August 2021 Project Newsletter

Transforming the Southwestern Medical District for Health and Nature New Ways to Share your Ideas! VIRTUAL COMMUNITY WORKSHOP Join your community and the Texas Trees Foundation for an interactive virtual workshop on Tuesday, September 14th from 12- 2 pm! We will be sharing our engagement findings to date and workshopping ideas for design as weContinue reading “August 2021 Project Newsletter”

Join us on a Walking Tour!

How do you experience the District? Join us in taking a walking tour of Harry Hines – either in person or virtually! The walking tour of Harry Hines Blvd is one of many ways we are gathering community input for the transformation of the Southwestern Medical District Urban Streetscape. This tour provides opportunities for stakeholdersContinue reading “Join us on a Walking Tour!”

July 2021 Project Newsletter

Transforming the Southwestern Medical District for Health and Nature SOCIAL MEDIA Check out our new Facebook and Instagram Pages! Like and follow us to see what is happening with the Project and learn more about the power of nature. JOB AVAILABLE We are looking for a Health Research and Education Coordinator to conduct research andContinue reading “July 2021 Project Newsletter”

Dr. Chanam Lee

Dr. Chanam Lee joined the Southwestern Medical District Best Practices Advisory Committee with the excitement of having the opportunity to contribute to something much larger than herself. Although she is consistently asked to be in projects due to her expertise in research for active living, Lee found that the Southwestern Medical District Streetscape Project not only aligned with her passion for creating healthy environments but is also a dream project that any community wouldContinue reading “Dr. Chanam Lee”

June 2021 Project Newsletter

Transforming the Southwestern Medical District for Health and Nature ADVISORY COMMITTEE SPOTLIGHT We have invited experts from across the country to offer us support in the creation of a thriving Medical District.  OUR WEBSITE HAS LAUNHED The new SWMD Transformation website has officially launched! Learn more about the project by clicking the link below. POPUP EVENTS FromContinue reading “June 2021 Project Newsletter”

June Neighborhood Outreach

From June 23rd to June 26th, the SWMD Transformation Project Team was in the neighborhoods around the District talking about the project and hearing the community’s vision! On Wednesday night, the Arlington Park Neighborhood Association graciously hosted us at the Arlington Park Recreation Center for a small focus group of community members. About 30 peopleContinue reading “June Neighborhood Outreach”

Inaugural SWMD Newsletter

The Medical District is becoming cleaner, greener, and healthier – and YOU can be part of the team! Texas Trees Foundation, with support from partners and numerous stakeholders (that’s you!), is leading the charge to bring new life into the Harry Hines corridor. Together, we can change the character of the District to better connectContinue reading “Inaugural SWMD Newsletter”