18 May '11, 1pm

Dallas's "Living Plaza" installation of William Whyte's 1983 plan for City Hall Plaza

Dallas's "Living Plaza" installation of William Whyte's 1983 plan for City Hall Plaza

“Team Better Block, alongside the bcWorkshop, CityDesignStudio, Trinity Trust, Downtown Dallas Inc., Modern Relics, and others helped transform Dallas City Hall’s barren and lifeless plaza into an active, livable environment. The groups brought out a storage container converted into a food commissary where Jaime’s Tamales, Oak Cliff Crepe Company, and Brady’s BBQ setup shop to provide food for all who came onsite. An assortment of tables and chairs were also spread out alongside plants, trees, checkerboards, giant chess sets, and more. Our recycled pallet wood benches and trellises also helped frame the stage as city employees, council members, and area business people all came out to enjoy the day.”

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/kbenfield/animating_dal...

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