Vision Phase Equitable Engagement Summary

Texas Trees Foundation is thrilled to release the Phase 1 Equitable Engagement Summary for the SWMD Urban Streetscape Project! This document covers all of the engagement activities that we have conducted this year – from virtual community questionnaire to door-to-door canvassing. We have engaged 1,942 community members in the process so far! Thank you toContinue reading “Vision Phase Equitable Engagement Summary”

November 2021 Project Newsletter

Transforming the Southwestern Medical District for Health and Nature UPCOMING ENGAGEMENT FINDINGS How do you experience the District? Take a walking tour of Harry Hines – either in person or virtually! The tour provides opportunities for you to engage with the streetscape, identify challenges and opportunities, and explore potential alternative scenarios. VISION OBJECTIVES We areContinue reading “November 2021 Project Newsletter”

October 2021 Project Newsletter

Transforming the Southwestern Medical District for Health and Nature UPCOMING ENGAGEMENT FINDINGS We are currently looking for a SWMD Project Urban Design Associate. This person will be responsible for facilitating and coordinating the robust equitable engagement plan, outreach strategy, and overall project design and implementation. VIRTUAL AND PRINT WALKING TOUR How do you experience theContinue reading “October 2021 Project Newsletter”

September 2021 Project Newsletter

Transforming the Southwestern Medical District for Health and Nature AIA Dallas 2021 Community Honor Award Texas Trees Foundation was humbled to be recognized by the AIA Dallas Chapter to receive the 2021 Community Honor Award on September 30th at a breakfast being held at the Architecture and Design Exchange. The nomination and selection committee commendsContinue reading “September 2021 Project Newsletter”

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”