Arts District. He created Hall Park, the 162-acre complex in Frisco, near the Dallas Cowboys’ new headquarters, The Star. The Frisco location is adorned with […]

Are multiple developments turning Dallas’ Ross Avenue into the city’s new Main Street?

neighborhoods.com Real Estate Development Gary Bowen · May 5, 2017 Groundbreaking on another mixed-use high-rise project in Downtown Dallas’ bustling Ross Avenue and Arts District neighborhoods happened April 20. Developer Craig Hall’s latest addition to the city’s skyline, the Hall Arts complex, will be a hotel and residential tower next door to Hall’s recently opened 18-story KPMG Plaza office […]

$250 million Dallas Arts District tower with luxury condos, hotel starts taking shape Friday

The Dallas Morning News By Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor April 21, 2017 Work will begin this week on the most expensive downtown Dallas development in more than a decade. The $250 million Hall Arts Residences condominium tower and Hall Arts Hotel will be a major addition to downtown Dallas’ Arts District. The 44 condos in […]

Downtown law firm heads to Dallas’ Arts District

The Dallas Morning News By Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor April 4, 2017 A California-based legal firm has moved its downtown Dallas office to the Arts District. Sedgwick Llp has rented an office in the KPMG Plaza building on Ross Avenue near Pearl Street. The law firm is moving its office from the Comerica Bank […]

Dallas Arts District restaurant scene swells with new Asian concept

CultureMap Dallas By Teresa Gubbins, CultureMap Dallas March 21, 2017 A new Asian restaurant will open in Dallas’ Arts District from a restaurateur with downtown experience. Called Musumé, it’ll go into the Hall Arts building, alongside Stephan Pyles’ Flora Street Cafe, with an opening date set for November. Creator and co-owner is Josh Babb, of Rock Libations, the restaurant […]

RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR – Stephan Pyles Flora Street Cafe

Guide Live By Leslie Brenner, Dallas Morning News December 16, 2016 Texas’ most renowned native-son chef debuted his gorgeous new flagship in the Arts District in June, earning four stars in a review in August. Since then Stephan Pyles’ forward-looking modern Texan restaurant has become even more impressive. The cooking feels less fussy, more focused; […]

High-end design brings Teknion from the West End to Craig Hall’s KPMG Plaza

BY CANDACE CARLISLE | DALLAS BUSINESS JOURNAL | – Furniture manufacturer Teknion plans to soon pack up its Dallas showroom and offices in the West End and move a high-end office within KPMG Plaza in the Dallas Arts District. Unlike most real estate searches, Toronto-based Teknion Corp. was initially introduced to KPMG Plaza by helping […]

Downtown Dallas: A Turnaround Built on Parks, Arts, and People

BY Ralph Bivins | Realty News Report | – Dallas residents called it Stonehenge. This Texas version of the English landmark, like a monument to unfulfilled dreams and lingering failures, was an arrangement of heavy concrete pillars constructed in the 1980s to support an ambitious pair of 50-story office towers in downtown Dallas. Companies left […]

KPMG Plaza’s Free Museum

BY KATELYN LUNDERS | D MAGAZINE | – You may be used to seeing construction workers scaling Dallas skyscrapers, but the seven cast aluminum men in KPMG Plaza’s sculpture garden don’t go home at the end of the day. These life-size figures are part of a site-specific art installation titled PATHS, by Icelandic sculptor Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir. […]